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A conversation between Lance Greening and Rick Veras. This conversation was recorded at the school on May 8th, 2017. Go to www.oldtownschool.org/StoryCorps to hear selected excerpts from interviews collected as part of the StoryCorps-Old Town School partnership.
In addition to teaching at the Old Town School for over 20 years, Steve Doyle is versatile guitarist who can be found gigging around town several times a week. In this conversation he talks with his coworker and one-time student...
During my interview with my Grandma I learned many things such as her parents, how she believes society has changed, and many more things. I am glad that interviewed my Grandma as she has had a very intriguing and eventful...
Uncle Scott’s opinion on his father’s story and upbringing in Germany. Then moving to the US and becoming a soldier.
“He couldn’t speak, read, or write, a single word.” On November 28, 2019, a 14 year old student named Mason Foxman interviewed his grandpa Leonard Foxman, all about Mason’s great great grandpa named Giuseppe Trulli. This interview was done in...
In this interview we cover Maria Rodriguez childhood and what she did for candy money. We get into the history of her ancestors and when they arrived in Chicago. We get a look into a family change of identity. Lastly...
In this interview recorded in Chicago, Illinois, Jailene Ortiz interviews her grandma, Eneida Sanchez about her childhood growing up in Puerto Rico. She shares her struggles she encountered living on an island with her parents not only providing for her...
My mom talks about how she met my dad and that they went from friends to husband and wife. She also talks about how rich people don’t appreciate families. She talks about her fatherless childhood. And she talks about how...
My Grandma shares a variety of memories about herself and family.
This interview was recorded to get an in-depth view of the life a young African American Male growing up. Also, it offers the perspective of an ambitious African American male whose efforts helped him to develop and make it out...
A conversation between Mary Babcock & Lorena Velázquez-Hinojosa. This conversation was recorded at the school on June, 22nd, 2017. Go to www.oldtownschool.org/StoryCorps to hear selected excerpts from interviews collected as part of the StoryCorps-Old Town School partnership.
Lisa Bouler Daniels grew up knowing she was adopted; and as an adult, she began searching for her birth family. By the time she found them, both her birth mother and her adoptive mother had passed away. But she did...
November 2017, Michaela Hitchcock (15) talks to grandmother Sandy Toone (69) about growing up in Arkansas. Stories about grandparents and heritage. Towards the end, Sandy talks about her brother dying and how it affected her life.
Don Anderson discusses his childhood growing up in Chicago, what he's grateful for, and what kind of legacy he will leave to his children and grandchildren.
In this interview in November 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Maya Fragoso (17) interviews her aunt Rosa Fragoso Ramirez (56) about her childhood, her moving to Chicago, Illinois from Durango, Mexico in 1961. How it was difficult to except her...
Through out this interview, me and my father, Jose Garcia, discuss family memories. These memories played a defining role in both of our lives. Though laughter and remembering sad events, I have remembered why I love my father so much.
Interviewing my young cousin on how he sees Chicago and his life and how it goes hand-in-hand with bad and good times
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...
Judy Hauff and Louise Dimiceli-Mitran worked at the Old Town School in the 1970s, at a time when everyone seemed to wear a lot of hats. They reunited to talk about some of the adventures they had together back then,...
In this interview I am asking my roommate Erin about how she was shaped into the person she is today.
Me and my dad talked about some of his childhood memories and relation with his parents.
Loyola University Chicago MSW student Leanna Gruhn discusses issues in immigration with Brenda Rodriguez, a Compañera from the Taller De José agency located in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. In this clip, Brenda discusses what she wishes people would know about...