Senior to Senior Project

This was a senior to senior project where I learned about my grandpa’s life as a child.

From Hong Kong to San Francisco

My mother, Penny Lam DeFreitas, talks about immigrating from Hong Kong to America, and what growing up in San Francisco was like in the brand new environment she was thrown in.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

This is an interview about the hardships of an orphan boy coming to America. It shows the true value of what work means to complete the American Dream.

Ken Interview

My dad talks about his experience in the Vietnam War and how he came to the United States

Afternoon chat with Shabbir Chachu

AP United States class interview. Discussing Shabbir Chachu’s life and memories.

Coming to America

In this interview conducted in November 2021 in Skokie, Illinois, Amina Khalid (14) interviews her grandfather Syed Matloob Zaidi (74). He shares his happiest and saddest moments in his life as well as living with 9 siblings. Mr. Zaidi also...

9/11 Reflections with my Dad

I interviewed my dad about his recollection of 9/11 and how it has impacted his life and the lives around him.

Interview with Marlene Moctezuma

In this interview with my mother, Marlene Moctezuma, she talks about growing up in Mexico, different historical events, and her hopes for her and my family

My mom’s story

This is my mom’s story of how she felt when she came here from the Philippines.

Mi Abuelita Nacha y su vida

i talked to my grandmother about her life from when she was a child to when she got married and had children and how modern the world is today

Angelica’s interview

Angelica was 20 yrs old when she first immigrated to the United States. She has now lived in Austin, Texas for 26 years, where she was filled with aspirations to just make a better life for herself and now for...

Dada and Dadi – India to America

With my Dada and Dadi we talked about their trip to America, and what the journey was like coming.

My Mother’s Experience When Coming to America

We talk about how harsh the transition to America was and the intense culture shock my mother experienced, along with her good experiences as well.

My Grandma’s Life in the Countryside of Vietnam

(In Vietnamese) My Grandmother talks about her childhood life in Long An, Vietnam: her favorite activities as a kid, where her parents were from, life during the war and what it felt like to come to America.

First Generation American

First generation American from Hong Kong talks about his first impression of America, hardships and pursuit of a better life.

A 16 Year Old Girl’s Journey to America Alone /// A Proud Father

(Interview 1:) A story of how my nan, Mary Walsh, moved from Ireland to America. She was only 16 years old at the time, and made a successful life for herself despite having to leave her family behind. She also...

My Japanese Dad

I talked to my dad about his experiences in America and he gave me a few lessons about life too.

First Impressions of America – G and Judy

G and John are married but G is a Thai woman who has live here for 10 years. When asked about her favorite and least favorite aspect of America, I, myself the interviewer decided to help her elaborate. John, her...

Immigration and Historical Events

This was about immigration and JFK’s assassination, 9/11, and Vietnam