Frank White’s Moon Landing Story

Frank White speaks about his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. Topics include living abroad in the 1960s, the Apollo missions, Earthrise, the Vietnam War, astronauts, and the Overview Effect.

Interviewing my Boomer of a Father with Arbitrary Questions on Constantly Changing Topics

He answers questions about his childhood and life that give insight into how things were 50-60 years ago.

"I can't say I had a happy childhood… but it is what it is"

I interviewed my dad about his childhood growing up with a deaf mother and an abusive step-father

Story hour with Dad

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

Race Riots Interview

I interview my Uncle Dan on the race riots and racial tensions of the latter 60s and how much that has changed in Detroit today.

Kyndall Richey, Kendall Walden, and Retha Walden

Kyndall Richey (12) is interviewing Kendall (82) and Retha Walden (80). They talk about Retha and Kendall Walden's life experiences. They do this over the phone on Tuesday November 24th, 2020.

Lessons on Living

This interview was conducted on January 7, 2018 via Skype. Cecilia Cain from Niskayuna, NY interviews her father, Gerry Cain, in Norfolk, VA. Gerry talks about what it was like growing up with a chronic illness in an African American...

Gavin’s Interview with Grandma

Grandma has been living with Gavin (age 6), his sister Audra (she 3) for 5 months. Today he asked her questions about growing up in Illinois and raising her family in Colorado

LHP

Interview with my grandpa about the sixties and Kennedy election

Ed Holstein & Rick Weiland

Folksinger and Old Town School teacher Ed Holstein talks with his student Rick Weiland about growing up on Chicago's south side, stories of the city's folk scene over the past 50+ years, and memories of his brother and collaborator Fred...

Lynn shares her personal and Davis family history of the 1960s and 1970s "What I know now what I didn’t know then is…"

Lynn shares with Sarah her experience of going to the 1965 Presidential Inauguration, of attending Northwestern in Chicago in 1965-1969 during the campus uprisings, and recognizing the importance of living in diverse places with water roots.

On Vietnam

My Uncle Dan recalls his teenage years as the news cycle gradually revealed the horrors of the Vietnam war.

Remembering Maxine McAninch Hogue in celebration of her 100th birthday

Janet Hogue Thompson (77) talks with her daughter Michelle Thompson (51) about the life of her mother Mary Maxine McAninch Hogue (1920-1993) in rural Casey County, Kentucky.

“My dad couldn’t figure out why it had to be so loud.”

Keith Dick of Baytown, Texas, happens to be the nephew of Paul Revere from the 1960s/1970s rock and roll group, Paul Revere and the Raiders. Paul Revere died in 2014, but Keith has fond memories of spending time with his...

Bridging the Gap

Interview with Laurine Roberts about Martin Luther Kings Legacy and living in Newark, NJ during the Civil Rights Era

Memory Lane

it was her life starting from a child all the way to an adult including her school days

Racing cars in the 60’s
December 2, 2019 App Interview

I talk to my granddad about his teenage years and what he would do for fun.

A War On Two Fronts

Not long ago, people of color were more heavily mistreated, denied opportunities, and denied respect based on one thing. On November 29th, 2017, 14 year old Jason Ridley interviews his 85 year old grandfather, John Ridley III, about his time...

Working in the US Defense Industry During the Cold War at the Northrop Corporation

Nils Kolderup discusses his career at the Northrop Corporation from the 1960s to 1994. He developed astro-intertial navigation systems and electronics which could withstand high levels of nuclear radation. We also discuss how his career influenced his perspective on the...