1950’s Interview

My Grandpa informed me about the 1950’s

Growing up

During this interview it had been discussed what an average day in the life had included of for a young boy in a completely different decade than now. In the second part of the interview it was discussed how life...

The history of my maternal side of the family.

Today’s discussion was about the history of my maternal side of the family. Where we come from and how we most of the family is now located in Madison, Illinois. The history of the maiden last name Deboe and the...

My Grandma

This is an interview via FaceTime with my 75 year old grandmother. She talks about her childhood growing up in segregated Alabama and moving to Ohio and becoming acclimated to her new environment.

My Grandma

This is an interview via FaceTime with my 75 year old grandmother. She talks about her childhood growing up in segregated Alabama and moving to Ohio and becoming acclimated to her new environment.

“We would run in and there would be a casket in the living room!”

An interview of my Grandmother Alison Quinn. She shares her most memorable moments from her early life and her hopes for the future. (For the Story Corps “Great Thanksgiving Listen”)

Grandma & PaPa’s Love Story

I sat down to talk with my grandparents about how they met, fell in love, and got married. We hit the 45 minute cutoff point without wrapping up, but talked about how they navigated conversion to Catholicism, family tensions, and...