Orbit Clayton & Eliel Cruz

Orbit Clanton (56) tells Eliel Cruz about growing up in Baltimore, MD, joining the navy, realizing he was gay, falling in love, and becoming an HIV activist.

Savannah Hill and her Grandpa Adolph Svec’s experiences from college, the military, and his family.

An interview with my grandfather about his experiences and reflections on his life during his different careers. He talks about his military life, teaching life, important people in his life, and the history of his parents and grandparents.

Great Uncle Joe, 90 and Full of Life

My Great Uncle Joe: “I’ve had a gorgeous life.” After the interview, he kept going. Looking at a 60″ TV, he said the first TV he bought his father-in-law was a console with a 7″ screen that received a single...

My Friend, the Captain

My grandmother, Carol Butscher, tells a story about the time she picked up a navy base captain in her car and her ability to talk openly with anyone, no matter their rank or place in society.