A BestFriend’s Story

Chancy Bennett talks about her life and future goals

Interview with Addie Wright and her grandfather, John “Paw Paw” Wright, discussing generational differences, family, and fond memories.

Addison West Wright (17) sits down with her grandfather, John Leo Wright (72), in Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Her grandfather shares memories of his grandfather and childhood living in Selma, Alabama. Together, they discuss their generational differences,...

Dusty Matthews and author Mary Reynolds discuss living and writing in 2020.

Dusty Matthews (53) and Mary Reynolds (69) discuss living in 2020. Dusty works at the Leesburg (Florida) Public Library and Mary is an author. The library's annual Literary Arts Festival was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary...

Interview with Katy Whitson(mom)

I interviewed my mom and we discussed some of her favorite childhood memories along with important lessons she has learned throughout her life. I also asked her about historical events that occurred during her childhood and the affect that those...

Maggie’s interview with her Dad

Maggie interviews her Dad about growing up in Double Springs Alabama. They also talk about his greatest influence growing up and what he would like to pass on to others.

Joni Hendee and JoAnn Jones

Joni Hendee (49) interviews her friend JoAnn Jones (68) about her time as a participant and volunteer at Dumas Wesley Community Center.

Elena Moreno and her father Juan Carlos Moreno chat about his past and his hopes.

[This is part two of the interview] For my project I chose to interview my father Juan Carlos Moreno. He is 49 years old and was born here in Birmingham, Al. He is currently a Spanish and French teacher but...

Rachel Pettis and Hannah Gibson

Sisters Rachel Pettis (33) and Hannah Gibson (45) sit down for a conversation about their family and the different experiences they had growing up as siblings born eleven years apart.

Interview with My Dad

This is an interview with my Dad that I was required to do for my career preparation class. I asked him about his career and how he'd like to be remembered.

Leaning on God, Family, and Faith.

In this interview, Erin Chatman (16) talks to her Grandad, Godfrey Johnson (65), about his life, growing up in the 50s and 60s. He touches on being a black child during the prime of the civil rights era, his fight...

Mimi’s life story

Mimi and I discussed parts of her childhood and her outlook on her life. We discussed different historical events that happened during her life so far.

Birmingham Lawyer of 32 Years Talks With His Daughter About Practicing Law

In this interview conducted on November 27th, 2016 Hannah (19) asks her father Douglas Scofield (60) about his 32 year experiences as a criminal defense lawyer in Birmingham, Alabama. She asks about how he began to practice, what it is...

Interview with my grandmother

I asked my grandmother about lessons she learned in her youth and how they affected her, as well as who had a big influence on her as a child and young adult.

Mary Catherine Morrow and her mother, Michele Morrow, talk about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama.

In this interview, conducted on November 26th, 2023, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Mary Catherine Morrow (17) has a conversation with her mother, Michele Morrow (50), about her family history and growing up in Birmingham, Alabama. Mrs. Morrow shares stories about...