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A woman talks of her experiences of the Great Depression
My grandmother, Elizabeth Biss-Minerva was born in 1923 in Penn, Pennsylvania, a small town in the southwestern part of the state. She was born to an Irish-American mother and a first generation Czechoslovakian-American father. She married my grandfather, a first...
We talked about her life as a child and school. We talked about what her town was like and farming as well as a brief story about her time in the great depression
Jared Drake interviews his maternal grandparents for his 10th grade American History class in 1991
I talk with my dad about his childhood, his regrets and what he’s greatful for, his relationship with my mom, and his grandparents.
Bertha is John’s grandmother and in this interview she tells her life story from her life living on a farm during the Great Depression to her experiences during World War 2 as well as other major events that occurred during...
A scotch-Irish girl from Philadelphia meets Jesus and her husband.
Sora Frankel, born in 1919, recalls her first date, courtship, wedding and honeymoon in New York City in a conversation with her grandson.
Vaughn talks fondly about his youth, family, love of basketball, and his first love.
Kenny Shold grew up in Port Townsend, Washington and talks about his life growing up, trapping then moving to Seattle to attend school at University of Washington just to be shipped off to war in 1941.
My family was not greatly effected during the Great Recession. But we definitely had problems during this time.
1993 interview of Dolphus Lawrence Putman, the son of an Alabama coal miner who was killed in a mining accident in 1927, relating to his growing up as one of 8 children being raised by a single mother during the...
Marie is a 92 year old Italian women. This interview highlights childhood stories.
Paul Krout talks about his childhood, experiences in the National Guard, and various jobs he had.
In this interview, conducted on November 30, 2017, in Arab, Alabama, Adrianne Smith (16) interviews her grandfather James Hendrix (81) about what life was like in 1930s Fayette, Alabama. He talks about how he lived through the depression and how...
My neighbor, Everett Soucek, tell about his childhood, portland, hours time in the military, school, and ancestors. Worth listening to.
My grandmas childhood and how she lived and some important moments in her life.
On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....