“My cousin told me peanut butter was made of hippopotamus guts.”

Marilyn is my mom and is from Ohio. She grew up by Youngstown. In this interview I ask her about her childhood. I also learn about our family traditions and hear stories about her life.

Me, My Mom, and I: A Story of Timeless Traditions, Memories, and Influence

I, Elise Spenner, interviewed my mother about crucial aspects of her life. Our conversation began with her childhood, with family traditions, with the interesting stories from our past. Her favorite memories all revolve around shared moments with family, in nature,...

Uncle Gary Lazzara: From the Past to the Future

After over 10 years of pancake-filled breakfasts and festive holidays with him, Felicity finally decided it was time to give back. For the first time in a long time coming, she decided to put her Uncle Gary in the spotlight....

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Dario Morell and Dario Morell

Dario Morell (57) talks with son Dario Gabriel Morell “Gabriel” (20) about coming to the U.S. at the age of ten, and their visit to Cuba 47 years later to meet long-lost family.

Thanksgiving listen with love: Loreen Emmonds

A Thanksgiving Listen with my mom. Alone for the first Thanksgiving in over 50 years due to COVID, my parents were happy to open up their kitchen for a chat. “The key thing is to love each other, be kind”....

Emmanuel Adebanjo and his dad Isaac Adebanjo talk about the process of Immigration and Change

In this interview, conducted in June 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Emmanuel Adebanjo (18) interviews his father Isaac Adebanjo (59) about his journey and lessons learned from Nigeria to America. My dad shares his stories about his childhood, inspirations and...

Alex and Lynn Holt talk about family traditions and the challenges of raising a family in the modern world.
November 25, 2018 App Interview

History project 11/25/18. This interview took place in Birmingham, Alabama. Alex Holt discusses with his mother her childhood and how her childhood affected her today. They then discuss how she wants to be remembered and what she wants for her...

My grandpa

This interview is about my grandpa, Delfin Divina’s, life. He talks about his childhood, all the way to his marriage, and up until now.

Interview with Elise Acuff: It’s Appalachian to not know you’re Appalachian

Elise and I talked about her favorite places in Appalachia, her feelings of disconnection from Appalachian, her distant cousin Roy Acuff, making cornbread, and being the keeper of family history.

Liam Gebert and Susan Snyder talk about family, tradition and memories.

Liam Gebert (17) and Susan Snyder (54) talk about their heritage, christmas and family. Susan talks of her fathers effect of her life, her hobbies and job today. She talks of how the great depression effected her father. And how...

Jasper’s ugucioni Interview

This interview was myself interviewing my grandma sharon about her traditions,values,memories, and thoughts on and about Thanksgiving and family.

lessons and stories I want to share with the world

These are a few of the stories that my mother has shared with me when I asked about her childhood, family traditions, and people who have inspired her the most. I feel like after this interview I have gotten to...

Heritage Project I: Torin Nill

I learned a lot about who mia is and where she is from. There were a lot of deep and meaningful topics.

Migration interview

Talks about where ancestors came from and why they had to migrate to where they are now. She also talked about some pull and push factors and the opportunities her family have.

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Natalie Smith, Ash Inglis, and Grayson Fuller

Natalie Smith (27), Ash Inglis (26), and Grayson Fuller (26), all friends from college, talk about their friendship over the past ten years and their futures together.

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...