Dick Selissen, Coast Guard Lighthouse Keeper

Dick Selissen, Coast Guard Lighthouse Keeper and Chief Officer at the Two Harbors Lighthouse in the 1960's discusses his daily life as a keeper and the importance of lighthouses in keeping ships safe.

“Start With the Basics; the Rest Will Follow.”

Frank DePoli remarks on his life and how it has been different than he expected, but excellent nonetheless. He begins with his childhood and how his parents and friends always supported and still do support him. He then elaborates on...

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Samuel Roudebush and Sally Roudebush

Spouses Samuel "Sam" Roudebush (67) and Sally Roudebush (67) share a conversation about their lives growing up, Sam’s time in the Coast Guard, their family, their travels, and about what they are looking forward to now.

Interview of Thomas Braithwaite

The life events, lessons, and memories of my grandfather Tom Braithwaite over his 79 amazing years on Earth.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My step grandmother (Katie Wilhelm, I call her Teeta haha) and I talked about her family and travels throughout her life so far, including her Dad who served in World War 2.

Sarah Farnham and Mike Farnham

In this interview Sarah Farnham asks her dad Mike Farnham questions about his time in the coast Gaurd and his childhood

Interview

He explained his military experience as well as his situations outside and afterwards.

Military Interview (Mrs. Meaghan Bilello)

Mrs. Meaghan served in the coast guard for four years where she learned a lot about the person she is. I (Ben Durham) asked her a series of questions about her time in the military and her thoughts on war...

Isaac interviews Grandpa Roth
November 27, 2017 App Interview

Isaac, 16, interviews his maternal grandfather at thanksgiving. Isaac, who has ASD and is keenly interested in things mechanical, asks Richard about his career, service in the Coast Guard, and whether he ever felt "different" as a person who most...

The Five Little Boys

My mother and I discuss her time in the Coast Guard and her most memorable rescue mission.

A Visit to Grandmas House
November 24, 2017 App Interview

Me and my grandmother talk about life growing up in the northeast,how colleges have changed and even the mafia.

Ted Johnson, Coast Guard Keeper Split Rock Lighthouse

An interview with Ted Johnson, Keeper of Split Rock Lighthouse from 1958-1960. A discussion of daily life and the role of Keepers at the Split Rock Lighthouse on Lake Superior.

The Life of a College Freshman and Gaining Independence

On September 27th 2023, Jamison Sevilla (19) from New Jersey sat down and interviewed Laine Emanation (18) from New York. Jamison met Laine this year at the Coast Guard Academy and both have lived on the east coast their entire...

Apush extra credit

Conversation about my grandfathers childhood

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Joe Davis and Barbara Davis

Siblings, Barbara Davis (61) and Joe Davis (54), reminisce about their childhood in Miami, FL, tell stories about their family traditions, and reflect on how their parents helped shape who they are today.

My short interview with Grandpa Art Fitzner

We talked of many parts of his life, with a surprise visit from granddaughter Emily. Also some great singing!