4th of July, mid 1930s by Lillian Bowen

4th of July in the 1930s. Growing up in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. How we got food and other things without modern conveniences!

My Abuelita

Today, I talked to my Nana about her childhood in Mexico and growing up with four sisters. She talked about sharing one bed with five girls, summer days in the river, eating mangos, and becoming a mother herself. I learned...

A journey to the past.

This was an interview I did with my mother about her past events and thoughts. The interview took place in the kitchen of our apartment in Orange County. I asked my mom about her childhood and how she was raised,...

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Dolores Nevitt and Victoria Golden

Dolores Nevitt (86) talks to her granddaughter, Victoria Golden (26) about growing up in Louisville. She describes traveling around the country as a promotional stunt for Phillip Morris.

Life of Gonzalo Castro

We discussed national events that occurred throughout his lifetime and how he experienced them. He shed light on his views of said events.

advice to the generations

Today, November 30, 2019, I (Bailee West) had the privilege to ask my mom (Jennifer West) meaningful questions about her childhood. When asking my mother about her favorite childhood memories, she told many stories of her summers as a kid....

Garner speaks to Daniel about his childhood.

Garner Hart (14) interviews his father, Daniel Hart (41) about his childhood experiences. These experiences included family vacations and stories about his grandparents. The interview starts with school but then goes to summers. Afterward, the two talk about Daniel's parents...

Maral Chinbat asks her father, Chinbat Manibazar about his life.

In this interview, conducted in Mongolian and in November 2018 in Chicago, IL, Maral Chinbat (16) asks her father, Chinbat Manibazar (53) about his life. Asking him about his childhood, Manibazar recounts his days of living in communist Mongolia and...

A greatfull boy

Chase hlads view on life, politics, and summer

Los Angeles, Summer, 1981
September 18, 2019 App Interview

My mom talks to me about her various escapades while visiting Los Angeles in the summer of 1981.

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Katrina Watson and Courtney Gilbert

Cousins Katrina Watson (26) and Courtney Gilbert (28) reflect on the summers they spent at their grandmother's house in Tennessee and how their parents created the space for them to make wonderful memories with each other throughout their childhoods.

Sarah Mathes and her aunt Mary Foelster talk about growing up in Maryland and her careers along the way.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Sarah interviews her aunt Mary Foelster about life growing up in Maryland and her career path along the way. Mary talks about life growing up for her as the...

English class

Questions about Summer's personal life

Ms. Douglas’s child birth traumas

In this interview, conducted in November 17th , 2017, in Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, Illinois, Biljana Tanceva (16) interviews her Law teacher Miss Douglas (53) about her childhood and the beginning of her adulthood. Miss Douglas shares her story...

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Dale Claes and Constance Claes

Spouses Dale Claes (75) and Constance Claes (75) share brief histories of their family backgrounds, recount the details of how they began dating while working at Yosemite National Park, and the summer they spent together in Washington, D.C.

Lloyd Lacy Jr.s Past

This interview is about my grandfathers childhood, his future dreams, his bad deeds as a kid, education, regrets, summers, entertainment, and the jobs he kept as a teen.

Backpacking Adventures

Clemens and his friend went on a road trip to Jenny Lake over the summer. They had a great time hiking and made great memories.