Amariah Thurston with her mother Leslie Thurston discuss Hurricane Katrina.
November 29, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Amariah Thurston (16) interviews her mother and friend Leslie Thurston (47) about her experience of watching Hurricane Katrina unfold. She reflects particularly on the government response to the disaster...

Laura Smith interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix about growing up during World War II

In this interview, Laura Smith (16) interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix (80). Betty shares her memories of growing up during World War II and living in Alabama during the civil rights movement. This interview was conducted on November 22, 2018,...

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...

Mary Tate DeFore and her grandmother, Anna DeFore, talk about life growing up in Tallassee and today’s controversies.

In this interview, conducted November 27, 2018 in Hoover, AL, Mary Tate DeFore (16) interviews her grandmother, Anna DeFore, about growing up in Tallassee. Anna DeFore shares what life was like during the Vietnam War, moon landing, JFK assassination, and...

Interview with my mom!

Today I interviewed my mom, Traci Zieverink, in Birmingham, Alabama. We talked about my childhood, her childhood, and her parents life before she was born.

Dawson Archer interviews his father Kevin Archer about major events that occurred during his lifetime.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama, Dawson Archer (16) interviews his father Kevin Archer (45) about his memories throughout his life about major events and people from the 1970s to today. Many interesting topics are brought...

Russia Threat and California Childhood

In cold night of November 28, 2018, my two beloved grandparents had the opportunity to tell me about their past and what not. I, Will Meadows (18), questioned Tanya Black (72) and Hollis Black (75). Both them tell their thoughts...

Donna and George Williams discuss their lives and marriage

In this interview, Donna and George Williams tell Sarah Beth Corona about their lives as Americans during events such as the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and President Kennedy’s assassination. The two have been married for 51 years and...

Collier Dobbs interviews his aunt, Michelle Ward (47), about growing up in a small town in Arkansas and her life today

In this interview, conducted on November 27, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Collier Dobbs (16) interviews his aunt Michelle Ward (47) about growing up in a small, rural town and how that impacts her currently. Mrs. Ward talks about her...

Growing up on an Air Force base and being surrounded by culture from all over the country
November 27, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, (Thanksgiving 2018 in Vestavia, Al) Jyoti (42) tells Divyanshi (15) about her life as a daughter of a soldier. The picture is of Jyoti’s father when he was a soldier. She spent a large portion of her...

Abby and her Mom talk about life growing up in Florida in the eighties, successes, and past current events.
November 27, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018, Abby Wyatt (17), interviews her mom, Annie Brown (44) about having an Italian heritage, growing up in the Eighties, going to college, and having a successful career. There is also insight on...

Zia Tahmaseb and her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb, talk about growing up as a child in Germany during World War II.

In this interview, conducted in November of 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Zia Tahmaseb (16) interviews her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb (82), about what it was like to grow up in Germany during WW2 as a child. We talk about what...

My grandmother and I talk about her childhood, college, and JFK.

I interviewed my grandmother, Charmaine, about her childhood in the Midwest. I wanted to know what it was like to live through the John F. Kennedy assassination. I found out many different things about her parents and grandparents and what...

Isabella Wright and her great aunt Marie Lorino discuss growing up in Birmingham, Alabama in an Italian immigrant family
November 26, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted by Isabella Wright (16) in Birmingham, Alabama, Marie Lorino is interviewed about her life of 92 years. She shares stories of growing up in an immigrant family and growing up during the War.

Alex Jimenez interviews his mom, Berth, about her childhood and historical events
November 26, 2018 App Interview

Alex Jimenez (17) and my mom, Bertha(44), talked about her growing up in Mexico and about her life in the United States. We also discussed about past events. The interview was done on November 25, 2018, in Vestavia Hills, Al.

Rachel Leong interviews her mother, Tammy Leong, on what life was like growing up.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Rachel Leong interviews her mom Tammy Leong about her life experiences growing up. She shares stories about where she lived, her inspirations, battling Leukemia as a teenager, 9/11, and...

Queenie Samaha interviews Donna Smaha about growing up in Birmingham, Alabama
November 26, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Queenie Samaha (16) interviews her neighbor and relative Donna Smaha (65) about her childhood growing up and significant events that have occurred during her lifetime. Mrs. Smaha talks about what...

Kate Huber talks with her mom, Patty Huber about what life was like growing up in Washington State.
November 26, 2018 App Interview

Kate Huber (16) talked to Patty Huber (49), her mom, about her childhood and her historical experiences. We talked about what her life was like as an army brat till 3rd grade, and her experiences growing up in Moses Lake,...

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...

The World War 2 War Effort and Rosie the Riveter

In this interview, conducted on November 25th 2018, Ann Martin Richardson (16) interviews her great aunt, Jackie Ramsbacher (92), about growing up during the Great Depression, her time in the WW2 war effort, and being a Rosie the Riveter.

Anna Lu Hemphill talks about growing up during the Civil Rights Movement.

In this interview, recorded November 25, 2018, in Birmingham, Alabama, Libby Rumore (17) interviews her grandmother, Anna Lu Hemphill (72), about growing up in Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. Ms. Hemphill shares her knowledge and memories of her family...