interview

In this interview, my grandma Pat Allen talks about her childhood. She explains how different it was back then and how her life has changed. She has had so many interesting experiences in her life. I learned so much more...

The Family without a Father

I spoke with my grandmother, Virginia Velarde, about her life growing up with her siblings, mother, and step-father. We spoke about the hardships she went through growing up with her step-father and many other emotional moments in her life, including...

Ismett Vasquez and Lurinarda Gonzalez, 2 students at the ALC – Lehman College, talk about Ismett’s childhood, in the South Bronx.

On November 21, 2017, at Lehman College – Adult Learning Center, Ismett Vasquez and Lurinarda Gonzalez talked about Ismett’s childhood and what it was like growing up in the South Bronx. Ismett shares a happy and a sad memory about...

Get Lucky and Never Quit

Having a true appreciation for relaxation, Linda Pfeffer speaks with her grandson, Jake Joel, while sitting on the beach in Hawaii on Thanksgiving of 2017. Linda shares an abundance of stories, each with a golden lining, that resonates with Jake...

Christian Glazewski and his grandmother Barbara Peeples discuss different aspects of her life in Mcleansville, NC.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Mcleansville, NC, Christian Glazewski interviews his grandmother, Barbara Peeples about her growing up in Winston-Salem. In addition, she discusses some of her fondest childhood memories, her aspirations when she was younger, and...

Michigan Was Scary for an Iowa Farm Girl – The Great Thanksgiving Listen

The evening of November 21st, 2017, Eli Frank (15) sat down with their Grandmother DD (age and last name not provided due to partner request) for an interview. DD told many stories about her life as a child on a...

Jenny and Emma talk about the jumper Jenny’s grandmother made her that she never wanted to wear.

“The jumper had a little bib on it…like overalls, but not like overalls.” When Jenny (on the right) is in middle school, her grandmother, a tailor, makes her an ill-fated jumper. Despite hiding it in the back of her closet,...