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My Mother’s journey from Newark, NJ to nearby South Orange and what it meant to her and her family.
My father and I discussed the experiences we had growing up in the same home town. We focused on what being Cuban meant to us here and how it is dificult to maintain culture as imigrant families continue to exist...
Interviewing my grandmother about her life and growing up in a large Italian family in Newark.
My grandmother tells me about her life in Puerto Rico and how she got to where she is today.
We talked about my Dad’s experiences coming to America and living here as a green card holder and then later as a naturalized citizen. We also spoke about his relationship with my mother.
Interview with Laurine Roberts about Martin Luther Kings Legacy and living in Newark, NJ during the Civil Rights Era
Recorded on December 3,2017 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.In this interview I took the time to interview my best friend’s father. In this interview I got to know more about him and his past, even my friend got to...
As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...
Adelina Grande Taylor talks about her early childhood and her family background. She talks about World War II and her memories of it. She talks about her late husband telling stories about him and how they met. She speaks of...
What me and my father talked about was his life. The way he grew up and how he is the man he is now.
Jose discusses the importance of family, and what it was like growing up in Portugal and the US. He also reflects on his life in recent years, and shares some colorful anecdotes.