Historical Interview with Family

We talked about what life was like in the early and mid 1900s and how historical events have shaped my grandmother’s life.

“It wasn’t easy” – Growing up in New York

My grandfather talks about the changes he experienced and how difficult life was growing up in New York with nothing. He discusses his relationship with his brother and some stories from schooling in Cuba. How he managed to overcome immense...

Interview with Melanie Escobar & Grandma Maria Eulogia Urbina

I was joined by my mom to interview my grandma. We talked about her childhood and he favorite memories of her children and life overall.

Pedro Squared

We learn about someone father and how his life was growing up.

Interview With My Opa

Born one of seven in World War Two Germany, Emil (Mike) Kropf speaks about his life—his experience coming to America, being drafted in the U.S. army, meeting the love of his life on a train and coming back to raise...

Interview with my Mom

When my mother, Alice, immigrated here as a child she didn’t know how to speak English which was hard to make friends because she didn’t speak their language. As my mom grew up her job has caused many bad events...

Interview with Amparo Nader

Interview with Amparo Nader about her life in Quito, Ecuador as a teenager and then in the United States as an adult.