Betty Poe Interviewed By Weston Poe

I asked my grandmother about her life. She is 87 years old, so she had a lot to talk about, such as working on a tobacco farm, going to Japan with my grandfather for the Air Force, and her childhood...

Kenshin Sugimoto and Koushi Murayama(*Japanese)

Kenshin Sugimoto(13) talks with his grandfather, Koushi Murayama(78) about his childhood, and challenges he faced in life. He talks about how his family was poor, and how he came to work at a marketplace, and how he works as a...

Me and my grandpa

My grandpa tells me about his life in the navy and other places.

"Gave his kids opportunities he never had."
November 24, 2015 App Interview

My father, Shigeru Ochi, was raised in poverty. He focused on working hard and saving to send his kids through college and med school.

Friendship of Evelyn Ochs and Junko Kline.

Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko "met" as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...

Asking GJ About Her Travels

My grandmother is a baby boomer and has been many different places, so I asked her questions about her travels.

The process of getting a occupation in Japan

In the interview, Noriko Murakawa talks about her life after she graduated high school, and the process of finding a job in Japan before coming to America to become a preschool teacher.

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Patricia Panatier and Irene Gimore

Sisters, Patricia Panatier (55) and Irene Gilmore (60), remember their brother, Chris Panatier, who worked for Cantor Fitzgerald, and was killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Life in Japan After WW2

Interview with my grandmother about her life in Japan after WW2.

Kotaro & Sandra's Ethnographic Interview

For our ethnographic interview Kotaro and I talked about the food and time in our lives and our culture. Enjoy!

Global Arizona

Leia Pisor, a global citizen and student at ASU, discusses her life experiences and opinions on thinking globally.

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Deborah Ranniger and Virginia Lora

Deborah Ranniger (58) talks to SC Facilitator Virginia Lora (26) about her dad Leonard Cornell who passed away 5 years ago of Alzheimers. She tells the story her dad would tell over and over again about going to the 1929...

Life on a Japanese military base

My grandmother, who we call grammy, told me about her life as a nurse, stay-at-home mom, cancer survivor, and traveller. She is very dedicated to documenting things with photos, so it was interesting to the hear stories behind them. My...

Asuka expresses individuality over time with different hair cuts and styles, sometimes rejecting societal standards.

A Japanese American artist and teacher, Asuka tells about how her hair has expressed different aspects of identity over the years, her relationships with her mother and grandmother, and her braided hair styles.

An American In Japan: Korean War (Pt. 2)

My grandfather tells me the stories of his service on the Military Railroad Service in American based Japan during the Korean War. He gives personal insight into his experience as a young American man in an unfamiliar land during wartime.

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...