How my grandma’s grandparents met and came to America.

In this interview, conducted On December 1st 2019 in Tarzana, California, Liam Hatzer interviews his grandmother Joan Hartley about the story of her grandparents meeting. She tells the story of how they were separated when her grandfather moved to America....

An Interview With My Father

It is Novermber 26, 2018. This interview was conducted in the only quiet place in the house, my bedroom. I, Olivia Jardin, age 17, am the interviewer, and my father, Mark Jardin, age 54, is the interviewee. Some of the...

interview for school with dede

I learned a lot about my grandad and his life in this interview. It was very interesting to learn about him and his history and I have a lot of respect for him.

Ancestry Interview

We talked about my grandmas paternal side of the family and how she had an aunt who was held in a German labor camp.

Learning about Mom’s life

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, Liam Bennett (16) interviews his mom Flora Bennett (49) about her childhood experiences in her home country and her childhood experiences in America. Flora shares her stories of excitement and...

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

Paul Bardacke Interview

An interview in which we learn about where my ancestors come and our crazy Christmas tree farm business.

Merideth Allen Chelberg _ 11/30/40_recorded 12/26/17

Merideth Chelberg mainly talking about her ancestors. I’ll do a more current interview in 2018.

An interview with my step father.

In this interview my stepfather and I talked about his past with his family. We also discuss how and when his ancestors came in from Germany. We mostly talked about his time in the military and what happened there.

Grandparents Interview

Interview about Mary Ann Wall and Rory Wall’s childhood, adulthood, values, how America used to be, etc.

Thanksgiving interview

In this interview I discussed with my mom a little bit about our ancestry, as well as how she grew up.

American Studies Extra Credit

I interviewed my mom about her life experiences, career, and our ancestry.

Mark and Korbyn Thanksgiving

Korbyn Pullen interviews his grandfather, Mark Gormley, on November 21st 2017. His grandfather shares stories of his ancestors and life as a child.

Ennis Elmore

An interview mostly about ancestry

“We need to celebrate those things that are good and positive” – Shaun on his family’s local history and the role art plays in our community

Shaun Dingwerth, Director of Richmond Art Museum, talks with Alison about the way art has shaped and continues to shape our history and culture in Richmond and Wayne County. His relatives were among the first settlers in the area and...

My dad, Phil O.

My dad and I sit down to talk about our family’s past, his life and the wisdoms he has learned.

“Find your passions.”

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Evan Parker (16) interviews his grandmother Judy Fulton (70) about her childhood and her family. Judy shares stories of what her childhood was like, and what she...

Learning about my ancestry and family background with my grandpa

I interviewed my grandpa about my family background and his journey of coming to the United States. This interview sheds a light onto a unique community located in Jamalpur, Ahmadebad called Chhipawad. Chhipawad consists of thousands of people, whose ancestors...

Ancestry DNA Gave My Mother a New Family

When most people order a DNA test kit, they expect to find that they are less Irish than their family claimed to be. My mother, on the other hand, accidentally uncovered her biological father and discovered a new Jewish identity.

Mom and Me: ancestry and childhood
November 25, 2017 App Interview

My mom talks about her unique childhood experiences ranging from living with her grandparents to surviving a major illness.