GG and Me

Today GG and I talked about different stories and questions I had. I learned a lot more about my grandma than I thought I did. And I am glad I spent time with her.

My Interview Project by Kelsi Sharkey

This summary was about my mother and father and how they feel America can improve

Mercy For Women

“Mercy for Women” is a common phrase used my the Mercy Sisters and Associates. They are an international religious order who serve the poor women and children in their community and advocate (through marches and letters to their senators) for...

Nancy Colvin on Her Life

I talk to my grandmother about growing up, having kids, moving, and her purpose in life.

Jayda and Mom

During the interview I asked my mom about her childhood, memories, and other relatives.

Ricardo’s Rememberance

A 6 year old girl talking with her 17 year old sister about a tragic death in the family.

Hayden Goode and her Grandmother Ann Farris discuss her life and growing up Greek.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, I interviewed my grandmother Ann Farris, whom I call Yia Yia. We discussed growing up in Memphis, Tennessee and coming from a very Greek family. I learned more about my...

Larry Lemieux

Interview with Larry Lemieux about losing his family dog.

Interview with Linda Jacobs

An interview with my grandmother, Linda Faye Marlin Jacobs, about her life, career, marriage, and family.

An Interview with Steve Montgomery

Steve Montgomery, the head pastor of Idlewild Presbyterian, takes a look back at his 18 years of service and shares his lessons learned and wisdom from ministry.

This is an interview I conducted with my Mom, Amy Pemberton.

The main focus of this interview was the past. My mother reflected on childhood memories, goals, etc. Also, included in this interview was some advice for future generations. This interview took place on 11/26/17 at our family home in Ashland...

Deveney Perry and Kirstin Cheers

Deveney V. Perry (28) talks with her "friendleague" friend and colleague Kirstin L. Cheers (28) about the current state of Memphis, being "Memphians", the "villages" that raised them, their faith, art as a form of advocacy, why they chose public...

Maggie Weems and her father Dwayne Weems talk about his childhood and his involvement in politics.

In this interview, conducted at the end of November 2019, in White House, Tennessee, Maggie Weems (18) interviews her father Dwayne Weems (54) about his childhood. Mr. Weems discusses how politics has shaped him as a man and how his...

Braden,Leiah and Jada (mother)

This was mainly about my mothership growing up. She also described some of the friends she had.

Race Interview

This is an interview for a sociology class about race in today’s world.

Mema and Pepa’s Immigration

My grandmother, Mema, tells about her immigration to the United States. She tells stories about her life before arriving to the United States. She also talks about her children as they grew up.

Thanksgiving Interview with Mom

We talked about what my childhood and my Mom’s childhood life was like. We also talked about how she met my dad and their experience growing up.