Growing up poor in the Phillipines

I ask my mother about her childhood as a poor Filipino and how it affects her life today.

Life in Brooklyn

What life was like for Ani in Brooklyn being a young Puerto Rican. How her abuela played a big role in her life.

Thanksgiving listen

Mike was poor growing up and he had many brothers and sisters.

Growing up in a small town during world war 2

Luke Halski (14) interviews his Grandpa (George Salava, 79). They discussed the troubles and fun times of growing up during World War Two in upper peanut in Ohio (a small mining town). George grew up wanting to travel the world...

Interviewing my Grandma

During my interview with my Grandma I learned many things such as her parents, how she believes society has changed, and many more things. I am glad that interviewed my Grandma as she has had a very intriguing and eventful...

Interview with mom

This interview sums up most of my mother’s life up until today, it also explains the times she has had to go through and how so adapted to tough times.

Interview with Grandma

This is an interview with my grandmother and I, where I ask her questions about her life, and thoughts about her life.

Raj Patel and his grandfather Prabhudas Patel discuss about the importance of family and the sacrifices one must take.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in South Barrington, Illinois, Raj Patel (16) interviews his grandfather Prabhudas Patel (70) about his childhood from living in a poor village in Western India and to discuss how he immigrated to America....

“How are one or two people who have influenced your life?”

I sit down with my older siblings to talk about the family and and how they feel like we as a family are like. We talk about our favorite memories and how they both of them grew up. (Recorded on...

A discussion with my great-grandmother

I asked five questions to my great-grandmother who told me some of her thoughts on moving to the united states from Cuba. She talked about her happy yet poor childhood and why she had to come to the United States...

The Yi Family Story

The Yi family discusses the history of socialism and their personal experience with it,

Belonging in the Past

A glimpse into the life of an all America man who, loved, lived, never let the past weigh him down.

Barbara & Jakob Simons
November 13, 2017 App Interview

Barbara Simons' family history and experiences with Jakob Simons interviewing.

Grandma Kaminski talks about her childhood

I am Connor Kaminski, one of the youngest grandchildren of my grandmother Alice Kaminski. She is the oldest living member of my entire extended family and the last of my grandparents. Turning 87 in 2018, she is an inspiration because...

Gratitude

The hardship people had to go through just to survive.

My Mother’s Unique Life

This about my mother's unique life based on her childhood and the things she did how she was able to make it best of her life even though she had a rough childhood. But with the things she learnes from...

Living Before Modern Technology

People grow up in the modern world with all sorts of new and fancy technology, but how was it like for someone like my father Kevin Morgan who was in his teenager in the 70s and grew up before this...

From Barn to Beach- Matthew Knight and his daughter Shannon Knight talk about what it was like growing up poor.

Matthew Knight (57) and his daughter Shannon Knight (14) talk about what it was like for Matthew to grow up on a small farm 7 miles from the closest town (300 people), to pushing through and going to an Ivy...

Sylvia Orozco Llamas childhood memories

Sylvia Orozco Llamas talks about her childhood in the 50's and 60's in the small mining town of Morenci, AZ

Interviewing My Grandma

I interviewed my grandma, Hilda Fowler on her life, but especially her childhood. My grandma grew up in North Carolina just outside of Raleigh. Her whole life she lived in the south. She was born on March 7, 1936 and...

A Conversation with My Uncle

Uncle Keith enjoyed the chance to talk about the positive and painful memories in his life, what it has been like growing up with learning and developmental disabilities, poor, and with an abusive father. He reflected on becoming a proud...

The Cold War

Me and Ed talk about what it was like to grow up during the Cold War. We talk about how it affected us in long term. Also about what it was like in Russia at the time.