The Great Thanksgiving Listen with mamaw

I spoke with my amazing mamaw about her life and it was short but sweet to here about some of them.

HI 360 Thanksgiving Oral Interview

A little over a fifteen minute interview with my Papaw, my grandpa on my father’s side of the family, about his agricultural career from his childhood all the way up until present day in the afternoon on Saturday November 30th...

Part One: Maria speaks of transition, settling into Richmond, and her dreams of bringing more Mexican culture to her adopted city!

Part one of two: Maria sits down with Alison and translator Kaitlyn to talk about family, her move to Richmond, and ways she believes we can incorporate more Mexican culture into the town she has grown to love and appreciate!

Coming to the US

These interview discusses Takako Kusayanagi’s first experiences when she came to the U.S. in 1979 and after. She arrived in New York, flew to Washington D.C. and from there to Terre Haut, Indiana where she completed her undergraduate studies at...

Thanksgiving History with Grandma

I take the time to learn more about who my grandma is, and who the rest of my family was too. Banks, school in Italy, Frank getting taken out by a gold-diggers with a frying pan… There’s a lot I...

“I’m a changed woman as far as my feelings about poverty”: Susan on her role as Wayne Township Trustee

Susan Isaacs, the Wayne Township Trustee and community organizer, talks with Alison about her early years of success, life’s ups and downs, and how she approaches the unique role of caretaker in the trustee’s office.

Brothers life growing up by Joanne Ortiz
November 30, 2017 App Interview

Older brother Jonathon downing lived a troublesome childhood but became a successful adult.

College Life – Ian Kelly

We had a conversation about Megan’s field in college and the main points of attending a college.

Three Boyfriends
December 10, 2017 App Interview

On a snowy December afternoon I, Juanita Douglas, interviewed my favorite aunt Lillie Bea Douglas Calhoune in my hometown Gary, Indiana. We talked about her life farming cotton as a teenager in Tennessee before she migrated in 1945 to Gary....

Cheryl’s Story

I am interviewing my grandmother, Cheryl Hammons. In this interview, I will be asking her multiple questions about growing up, and what it was like when she was a child