Tamiko-Words of Wisdom from my adopted Japanese mother-in-law

Tamiko was born in Japan in 1933. She shares what it was like to go from a comfortable life as a young child to living in a war torn country and learning to survive and thrive by her wits.

Interview with Marnee Burke DeVine, first cousin to John and Robert Kennedy

Catrin, Daniel and Ellen Koselka’s interview of their great aunt, Marnee Burke DeVine, first cousin to John and Robert Kennedy. Marnee discusses growing up with her cousins, her work on their presidential campaigns, her marriage to John DeVine and her...

War Zone

I was interviewing my brother about his two year mission in Detroit. I was asking about his harsh living standards, what he loved, what he missed from home. Who helped him along the way, and how he got through it...

Student and Teacher
December 27, 2018 App Interview

A student and teacher sit down one afternoon after a piano lesson to talk about life. Two generations come together to explore piano and politics, life and death.

Brave

Josie talks about how she has come since being a child, and how she has become more brave.

Hound

Robert talks about his childhood in Mississippi

Interview with a founder, Cynthia Wilson – Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor

Cynthia Wilson was one of the first teachers at our Lower School, founded in 1980. This year (2018/19) will be her last year as a class teacher at the Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor.

Hormoz comes to America

A short interview with my dad about his immigration to the US in the late 50’s and his time living in Detroit during the 1967 riots

Deported: An American Division

Lourdes Salazar Bautista was deported from Ann Arbor, Michigan after living in the United States for 20 years. Her husband was deported 10 years prior. Bautista’s two younger children (now 14 and 16) accompanied her to Mexico, reuniting with her...

Business interview with Mr. Bhushan Kulkarni

Tanisha Khare conducted an interview about the life of Mr. Bhushan Kulkarni, mainly focusing on him as a businessman. He talks about how he became successful as a businessman and about the businesses he currently owns. He shares the struggles...

Clements StoryCorps Project- Clayton Lewis

Located on the central campus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the William L. Clements Library houses original resources for the study of American history and culture from the fifteenth through the nineteenth century. Learn more about the Clements...

Emily, My Sister, Reflects on Reading

My sister, Emily, sits down with me to discuss her own relationship with reading and how it’s been a vital part of her culinary career in several ways.

My Parents Reflect on Reading and Literacy

I have a conversation with my parents about their personal histories with reading and how Literacy has shaped their lives and careers.