From Italy to America and Back Again

In this interview, my mother and I have spoken about her experiences and how they have been inspiring to me

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I got to interview my grandmother. I have always loved talking to her and because of this project I have had a chance to talk to her on a deeper level.

Maddie and Gabi

I interviewed gabi about Italian culture and her childhood

Grandpa Joe Zavarelli and his Grandson Issac talk about life as a kid and growing up.

In this interview, recorded on November 22nd, 2017, recorded in Missoula, Montana, Grandpa Joe Zavarelli (62) and his Grandson Issac Zavarelli (15) discuss life as a child and life as a grandpa now.

Group Hugs

On Thanksgiving 2018, in Galloway New Jersey, Abbi interviewed her grandma. They talked about her life in Italy and her struggles coming to America. They talked about her life with Abbi’s stepmom(Jen) and Jen’s sister (Sylvia’s daughters). She recounts fondly,...

My interview with my Aunt Mary Ann Johnson

I learned about my ancestors and that part of my family is from Italy.

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...

Talking with Grammy

I learn about different countries and the early 1900’s.

The Struggles of The Last Child

“He couldn’t speak, read, or write, a single word.” On November 28, 2019, a 14 year old student named Mason Foxman interviewed his grandpa Leonard Foxman, all about Mason’s great great grandpa named Giuseppe Trulli. This interview was done in...

Tuesdays With Morrie

We discussed his coming to America and about his originality. We also talked about his children and occupations.

Immigration Stories Italy: Juan

Juan is immigrated to Italy from Peru for a better life. Juan lives in Pioltello just outside of Milan. Juan paints a beautiful picture of growing up in Peru and being surrounded by his many sisters. Juan tells about his...

Thanksgiving listen

Father talks about his life growing up in Italy vs. the life of kids now in America

The challenging move from Italy to the United States and its Impacts On Nicola Medugno’s life.

Nicola Medugno was a regular child born and raised in Naples, Italy. He shared his amazing memories from his childhood. He then met a remarkable women who he married, moved to New York with and started a family. He shares...

Immigration from Italy

This is an interview about the difficulties of immigration to America from Italy.

Nature Of Story Interview

Interview on my girlfriends trip to Italy. Visiting Pompeii. The effects she felt.

Dad and daughters chat

Dad Daniele and daughters Arianna and Athena talk about his life as a president and mathematician, and their life as a family

The Great Listen

Talked to my mother about about family in the past and what our family has become now

A talk with Arianna

I had a chat with my new friend Arianna about her life in Italy and about raising a family in the US

Paola Leone’s Migration Story

Paola Leone was born in Italy, and migrated to the U.S.A. She had a great life in Italy, but she wanted to go to the U.S.A for better education. She planned to be in the U.S. for only two years,...

Eleanor Sapienza being interviewed by her granddaughter, Emily Rudolph got the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017.

I (Emily Rudolph,16) interviewed my grandma Eleanor Sapienza (74) on November 25, 2017 in EHT, NJ. I learned a lot that I did now know about her. She shared her first memory and most recent memory. In addition, she told...

Interview With Nonno

We had a talk about his childhood, family, and his time in the military.