Living History Pearl Harbor Project

My grandma describes her experience and her families during Pearl Harbor

Maria Interviews Her Great, Great Aunts

I interview my great, great aunts, Ernestine DiLaureto and Henrietta Gardocki. They were born in the 1910’s and the 1920’s. We discuss their childhood, events that occurred in their lifetimes, and social norms of their time period.

Meghan Meadows and her grandmother Carolyn Williamson talk about growing up in Alabama during the 1940’s to present.

In this interview, created in November 2018, Meghan Meadows (16) interviews her grandmother Carolyn Williamson (79) about her life story. Carolyn shares stories and memories she holds near and dear to her heart, along with some important history she experienced...

From Bangladesh to Japan to America
November 26, 2018 App Interview

In this interview conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Aviya Khan interviews her father, Mahfuj Khan. Mahfuj shares stories about his childhood spent in Bangladesh and a little bit about the history of Bangladesh. Additionally he talks about...

Korean War Veteran Jimmie Schnorr’s Story

Life in the Navy before and during the Korean War as told by Navy Veteran Jimmie Schnorr, born in 1930. Jimmie joined the national guard when he was 17, and then enlisted in the Navy when he was 19 where...

World War II Interview
October 30, 2018 App Interview

Me and my grandpa talked about how WWII effected his life and and what it was.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

World War II

Leo and Betty discuss their memories and experiences during WWII, started with their whereabouts when they heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Interview with my Papa Charlie

My grandpa was born during the Great Depression. He experienced World War 2 and the Korean War. He has wonderful stories and has a love for telling them!

Interview with Catherine Long

Me and Catherine Long sit down and discuss life as the daughter of a rail road worker and facing the adversity of helping her husband fight through MS.

Pearl Harbor

Grandma’s experience as a Japanese American when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.

Living History Project- 1960s

My interview with my grandmother talking about the 1960s and her life during major events that happened.

Growing up in Hawaii

Okinawan American talks about growing up in Hawaii in 1930s and 1940s. She also talks about moving to CA to work in a famous hair salon in Beverly Hills called Ménage a Trois. Aunty also talks about her deceased husband,...

A conversation with my Nana

A recount of our Native American ancestors, the First World War, the Korean Conflict, 9/11, and more