Life between contries

My grandfather talks about how he lived in Kiev during his early life and his first jobs in both Russia and The U.S.

Coming To America

Hi my name is ilan I am 14 years old it is November 22,2018 I am intervening my Mom today in queens N.Y.

From U.S.S.R. to The West.

I asked my father questions about his immigration from Ukraine to eventually the West, and general questions about his childhood.

Love against war

A miracle happened when a soldier who was said to be dead at the front, came home to his wife who always set spot for him.

My Pal Julia

I talk to my friend from dance, Julia, who was adopted from Russia with her twin sister Andrea. We talk about her being an immigrant at the age of 15 months and what she remembers about Russia.

Do Not Avoid the Difficult Things

How does the child of immigrant parents become a greatly respected and successful businessman, with nothing but diligence and hard work? On November 28, 2017, Jade Mars interviews her father Michael Karlin in Beverly Hills California. He will talk about...

Great Thanksgiving Listen Interview – Nikolai
December 5, 2019 App Interview

I talked with my mother about her experiences growing up as a child, learning the difficult circumstances that she faced in terms of living under a communist state. We also discussed the impact that different people have had on her...

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

My Grandmother’s Story

Everybody has their own story. For this project I decided to interview my grandmother. This storycorps project has benefited me because now I understand the challenges and all the hardships that my grandmother has gone through. My grandmother’s responses to...

Novel Wisdom: Rachel DB and Sara Villanueva discuss historical fiction and the novel Between Shades of Gray.

In this recording, students Rachel D-B and Sara Villanueva discussed why to read and love historical fiction novels, the importance of perseverance, and remembering the stories of people whose stories often get forgotten.

Veronica Fischmann and Yakov Pechersky Reflect on the COVID-19 Pandemic, Among Other Things.

Veronica Fischmann (32) and Yakov Pechersky (28) talk about treasured childhood memories, the ways in which their lives shaped their reactions to the global pandemic (especially Yakov, whose family is from Russia), the ways the pandemic may shape their lives...

My teachers time in Russia

Ms.Gardner, my teacher, talks about her experience in Russia and why she was there.

English Interview

During the interview we talked about what it was like to be at a Russian school. As well as what it was like to be in America for the first time

As Told To ~ Tanya Newman

Tanya talks about the time when she was 16 and had to board a train to leave Odessa and all of her friends.

Portage Interview

This interview was about the journey my grandmother went on to find her career and how it shaped her as a person.

98 years ago …

My grandmother and I talk about her past from the 1920s to present. We talk about the second world war and how that affected her life as well as how her family managed as immigrants.

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Sara Chapman and Chelsey Thomas

Sara Chapman (38) has a conversation with her colleague Chelsey Thomas (24) about her work at Media Burn Archive, her experience learning from the community of filmmakers and audiences in Russia, how connectivity with global networks has changed during the...

Global Arizona, SGS 101

We talked with Susan about global relations between Russian speaking countries and the rest of the world, as well as Arizona in relation to the rest of the world.

Interview with Chani

We talked about what past experiences have made her into the person she is today. What makes her happy and what she wishes for her children and descendants.