“If I die in a combat zone, just put me in a box and send me home.”

Have you ever wondered what being in a war was like? On December 19, 2019, 15-year-old Jack Goetz sits down with his 87 year old grandpa Bill Parker in the wonderful city of Beckley, West Virginia to talk about his...

My Appa’s Hopes, Idealism, and Pursuit of the American Dream

My dad grew up in South Korea during the 1970s, and came to America in the 90s through the company that he worked for at the time. In this interview, he tells me about his financial hardships as a child,...

Immigrating to a new Country: From South Korea to the United States

In this interview, my father and I talk about his experiences immigrating to the United States from South Korea and about his life since then, focusing on questions I had about his life that I’ve never asked before. We then...

Aisha talks about her time spent in South Korea. "Its a homogeneous people, a homogeneous society"

Aisha talks about being foreigner in South Korea. She compares their culture, trends, and people to America. Brings up heavy topics of race and gender.

Jesse Barnes and Yong Ho Lee

Interview describing what it was like to immigrate to the United States from South Korea in 1974, eventually becoming one of the first Asian police office in a three county area (centered around Brazos County) in Texas in 1988.

What’s up Mom?

Listen to an interesting Family Background of the Kim Family!

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rafaela

Rafaela is a long time resident of North East Philadelphia and frequently attends art classes at Mural Arts Philadelphia Tacony. Rafaela speaks about her experiences being born in Philadelphia and partially being raised in South Korea and Philadelphia and then...

Jiu Won interviews Hyunyoung Ahn about her life and childhood.

This interview took place in our house and was recorded on April 22, 2018. The interviewer's name is Jiu Won and the interviewee's name is Hyunyoung Ahn. Hyunyoung Ahn was born in South Korea and had many struggles in her...

My paternal grandmother whom I love

In this interview, we went a little off track. But I got to tell my grandma what she means to me and it was a wonderful bonding experience.