Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

Mi papá.

My father talking about his first experience in the U.S . And about his working experience. Towards the end he talks about his favorite memory of me.

Thaddeus Murphy’s Take on Progressing from a Poor Childhood to a Successful Lawyer

Thad Murphy discusses his timeline from working as a minor in order to help his family to working at his education and law school. He discusses law school as he experienced it: difficult and stressful, yet fulfilling and gratifying. Additionally,...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with Grandma

In this interview, I spent some time with my grandmother as she discussed her daring mother’s trip from Italy to America, her childhood in the face of poverty, her parents’ influence on her life, her experience in the military, and...