Emily Kizer’s grandpa, Don, tells what life was like in Texas in the late 20th century

In this interview, conducted in 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas, Emily Kizer (14) interviews her grandpa, Don Kizer (67), about his childhood and family life. Mr. Kizer shared what life was like during the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam...

David Dodson and Christy Hightower
January 15, 2017 App Interview

David Dodson tells the story of his father, Dwight Dodson, who was the senior pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Chicago in the 1950’s. That church prided itself on its history of having been formed by a group of...

Civil rights movements

This interview is with my grandfather. The main topic is about the civil rights movement and his life during that time. He talks about many different points in his life. Also his thoughts on segregation. He expresses hiw the schools...

The Creole Story

I, with some help from my mom, interview my grandmother about her life. My 88-year-old grandmother has moderate dementia and is very hard of hearing. It was very difficult, but she loved participating and gave me a beautiful story.

Dave Schoen talks to Yasmin Misra about his childhood and his experiences later on in life as an educator

On November 21, 2018 in Dallas, Texas, Yasmin Misra (16) and Dave Schoen (74), family friends, discuss Mr. Schoen’s childhood and Norwegian upbringing in rural Wisconsin. Mr. Schoen also talks about teaching as a university professor in Indiana and how...

Race Relations in Memphis, TN during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Jackson Moreton interviews Eldon Blount on November 28, 2018 in Oxford, MS. Eldon grew up in Memphis, TN during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. Public schools were still segregated and racial tensions were high. Eldon shares his experience...

Watching James Meredith enter Ole Miss

I interviewed my Mimi about the Emmett Till case and when James Meredith entered Ole Miss. She was there for that moment in history.

Millie Greene and her grandfather, Barry Whitehouse, talk about life in the mid-1900s.

Me and my grandfather, Barry, talked about growing up in Virginia, being in the military during the Vietnam War, and the impacts of segregation in his life. He talks about what school was like through elementary, junior high, and high...

My Mimi’s Life

My grandma, Diane Captain, looks back at her early life and the Civil Rights Movement. She compares her generation’s macho to the current one’s social media craze.

A Walk Through the Life of Randy Macht

This interview with Randy Macht, conducted by his daughter, takes a walk through his life and experiences. He details his childhood and family life, as well as talking about his gymnastics career and schooling. Mr. Macht tells stories of his...

Segregation

I interviewed my grandmother about her childhood and growing during segregation.

Zakaria and her God-Grandfather Jim talk about his childhood, moving to a new state and life now.

In this interview, conducted in Flint, Michigan during November 2018, Zakaria Brame interviews her God-Grandfather, Jim Jackson, about his teenage years in Greenwood, Mississippi. He shares memories of playing music and being in a band throughout high school and college...

Interview with THE JEAN PAYNE -Brock Payne #GREATLISTEN2019 #VHRebelEdge

We talked about her life and some of the things that she experienced during her life that influenced our country’s history and some questions about her.

Imani Christopher and her Great Grandmother talk about segregation and family.

Me and my great grandmother had a conversation about what it was like to live in segregation. We talked about her family, and what it was like being married to a police officer.

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Elizabeth Coleman and John LeSar
July 17, 2019 OSS Kit

Elizabeth Coleman [no age given] talks with her OSS conversation partner John “Jack” W. LeSar [no age given] about their childhoods and school experiences. They also discuss their time abroad, in the Peace Corps and the Army respectively, and their...

Interview with Melinda Hester

We talked about my grandmother’s childhood in the 60’s, and jobs that she has had.

Granny Joyce and racism in America

Granny view on racism and discrimation through out the years of America

Kem Trice – Be who you want to be, not what people want you to be.

Kem Trice tells about growing up in Tennessee. Being the first woman certified to teach vocational agriculture in Tennessee . Living during the segregation and integration of African Americans and the Vietnam War. The Challenger flight and it’s impact on...

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Geneva McCall and John McCall

Geneva Hurley McCall (78) shares her educational journey with her Son, John McCall (48).

A War On Two Fronts

Not long ago, people of color were more heavily mistreated, denied opportunities, and denied respect based on one thing. On November 29th, 2017, 14 year old Jason Ridley interviews his 85 year old grandfather, John Ridley III, about his time...