The 1950’s

I talked with my Grandma Poppy about her life as a teenager in the 1950’s.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen
November 24, 2017 App Interview

This interview was mainly about how my grandma grew up and her children.

Shirley Lowe and her great nephew Andrew Cook talk about growing up in the Great Depression

In this interview, conducted on November 22nd 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Andrew Cook (17) interviews his great aunt, Shirley Lowe (80) about her childhood during the Great Depression and how the world has progressed. She also talks about the technological...

Grandpa

We talked about his family and how his life was.

The Survival of the Korean War

“Everyone has to watch each others backs.” (1:22) On January 6th of 2020 in Laurel Canyon, Mike Badalian was interviewed by Jessie Reitz on his experience in the Korean War and why it made such a big impact on his...

Remembering Grandma Starkey

This interview is centered around memories of a kind grandmother in Ohio and her affect on her granddaughter and future generations.

The History of Grandpa

This is an interview with Stanley Ray. He is a family man who grew up in Boise during the 1950s. He is the oldest of five and has five children himself who were raised in Elko Nevada. He shares his...

My Friend, the Captain

My grandmother, Carol Butscher, tells a story about the time she picked up a navy base captain in her car and her ability to talk openly with anyone, no matter their rank or place in society.

Grandma Jan: Her backstory and advice

In this Isabella Miya (16) interviewed with Jan Hildebrand (75) her grandma about her life growing up in the 50s and 60s. As a young adult, Jan experienced a lot of racial tension because of her friends she associated with....

A Child’s View of the Most Pointless War

Chong Sun Kim was 13-years old when she had to leave her home with only a bag full of belongings, in the wake of the battle that would tear apart the Korean Peninsula. In November of 2017, 14-year old Nathan...

“We would run in and there would be a casket in the living room!”

An interview of my Grandmother Alison Quinn. She shares her most memorable moments from her early life and her hopes for the future. (For the Story Corps “Great Thanksgiving Listen”)

Grandpa LHP 1950s

Grandpa’s summary of his experience living his teenage years in the 1950s.

Nothing that I can really tell you…

My uncle grew up in Arlington Virginia and enjoyed his life. when he grew up he became a self employed bricklayer.

Adventurous German American Woman traveling in Remote Southern Mexico in 1959

Travel in remote Mexico to visit the Lacandon Indians in the jungle of Chiapas with a young documentary film maker in 1959. Travels of 19 year old Brigitte Heberle Stehlik and Manhattan Montana hitchhiking

Interview with my grandma

Dad ww2 vet, occupation, school life/home life

The crucible

All the questions you gave me for the Salem witch trial

Emmalyn’s Interesting and Fun Childhood

Audrey borak and her grandma, talk about her grandma’s childhood and what life was like in the 1950’s. They discussed what Emmalyn’s teenage self would do on the weekends for fun. What the normal fashion trends were, and how they...

Jerri Dillon talks about her teen and early adult years during the 50s, 60s, and 70s

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Oklahoma, Jessie Keogh (17) interviews her grandmother Jerri Dillon about her teenage and early adult years during the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Jerri shares her experiences in grade school and her social...

My Grandmother’s Life

In this interview conducted on November 26, 2017, Jonathan Rhodes (17) interviews his maternal grandmother, Betty Ann Coble Emmert (76) about her life. She talks about what her childhood was like while living in Texas with her older sister and...

Grandpa Remes

Simply an opportunity to better understand the life of my grandpa. Our conversation covered everything from his childhood to final years of work.