American Perspective from a Portuguese Immigrant

I talked to my grandfather, an immigrant from Portugal, about his journey from Portugal to America and how this significant change has impacted his life.

Sam Galo interview on Billy Carroll

Interview on Billy. He was in the military for for years back in 1883 and was a base communication in the air force.

Faythe Bomba and her grandfather Jose Pimentel talk about growing up as an immigrant

Jose discusses the importance of family, and what it was like growing up in Portugal and the US. He also reflects on his life in recent years, and shares some colorful anecdotes.

A Story about my Dad

My father talked about things in his life the made him who is is today.

The Historical Timeline

I was able to interview my grandmother and see her perspective and view of her childhood. While learning more about my family that I have not even heard of, and their childhoods really fascinated me.

Learning about my fathers past

We talked about the struggles of moving to America and not knowing any English at the age of 12.

New Life

The story of the how my grandfather came to this country from the Azores and the struggles he went through

Interviewing my mom

My mother was born in Lisbon Portugal

Working and Living in Lisbon, Portugal 1992

Jennifer and her father Steve discuss his six months working and living in Lisbon, Portugal in 1992. He shares tales about what it was to live and work in a culture that had just joined the European Union after many...

Maria Gomes-Solecki

We talk about my mom's experience coming to the United States for work.

Maria and Max

My grandmother was the most influential person in my life. Today we talked about her early life and where she came from

What movie stars did you meet?

My grandfather talks about his work experience and some of the most interesting places he has been too. He reminisces’ about good old times with family. He lists off some of the 32 Countries he has been too for business,...

Ashley Jardin and JP Ramirez

Ashley & JP have a conversation about the Aloha spirit, people of Hawaii, and what it means to "talk story" sharing ourselves, the importance of honoring a people's culture with respect, living our values, being in good company with each...

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John Ellis and Kara Silva

One Small Step partners John Ellis (43) and Kara Silva (51) discuss their shared love of the mind-expanding view travel provides. They reflect upon their difference religious views but shared sense of the importance of family and connection with other...

A Janela de Avó Ana

We talked about her life in Portugal and America. She also talked about how she met her husband and what he taught her.

Life In The Shoes of My Grandma

Me and my grandma have a talk about life in Portugal and what it was like traveling from Portugal to America.

Back in Portugal

We talked about what it was like for my mom to move to America and leave her family behind.

Charley Ryan

My grandfather and I sit down and talk about his life— time in the navy, my now deceased grandmother, and my fathers upbringing.