My mom’s history

Her childhood was good. She went to New York at a young age. She also got out of school in 8th grade

Time traveling back to New York

An interview with my aunt, Guerra Stoll, about her life in New York and her childhood.

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Ben Porter and William Porter

Ben Porter (43) talks to his father, William "Bill" Porter (68), about growing up in rural Iowa, his love of fishing, and his career as a professor of wildlife sciences.

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Michael Devereux and Lane Gustafson Devereux

Michael Devereux (63) and his wife Lane Gustafson Devereux (60) talk about their marriage of almost 35 years, their adopted children from their marriage and previous marriages, and reflections on parenting, marriage, and life.

From Nothing to Nurse

On Thanksgiving there are many things to be greatful for; friends, family, and turkey. On Thanksgiving Day of 2017 (November 26), in New Caanon Connecticut, Arlene Parker spoke about two of the three. She taught her granddaughter, Amanda Sedaka, about...

COVID-19 and Its Effect

I interviewed my grandmother to ask questions about her thoughts on COVID-19 and how the pandemic affected her.

Cigarettes, Sunscreen and Diner Coffee

An interview with my Aunt (Tita) as it referred to in Tagalog, about her life and professional development

“So I threw myself down on the floor”

My grandfather talks about his life in New York. From crazy taxi drivers to black ice. He also talks about his life with his daughters in New York, and the worst turbulence he has ever experienced. He also talks about...

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Makinde Adedapo and Ayorinde Iranlowo-Ifatunji

Makinde Adedapo (37) talks to his sister, Aryorinde Iranlowo-Ifatunji (23) about growing up, moving to New York, and her relationship to spirituality.

“I was not rebellious at all”

We just talked about her life before meeting Sam and then how being married has changed their relationship. We also talked about future plans and goal for life

Historical society of East Rockaway and Lynbrook interview with Dr. Richard Meagher and Margaret McKeon on February 2020
February 19, 2020 App Interview

Margaret and Richard shared stories about growing up in East Rockaway. Richard reminisced about his school days at East Rockaway schools and his service on the East Rockaway Village Board and the East Rockaway School Board.

Lauren interviews Aunt Sheila

Lauren and Aunt Sheila talk about Doris Kesner, Sheila's mother and Lauren's grandmother who emigrated to the United States from Poland in the 1940s.

Kay Johnston Massar & Cy Massar

In the spring of 1950, 13-year-old Kay Johnston spent her afternoons playing baseball on the neighborhood sandlot in Corning, New York. Kay wanted nothing more than to play Little League baseball. But at that time, it was unthinkable for girls...

Life in Albany

This is a conversation about life growing up in Albany as well as the typical family after World War II.