Mrs. Pasquarelli Fleeing Home Interview

Rachel, Ananya, and Mei are interviewing their orchestra teacher, Mrs. Pasquarelli, about her childhood home and parts of her current home.

Lydia interviews Nanny

Lydia interviews her grandmother about her family and childhood.

Vietnam by association

Back in New Jersey. In the sixties, life was easy, not much to worry about until the Vietnam war came along. In November, 2018, Jude Bornstein is interviewing his dad Steve Bornstein. Jude asks His father Steve Bornstein about what...

Interview with Baba

My dad who is a Syrian refugee speaks about his childhood and what he had to go through being an immigrant.

“Family First”

In this interview, recorded in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey on November 21st, 2018, Taylor Carr (16) interviews her marching band director Ben Fong (66) about his life and career. Taylor asks many emotional questions about Ben’s family life and...

Elena interviews her grandfather Frank.

This interview was taken on November 19, 2018 in Severna Park, Maryland. This interview includes Elena Tator (13) and her grandfather Frank Formica (77). He talks about where he grew up which was New Jersey. He was in school plays...

Michael Poplawski’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Michael Poplawski at Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Michael Poplawski is in 11th Grade and is...

Hector Gaud’s Test for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this recording, Hector Gaud at Egg Harbor Township High School in EHT, New Jersey records a practice Audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen. Hector Gaud is in 11th grade and is studying ADV English...

Kylee Johnson’s Test Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this test recording, Kylee Johnson, at Egg Harbor Township high school in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, records a practice audio file for the 2018 pilot of the Great Thanksgiving Listen.

Interview with my mom

In this interview I’m interviewing my mom about her life in high school, her life shortly after high school, etc

Stereotypes of New Jersey

We discussed the assumptions people have about New Jersey and if they are true or not.

Jeff Gordon; From New Jersey to California

In this interview we discussed what it was like for my uncle to move from New Jersey to California and how he has become who he is today.

Luke Stafford and his mom talk about her past.

In this interview, made in January of 2018 in Flemington, New Jersey, Luke Stafford interviews his mom Jennifer Stafford about her past and how it affected her in her life. She talks about her art career and that she went...

Detective William Starr Schweitzer- a True Star
December 5, 2017 App Interview

Haley Edyn Schweitzer interviews her 73 year-old retired NYPD policeman father, William Starr Schweitzer about his career and his accomplishments. “If you do the right thing and work hard, you can make something out of your life.” – William Starr...

“I always wanted a girl”

My Great Thanksgiving Listen interview was recorded on December 1, 2017 in Egg Harbor Township New Jersey. I spoke with my mom, Kateryna Bechtel, about the city life and growing up not speaking English. We also spoke of her career...

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...

A Man Who Loves His Dog

John Mark is my uncle. He has a head injury from a ladder falling on him when he was a carpenter, and he can no longer work due too diablity. He talks about the 6 months spent in jail, and...

Emilie Moore and her grandfather Howard Moore Jr. discuss family, military life, and important life lessons.

In this interview conducted over the phone (in Greenville, SC and Charleston, SC) on November 27th, 2017, Emilie Moore (13) interviews her grandfather about his life and the early life of her father. Mr. Moore shares stories about his work...


We talked mostly about his childhood. We also talked mostly about the most influential people in his life.