my first great thanksgiving

talked about our italian family and our relatives

“My spirituality is very important.” Maria Perez & Troy Salthouse (Grandmother & Grandson)

Maria talks about her childhood in Boston in an Italian family. She talks about growing up in church, and what her spirituality means to her today.

Story of My Grandma

I wanted to learn more about my grandma's past and how different the world has changed for her over her life. I wanted to know more about how she met grandpa and how it was like living with him, I...

The Wine Bottle Story

My great aunt Rita tells the story about the wine bottle she keeps in her living room

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

Seasons Greetings From My Big Italian Family

The holidays are a time for family. In my family, the holidays mean there is enough food and love to go around to everyone. This interview with my grandmother, Jo-Ann Tuzzolino, gives a little insight into this.

The Train that will not stop

This is part 1 of 2 of the project. This part of the interview is of my grandfather and his past in which I had almost no idea about. How he made it from his childhood to now and what...

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Joseph Wesolowski and Wendy Wesolowski

Joseph Wesolowski (76) talks with his wife, Wendy Wesolowski (59), about growing up as a street kid in the East Village of New York City, high school, his career in Engineering and adoption of their children.

A Talk with Granny-O

Interviewing my grandmother about her life and growing up in a large Italian family in Newark.

Italian-American Family in 1950’s Detroit

Marilyn Davidson shares stories of growing up in her low-income Italian-American family in Detroit.

The Life of My Mom

My mom enjoyed beach days working on boats and cars back in the day, she admires the people in her life and wants nothing but the best for her children, the ones she risked her life for.

From one pandemic to the next.
February 12, 2021 App Interview

Amy MacDonald (50) interviews her father William MacDonald (72) about death of two of their ancestors during the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, and how the grief of losing two young children was woven through the fabric of 4 generations. As...

Immigration Stories Italy: Jorida

Jorida Dervishi is an idealist through and through. Jorida came from Albania to Milan 4 years ago and opened her own school for women immigrants to help them learn to speak Italian. While working with her school devoted to women...

My Grandpa Pez

This is an interview with my grandpa, Tom Pezzetti, who grew up in Melcher, Iowa. He is one of my favorite people in the world!

Story of young man in North Carolina

Steve Barilovits is a grad student from North Carolina. He enjoys life, travelling and has good stories about his grandfather and his mother. Steve and I have a strong connection despite being born in 2 different continents and our friendship...