Grandpa Berg

Life in Iowa starting from the dust bowl era, Berg family history

John Bowling at the Bowling Cousins’ Reunion 2017 Reflections -Descendants Of Clark D & Carrie Rozella Bowling

For five generations, the Clark D. and Carrie Bowling families have gathered for family reunions. We documented these interviews to help future generations understand how life was lived in the past and recognize medical issues in the family line. We...

A farm in Iowa during World War II

I interview my grandfather about his childhood growing up on a farm in Iowa

Marguerite and her college experience with the covid 19 pandemic

We discussed the impact that COVID-19 has had on Marguerite’s college experience. We also discussed how her freshman year at college, her first impression of college was.

Shelly Glandon, Anya Glandon, and Rowan Hutchinson talk about family and life in Oksaloosa, Iowa

In this interview, done Saturday, November 24th in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Rowan Hutchinson (16) speaks with Michelle “Shelly” Glandon (47) and Anya Glandon (17), her girlfriend and girlfriend’s foster/soon to be adoptive mother (featuring Ayla Glandon, age 5). Shelly discusses how...

Jennifer Moreno talks about what she’s grateful for as she reminisces life as a migrant

In this interview, Liz Plata (19) interviews her friend Jennifer Moreno (20) about her perspective on Thanksgiving as a Latina. She elaborates on how her family celebrates Christmas more than Thanksgiving as a result of being from Mexico, where they...

Cyndy Comics Interview

I interviewed my mom about her experiences with comics and comic books in her lifetime.

Interviewing G’ma Draper

Talking about childhood memories and traditions from growing up in central Iowa.

Jim Sayers and Donna Prizgintas

Jim Sayers (77) and Donna Prizgintas talk about his memories of growing on a farm in Humboldt, Iowa, the transition of the farm through generations and his hope for the future of the land and his family.

Things about Daddy

Father/daughter q&a with daughter interviewing. Questions about childhood, family, military service and parenthood.

Interview with my 96-year-old grandmother, Laura.

My grandmother, Laura, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States when she was 26. In this first part of our interview she discusses what it was like growing up in Haiti, why she left Haiti, and talks...

Masculinity in the Modern Age

Greta Henderson (21) and Jennifer Todd-Ferrell (39) discuss the intricacies of masculinity and gender in modern America.

William Storer

William Storer talks about what West Des Moines was like back when he was growing up, working in the Bahamas and at Principal, and becoming the father to two kids through marriage.

Creativity in the life of Pat

This interview highlights how creativity plays a role in Pat's teaching and life. This interview was done for a class called "Creativity for a Lifetime" in which students examine what creativity is and means across disciplines.

Qualitative Interview; Jake Jennett

Through this interview, I got the chance for a deeper connection with my Mom.

Journey to America

The journey from Bhutan to America. Struggles from Enthic Cleasing Policy set by Bhutan setting 1/6 of Bhutan population to refugees.