Thanksgiving Listen

We talked about family and what her life was like growing up and raising children.

Term 1 American Studies Interview

The story of my great grandfather George’s immigration from Italy.

Jess Benston and Ana [No Name Given]

New acquaintances Jess Benston (45) and Ana [No Name Given] (38) tell their abortion stories. They reflect on their experiences, how they felt at the time, and what they have learned in the years since.

Sydney Walsh and Her Story

Sydney Walsh explains to me her childhood and what it was like growing up in a small town. She includes information about her life in college and aspiring career to become a dentist. She also has stories to share about...

Kitty and tony pell

Ella and Ozzy Pelican interview their grandparents about their lives and lessons learned.

Greg Flood Seized Opportunities Leading Him to a Surprising Career Journey

Listen as Greg recounts his journey from French major to Broadway stagehand , Naval electrician to Math major and to a magazine ad that led him and his wife, Catherine, to a career in HR at the UN Food and...

The Book of Unknown Titans

Gavan Ilhan, an immigrant from Italy describes why his parents moved from Italy to Glenview.

Wise Words From My Nonna

This is my interview with my Nonna who is the most special person in my life. She is an immigrant from Italy and has lived a very great life

Mary Russo-1/20/2020

Mary talks about the hardships and regrets in her life as well as the amazing things that have happened along with them.

Immigration Stories Italy: Lamin Tamba

Lamin Tamba, who goes by Lamin, and in our interview he shares horrific details of his journey from Senegal to Libya and then ultimately pushed onto a boat into the Mediterranean Sea in complete darkness, hoping he makes it safely...

Interview with my Mother

This interview is about my Mothers childhood growing up and moving from Italy to the United States.

Joe Marra and Landon Reid

One Small Step conversation partners Joe Marra (57) and Landon Reid (50) talk about how important their parents were to their development, the joys of both having a 5 year old and how to make some politics a win-win situation.

Historian assignment Davide Nicorescu

In this recording my father talked about his experience in the Romanian Revolution and his experiences in the military and immigration to Italy.

Immigration Stories Italy: Mustapha

Mustapha's journey begins in Gambia and travels through 7 different countries before reaching Calabria, Italy. Mustapha tells of the great risk as he leaves his family behind to travel for months to Libya. Mustapha tells us of how when he...

Gennaro Cambardella and Michael Cambardella

Gennaro Cambardella (79) tells his son Michael Cambardella (37) about Gennaro's father, "Pop," and the family's immigration to the U.S.

Sandy Frost and Taffy Solcher

Sandy Frost (52) talks with her mother Taffy Solcher (79) and asks about Taffy's unique childhood, growing up as the daughter of a man in the oil business which meant growing up all over the world, in places like Columbia,...

Grandma Tamone Talks About Grandpa Lou

Bonnie Tamone talks about the daily life and family of Lou Tamone and his immigrant family.

Lisa Gollard and Edea Trapletti

Mother and daughter Edea Trapletti (92) and Lisa Gollard (68) share a conversation about Edea's journey migrating from Italy to the US, finding work in Hollywood and Las Vegas, and setting roots in Las Vegas.