A massive journey
November 28, 2018 App Interview

My Dad explains his journey from Guatemala to DC and the many changes that came with it.

Best Friends

Gerry Rebach and Joetta Jacobsen met in 1976 and have been best friends for 40 years. They have 40 more to go.

Lusa and Rick- talking about first jobs to now.
December 17, 2018 App Interview

Lusa interviews her dad Rick about how his first job helped him with the job he has now, and how his current job has affected his life.

A life centered around faith, family, and good food.

My interview with my mom revealed a new understanding of her life long focus on faith and family. Her Irish, Catholic upbringing brought humor, history and community to her throughout her life. She was inspired by the examples of service...

Immigration and Covid-19’s Impact

STAFF ATTORNEY at Capital Area Immigrants Rights Coalition, Caroline Raschbaum, discusses US immigration and the affect that COVID-19 is having on the children she works with.

The Orphan Train Project

I interviewed my uncle on his journey and development from childhood to adulthood in education and careers.

“It’s a service of humility”

"Life in the priesthood is one of humility," says Michael Hennessy in this interview recorded shortly before his May 2018 ordination as a priest. Hennessy is a New Englander who started thinking about being a priest when he was teaching...

Clock Hands of Time

This is a fun and loving interview with my grandmother. This includes lots of classic family stories and the life of my grandmother.

A New Take on the Library of Congress

The authors of “I, Too, Sing America: The African American Book of Days” reflect on images from Library of Congress and propose a new project

My mom, a first generation college student

Heidi Hartmann explains what it was like to be a First-Generation college student at Swarthmore College in the 1960s.

Alex Feldt and Devin Day
September 13, 2020 App Interview

Alex and Devin share memories about their decades-long relationship, her struggle with ovarian cancer, and what it's like facing the end of life.

McKenzie (age 11) talks about her participation in the Women’s March on Washington 2017.

McKenzie participated in her first political march in Washington, DC on January 21, 2017 with her mom. In this interview conducted by her mom, McKenzie explains her motivations, describes her experiences and reflects on the lessons she learned from this...

Learning Nana: An Afternoon With Diane Walker

A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.

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Barbara Hines and Carol Dudley

Barbara (67) talks to her colleague Carol (60) about her career as a Public Relations and Journalism Professor at Howard University.

Arrogance and Vietnam

David Sylvester (my grandpa is in his seventies and reflects on his formative high school and college years. He discusses when he marries his wife (my grandma), and his experiences throughout high school and college. The Vietnam War and the...