Dorothy Scheff 12/26/2018

Dorothy’s childhood and young adulthood in Chicago in the 1930s and 40s, and her parents’ families in the old country and in Chicago. The interview took place 12/26/2018 but was uploaded 12/28/2018. It cuts off mid-sentence, since I didn’t want...

Celebrating the Holidays with Tradition

Here we discussed some Ukrainian traditions that have been celebrated for generations and why that is so important to our family.

Lovely Interview with dad!

During this interview, we got a chance to get closer by going through questions he enjoyed answering for this thankful evening!

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

This is a interview of what it was like growing up in the United States as a immigrant.

Olga Norget interview with Adam J.C. Norget – December 27, 2017

An autobiographical reflection on the life and unique experiences of Olga Norget.

Jessica Barenbaum interviews her mother, Polina Barenbaum

Jessica Barenbaum sits down to interview her mother, Polina Barenbaum in Manalapan, New Jersey. Polina talks about her childhood and growing up in Brooklyn and the difficulties she faced immigrating to the United States at a young age. She also...

Grandma’s Childhood

My Grandmother grew up during World War II and migrated to America when she was 11. She had a very unique childhood and believes that the people of my generation should try to get good, basic education to lay a...

My Grandma’s Story

My grandma, Alexandra Olenina, is 63 years old and currently lives in Ukraine. She come to America to visit her daughter and her grandchildren (me and my sisters). In this interview she talks about her life growing up, with a...

Interview with my Grandma

I tried to ask my grandma some questions about her life. She has Alzheimer’s, so it was hard to ask her open ended questions.

Interview with my mother about experiences growing up in the Soviet Union

I interviewed my mother, who is a Ukrainian immigrant from the Soviet Union. Topics discussed included her experience transitioning to American life and Soviet culture

Adoption Story

I was adopted from the Ukraine when I was 10 years old. I never heard the whole process ns why they adopted. So I decided to interview my parents about it.

Thanksgiving Day chat 2018 with Helen Kuncio Bauman, 89 years young.

Helen Bauman, born of Ukrainian immigrants in 1929 recounts life as a child of the Depression while growing up on a farm in Macungie, PA. She also remembers key moments in history such as her feelings during WWII and the...

Boris Mirkin’s Interview

Boris talks about his life in the Soviet Union and his experiences with the people aroun him. Boris contrasts his life in America to his life in Russia and why he believes the world is changing for the better.