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.

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.

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...

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...

Soviet Era, Storycorps

I interviewed my grandma about life in the Soviet Union, and talked about how the government that claimed progress and greatness, had some of the most downfalls.

Evacuating from Ukraine – June 1941
November 9, 2020 App Interview

Memory of the evacuation from Ukraine during the start of WW2.

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.

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

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...

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 interview

Our family traditions, and our favorite memories and times we celebrated together.

From Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland

My dad’s coming to America was not as easy as I once thought. My dad, his parents, and his grandparents all immigrated from Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland, Ohio in the year 1997 because they were exiled. I’ve never heard this story...

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Ruth Moss-Katsnelson and Julie Katsnelson

Julie Katsnelson (22) and her mother Ruth Moss-Katsnelson (65) talk about their genealogy and how their family came to Chicago. They also give advice to future generations of their family.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

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

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!