Elaine P. Zickler and Denise Maltese "It's Easier to Remove Layers than to Add Them"

dmaltese: 2021-07-18 21:09:45 Elaine Zickler talks to her daughter-in-law Denise Maltese about her childhood in Philadelphia and how it influenced her adult life; her psychoanalytic practice, her PhD in English, for example, developed through her keen interest in family stories...

Women of the Elevator Industry: Andrea Hanna and Marsha Williams

In celebration of International Women's Day, Schindler Elevator Corporation interviewed female employees that paved the way for women in the industry. in this conversation, Andrea Hanna and Marsha Williams reflect on meaningful moments throughout their careers.

Leo Brichta Prisoner of War in WWI Russia told to Grandson Marshal Granor

Leo Brichta (75) discusses his capture and harrowing experiences in Siberia as a Prisoner of War in WWI. Interviewed by grandson Marshal Granor (16) then a high school student in 1972 as a social studies assignment for Dr. Herman Wohl...

Asia and her bestfriend talks about covid-19 experience and child hood memories.

In this interview conducted in December 12, 2020 in Newark, DE. Asia Chandler (28) interviews her long time friend (bestfriend) Alexus Dover (26) about covid-19 and also her child hood and her perspective on life. Alexus shares stories about her...

Steven Rauscher and Brandon Thrash – "Working in this Industry Right Now is Not the Same"

Steven Rauscher (33) and Brandon Thrash discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Philadelphia's service and hospitality industry, with a special focus on how the value of service and hospitality in America needs to be redefined and reframed moving...

Steven Rauscher and Harry Jamison – "You Seem Like the Happiest One"

Steven Rauscher (33) and Harry Jamison (29) discuss the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment, opportunity, and happiness in the City of Brotherly Love. Recording issues dogged the first half (and even a bit of the second half) of...

Shaul Stone and Ira Stone

Shaul Stone: 2020-06-21 17:35:49 Shaul speaks to his Father Ira, a lifelong Conservative rabbi about his memories and thoughts on life.

Lizzie Hessek and Veronica Fischmann Talk About Stability and Drama During a Pandemic.

Lizzie Hessek (31) and Veronica Fischmann (32) - best friends since ages 11 and 12 - talk about their current lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veronica is back living in her childhood home, Lizzie is living alone for the first...

Covid-19: Betsy Cook of National Picnic

Jackie Neale talks with her friend and clothing designer, Betsy Cook, about how it feels to follow her inner call to action to use her clothing storefront boutique, National Picnic, to make hundreds of face masks for medical professionals in...

COVID-19: Eric Robinson

Eric Robinson talks about how difficult it has been to watch his son, a senior in high school in March 2020, grappled with the disappointments of the Covid-19 shutdowns. Because of the nationwide stay-at-home orders all three of his sons...

A Spirited Faith: Paulist Father Thomas "Tomaso" Kane

He once wore roller skates and a Pilgrim costume to serve a turkey with sparklers. And he taught the movements of the Catholic Mass to dancers for a major production of a Bernstein musical. Paulist Father Thomas "Tomaso" Kane has...

“April 17th is your Gotcha Day”

In this recording I, Laren Barrett, sit down in my kitchen in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on November 26, 2018 with my mom and dad as they talk about the careers they’ve had growing up and what they remember about...

Common Ground Tacony: Christian and Jackie

Christian is a high school student who frequents the Tacony Arts Lab classes and open studios. Christian was really excited by the interview and cyanotype process, so much so he quickly downloaded the StoryCorps app. Upon encouraging Christian to start...

Common Ground Tacony: Troy Part II

Troy and I sit and interview as the Black Lives Matter for vigil gets underway one short block from Sawtown Tavern. A peaceful demonstration is about to begin as Troy and I discuss how Sawtown is intent on creating a...

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rich

Rich, a longtime resident, of Tacony is now caretaker an abandoned and overgrown citygarden in Keystone Park. Working his whole life as a contractor and 22 years in recovery, Rich talks about his experiences living through addiction to then building...