Marco Keller interviews Thomas Keller about his experience with the Cold War and his parents’ experience with WWII.

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in San Marcos, Texas, Marco Keller (16) interviews his father Thomas Keller (51) about his experience with the Cold War. Thomas shares his views on the development of affairs during the Cold War,...

US Food History – Ms. Lori talks about her relation with Food

Food is the fundamental building block of life - it relates to family, home, culture, traditions, nutrition, health and ethics. Ms. Lori talks about her relation with food in general, its importance, and the changes she has over time in...

Kurt Hebeisen – Switzerland to USA (everything is better with an accent)

Swiss merchant marine finding love in Cleveland, OH, getting married and settling in a new country. Becoming a US citizen. Raising a family with English as a second language

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Keith Tomaselli

Fishtown Beer Runner and native Philadelphian, Keith Tomaselli inspires us with stories of the inception of the beer runner community that has started in Philadelphia and has grown into a small but important charitable organization across the world. Keith tells...

Mom growing up

This is a conversation with my mom about growing up in Racine Wisconsin in the 1930’s & 1940’s

From East Germany With Love

I interview my mother about her experience raising her younger siblings after her parents were imprisoned by the East German government. This is a story of strength, perseverance, and overcoming extreme adversity while remaining true to her family and herself.

Hayden Fulton interviews her Mom about how 9/11 affected her.

In this interview, on November 25 at my house in Birmingham, Alabama, I interviewed my mom about her family history and how certain historical events affected her. She shares how 9/11 affected her and what her favorite historical figures are....

Family journey

This effected her as a person knowing what it’s like to live in another place and how it can be harder.

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Lori Rausch and James (Jim) Rausch

Lori Bruggman Rausch, 67, tells husband, Jim Rausch, 68, about her life growing up in North Dakota and Minnesota. They discuss their decades-long marriage and the many moves the family made due to Jim’s career as a Kimberly-Clark executive. They...

Uncle Dan

I talked to my great uncle Daniel Pankratz about his life, loved ones, and memories in the city of Chicago.

English 204 project

Little girl in a big family grows up in Minnesota. Goes into nursing gets Married, moves to Richmond Virginia and gets a big family of her own.

“I think that this, this is my home”

Within this interview, conducted January 2018 in Boulder Creek, California, Samuel English (17) discusses life and the effects of immigrating to the United States as an independent German citizen with his mother, Andrea Rosa English (49). Mrs. English recollects some...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with my Oma

I learned a lot about my Oma, I learned that she loves the out doors and nature, that might be where I got it from. She was born and raised in Ohio and went to 4 different schools from k-...

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Douglas E. Aldridge and Mike Aldridge

Mike, 32, interviews his father, Douglas, 58. Inspired by a sudden increase in their family through Mike’s engagement with a woman with a son, Douglas talks about his grandparents and about being a parent.

How my mom’s side of the family migrate to the US

My family is German, Greek and Italian from my Mom's side of the family. Much endured through WWII

We Need More Teachers Like Her!

My name is Ozan Kara and I am a 17 years old cultural exchange student from Turkey. As an high school student in Bloomington, Indiana, I have had the chance to know a wonderful person, Vanessa Domizlaff, my German teacher...