Unit 1 performance task

Ann J. Haydon is a child of two Greeks, and they moved to the United States because her father was apart of the navy. This interview explains a lot about who Ann J. Haydon is and about her families experiences.

Bob Alpern and MC Carolyn tour Crete

Bob Alpern talks about travels to Crete and other archaeological sites over a period of 10-12 years. Bob talks about the hand games that entranced the children there on the boat ride to Create from Athens, visits with MC Carolyn...

Talking Greekness, Parenthood, and an Interracial Future

I interviewed my father, Vasilios Vikatos, on his upbringing in America as a Greek immigrant, raising his children as equals, marrying a Korean woman and having mixed children, measures of success, and the costs and benefits of a culturally, ethnically...

Jenny Margaris’s Interview

I asked my Thea Jenny a series of questions about her childhood. She had a unique situation growing up in a household where her Mom only spoke Greek and her Dad only spoke English. She basically lived her life in...

From Greece to America
November 2, 2018 App Interview

This interview is about my grandpas experience from immigrating to the U.S. from Greece. It is an extraordinary story of how he came into the country with little money and and knowledge and made the most of it.

A Greeks View of America

For my project I decided to interview my Grandma. We talked about being and immigrant in the US and the adversities that come with it. Then talked about some hobbies and previous jobs. She then spoke about how living in...

Ted Christou and his American Dream

Ted Christou, my Pappou, immigrated from Greece in 1966 with his wife (my Yiayia), 2 kids, a single suitcase, and without knowing a word of English. He talks about his journey of immigration and how he achieved his American dream.

Alex Georges and Soula Koniaris

A conversation with my mom about my grandparents. Their losses and struggles during the Greek Civil War, their immigration to and life in America, and their successes. A talk about their values, strength, and perseverance.

“Culture is very important”

Konstantinos was a Greek immigrant who came to America at 14 years old, he sat down with me to record this interview and to tell me stories from his life and how American culture has impacted his life. He describes...

My grandmas story
November 22, 2018 App Interview

Today I intervie my grandma and ask her about her life in Greece and when she moved to America #TheGreatThanksgivingListen2018 #oceansideschool4

“When my aunt was two years old, her parents came to America from Greece leaving behind their one and only child…”

Bailey talks to his Aunt Ginny about her Aunt Virginia, a Greek immigrant who was left in Greece by her parents, living with various relatives in a state of poverty until her parents attained the means to bring her to...

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Bess Glastris and George Glastris

Bess Glastris (87) talks to her son George Glastris (47) about various members of her Greek family.

Some of my grandma’s memories

We talked about her past and some of her favorite moments in her past. We also talked about some of her future aspirations.

Yaya and Papou Thanksgiving 2017

We talked about their early years and their immigrant experience.

Ellie Mahlis and her father, Emmanuel Mahlis, talk about growing up as a Greek immigrant who came to America

In this interview, conducted on New Year’s Day of 2020, Ellie Mahlis (14) interviews her father, Emmanuel Mahlis (59), about being a Greek immigrant and coming to America to start a new life. Dr. Mahlis shares experiences and stories he...

Coming to America

Niki Papadelis moved from Leros, Greece to Michigan, in the United States, she moved because she had just gotten married, and was having children. Sense she moved to to the United States, she has learned how to Speak English and...

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Peter Kaplanis and Cami Kaplanis

Peter Kaplanis (74) walks his daughter Cami Kaplanis (50) through his father's emigration to the U.S. from Greece, his upbringing in San Francisco and his military service.