Nana & Grandad

In this interview, conducted in January 2018 in Felton California, Jillian Francis (17) interviews her grandparents Wendy Cope (77) and Patrick (79) about their childhood and happy memories they share. Mr. and Mrs. Cope talk about their involvement with the...

My Grandma’s Life

In this interview we talk about my Grandmother's life and her outlook on the things she has done over the years.

The Story of a First Generation Immigrant
February 25, 2019 App Interview

A story of family friend's family background, leaving Mexico, & settling in the U.S. Also her life in the U.S. and her reflections as far as looking back on her past and her present life now as an immigrant.

Amma Aboagye and Collingwise Osei-Aboagye

Collinwise Osei-Aboagye talks to his daughter, Amma Aboagye , about his childhood in Ghana, immigrating to the United States, his initial interactions with African Americans as a Ghanaian, and his connection with Ghanaian culture after living in the United States...

A Different Point of View

An interview about my father’s experiences during the Vietnam War, growing up in Vietnam, and being a first generation immigrant parent fleeing to America for more opportunities. Additionally, he talks about the hardships of being in a foreign county and...

Racial profiling

A dad discusses his issues with modern day America

Traditions and A New Experience in America

My mom and I talked about where she grew up in the Philippines, the schooling she received there and family traditions that she remembered. We also talked about her experience coming to America.

I want people to remember me as a happy person

In the interview Leidy talks about her experiences coming to America, immigrating, happiness and the overall differences. The major differences she had to encounter was the language barrier and getting used to the culture. Leidy lives a happy life with...

Child of War

Nadia Ardah tells her story of growing up in Afghanistan and having to leave it due to the invasion of Soviets. She explains her story of leaving her once beloved country and traveling across the world to America.

“I am as American as I am Pakistani”

On November 29th, 2020, Rehmat Arbab, age 16, interviewed her Pakistani immigrant mother on her experiences growing up in America. She mentions her life moving from Pakistan, to Florida, and then to New Jersey. She also reminisces stories of her...

Coming to America (via Canada)

My babcia (grandma) is 91 years old. While preparing stuffing for Thanksgiving the next day my mom asked Babcia about her experience first coming from Holland. My grandparents met there after being displaced from Poland during WWII. Babcia talks about...

Senior to Senior Project

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

Ken Interview

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

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.

My mother’s Journey to America
May 2, 2022 App Interview

Iman Alabes talks to us about why she moved to America and how her choice affected her life.

My mom’s story

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

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.

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.

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.