Nita Morgan Hawkins (7/4/18)

This is a recording of my beautiful grandmother Nita Morgan Hawkins talking about her life growing up on Pecan Island, LA and of her experiences going to Baptist Hospital/Tulane University for Nurses Training in the late 1940's/early 1950's. She also...

Ryan deMontluzin and his Mother talk about a life growing up in Louisiana and the big events her life

In this interview, conducted in Birmingham, Alabama, Ryan deMontluzin (17) and his mother (Christi, 52) talk about her childhood in Louisiana and the big events that she grew up with and around. Christi shares stories of life in Louisiana, college,...

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Stephanie Zeck, Rhonda Zeck, and Leland Creecy

Rhonda Zeck (48) and her daughter Stephanie Zeck (22) interview Rhonda's father and Stephanie's grandfather, LeLand J. Creecy, Sr. (81), about his experiences coming up during segregation, his family history and his outlook on life.

Isaac Thomas McClanahan Jr.

In this interview my grandfather Isaac Thomas McClanahan Jr. talks about his childhood and teenage years in Bakersfield, CA through his family, young love and life experiences.

Alyssa Walin Interviews her grandmother Carol Moreland about her life.

In this interview conducted in Kansas City, Missouri in November 2017, Alyssa Walin talks to her grandmother Carol Moreland about her life experiences. Carol Moreland talks about her Dad who served in World War 2. She describes her childhood and...

A Young Child’s Experience With Hurricane Katrina
November 15, 2017 App Interview

''The winds were so strong, my parents had to hold onto something or else they would be blown away.'' Shelbi describes the events and her experience with hurricane Katrina from when she was at 12 years old, from preparation to...

"We Missed Knowing Each Other:" 50 Years After Desegregation, Two Classmates Remember

On October 29, 1969, the Supreme Court ordered schools across the country to desegregate, in the little-known but milestone case Alexander v. Holmes. It was 15 years after schools had resisted Brown v. Board of Education, and most black students...

Becoming a Teen Mom

Kayla (15) talks to her mother, Crystal (33), about how her life was changed when she became a teen mom.

Memu

My grandmother, who I affectionately call Memu, discusses growing up in the 50s in Shreveport, Louisiana, balancing education with raising two children, and her experience as a nurse. “I would like to be remembered as a fair person, a loving...