Talking to Michael Schwarz About the Vietnam War

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama, Mallory Barry interviews her Grandpa, Michael Schwarz. They discuss his draft into the Vietnam War and life during his time. They also discuss when his daughter found him and...

Laura Smith interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix about growing up during World War II

In this interview, Laura Smith (16) interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix (80). Betty shares her memories of growing up during World War II and living in Alabama during the civil rights movement. This interview was conducted on November 22, 2018,...

Collier Dobbs interviews his aunt, Michelle Ward (47), about growing up in a small town in Arkansas and her life today

In this interview, conducted on November 27, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Collier Dobbs (16) interviews his aunt Michelle Ward (47) about growing up in a small, rural town and how that impacts her currently. Mrs. Ward talks about her...

Interview with my grandmother

This interview, conducted on November 28th, 2017, in Birmingham Alabama, with my grandmother we call Honey is about her early life. About how she grew up poor with both her parents working, which was rare, to winning cars and appliances...

COVID-19 Quarantine with a University Professor

My mom is a professor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. I asked her about her experience with quarantine and how it affects her job.

Nana and Anna talk about her grandmother’s life.

In this interview, on November 25, 2018, Anna Deering interviews her Nana, Sue Harrell about her life. They discuss growing up in the south and her adult life as a teacher. They also talk about how family influences you. At...

Emma Leggett and her grandmother discuss living through WW2, teaching high school seniors, and raising two children in Pascagoula, MS.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2018, Emma Leggett (16) interviews her grandma, Sue Leggett (78), about her children, her teaching career, and funny stories! Mimi, as her grandchildren call her, explains many noticeable differences in the political system. She...

Interviewing my great-aunt, Maxine Scott

Albany Hornbuckle interviewing her great aunt, Maxine Scott. They discuss World War 2, the Civil Rights Movement, and her battle with breast cancer.

Graduate Vs. Student

My name is Lucas Lamb. I am a sophomore at Birmingham-Southern College. I sat down with Brian Erickson, a BSC graduate and senior pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Alabama. We discussed the trappings and challenges of being...

Thanksgiving Interview

Sydney and Paige Harris talk on November 30, 2019 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama about growing up and perspectives on life. Paige talks about patriotism and issues within the United States.

Lisa Ott answering questions on growing up in Alabama and talking about the people and things that mean the most to her.
September 11, 2020 App Interview

In this interview with Lisa Ott (mom, around the age of 50), we talked about what it was like growing up in the south and some experiences that stuck out to her. We also talked about the experiences and people...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Two grandparents share their thoughts on life, family, and gratitude.

Beth McKinnon and Lauren Ann Holmes discuss Willie Lynch Crook’s life and the legacy he left on his family and country.

I’m this interview on November 23, 2018, my grandmother Beth McKinnon and I are discussing the legacy of her father Willie Lynch Crook, also known as Papa. Papa was one of the most patriotic, honest men to walk God’s green...

Esther Boggs tells about growing up during the Great Depression
November 29, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama, Mary Katharine Smyth (17) interviews her great grandmother, Esther Boggs. Esther talks about growing up during the Great Depression. She explains how her mother's untimely death effected her family. She...

From Bangladesh to Japan to America
November 26, 2018 App Interview

In this interview conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Aviya Khan interviews her father, Mahfuj Khan. Mahfuj shares stories about his childhood spent in Bangladesh and a little bit about the history of Bangladesh. Additionally he talks about...

Devil’s Advocate

I interviewed my best friend, Catherine (Catie), about her journey with religion, what it was like to grow up with a preacher for a dad, etc.

Will White And His Mom Talk About Growing Up In Alabama

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama, Will White (17) interviews his mom Beth White (47) about her life growing up in Alabama. Mrs. White shares her experiences with the Challenger Disaster and 9/11 as well as...