The Great Listen a History of Life

This is a brief history of how my grandmother went from small town West Virginia to Rochester, New York.

Ms Betty Carner

Ms Betty Carner moved to the Chicora/Cherokee community when North Charleston was first incorporated as a town in 1972. Her father-in-law Mr. Carner was a well known farmer who has a street named nearby after him. Ms Betty was a...

Hank’s interview of his grandaddy

Granddaddy told stories of his childhood and some of his children. Hank occasionally interjected his perception. Ken shared stories of his childhood friends and what he learned.

Robert Mere-Christmas 2018

Robert Mere shared his memories of growing up, the influence of education and a strong loving family on his development, and the importance of accepting other people where they are at. He used the culmination of his 79 years of...

Garner speaks to Daniel about his childhood.

Garner Hart (14) interviews his father, Daniel Hart (41) about his childhood experiences. These experiences included family vacations and stories about his grandparents. The interview starts with school but then goes to summers. Afterward, the two talk about Daniel’s parents...

Hannah Brewer and her mom, Susan Brewer, talk about becoming and being a photographer.

On December 6, 2018, Hannah Brewer and Susan Brewer had a very good conversation. Hannah learned more about her mom and her mom’s job. She learned that life as a new photographer wasn’t always easy but Susan definitely enjoys her...

Richard Collot is interviewed by his son Nathan Collot about random stuff that happened in his life.

In this interview, conducted December 2018 in Greenville, South Carolina, Richard Collot (54) and Nathan Collot (14) talk about his life before Nathan was born. He is interviewed about what he did as a teenager. He also talks about life...

Samantha Edwards interviews her father, Tegid Edwards, on his experience in the Navy.

In this interview, conducted on December 6, 2018 in Greenville, South Carolina, Samantha (14) interviews her father, Tegid (55), on his past experiences in the navy. Tegid shares good and bad feelings, and experiences about his time served and what...

Euleen Edmondson is Interviewed by her Granddaughter About Growing up in South America
December 7, 2018 App Interview

Euleen Edmondson (64) is interviewed by her granddaughter Kayla (13) in Greenville, South Carolina for Thanksgiving Break. Ms. Edmondson lived almost half of her life in Guyana, and reminisces on her childhood in the South American country. She talks about...

Naja and her grandmother, Beverly Davis, talk about her experience immigrating to this country, their family, and her childhood.

In this interview, conducted on December 5, 2018 Beverly Davis shares, with her granddaughter Naja, some experiences of overcoming challenges when she first came to this country when she was 27. For example, she describes how it was a lot...

Diane tells Hettie about her experiences and lessons she has learned throughout her life.

Hettie Brazier interviews her mom, Diane Brazier, on December 5, 2018. They talk about the influences in her mom’s life along with Diane’s favorite memories from childhood.

Mr. Jim Long, 93-year-old World War II Air Force Veteran, shares his experience and memories in an interview with Masie Hollingsworth

Mr. Jim Long, 93-year-old World War II Veteran, shares his experience and memories in an interview with student Masie Hollingsworth in Fountain Inn, South Carolina on December 5, 2018. Mr. Long discusses his time in the Air Force in WWII...

Emma Guth and her grandfather Terry Rude talk about his childhood and his lifestyle as a teen through the culture.

On December 5, 2018 Emma interviews her grandfather in Greenville, South Carolina about his life as a teenager and how it was influenced by the culture. Terry discusses how he came to know the lord and how his childhood affected...

Molly and Ali Asher discuss funny stories, family, and jobs.

Molly and Ali talk about funny job stories, family stories, and the future. Regrets and worries are also brought up. We talk about former job stories and experiences that were fun. Motherhood is a very life-changing thing and it can...

Isabella interviews her mom about growing up in Taiwan, moving to the U.S. at age 14, and more.

When she was 14, Isabella’s mom, Laura, moved here with her family and started high school in Iowa — and she didn’t know any English. In this interview, Laura tells Isabella about growing up in Taiwan, moving to Iowa, and...

Emma Bao and her father, Yingbin Bao, talk about their childhood.

Emma Bao (13) interviews her father, Yingbin (46) in Greenville, SC. At first they talk about immigration and what it was like to be new to such a huge country. Then, they talk about school and how it was one...

Me and my dad

It was mostly about what me and my dad did not know about each other

South Africa with My Mom

Matthew interviews his mom about what it was like growing up in South Africa.

My dad’s surgery.

Talking with my dad about struggles with lower back pain and surgery.