Childhood of Maria Rodriguez

In this interview we cover Maria Rodriguez childhood and what she did for candy money. We get into the history of her ancestors and when they arrived in Chicago. We get a look into a family change of identity. Lastly...

The Divine Child Heals Through His Children.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Chicago, IL, Angelica Heaney (17) interviews her father Jim Heaney (63) about his upbringing in an alcoholic household and childhood trauma. Mr. Heaney shares his past and how it has affected...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, Conducted in November 2017 in Watseka, Illinois, Alexa Lawson (16) interviews her grandma, Nancy Hauch (60) about her life, memories, and things in our family. Ms. Hauch talks about important people in her life, stories of Alexa’s...

Remembrance of the Memories

Through out this interview, me and my father, Jose Garcia, discuss family memories. These memories played a defining role in both of our lives. Though laughter and remembering sad events, I have remembered why I love my father so much.

The Life of Joseph Wilcox

In my interview with Joseph Wilcox (my father) we discuss many different topics from many different points in my life. We talk about things from what parks he used to play at, to how our family was almost not even...

Mother talks about love, work, childhood, and life experiences.

My mom talks about how she met my dad and that they went from friends to husband and wife. She also talks about how rich people don’t appreciate families. She talks about her fatherless childhood. And she talks about how...

Family life interview with Martin Taylor

In this interview I speak with my dad about how growing up in his family changed him as a person as well as the influence brought onto him by his mother and neighbor. We speak of family traditions, origins from...

Growing Up in Chicago

This interview was conducted November 26, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Natalia Beltran (16) interviewed her mom, Erica Avila (36) about her childhood in Humboldt Park and how living in such a troubled neighborhood shaped her into the woman she is...

An Interview With My Father

It is Novermber 26, 2018. This interview was conducted in the only quiet place in the house, my bedroom. I, Olivia Jardin, age 17, am the interviewer, and my father, Mark Jardin, age 54, is the interviewee. Some of the...

Hanna Lopez and her grandmother Yvonne Gonzales- Director talking about her life and relationships

In Chicago Illinois on November 22, 2018 I, Hanna Lopez (16) interviewed my grandmother Yvonne Gonzales-Director (63). My grandmother is the third child out of a family of five, her two older sister, and her younger sister and brother. My...

Aviva Berke and her Aunt Jen talk about growing up in Rochester, NY and moving to Canada.

In this interview, conducted on November 24th, 2018 in Rochester, New York, Aviva Berke (16) interviews her aunt Jennifer Dockstator (57) about their childhood in Rochester and moving to Canada when she grew up. Jennifer shares stories from her family...

Biggest Wedding Ever!

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Holly Graham (17) interviews her mother Stephanie Graham (52) about her childhood years through her college years. Mrs. Graham talks a lot about her husband, their wedding and their honeymoon....

Job Ngwe: Past and Present

I spoke to Dr. Job Ngwe, a professor of Social Work at Northeastern in his home in Chicago, IL about his past and what he looks forward to in the future for TheGreatListen2017 and Lincoln Park HS Room 311.

Zayra Marquez Interviews co-worker Wanda

In this Interview, Zayra Marquez interviews her co-worker, Wanda. They both work at Dunkin Donuts. They talk about Wanda’s kids and work.

Shereena Allison talks about her childhood in Chicago

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Tajanae Allison (17) Interviews her mother Shereena Allison (42) about her past and the ups and downs she went through when she was young

From the mountains to the city

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Athena Johnson (16) interviews her grandma Barbra Johnson (71) about her childhood in the country and her adult life in the city. Mrs.Johnson shares stories about her Christian faith. She...

Asia interviews her grandfather, John Allen Ashford and learns more about his life.

In this interview, made on December 19th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Asia interviews her grandfather John. They talk about his parents and how he got his name. Asia learned that her grandfather didn’t finish high school and was very active...

A Greeks View of America

For my project I decided to interview my Grandma. We talked about being and immigrant in the US and the adversities that come with it. Then talked about some hobbies and previous jobs. She then spoke about how living in...