December 28, 2018
David Tankersley, Linn Sitler, and Linnie

“A South Carolina Christmas” recounts the memories of my Mother, Edna Beck Sitler, as she recalls the rituals of celebrating Christmas in her small South Carolina community, Stiefeltown, still in the depths of The Great Depression. Professionally recorded before her...

MEFB 450-502 Interview

Interviewed Albert Busacca on his childhood in the Great Depression. He talked about living conditions and family traditions.

Growing up during the Depression in Oklahoma

This is an interview with 93 year old Jeanette Stroup (Palkowetz) about her childhood on a self sufficient farm in Oklahoma.

The Epiphany on the School Bus Roof

The story of my grandfather who went from a kid struggling in school, to a cook in the military, then to a funeral director, and finally to a school psychologist.

Life during the Great Depression and WWII

A middle school student interviews her grandpa about his life as a child. He grew up in the Great Depression and describes what it was like. He also talked about how he was in the navy and what it was...

The Great Listen— TEX CRAVEN

My grandfather, Tex Craven, passed away when I was only in 1st grade. Even though I never really got a chance to grow a relationship with him, he left behind a legacy. A legacy of amazing stories of his personal...

Marry Arnould and her grandson, Ian Wickham, discuss life during and after the Great Depression.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Flint, Michigan, Ian Wickham (16) interviews his grandmother, Marry Arnould (83). They discuss how important traditions, family and her Flint heritage are to her. Mrs. Arnould also talks about what it was...