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Recorded on March 28, 2001 by HB Smith @76 yrs old, exactly 10 yrs to the day before his passing.
My grandmother recounts traveling on the train with her sister by themselves when they were 8 and 9-years-old in the late 1930s; going to college and living in Alberta, Canada; and working at an advertising agency in the 1950s in...
The son of a coal miner in Pennsylvania tells about life in the 1930s. Living off one ton of coal a year, wearing patched up socks, and helping dad with collecting coal in buckets.
Dad’s life growing up in Southern Minnesota, Being drafted into the military police, his young married life and his growth in the Lutheran faith.
An interview with Mary Drewes on her mother’s life as a woman, wife, and mother in the 1930s.
This interview contains a conversation between 14 year old and his 91 year old grandfather. We discuss family values, traditions, religion, growing up in different times, and his life.
Bill Warren talks about how lucky he was to grow up near his grandparents on their farm in Texas in the 1930s.
Vaughn talks fondly about his youth, family, love of basketball, and his first love.
This is my first interview of my grandfather, Forrest L. Smith, born September 30th, 1929 in Atlanta, GA. He discusses growing up in the Druid Hills neighborhood and his happiest and saddest moments.
A Nana tells her grandson what it was like growing up in the country and city during the Second World War, being Black in segregated America, and other challenges she faced later in life.
Lucretia McCulley (Richmond, VA) interviewed her mother, Evelyn Loven McCulley Ochs (age 83) on October 2, 2015, about her parents running a boarding house and tourist home in the 1920s and 1930s in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, a small mountain...
Amanda Sauvie (44) sits down to interview her grandparents in McKinney Texas. Max (91) and Patsy Carpenter (89) share stories of their Southern childhoods in the 1930’s and recall memories of their parents. Patsy recalls her childhood in Warren, Arkansas...
Growing up in the 1930-40s. Roller skating and family stories.
Louis Guarinello talks about his life from his childhood in the 1930s, his time in the Navy, and what it was like to live in New York in a recent immigrant Italian family.
Doris Mehlisch Lemker talks about farm chores, school and 6 on 6 girls basketball in the 30’s and 40’s.
My father, Carl Carroll, talks about what life was like growing up on a farm with his grandparents in the 1930s near Brownsburg Virginia.
What was life like a 13-year-old the 1930s?
This interview is mainly focused on the childhood and youth of my grandmother, Caroline Carlson. She was born in 1834 and has many good stories to share. She has lived in Evanston, Illinois, New York City, and Canada. *please note...
I never how much my grandfather’s identity as an immigrant affected his whole life. On December 27th 2019 in Sanibel Island, Florida, my grandpa Abel Friedman (83) and I discussed his childhood immigrating from Poland to the US. Abel talked...
Marion talks about her life, especially her younger years. A special story about Christmas, stories she would tell me as a kid (about her grandma). Her experiences as a home away from home for West Point Cadets. Grandma was the...