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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...

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...

Interview with Grandma

An interview with Grandma about travels, childhood, and current world events

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...

The story of my Nonna coming to the Unites States from Italy 50 years ago

On December 25, 2022 in Columbia, Maryland, Adriana Smith (15) interviewed her grandmother Ornella Paliotta (69) about her early life in Italy during the Vietnam War, as well as her life in the United States, where she hoped to make...

Immigration Stories Italy: Reem and Rawan

Reem and Rawan are both daughters of Arab immigrants to Italy. Even though they were both born in Milan, Italy after their parents had immigrated to the country they are not considered citizens of Italy. Reem and Rawan talk about...

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Rose Tonti and Mary Miller

Mother and daughter Rose Tonti (101) and Mary Miller (62) discuss their family’s history and immigration from Italy to the United States during World War II.

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.

Daniel Rose interviewing his Dad about veterinary school.

Daniel Rose 13 years old interviewing his dad Jeff Rose 63 years old. Jeff talked about what it was like going to school in Italy.

Maren Bruce and Mirella LaSalle

Maren Bruce talks with her grandmother about her childhood in Italy during WW2, and her subsequent migration to Venezuela, Switzerland, and the US.

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Susanna Houland and Maya Scott-Chung

Maya Elena Scott-Chung (45) and Susie Hoblet (47), parents at Kaiser Elementary School, discuss the myth of the Ozzie and Harriet “traditional family” and Suzy’s experience growing up in Italy, France and traveling worldwide; the struggles of the sandwich generation,...

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This is my nonna and she was born in Italy. she tells ms about growing up in Italy and then America

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38:54
Jeanne Archer and Andrew Archer

Andrew Archer interviews his mother, Jeanne Archer. He asked her about her happiest moments, most influential person in her life and how she has learned what she has learned from the people in her life.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen With my Nonno

We talked about his life and about his transition from Italy to America.