Growing Up in a War Zone

Erna Kochendorfer childhood memories during World War II in Oberspelach, Germany

Alice Payne

Talking about life as an immigrant from mexico

Life Story interview with Rene Mata Lopez & his daughter, Isabel Lopez

A writing contest was held for the 5th grade class at West Side Christian Elementary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Out of 35 students, Isabel won the contest and received $500 towards her elementary tuition by the contest sponsor, Heritage Life...

You couldn’t be successful and worrying about where you were going to sleep, what you were going to eat.

E: What’s your name? Chen Eileen. X: Fu Xinghua. E: How old are you? I’m 16. X: 50… no, 55. E: What’s today’s date? The 25th. X: November 25. E: 2018. X: Yeah, 2018. E: Who are you currently married...

Mikkael’s unknown American interview

I interviewed a friend about their immigration story. We talked about differences between the US and the Philippines.

My Cousins Journey

Sammi Lin, 15 years old, is interviewing, Sabrina Chen, her cousin in elmhurst, NY. She describes her childhood and explains her struggles a Chinese immigrant. She shares her experiences, hardships and accomplishments as well as some advice and lessons for...


Samantha talks to her father of his life as an immigrant

Ryan’s Interview with His Dad About Life Experiences.

Fred came to the USA 43 years ago, attended San Antonio College for one year, and continued on to Texas A&M University shortly after in 1981. After working for seven years as an engineer in Texas, he lost his job...

The Life of Vietnamese-American Immigrant

An exploration into the life of my mother, a Vietnamese-American immigrant who experienced culture shock when she and her family fled her home to an unfamiliar land.

The Journey Across

“Family is the most important piece of my DNA so to have to pretend that I wasn’t a part of the only family I had ever known felt wrong but I knew that I had to do it if I...

Interview with Anneris Silva

This interview with Anneris Silva was about her childhood and what it was like growing up as an immigrant in America.

Interview with Bhajno Johal

In this interview I, Raveen Johal, interview my grandmother, Bhajno Johal.

Conversation with Father

We talked about how he was raised and what his journey was like to get to the United States.

Dad’s Life Journey

Adi Acosta (14) asking their father, Victor Acosta (58) about growing up as a Colombian immigrant in NY, jobs, goals, and hopes for the remembrance of the Boomer Generation.

Anna Hsu and John Hsu

Anna Hsu (13) talks with her grandfather John Hsu (78) about his life growing up in many places and finally coming to the United States.

Life as an Indian Immigrant

I talked with my mom about her life as an immigrant in America and how her views and values have changed since coming here.

Interview with my mom

interview with my mom and her experience coming from Vietnam to America

Russian Immigrant

Naomi Smith interview Russian immigrant Svetlana Ivan.

A courageous journey from the Ukraine to US citizenship

Rada Oakley is a successful IT professional in NC where she lives with her husband and two young girls. Rada came to the US as an exchange student from the Ukraine and lived with Bernie and Sondra Edwards in Boone,...