The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I got to interview my grandmother. I have always loved talking to her and because of this project I have had a chance to talk to her on a deeper level.

From Italy to America and Back Again

In this interview, my mother and I have spoken about her experiences and how they have been inspiring to me

Grandpa Joe Zavarelli and his Grandson Issac talk about life as a kid and growing up.

In this interview, recorded on November 22nd, 2017, recorded in Missoula, Montana, Grandpa Joe Zavarelli (62) and his Grandson Issac Zavarelli (15) discuss life as a child and life as a grandpa now.

Maddie and Gabi

I interviewed gabi about Italian culture and her childhood

My interview with my Aunt Mary Ann Johnson

I learned about my ancestors and that part of my family is from Italy.

Group Hugs

On Thanksgiving 2018, in Galloway New Jersey, Abbi interviewed her grandma. They talked about her life in Italy and her struggles coming to America. They talked about her life with Abbi’s stepmom(Jen) and Jen’s sister (Sylvia’s daughters). She recounts fondly,...

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...

Tuesdays With Morrie

We discussed his coming to America and about his originality. We also talked about his children and occupations.

Immigration Stories Italy: Juan

Juan is immigrated to Italy from Peru for a better life. Juan lives in Pioltello just outside of Milan. Juan paints a beautiful picture of growing up in Peru and being surrounded by his many sisters. Juan tells about his...

Thanksgiving listen

Father talks about his life growing up in Italy vs. the life of kids now in America

Talking with Grammy

I learn about different countries and the early 1900’s.

The challenging move from Italy to the United States and its Impacts On Nicola Medugno’s life.

Nicola Medugno was a regular child born and raised in Naples, Italy. He shared his amazing memories from his childhood. He then met a remarkable women who he married, moved to New York with and started a family. He shares...

The Struggles of The Last Child

“He couldn’t speak, read, or write, a single word.” On November 28, 2019, a 14 year old student named Mason Foxman interviewed his grandpa Leonard Foxman, all about Mason’s great great grandpa named Giuseppe Trulli. This interview was done in...

“Be true to yourself”

In this interview, conducted on November 28, 2019 in Mays Landing, New Jersey, Julia Alberico interveiws her Grandmother Luciana Alberico. She explains the experiences she’s had in life. She talks about how World War II effected her when she was...

Immigration Stories Italy: Savaneh Lamin

Savaneh Lamin, who goes by Lamin, talks about his arduous journey from the Ivory Coast to Libya and then crossing the sea to be rescued by a Ship. Once rescued by a ship he was brought to Italy and then...

Immigration Stories Italy: Jorida

Jorida Dervishi is an idealist through and through. Jorida came from Albania to Milan 4 years ago and opened her own school for women immigrants to help them learn to speak Italian. While working with her school devoted to women...

Pete and Angie Discuss Italy

Pete is Italian and when he and Lin retired, toured the world including Italy. Mom and Pete exchanged stories.

Story Corp Sal DeMatteo

I interviewed my father sheva and talked about his parents and our family tree.

A talk with Arianna

I had a chat with my new friend Arianna about her life in Italy and about raising a family in the US