My journey from Newark to South Orange

My Mother’s journey from Newark, NJ to nearby South Orange and what it meant to her and her family.

Growing up Cuban In North Jersey

My father and I discussed the experiences we had growing up in the same home town. We focused on what being Cuban meant to us here and how it is dificult to maintain culture as imigrant families continue to exist...

A Talk with Granny-O

Interviewing my grandmother about her life and growing up in a large Italian family in Newark.

November 24, 2018

My grandmother tells me about her life in Puerto Rico and how she got to where she is today.

Bridging the Gap

Interview with Laurine Roberts about Martin Luther Kings Legacy and living in Newark, NJ during the Civil Rights Era

Dealing With Reality

Recorded on December 3,2017 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.In this interview I took the time to interview my best friend’s father. In this interview I got to know more about him and his past, even my friend got to...

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December 1, 2017
In Your Own Words with Nicole Curvin

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Adelina Taylor talks about stories of her life, marriage,and family.

Adelina Grande Taylor talks about her early childhood and her family background. She talks about World War II and her memories of it. She talks about her late husband telling stories about him and how they met. She speaks of...