Living History Project

Susanne Stratigakis (78) talks with her niece, Gia Kokkalis (17) about the 1950s and the 1960s

Johnny Becker 12/11/2022

Jake Hacker interviews his step-dad Johnny Becker. They discuss what it was like for Johnny growing up in the 1950’s.

The Life of Larry DePiano

Me and my grand uncle, Larry, talked about growing up in the city of Birmingham during the 1950s. We also talked about what is was like to go to Vietnam.

How the Party Phone Line turned into Zoom Party Calls

My name is Emily Dunn, and I am 19 years old. I’ve had the internet and consumed digital media my entire life, so I wanted to sit down with someone who has experienced an entire evolution of media and communication....

Klein Family History: Bob and Sally Klein Part I

My first recording session with my grandparents, Bob and Sally Klein, discussing their childhoods, their youths, and what their lives were like growing up.

Eli interviews his Nana about her life growing up in the South during the 50s.

Eli Carter interviews his Nana, Dinna “Sissy” Wilson about her life. They talk about her childhood and growing up in the 1950s- now in Mississippi. They also talk about her children and past regrets. As well as her fond memories...

Interview with Ginette

We spoke about Ginette’s time in France, her travel to America, and important people in her life.

Thanksgiving Listen 2017

In this interview I ask my Nana about what her life was like growing up in the 1950s as the oldest child. She had a very hard life taking care of her siblings because both of her parents had to...

Sophia Quintieri and her grandmother, Michile Stoutenburg, talk about Michile’s life and the lessons she has learned.

On November 23rd of 2018, Sophia Quintieri interviews her grandma, Michile Stoutenburg, about tMichile’s life and the lessons she learned. Michile shares stories about her childhood, marriage, and being a mother to four girls. She talks about her family outings...

Lila Gaudrault talks with her grandmother Kathleen Caron about growing up in the 1950s, equality, and values to live by.

In this interview, completed in November 2017, Lila Gaudrault (15) interviews grandmother Kathleen Caron (67). The interview includes her story growing up, raising a family, and her values to live by. Mrs. Caron talks about her experiences as the first...

Story hour with Dad

Some of our dad’s greatest stories from his youth.

A Reflection On The Past

Janis Diamond (74) talks with her grandson Thomas Gauthier (16) about her childhood and how the world has changed since then.

Mom on Mother’s Day

Childhood, growing up in the 1950s, family strengths, the disappearance of the family farm, and generosity.

Anne & Jay Cobb’s 60th Wedding Anniversary: Sept 2019

How Anne & Jay Cobb met, fell in love and were married 60 years ago. The qualities that they value in each other. Their advice to others for a successful marriage.

Judy Stoleson (Mom) interview

Nancy Lorette interviewing her mother Judy Stoleson. She talks about life as a child in the 1940s and 1950s