Mom Remembers

Judy Sonny remembers personal early family history with her son, Mark.

Maynard "Dick" Dixon

"There wasn't nothin' goin' on around there anyway:" A grandfather's stories from Rainelle, WV to Hopewell, VA. Maynard "Dick" Dixon tells stories from his childhood and brief career in coal mining in Rainelle, WV, a stint in Arlington, VA, and...

Interviewing Mom

This interview was conducted with my mother, Vanessa Steckel, in which I asked her about her childhood, work life, and about me. This interview was heartfelt and it told me more about my mother that I may not have known...

Floyd county tales

A high school basketball coach recounts his childhood

Choose the Right with all Your Might and Things May Go Your Way

Today I talked with my sweet mom Melinda and got to know some more details about her childhood and young adulthood. She discusses good memories in her life from summers in Kansas to work and raising her kids.

Tracy Xie talks about growing up in China and moving to the United States

In this interview recorded on January 2, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, Venice Xie (15) asks her mom, Tracy Xie (47) about growing up in China and moving to the United States. Mrs. Tracy explains how her childhood was difficult...

Jerri Dillon talks about her teen and early adult years during the 50s, 60s, and 70s

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Oklahoma, Jessie Keogh (17) interviews her grandmother Jerri Dillon about her teenage and early adult years during the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Jerri shares her experiences in grade school and her social...

Interview with mom

In this interview I ask my mom questions about her life growing up going through highschool and what it was like to be biracial and grow up in a single parent house hold