stories from the southeast to Europe: growing up throughout the world

Robert Camp (13) and Margaret Darneille (72), who are grandmother and grandson discuss her growing up in the southeast United States and later Belgium. Also discussed is how Margaret found her husband and job.

Roger Vandervest and Betty Vandervest

Husband and wife Roger Vandervest (72) and Betty Vandervest (71) discuss Roger’s childhood memories, his career trajectory in Information and Technology, their travels throughout the United States, and their decision to move back to Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Charles Vigeant and Amy Canfield

Charles "Paul" Vigeant (94) is interviewed by his daughter, Amy Canfield (62), about his service in the Navy and Army, enlisting at 16 years old in 1944.

Interview with my Grandmother

Holden Beaudoin(16) interviewing Wendy Beaudoin(75), his grandmother. We talked about her trips around the world and past events and experiences about other countries and our family.

Austin Nelson and Michel G.

Austin [No name given] (42) from Kentucky and Michel [No name given] (50) from Belgium both moved to Atlanta, Georgia recently, and used their different backgrounds to discuss U.S. and world politics.

Lidia Kyrychenko Drake and Katrina Zens

Lidia Kyrychenko Drake (84) shares a conversation with her granddaughter, Katrina Zens (30), about her experiences and memories in wartime and concentration camps during World War II. They also talk about Ukrainian people, Ukrainian traditions, and the effects of war.

Maddy Shearer interviews Beatrice Peterson about International Traveling and Living during the Cold War

Beatrice Peterson recalls her experiences traveling with the American military during the midst of the Cold War to locations like Vietnam, Cambodia, Germany, and Romania while being interviewed by her granddaughter, Maddy Shearer on May 14th, 2022. She details how...

Mireille Lister & Annette Weinberg

Mireille's family was living a very nice life in Brussels, Belgium when the Nazis swept through Europe. Her father had a successful business making outerwear and when the Nazis got to Brussels, they commandeered the factory, keeping him on to...