Lucie Haskins Comes To America

I talk to my grandmother about her experience coming to America and where her parents met.

“Find your passions.”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Evan Parker (16) interviews his grandmother Judy Fulton (70) about her childhood and her family. Judy shares stories of what her childhood was like, and what she...

Living History Project – New Immigrants: Piotr Jankowski

My mother, Kasia Jankowski, immigrated to the United States from Poland in order to discover better economic opportunities which she elaborates on in this interview.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Me and my grandmother were talking about her life in Poland and differences between America and Poland.

Through War and Peace- Primary Source Of Hungary’s most turbulent years

“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...

Poland to NYC: My Mom and Her Immigration Story

My mom and I cover topics ranging from her decision to immigrate with me to the US at such a young age, growing up in a rural village, and transitioning to the “Big Apple.” We also spoke about what it...

Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

This is an interview with my father, who was born and grew up in Poland while it was under authoritarian rule by the Soviet Union.

Ancestry Interview

We talked about my grandmas paternal side of the family and how she had an aunt who was held in a German labor camp.

Grandma Cox

My grandma and I talked about growing up with Polish immigrants as grandparents, religion, love, and family.

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

Interviewing my dad about his childhood and wonderful parents

My dad greatly misses his childhood and parents. His parents were immigrants and children of the Great Depression. His parents were hardworking and did everything they could do for the community. His father, John, served in the marines during World...

Great American listen project

My grandparents talked about their lives, jobs, and what growing up for them was like.