Great thanksgiving talk with Francisco gonzalez

Born in Durango, Mexico in 1974, My father has faced many obstacles when it came to finance or work wise, he traveled to the US to earn more money and to expand our family tree.

Grandma’s Life
November 4, 2019 App Interview

This interview is about my grandma’s past life and how she handled it.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Gabby Cruz

Gabby tells us about how she was born and raised in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, Michoacan, Mexico, and how she is caretaker with her husband and daughter at the Center for Arts and Ecology. Gabby is also an organic strawberry farmer and...

Colombia POV

My Grandmother and Mother explain some of the history Colombia has, and the the controversies that occur

Elizabeth speaks about immigrating to the U.S.

Elizabeth talks about her experience moving from Sweden to the United States with her family in the 19702.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Alicia Marván, Director of Guapamacataro Center for Arts and Ecology

Alicia talks about the importance of the Guapamacataro Arts and Ecology center as a place for artist residents and as a way to give back to the Maravatio community. Alicia is both a citizen of Mexico and the United States...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 15

Anonymous #15 tells us of what it is to have grown up on the border of Mexico and California, crossing over up to 4 times a week, and to have family in the United States that are impossible to see.

Maria and Grandma Interview
February 12, 2018 App Interview

I got together with my Grandma to interview her about when she lived in Afghanistan as a child.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Nicole Costa

Nicole lived for several years as an expat in Mexico as she spent time as a teacher and intensively learned to speak Spanish. Nicole speaks about how her years in Mexico progressed from a short visit to a decision to...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Rafael Telle Cruz

Rafael speaks enthusiastically about his time living in the United States and working hard. Rafa talks about currently living, working, and farming in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, but also about he hopes to return to the States to work with his brothers...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 16

Anonymous Interviewee #16 talks about growing up in Mexico and having family in the United States. He speaks about his life in Mexico and what he is most proud of.

Ukrainian
December 3, 2018 App Interview

Nicole Naylor speaks to her mother, Alexandra, about her experience with coming to the U.S.

Me And An Interview With My Mom

Through tough years at a younger age you can still grow up and live a normal life

Migration

Sue came to the United States at age 5 as an immigrant

Shirley Lowe and her great nephew Andrew Cook talk about growing up in the Great Depression

In this interview, conducted on November 22nd 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Andrew Cook (17) interviews his great aunt, Shirley Lowe (80) about her childhood during the Great Depression and how the world has progressed. She also talks about the technological...

The Church and My Filipino Mom

We talked about my mom’s experiences with the Catholic Church from when she was a little girl in the Philippines to now as a grandmother in the United States.

In Your Own Words with Jade Moses

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Friendship of Evelyn Ochs and Junko Kline.

Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko “met” as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...

Diana Truong interview part 1

I interview Diana Truong about her experience in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, leaving Vietnam and life in the United States.

“To be honest, I didn’t have much of an idea of what was ahead…”

In this father-son discussion, 14 year old Arnav Gunwani interviews his father Manoj Gunwani about making the shift to the United States in 1992 to pursue a masters degree at Syracuse University. Mr. Gunwani talks about his expectations for a...

First World Problems and Reflecting on Immigrating 35 years Later

We spoke about Edwin’s choice to immigrate to the United States as a young adult and how he feels about it looking back thirty five years later.

The challenging move from Italy to the United States and its Impacts On Nicola Medugno’s life.

Nicola Medugno was a regular child born and raised in Naples, Italy. He shared his amazing memories from his childhood. He then met a remarkable women who he married, moved to New York with and started a family. He shares...