A Talk with Granny-O

Interviewing my grandmother about her life and growing up in a large Italian family in Newark.

Italian-American Family in 1950’s Detroit

Marilyn Davidson shares stories of growing up in her low-income Italian-American family in Detroit.

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

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Joseph Wesolowski and Wendy Wesolowski

Joseph Wesolowski (76) talks with his wife, Wendy Wesolowski (59), about growing up as a street kid in the East Village of New York City, high school, his career in Engineering and adoption of their children.

Seasons Greetings From My Big Italian Family

The holidays are a time for family. In my family, the holidays mean there is enough food and love to go around to everyone. This interview with my grandmother, Jo-Ann Tuzzolino, gives a little insight into this.

The Train that will not stop

This is part 1 of 2 of the project. This part of the interview is of my grandfather and his past in which I had almost no idea about. How he made it from his childhood to now and what...

Grandma Anna

How grandma Anna affected my moms life

US Food History – Ms. Lori talks about her relation with Food

Food is the fundamental building block of life - it relates to family, home, culture, traditions, nutrition, health and ethics. Ms. Lori talks about her relation with food in general, its importance, and the changes she has over time in...

Sofia Cavalieri and her dad Marco Cavalieri talk about their family history

In the interview conducted on September 12, 2020 in burlingame CA with my dad Marco Cavalieri(54), he enlightened me with a lot of information, stories, and views on our family history and what his life was like back then. Our...

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me and my dad talk about italian heritage

Moralities and Beliefs

This is an interview about Lorenzo’s beliefs, memories, and plans for the future. This includes stories about family memories and reasons why you shouldn’t be inferior to anyone in high school. And reasons to be recognized and view as a...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Keith Tomaselli

Fishtown Beer Runner and native Philadelphian, Keith Tomaselli inspires us with stories of the inception of the beer runner community that has started in Philadelphia and has grown into a small but important charitable organization across the world. Keith tells...

John Roberts interviews Papa Puopolo about his life

In this interview, I (John Roberts) interview Papa Puopolo in a beautiful Ft. Lauderdale Florida and asks some basic questions about his life

mamie’s sweet stories

i interviewed my grandma about my great grandma (her mom). we talked about the stories of my grandma working as a nicu nurse and working in a soda shop. we talked about her dreams to be an actress and about...

Great Uncle Joe, 90 and Full of Life

My Great Uncle Joe: "I've had a gorgeous life." After the interview, he kept going. Looking at a 60" TV, he said the first TV he bought his father-in-law was a console with a 7" screen that received a single...

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Mari Fernandez and Albert Fernandez

Mari Teresa Fernandez (67) and her husband, Albert R. Fernandez (71), discuss memories of growing up. Albert Fernandez describes growing up in the immigrant neighborhood of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida. Mari Fernandez describes migrating from Cuba at seven years...

Sarah Mathes and her aunt Mary Foelster talk about growing up in Maryland and her careers along the way.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Sarah interviews her aunt Mary Foelster about life growing up in Maryland and her career path along the way. Mary talks about life growing up for her as the...

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Joan Kaner and Maria Thacker

Joan Kaner (87) shares a conversation with her friend Maria Thacker (78) about her love of and career in fashion.