Happy Birthday

This is a kid and his grandpa talking about grandpa’s life.

John talks about the Air Grilles business

Ima interviews her Grandad about the business he created in 1979 which operated with great success for 37 years

Interview with Ned Micelli on 1/31/16

Words of wisdom from my grandfather during the last year of his life.

FYS oral history interview
November 3, 2020 App Interview

I interviewed Chris Mays for my first your seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS Class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtful he developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral...

Jeannine Widener’s StoryCorps interview with Michelle Nichols at the Elyria, Ohio YWCA.

I interviewed Michelle Nichols and asked her questions about her life experiences. She revealed parts of her life I was not expecting. My advice when conducting a StoryCorps interview with someone you know little about is....... "Everyone has untold stories...

Jay Foreman and Ashley Mady

Jay Foreman (57) talks with his mentee, Ashley Mady (36), about his company, Basic Fun!, how he entered the toy industry, and his family.

Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, I discussed with my grandfather his life choices and career path along with his memorable moments/stories that he believes should be shared.

Friend From a Far

My interview was of my mom's best friend that is a general manager for Dominios. The reason I interviewed Peggy was to change things up; to see what someone else's life was like and not just my family because I...

Faith Morris and Herbert Hillard

Mr. Herbert H. Hilliard (72) talks with his colleague Faith Morris [no age given] about growing up poor in Woodstock, TN and Lucy, TN, his family's move to Memphis, becoming the first African American athlete at the University of Memphis,...

Leticia Acosta and Judith Lima

Judith Lima (25) shares a conversation with her mentor, Leticia Acosta (44), about participating in Subiendo Academy at the University of Texas, her experience in college, and the value of community and mentorship.

A travel agent’s story

A look back at the travel career of Dewey Budd with some of the highlights from his trips and places he’s visited.

Angelina Halle Interviews her grandma, Martha Halle.

For my interview with my grandma, Martha Halle, we were in Jupiter, Florida in November. We discussed many things. We talked about family love, my grandma’s childhood, work, and more. Overall, it was nice to get to know more things...

Setting Up A Future/Configurando Un Futuro
December 3, 2022 App Interview

It was not easy for the Saldivars to get to where they are today. Their story explains what they had to do to build a stable foundation not just for them, but for their children/grandchildren too.

The Life of a Baker

Shelby LeCoq describes her life as a baker and how she became successful.

Yager’s Story

Mr. Yager’s experience in the worlds of the military, business, and education have all shaped him into the person he is today. Though he faced traumatic events during his time in service, it taught him key values that have stuck...

Career Interview

Today, I am sitting down with a local business owner who had decided to share her thoughts and idea for her career.

Liliane Lemani and Emeliana Salama

Friends Liliane Lemani (38) and Emiliana Salama (51) talk about their interests in starting businesses in the United States, and reflect on their experiences selling goods and materials while they were at a refugee camp in Namibia.

Monica Goetz and Philip Goetz

Phillip Goetz (47) interviews his wife, Monica Goetz (44), about her experiences as a student and staffer at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She shares her family’s history and connection to the university,...

"We've got to hold ourselves up- we've got to have each other's back" – Mike Gibbs on being a musician and family businessman in Richmond.

Mike and Alison discuss his career in music, his local business ventures, working with family (they work together so well!) and raising a family in Richmond. Music lovers: Hear Mike's Billboard 100 song "Sarah's In Love" at the end of...