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...

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...

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...

Exploring COVID-19 From the Perspective of a Member of the Class of 2020

Racheal Ezomo (19) talks with her brother Daniel Ezomo (21) about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted their lives and his graduation.

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Elaine Roque and Josephine Kidd

Elaine Roque (60) interviews her colleague Josephine "Jo" Kidd (93) about her travels, how she came to get involved in athletics and education and what her secrets to longevity are.

Interview with my Grandmother

In this interview my Grandmother and I talk about how she grew up in Philadelphia, memories of being a math teacher and her "favorite" students. We also talk about her favorite memories of my mother and step children in a...

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...

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 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...

Dave McShane

Dave is interviewed in Kalamazoo Michigan at friendship village about his career and family

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.

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...

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...

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.

“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...

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...

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.

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.

Covid-19: Joe Muldoon of Haddon Culinary

Jackie Neale interviews Haddon Culinary chef-owner and friend, Joe Muldoon during the Covid-19 global pandemic. Joe speaks to the fact that his business only just opened 4 months before the stay-at-home order given by the President of the U.S. and...

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.