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- Cultural acceptance; Bosnian Community in St Louis 83
- first impression of America 83
- memories of growing up 65
- personal experiences 65
- memories of former times 53
- anecdotes (humorous but true stories) 40
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Mexican American granddaughter brings her 85 yr old grand father, who raised her, to the booth on his birthday.
Etelvina Hernandez (81) is interviewed by her daughters, Monica García (47) and Maribel Barrera (45) about her childhood in México, her life in the U.S. and her job with Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Tahir Mansour (74) is interviewed by his granddaughter Leyla Mansour-Cole (21) about his family’s life in Palestine as a child and his journey to the US to pursue a college education.
Mirta Mihovilovic (63) and her cousins Angelina Thomas (88) and Mark Thomas (59) talk about their family history and how they recently came into contact with one another.
Elizabeth [Betty] Clark remembers Germany and coming to the US and becoming a citizen.
David Esrati, 42, interviews his father, Stephen Esrati, 83, about leaving Germany before WWII, travelling to Israel and eventually the United States.
Sisters Hinde Muya and Amina Osman are interviewed by McKenzie Wren. The pair discuss the path that brought them to the United States from a refugee camp in Somalia. Hinde shares her views about the differences between Somali Bantu culture...
Erick, 35, interviews his mother Evelyn, 55. They mostly discuss Evelyn’s mother, Cruz AKA “Mamacita” - her story and how she shaped future generations of the family.
Lorna talks to her friend Carol about her life growing up in the Hollywood Hills, her two husbands and what her life is like now.
Richard Huff and his wife, Agnes Huff, remember her parents who were killed in a car accident 2 years ago.
Clarence talks about coming to America from India.
Julia Bagladi Molnar tells her kids about her life in Hungary during the Hungarian Revolution, her family’s escape to the US after the Soviet crackdown, and living in Boston and California, while keeping Hungarian traditions alive.
Katherine Barriga interviews her mother, Maria Victoria Barriga, on her immigrant experience in the Unites States - after having married an American soldier, and leaving her native Colombia.
Emilie speaks with her husband Matthieu about immigrating from France to New York for work. He speaks about their difficulties and identity.
Richardina DeMaere tells her granddaughter Monique Belli about her childhood and young adulthood in Belgium and what it was like to come to the United States.
Adriana Fernandez-Silva (95) talks with her grandson Patricio Uribasterra (35) about her family and life in Cuba, her experience as an exile, and moving to New York.
Ruth Levenson (87) talks to her son David Taussig (60) and daughter-in-law Cecily Burke (61) about her life as a Holocaust refugee and eventually immigrating to the United States.
Tricia Nelson interviews her parents, Horace and Carol Nelson about their decision to marry and immigrate to the United States at a very young age.
Albert H. Lozano, 84, talks with his daughter Catalina Lozano, 58, about growing up in Mexico, his immigration to the US, his family and his varied careers.
Nicole, 29 and her husband Eric, 30, interview Teresa, 66 Nicole’s mom about leaving her home and family and coming to America when she was a teen to attend college. Teresa also speaks about having to return to her home...
Kanwal Prakash (aka KP) (68) tells his friend Richard Hamilton (80) about surviving the violent partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, and later coming to American to become an architect.
Jesselle (61) interviews her son, Erik (18), about his struggles with Asperger’s syndrome and Bipolar disorder.
Nereyda Pederson tells her neice Diana Geltner being a young girl in Cuba and immigrating to the United States after Fidel Castro came to power in Cuba.