Story corps

Miss Karen talked about her favorite holiday, some important life lessons taught by her father, and who the kindest person in her life was.

Grandfather and Granddaughter Thanksgiving Interview

Ex-Air Force serviceman tells granddaughter of his life from elementary school to present day. My interview was with my grandfather, Hollis Flanagan (or Papaw) in Vestavia, Alabama, on November 24, 2017. A role model in his life was his father-in-law,...

The beginnings

Joy rambling about how the idea of this project began.

My Father: Growing Up During the Cold War
November 27, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Birmingham, AL, Alison Levine (16) interviews her father, Adam Levine, about growing up during the Cold War. He discusses the effects the war had on him and others. He also details specific...

The Hero My Dad

I interviewed my dad to better understand what's going in in his life especially with him being on the road almost all of my life

The 1950s: What was Taught, What was Learned, and What was Known

We discussed what my Nana learned in her history classes, and what was taught about society in general. We specifically mentioned gender inequality and women’s rights, as well as what was expected in regards to segregation.

Mae Mae Daniels interviews her grandmother, Janet Haas, about her life growing up in the 20th century.

In this interview, Mae Mae Daniels (16) talks with her grandmother, Janet Haas (72). They discussed Janet’s eventful life and her views on history. Janet also sheds light on growing up in such a different generation and the impactful historical...

You’re not in Kansas anymore!

We discussed Andrew’s life in Kansas versus his life in Birmingham as it relates to history, culture, food, politics, etc.

Diaries of Marilyn (Myrler) Brazelton Wynn

This interview is about 3 books that Marilyn Brazelton Wynn kept in her late teens and early twenties. These books include a 5 year diary, a book of signatures from her classmates at Monrovia School when her family moved and...

Grandma Myers

We talked about her younger self and her stories. We also talked about what it’s like being retired

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...

Jane Pounds talks about her life growing up.
November 25, 2018 App Interview

In this interview we talk about my grandmother's life growing up, including World War II and the Great Depression.

Emily Lo Re and Bonnie Lo Re talk about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama, Emily Lo Re (16) interview her mother Bonnie Lo Re (50) about her childhood in Birmingham. Mrs. Lo Re shares her thoughts about 9/11 and the new generation. She also...

Interview with my coworker, life coach, fellow Beowulf fanatic, and friend, Eric Cottingham.

Eric Cottingham is a Young Adult Librarian in Birmingham, Alabama. I've known him ever since he started working in my local public library, and I come to him to vent about college and life. The interview questions consist of information...

My dad

This was a interview of my dad. I learned more about how him and my mom got together and I learned more about myself and how I was growing up. This interview opened my eyes a little bit because I've...

My mommy and me

A interview of a teenage girl and her mom. This interview discovers answers about the past and future and how life in the past for my mom is different from life now.

A Teenagers Life

This interview is about Robert and his life since he was a child till now as a teenager.

Dad’s First Interview
April 13, 2018 App Interview

My dad's take on historical events mostly throughout the 90's.

Jennifer Sumner & Kaysen Ford

“It shouldn’t be scary to be who you are." Kaysen Ford, 12, reflects on some of the most important moments in his life with his mother, Jennifer Sumner. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired October 26, 2018, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Aunt Ronnie and Uncle Pop

A few questions for our great aunt Veronica Gaddis, and uncle Anthony Gaddis on our mom’s side.

Evelyn Sanchez

This interview is for me getting to know one of my classmates better.