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- first impression of America 80
- memories of growing up 64
- personal experiences 63
- memories of former times 52
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Woman talks about her life in India and coming to America
daughter interviews her mother and father about their childhood in India and their first impressions of America. Father tells about his humble background and struggle to get education.
Edie is a 95-year-old woman who emigrated from Wales in about 1925. She arrived first in Montreal and spent the first few months in Canada and eventually made it to the United States. Her father was killed in WWI when...
Friends and Colleagues Stuart Carroll, 50, and Tabitha Dellangelo, 40, talk about how Stuart came to the U.S. from Canada and how Tabitha came to become a teacher.
Linda interviews her mother Dolores about how she met her husband and at age 16 traveled to Mexico to find him again.
Bruce Ferguson talks with his daughter, Mimie Pacheco about his love of history, farming, and serving in a public service office for over 20 years.
Anne, 44, talks with her friend Nancy, 63, about her family’s immigration from Taiwan to the United States and her interests in her family’s history.
Oscar Elgert (92) tells friend Lorie Swearingen (53) about his family immigrating from Germany to Poland in the 1800s and then how he and his family immigrated from Poland in the 1920 when he was 7. He also talks about...
Ricardo Stocker (63) talks to his son Santiago Stocker (26) about his upbringing, his travels, and raising a family.
Ajay Malik (47) speaks with his son, Aahaan Malik (18), about his early life growing up as a young boy in India and the difficulties and hardships he endured as he immigrated to the United States. He also discusses how...
Michael McLees (55) and his wife Geri McLees (52) remember the life and times of Michael’s Grandfather John who immigrated from Norway in 1912 and lived a long full life in the United States
Kanani Choy, 57 is interviewed by her good friend Holly Cost 53.
John tells his children about immigrating to the USA from China in the early 1940’s, adapting to American life, and becoming an American citizen.
Ann Lombardi, 59, interviews her friend Anna Woo, 42, about her family’s immigration to the United States and her life here since that day in April 1976.
Jesse Lomelí (66) and his sister Marta Lomelí (57) talk about when their family came to the United States from Mexico, the cultural difference at home and at school.
Maya Elena Scott-Chung (45) and Susie Hoblet (47), parents at Kaiser Elementary School, discuss the myth of the Ozzie and Harriet “traditional family” and Suzy’s experience growing up in Italy, France and traveling worldwide; the struggles of the sandwich generation,...
Alan Yoon: 2020-10-12 05:54:29 Alan Yoon interviews his dad on his experience and memories that are all part of the family moving to America.
Nicole Di Rocca asks her parents about their recent family trip to Cuba and her parents’ immigration from Cuba over 40 years ago.
young woman interviews friend and peer, who grew up in a Korean family in Chile.
Gabriela Baeza VEntura (39) talks with sister Georgina Baeza (27) about her academic success.
Raphael Pantet, 24, visiting San Francisco from Brazil, talks with facilitator Frank Kingman, 64, about his several trips throughout the U.S., having dual Swiss/Brazilian citizenship, and compares how race is talked about in the U.S. and Brazil.
Luz Burrows-Henrice (57) is interviewed by her daughters, Cristina Castro (24) and Maria Calzada (34) about coming to the United States from Chile and her career, marriage, and divorce.