Maria Dominguez and Phillip Casanova

Maria “Terry” Dominquez (57) speaks with her nephew Phillip Casanova (28) about her career as a rescue medical firefighter, the deployment during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and her reflections almost 20 years later.

“English was a problem for me.”

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in College Point, New York. Helen Chen(14), interviewed her mother, Xiaofeng Yang(38), about her experiences when coming to America for the very first time. Xiaofeng Yang shares the difficulties that she had faced...

Interviewing My Father On His Job In The Mechanical Industry (Ms.C I could not find some questions on the app. In Notes)

My dad’s name is Edgar Perez. Today’s date is November 24, 2018. I wanted to ask him about his work at New York City Transit. I wanted to learn more about how it’s impacted his and our families life.

Spencer Katzman & Allan Fuks

Allan Fuks is the son of Russian immigrants. He grew up all over the place: in New York City and Northern California, before finally landing in suburban New Jersey. But no matter where he went, the taunting and bullying at...

A Commoner’s View on 9/11

I talk to my father about the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001.

9/11 interview with mom
September 14, 2018 App Interview

Interview about 9/11 with Someone that remembers a lot of it

9/11 interview

I talked to my older sister about her experience in 9/11 and what she remembers

Being gay in the 1950s and gay liberation

This interview covers Larry’s first experiences in the gay world and his experiences in the 60’s and 70’s during gay liberation

Roesha: Student Of Life, Teacher of Many

A New York City college student and peer mentor acknowledges those who have taught her important life lessons that she shares with others.

RICHARD FRISBIE (that’s “ie”)

“I figured I would get old, tweedy and sit in an old chair and read every day.” Richard grew up in a tight-knit family that dominated the hamlet of Veteran and made it possible for his mother to raise five...

A Spanish teacher from Missouri remembers the 50’s and 60’s

My interview summary: I interview my grandma about living in the 50’s and 60’s. She talks about her childhood, and what it was like in high school during a time of racial tension. She talks about taking a group of...

Julia Wagner and her grandmother, Jean Hibbs, talking about Jean’s life as a teacher and some of her favorite memories.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Ringoes, New Jersey, Julia Wagner (15) interviews her grandmother, Jean Hibbs (75) about some of her favorite childhood memories. Mrs. Hibbs talks about her life as a teacher and shares stories...

“I am a Person who didn’t take his fortune for granted, and now want to help others” – Shawn Rajkumar

In this interview, a father, Lashkmi Rajkumar talks about his hardships in life and how it shaped him to be in the future. He now wishes to help others in life, as away to “pay back” the fortune he had...

A Woman's Right: The Story It Tells – Shailja

A Woman’s Right: The Story It Tells – Shailja Gupta offers her insight on Women’s Rights from the perspective of woman who grew up in India and has lived in NYC for the last 13 years. #WhyIMarch, #WomensMarchonWashington, A Woman’s...

Emily and Art talk about Art’s life

My grandfather is the son of Polish immigrants, and on March 19, 2016, I interviewed him during a family reunion in Seattle about his adventurous life growing up in New York City, and working in the Arctic as a geologist.

Amanda Siegel and her famous neurosurgical great uncle Dr. Martin Camins go over how surgery has changed his life.

In this interview on November 22, 2017 a young girl and her great uncle go over how it was like to be a neurosurgeon years ago. She learns all about him and his memories, struggles, and achievements as a neurosurgeon....


“Once I got married, I had more than just a beagle to keep me warm. That winter, everyone started putting heat in.” Michael Sullivan Smith moved to upstate New York in March 1969 into a crumbling resort with no heat,...

Interview w Diana B. Henriques, Part II, Oct. 29, 2017

Award-winning financial journalist Diana B. Henriques discusses her life, significant stories and events in her career, her books, and conditions in journalism over the years. As a staff writer for The New York Times from 1989 to 2012 and as...

John Michael Strange- A rich life revealed with love and empathy

Before there was social media, the LGBTQ community found our heroes and leaders in very few places that were public. We were (and still are) a local community that cling to each other for support and family. One of those...

Hanging with Pop on a Saturday evening!

We chatted about life in the 1930’s from childhood memories of schooldays, ballfields and old radio shows, onto the declaration of war over the airwaves on Dec. 8th,1941. Memories of Grandpa and his athleticism and meeting Grandma at Stiehl’s..