Recollections of my parents and early life
December 22, 2019 App Interview

Jill de Castella discusses her parents and growing up in 1940s and 1950s

The Life of Larry DePiano

Me and my grand uncle, Larry, talked about growing up in the city of Birmingham during the 1950s. We also talked about what is was like to go to Vietnam.

Ben interviews his Pop Pop

Bennett B. Interviews his Pop Pop from Italy. The interview starts off with Pop pops life in Italy and slowly makes its way to present day. The story goes all the back to 1940 up to thanksgiving day 2019. The...

Creativity Inherited from a Farm Wife

My Grandmother considered the creative makings as a small farm girl and how it contributed to happily raising 5 children with very little

Anne & Jay Cobb’s 60th Wedding Anniversary: Sept 2019

How Anne & Jay Cobb met, fell in love and were married 60 years ago. The qualities that they value in each other. Their advice to others for a successful marriage.

Reflections of my grandmother on her 89th birthday

My grandmother recounts traveling on the train with her sister by themselves when they were 8 and 9-years-old in the late 1930s; going to college and living in Alberta, Canada; and working at an advertising agency in the 1950s in...

Villa Maria College’s First Nursing Graduate 1957

Margaret tells her story about the path to becoming a member of the first baccalaureate nursing program in northwestern Pennsylvania. The small class of 9 students set a precedent for the future of nursing education.

1950s

What my grandmas life was like during the 1950s.

Noah Brooks talks to Dewain Lanfear about growing up in New York City.

In this interview recorded in Novemer of 2018 in Anderson, South Carolina, Noah Brooks (13) talks to his grandfather, Dewain Lanfear (76), about growing up in New York. We discussed his exstensive sports career and his favorite teachers among other...

My grandmother’s life

I talked with my grandmother about her life growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with 6 siblings. She reflected on her life as a child and teen, remembering her family’s love of music, storytelling, and funny sayings, that she described as...

Eli interviews his Nana about her life growing up in the South during the 50s.

Eli Carter interviews his Nana, Dinna “Sissy” Wilson about her life. They talk about her childhood and growing up in the 1950s- now in Mississippi. They also talk about her children and past regrets. As well as her fond memories...

Sophia Quintieri and her grandmother, Michile Stoutenburg, talk about Michile’s life and the lessons she has learned.

On November 23rd of 2018, Sophia Quintieri interviews her grandma, Michile Stoutenburg, about tMichile’s life and the lessons she learned. Michile shares stories about her childhood, marriage, and being a mother to four girls. She talks about her family outings...

Grandma Diane and her grand daughter Lelaina talk about Grandma’s life.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Mohawk, New York, Lelaina Beauregard interviews her grandma Diane about her childhood and her faith in life. Grandma Diane talks about her experience with faith in college and how she found it....

Lelaina Beauregard finishes interviewing her Grandma Diane about her life.

In this interview (part two), conducted in November 22, 2018 in Mohawk, New York, Lelaina Beauregard interviews her Grandma Diane about her life. Grandma Diane shares the funny stories of how she met her husband and her second one. She...

Klein Family History: Bob and Sally Klein Part I

My first recording session with my grandparents, Bob and Sally Klein, discussing their childhoods, their youths, and what their lives were like growing up.

Klein Family History: Bob and Sally Klein Part II

My second recording session with my grandparents, Bob and Sally Klein, discussing their youth, meeting each other, falling in love, their marriage, and starting/raising their family.

Story hour with Dad

Some of our dad’s greatest stories from his youth.

Maliha

Family photo from the 1950s

Interview with May McLean

Kyle asks May McLean questions about her childhood to her adulthood. About what it was like moving statuses. And what she thought her new home was like and how she went into her adulthood in Michigan.