History Interveiw

This interview was a brief summary of a few questions that I thought would be interesting to ask my dad about.

A’miya Betts with her grandpa Kimmie Montgomery talking about his journey through life and a few of his values as well

In this interview, recorded in November 2018 in Flint, Michigan, A’miya Betts (15) interviewing her grandpa Kimmie Montgomery (59). She asked her grandpa many questions about his life and what his values were. He shares many stories about his childhood...

Mae Mae Daniels interviews her grandmother, Janet Haas, about her life growing up in the 20th century.

In this interview, Mae Mae Daniels (16) talks with her grandmother, Janet Haas (72). They discussed Janet’s eventful life and her views on history. Janet also sheds light on growing up in such a different generation and the impactful historical...

Sophia Stephen and her grandfather Larry Pirkle discuss his time spent in the Army Reserve and his family heritage

In this interview, which takes place over Thanksgiving break, I interview my grandfather Larry Pirkle about various components of his life. Mr. Pirkle discusses his youth, and growing up in Hueytown, Alabama. After this, he reminisces about his decision to...

My dad

This was a interview of my dad. I learned more about how him and my mom got together and I learned more about myself and how I was growing up. This interview opened my eyes a little bit because I’ve...

Silent Giant

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Washington, DC. Jacqueline Thompson (16) interviews her grandpa Obadiah Thompson about his childhood, career, and love life. My grandpa shares stories about his high school adventures and previous love interests. He also...

Interview with Dad

I interview my 50 year old dad, Christopher Frank Bohon

Leaning on God, Family, and Faith.

In this interview, Erin Chatman (16) talks to her Grandad, Godfrey Johnson (65), about his life, growing up in the 50s and 60s. He touches on being a black child during the prime of the civil rights era, his fight...

My grandpa’s story about living through the depression and overcoming hardships.

In this interview, conducted on November 30, 2017, in Arab, Alabama, Adrianne Smith (16) interviews her grandfather James Hendrix (81) about what life was like in 1930s Fayette, Alabama. He talks about how he lived through the depression and how...