FYS Interview about legacies/occupations with Kacey Heard by Sarah Cunningham

I interviewed Kacey Heard for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno's...

My mom and I – Interview

We talked about life, parenting, growing up, relationships, family background, occupation, religion, and life lessons/important life things.

Dad’s Story

My Dad explained happy times, good times, fun times, rough times, and bad times. He told me about his grandparents and parents and how much he missed them which touched my heart. His happiest memories touched my heart too. It...

thanksgiving listen 2019

My mom and I talked about her family history, her aspirations for the future, and her work dreams that didn’t quite work out as planned. Hope you enjoy.

Joshua Klein interviews his father, Travis Klein for the Great Thanksgiving Listen project.

During my interview with my dad, Travis Klein, conducted on December, 10, 2017, he talked about his life growing up and how his life progressed until now. He grew up near Jamestown, New York. He talked about his military experience...

My Dad’s life

We talked about who he missed and it touched my heart. His happiest moment of me touched my heart too. I learned so much I didn’t know about his childhood and especially his occupations.

Occupations; through ages and stages

Discussing occupations, youth, and school to overall conclude with: the lessons learned from working!

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.

Living in Late and post war Europe and immigrating to the U.S.

This is the story of how life was for her and her family during late and post World War Two.

Mother Doty’s Life Story

Basically I asked my mom questions about her beliefs, lessons, and experiences throughout her life. She does her best to give full and thorough answers; I try to read her mood with each question to decide what to ask next.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Wylie, Texas, Hannah Perry interviews her grandma Vicky Crawford about her childhood and life growing up. Her grandmother tells about stories of her family and how things were as a child as...

Nariah Williams and her great grandmother Diana Dozier talk about her life and childhood

In this interview, conducted December 5th 2021 in Michigan. Nariah Williams interviews her great grandmother Diana Dozier about her life growing up and favorite memories. Nana shares stories about her childhood and her school life. She also talks about her...

Grandma Jean Mowrer

Today we talked about some important parts of my Grandmothers life and how how her life was.

My Interview with, “Grandma Marsha”

My grandmother and I sit down and have a conversation about her life. Details about the interview touch on topics such as her childhood, political views and observations about the changes she’s observed in modern day times. She opens up...

Derek talking with his father

Talking about his occupation and himself as a kid

Isabel Martinez interviews her dad, Luis Martinez.

Isabel Martinez (17) interviews her father, Luis Martinez (49), on his life. Isabel asks her father questions about his childhood, his fears of coming to the U.S., his wife, Isabel’s mother, and his job. This interview took place in Oak...

Interview with grandma

We spoke about past events in life and accomplishments.

Aaron Mitchell

I asked my dad questions about his childhood in Arkansas, life in Dallas, and his work as a lawyer.

FYS Interview about the theme of occupation with Courtney Scott by Brooklyn Persinger

I interviewed Courtney Scott for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

Sonja Akright and Kathleen Phillips

Kathleen Phillips (77) interviews Sonja Akright (50) about StoryCorps, historic preservation, and her personal research project on sanitariums in Lake Geneva, WI.

Dylan Bachman and his mother Linda Saunders talk about her life

We talked about my mother’s life growing up, her past jobs, and our family history.