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With admiration for the resilience of Latvians, Irene Ortiz recounts her own Latvian-American path.
This interview is a story of my father’s side of his family. The interview includes stories of immigration and what life was like.
During WW2 Arnold Duevel wrote almost 800 letters to Margaret, his sweetheart and later wife of 72 years. Arnold talks with his son, Len, of his experiences in the European Theater.
Grandfather describes his investigations while in the Army from October 1940 to June 30th 1966
Memories of childhood in Germany during World War II.
As Zigrid explains, a life story is a collection of events formed by experience that mold our thoughts and impressions. Her father shares his experience as a young boy running free on a farm in Latvia, escaping Latvia by ship,...
I recorded with my grandfather. We recorded it in my dining room on May 6th. He is from Germany and will be talking mostly about his past and present.
Anda Grinbergs Howe left Latvia in 1944 and eventually went to the USA with the help of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services.
Edward Quintanilla’s time in the army during Cold War and the Cuban Missle Crisis.
I learned how my family came to the U.S. frome Europe. I also learned about my great ancestors
We talked about what it was like traveling to America – in a different way from most.
We talked about how Omi got from Germany to America and how she felt during the trip.
We talked about PopPop’s childhood, when he met my Nana and giving advice
Sat down and talked with my Grandpa Baxter, an Air Force Veteran and amazing Grandfather.
Questions ranging from growing up, family heritage, civil engagement, and future prospects.
I talked to both my grandparents and asked them about they’re past!