Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Cyril Van Landingham

Originally from Connecticut Cyril moved to Philadelphia to live with his Grandparents after the loss of both of his parents. Cyril and I talk about his day job working in the school system, how he went to Fisk University and...

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My dad is not a very opened person and I decided to choose him because I would like for him to open up me about his life and what it was like for him growing up.

Lynn Carden – female artist and writer.

This interview is about a female artist and writer and her work as a botanical artist and also a writer of a book that covers eight generations of women.

Peggy Lipschutz & Peggy Browning

A conversation between Peggy Lipschutz and Peggy Browning. This conversation was recorded at the school on October 14th, 2017. Go to www.oldtownschool.org/StoryCorps to hear selected excerpts from interviews collected as part of the StoryCorps-Old Town School partnership.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Nicole Costa

Nicole lived for several years as an expat in Mexico as she spent time as a teacher and intensively learned to speak Spanish. Nicole speaks about how her years in Mexico progressed from a short visit to a decision to...

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Mike Alewitz and Guido Garaycochea

Friends Mike Alewitz (70) and Guido Garaycochea (59) discuss Mike’s position as a censored artist, what it has been like to paint murals around the world and see them destroyed, all while conveying the message of workers' struggles.

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Interview of my Grandpa

This interview was conducted November 30th 2021 in Penfield Ny, Givanni Collins(16) interviews his grandfather Gary Ross (67) about his childhood, life, opinion on politics, lessons he has from life and his wishes for Givanni in the future.

"I’m more of a painter in music than a musician" – Alan Semerdjian

Mara Jill Herman (Astoria) interviews Alan Semerdjian (Long Island) who makes meaning of his life through art. They discuss family influence, Armenian heritage, dialectic thinking, writing, music, and the art of educating.