How these things transcend time

Gerard McGrinder was raised in the Bronx, New York by two hard working catholic Irish Immigrants. One of 12 siblings, Gerard had many experiences very unlike those children have today. Despite being raised in conditions that did not provide much...

“People all day long tell me how they love my accent… [it was] something I had to learn to accept.”

Jaylyn asks Julie about her experience her in America after immigrating from the UK. Julie first came to America for business trips then she got the opportunity to start a marketing group in California. The reputation of California alone gave...

Family

Mia Puerto talks to her mom Pam Puerto, about her childhood in Louisiana and what it was like growing up. The interview is conducted in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Pam Puerto talks about her Christmas’s and Summers in Honduras. She...

Interview with Seth Chapman

In this interview, conducted on December 4, 2019 in Vestavia Alabama, Sarah Chapman(17) interviews her dad, Seth Chapman(55) about her childhood and his experiences as a young person. He shares his family history discussing his parents origins and his immigrant...

Jennifer’s Hopes for the Future

Immigrants’ Life in the United States. Hopes for the future of the generations to come in the country.

Ray Campeau shares childhood memories of the multicultural Butte community

Ray Campeau recalls the Serbian celebration of Mesopust, the coming of the interstate, his family’s heritage, and the round-the-clock hardworking miners in Butte.

Father and Daughter (Vietnamese)
September 21, 2018 App Interview

My father, who is an immigrant in America, confessed to me about how he struggled to settle his and his family’s life in America also revealed his hopes for his children in a better country

Fireside Chat with my Father
November 25, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, my father talks about his childhood and his work experiences and how they have affected him.

Growing up in two different countries

I’n this interview two girls share their stories about growing up in Guatemala and Puerto Rico and then later in life both of the girls ended up moving to the US.

Chennai Vaasis in the OC

“Vaasis” is a Tamil word that means residents. Two long term residents of the OC and American citizens, formerly South Indian natives of the city of Chennai (Madras), discuss parental and ethnic influences, arranged marriages, and how immigrant cultures and...

The Bravest Woman I Know: My Bestemor

She grew up in occupied Norway, moved to America with two kids under the age of four, a dog, and their life savings of $200. She didn’t speak the language but she just went with the flow. This is how...

Ava and her grandmother Popo, talk about Popo’s life.

In this interview, Ava and Popo talk about Popo’s family. Ava is her Popo’s grandmother on her mom’s side. She is 13 and her Popo is 69. Ava learns more about where her family came from with new firsthand information.

Discovering Family History with Donna West

Donna talks about her relationship with her parents and how it had influenced her as a person. Later, she tells a story about a trip she took in 2014 to discover her grandmother’s life in Germany prior to making a...

Crearse con padres inmigrantes

Hermanas hablando sobre la experiencia de crecer con padres inmigrantes

Pops

My father was recently diagnosed with symptoms presenting as Lewy body dementia or Parkinson’s disease. My family hosted him for a week in our home outside of Philadelphia, PA where he grew up as a kid. He now lives in...

Nama
November 25, 2018 App Interview

We talked about my grandmother’s and mother’s childhoods.