My Mom's Journey Moving to the US from Syria

In this interview, I ask my mother about growing up in the shore town of Latakia Syria and her experience moving to the United States at the age of 12. She discusses cultural differences between the regions, how her and...

Ben interviews his Pop Pop

Bennett B. Interviews his Pop Pop from Italy. The interview starts off with Pop pops life in Italy and slowly makes its way to present day. The story goes all the back to 1940 up to thanksgiving day 2019. The...

Dylan Ashcroft American Studies Immigration Interview

Interview on the experiences of my grandfather growing up as an Italian-American

Growing up
December 30, 2018 App Interview

We talked about Mom’s childhood and experiences immigrating to the US, as well as memories about her family.

An Interview With My Argentine Grandmother

Estela Fernandez, born on December 6th of 1940, is the daughter of European refugees who came to Buenos Aires, Argentina during World War 1. She talks about her fondest memories, such as hanging out with her families on the weekends,...

Finding My Purpose

My mother, Josephine Castelli, who was born in Italy speaks about her journey to the United States. She tells her story about learning English while going to school. She tells about her job as a makeup artist and hairdresser, and...

Italian Immigrant Interview – Caitlyn Varnum

We discussed her Italian history, along with her trip and life in the United States. She also told me about Italian traditions and which of those she still uses today.

Immigration Stories Italy: Mustapha

Mustapha's journey begins in Gambia and travels through 7 different countries before reaching Calabria, Italy. Mustapha tells of the great risk as he leaves his family behind to travel for months to Libya. Mustapha tells us of how when he...