Coming to America

“[Jamaica] became really dangerous.” When Roxanne Hoge was eleven years old, she and her family moved to America to escape from the political turmoil in Jamaica. Forty-three years later, on January 6, 2020, she told the story to her daughter,...

From Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland

My dad’s coming to America was not as easy as I once thought. My dad, his parents, and his grandparents all immigrated from Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland, Ohio in the year 1997 because they were exiled. I’ve never heard this story...

Across the Pacific

Nobody could understand my mum when she first arrived in the United States. I am Alice Connolly (14) and I interviewed my mum Paula Connolly (52) in Los Angeles, California on January 6, 2020 about her immigration to the United...

The Journey of Life

This interview took place on January 21, 2020, in Fort Mill, South Carolina. This interview was with Katrina Ford. During this interview we discussed the journey of life and the power of positive thinking. We talked about living in the...

Haley’s adventure in Europe

Over this interview we chatted about Haley’s time in Europe and especially Germany. Plus touched on the both the major and minor differences between Europe and the United States

Ernest Mathewson talks about his experience being drafted in the Vietnam era and why that might not have been a bad thing to happen to him

James Connolly interviews his grandfather, Ernest Mathewson. Ernest describes his experiences with luck and fate. Ernest started as a somewhat troubled middle school student. During high school he was sent to a military school where his grades drastically improved and...

Family History: Tracing Back with Sophie and Linda

Sophie Haward interviewed her mum Linda Haward about family history in New Hope, PA. They discuss both sides of our family and their origins. One, in Eastern Europe, who journeyed to England in the Victorian era after religious discrimination. They...

American Progress

I interviewed my dad about how America is changing, and has changed in the last century.