Esther Dahlgren McKinley and Isabelle Dahlgren Jennesse (growing up on Bainbridge Island)

Pamela, David and Cathy Minarik interview grandmother Esther and great aunt Isabelle about their early life in the Northwest.

An interview with my inspiration: Jane Calder

Today i interviewed my piano teacher of 9 years. Over the nine years, I only knew about her past students and children. Today I wanted to know more about her childhood, career, passions and proudest moments.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Sophie Dalfonzo and her grandmother Pearl Siegel talk about Pearl’s life as an immigrant living in America.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Middletown, New Jersey, Sophie Dalfonzo (14) interviews her grandmother Pearl Siegel (70) about her life story. Ms. Siegel talks about how her family traveled from Poland to Germany to America and...

“Follow your dreams.”

Something I learned while listening to my mother talk… she’s only human. She did her best and I have to remember that. Hearing her talk about her dreams and how she wishes she followed through with them, inspires me to...

Gricelda talks about her life in Richmond, raising a daughter while balancing two cultures, and her hopes for Richmond

This interviewed was done with the assistance of a translator. Gricelda talks about things she misses from Mexico (food!) and what types of culture events would be fun to incorporate into life in Richmond. She also talks about how she...

Living in Paris (mom talk pt 2)

Talked to my mom about her days and Paris and how she wanted to become a model. Talked about some moments from her last life and her best moments for modeling

BETTY COLLINS, JANET RICE, AND DOROTHY TAYLOR SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES AS SISTERS GROWING UP IN BROADUS, MONTANA

The three sisters Betty, Janet, and Dorothy talk about their lives and everything from happiness to love to gardening, and everything in between.

My sister’s love for performing

Rachel explains her childhood memories of dancing. She also tells me how she fell in love with preforming. She wants this career more because it is hard to achieve. She lastly give great advice to others who want to pursue...

Interview with Grandma

I talked with my grandma mostly about her younger years in a small town in Texas and how her life has played out.

Tisa and Katya

Katya’s life and the importance of the people in it.