Maria Interviews Her Great, Great Aunts

I interview my great, great aunts, Ernestine DiLaureto and Henrietta Gardocki. They were born in the 1910’s and the 1920’s. We discuss their childhood, events that occurred in their lifetimes, and social norms of their time period.

Caroline Whitcomb talks with her grandmother, Connie Gilmer

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama, Caroline Whitcomb (17) interviews her grandmother Connie Gilmer about growing up in Birmingham. Connie shares her stories on living through the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. She also...

Lessons with my adopted grandpa Steve

Steve and my grandfather we’re good friends in the Navy and later at the United States Air Force Academy. He was married to his wife, Leslie, for 53 years.

Interview with Myra Blundetto on the Triumphs and Tribulations of Her Life

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Lafayette, NJ, Myra is discussing her memories from her childhood and how her life changed once meeting her husband Carmen. She talks about the struggles of being financially unstable in her childhood,...

Interview with Carole Stroessner

I interviewed my Nana, Carole Stroessner, about her experience with her childhood, first marriage, divorce, career, and assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Interview with Grandma Marie

We talked about my grandmother’s childhood, the loss of her father and sister, food, friends, and her family.

The Man, the Myth. Louis Magnanti (interviewed by Molly Cronin)

On his 85th birthday, I interviewed my grandfather about growing up and the people in his life. He’s not ever one to hold his tongue (haha) but I wanted to capture his memories for StoryCorps, since we’re usually cracking jokes...

Lifelong reflections of my mother

From the depression through WWII, the 60’s and the 21 st century, Mom talks about her life. She ends sharing wisdom for her great grandchildren.