A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Carrie

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells – Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women’s Reproductive Rights. Carrie Goodson was a March Marshall during the daytime protest at Thomas Paine Plaza, Philadelphia. Carrie tells me about her experience...

The Coal Miner’s Son: A story from Scranton, PA in the 1930s

The son of a coal miner in Pennsylvania tells about life in the 1930s. Living off one ton of coal a year, wearing patched up socks, and helping dad with collecting coal in buckets.

where my dad started

my name is annie moyer and i interviewed my dad, peter moyer. this interview took place at my house, in valley village. i am fifteen years old. my dad’s boss paid for a conference trip to los angeles that changed...

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice’s job was...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: John Cambridge

The Butterfly Pavilion in Holmesberg, Philadelphia, PA is lovingly owned and run by John Cambridge. After a tumultuous start in a dubious situation, John and his small staff that feels like family banded together to make a thriving success of...

Philadelphia Trump Protest – Mason

Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women’s Reproductive Rights, January 26, 2017. Mason shares his feelings about Women’s Reproductive Rights, Human Rights, and his reactions and hopes after seeing the overwhelming turn out for the Women’s Marches all...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rafaela

Rafaela is a long time resident of North East Philadelphia and frequently attends art classes at Mural Arts Philadelphia Tacony. Rafaela speaks about her experiences being born in Philadelphia and partially being raised in South Korea and Philadelphia and then...

Edith Josephine Wilson’s oral interview.

Interviewing with my grandmother who was born and raised in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in tioga section of Philadelphia, which is now called north Philadelphia today. She didn’t know too much about colonial history because religion was their main concern in her...

Life as an Indian Immigrant in Philadelphia
October 17, 2017 App Interview

I conducted this interview as an assignment for my History Class. It focuses on Colonial History. The person I interviewed moved to Philadelphia from India at a young age and his experiences as a current American.

Interview with my grandfather, John Schmidt

John Schmidt is my grandfather who is a man with a lot to say. In the interview he talks about his life growing up, and his family history. My grandpop is hard of hearing and doesn’t have a hearing aid...

Common Ground Tacony: Troy Part II

Troy and I sit and interview as the Black Lives Matter for vigil gets underway one short block from Sawtown Tavern. A peaceful demonstration is about to begin as Troy and I discuss how Sawtown is intent on creating a...

Sunny & Victor’s museum musings

Victor and his girlfriend Sunny reminisce about Sunny’s relationship with museums & the PMA

Interview with my grandmother, Carol Green, about the effect of her father’s untimely death on her life

We talked about how my grandmother grew up and what her childhood relationship was like with her family. We also talked about how her father died and what effects his death had on her.

“She made us all toe the line”

In this interview, recorded on November 23 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Jesselyn Ablett (17) interviewed her meme Ellen Cobb about her childhood. Along with the person who was the most influential in her life. They also discuss what...

Philadelphia Trump Protest – Timothy

Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women’s Reproductive Rights. I met Timothy Tucker as the protest in Philadelphia moved from Thomas Paine Plaza over to Rittenhouse Square. Timothy shares his past experiences of his freedoms being compromised in...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Anna

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells – Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women’s Reproductive Rights. I met Anna as the protest in Philadelphia moved over to Rittenhouse Square. Anna is from Poland and has lived as...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Morgan Robinson

Morgan Robinson shares fond memories of visiting her grandparents every weekend on Tulip St. right at the base of the Tacony-Palmyra bridge. When her parents moved from Tacony they did not move far; never farther than 10-15 minutes away. Morgan...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rich

Rich, a longtime resident, of Tacony is now caretaker an abandoned and overgrown citygarden in Keystone Park. Working his whole life as a contractor and 22 years in recovery, Rich talks about his experiences living through addiction to then building...

Interview With Anna Crum and Francis Newnam

This interview is about childhood in the 1930s, childhood memories and life with family of ten during the Great Depression.

Interview with my Grandmother about Philadelphia and the importance of our history.

In this interview, I ask my Grandmother questions about her experiences growing up in Philadelphia, how it differs from today, and the importance of remembering our history.