"The thing I learned about Garyites, very clannish… they're there for each other."

Documenting the stories of the Graduates from Gary District High School (GDHS), a segregated school in the coal mining town of Gary, WV. The school closed in 1965. The graduates began to have reunions in 1966, inviting all alums. These...

An Interview With My Dad

Stephan Franczyk (13) is interviewing his dad, Paul Franczyk (46). This interview will include growing up in the 70s/80s, highschool, going to college, meeting his spouse, and more. I personally recommend you turn up your volume as this may seem...

Adolescent Experiences: Storm & Stress, Gender Roles, and Self-Esteem

I interviewed my Dad about his personal experience as an adolescent, and his experience as a father watching his three children go through adolescence. The topics discussed in this podcast were Storm & Stress, gender roles, and self-esteem.

Interview with Mom

Interview with my mom about her younger days growing up, going to school, with some stories about me

Mason Cohen and Phillip McFarland

Mason Cohen, a high school student, discusses the childhood and childhood experiences for one of his educators, Phillip McFarland (Mr.McFarland).

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Peter Wilson, Marcia Wilson, and Stephen Wilson

Superintendent of Lake Geneva Schools Peter Wilson (45) interviews his parents, Stephen Wilson (76) and Marcia Wilson (75), about their childhood experiences and their families. Marcia and Stephen also talk about their role models, family stories, and mutual support in...

A chance to reflect

Candidate: Xeng Relationship: Older brother Age: 18 Growing up in a household with 3 brothers and just one sister, was quite awkward. I mean we knew each other, but we never really had the time to bond with each other...

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Amy Coulliette and Richard Allen

Amy Coulliette (51) interviews her father, Richard Allen (70), about his childhood in the Tunas, Missouri, his experience serving in the U.S. Navy, his retirement in the Ozarks region, and the characters that he has met along the way.

Eve Shenale life story and experiences on Navajo Reservation

Eve Shenale (41) shares her life story on the Navajo reservation and urban city to her son, Matthew Gould (16). Growing up in the Navajo Nation Reservation and school life in the urban city came with constant moving. In both...

Auntie-Grandma Jewel (sibling #7)

In the midst of the pandemic my family has been blessed with new life. I spoke with my Aunt Jewel about the experience of becoming a great-grandma during the outbreak. I thought I knew my aunt pretty well but this...

Allison Cooley and her grandfather, Ronald Ford, discuss Ronald's experience in the U.S. Army

This interview, recored on November 21st 2020 from Albuquerque New Mexico where Allison (16) lives, interviews her grandfather, Ronald (87), who lives in Concord New Hampshire, explores Ronalds early school days in New Hampshire and life overseas in Taiwan, drafted...