Morris Nathanson on Being a 17 year old medic in the pacific theatre

Morris Nathanson, Rhode Island architect and artist, talks about growing up in Pawtucket during the depression, civil rights, and serving in the US navy during the Second World War.

Grandma, friends are family.
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Grandma Interview

Nicole Overton (16) interviews Jackie Overton (72) who currently lives in Rocklin, California. She asks her about her life growing up in Louisiana during the late1950s and early 1960s, her fondest memories from her teenage, child, and adult years, and...

“Standing up” at UVA

Lois Doyle Schwall tells us a story about her time as a student at the University of Virginia in the late 1950’s and about how she literally and metaphorically stood up against racial segregation at the University.

Living History: Elementary School with the Civil Rights Movement

Clifford King Harbin explains life in inner city Atlanta in the 60’s and her experience going to school with Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons.

Interviewing my grandpa

In this interview I talked with my grandpa we talked about what his life was like growing up and what his life was like when he joined the military. During this interview I learned a lot of things that I...

Laura Smith interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix about growing up during World War II

In this interview, Laura Smith (16) interviews her grandmother Betty Hendrix (80). Betty shares her memories of growing up during World War II and living in Alabama during the civil rights movement. This interview was conducted on November 22, 2018,...

Rita Wychocki and the Civil Rights Movement: Stories from South Chicago

My grandmother, father, and I talk about their experiences in South Chicago in terms of racism and black lives.

My Grandma’s Interesting Perspective on Modern History

The interview covers my Grandma’s perspective on her life and important events of recent history including The Civil Rights Movement, Feminism, JFK’s Assasination, and 9/11.

A Southern Woman

My grandmother, Penelope Ann Lowe Burke, was born on August 31, 1942 in Houston, Texas. At the age of 9, she moved to a small Quaker town called Friendswood, Texas where she lived for nearly six decades. The town was...

Oral History Interview

Here I interviewed Robert Swinney and talked with him about his experiences with integration and segregation growing up.

English Interview

The interview took place in Nashville, TN, on November, 19, 2018. My grandmother, Patricia Sagen (Grammy) lived in Lubbock, Texas until 1969. Until her junior year of high school, her schools had been segregated. One black boy did however go...

Unfolding the Past, Discovering the Future

In this interview, Olivia Simpson-Klein converses with her grandmother, Mary Klein, about how her upbringing in Florida influenced her beliefs and behaviors today. She speaks to the stained racial relations and segregation in the South as well as her response...

Penny Patch’s experience during the civil rights movement

We talked about the Civil Rights Movement and social justice. What we believe in and what others believe in.

"I am satisfied by simply being able to help out in whatever way I can." an interview with Claire Parkinson

Dr. Claire Parkinson, senior scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center since 1978, discusses using satellite data to monitor sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic and serving as project scientist for the NASA satellite Aqua, which makes measurements of...