Getting to know my aunt!!

Getting to know my aunt I asked her about Michigan her childhood and things about herself. I loved the story’s my aunt told me. getting to know her more was an amazing experience.

Sophia Velezis- Interviewing my grandpa, Papa Pete, about the history of his life.

In this interview on November 24, 2018, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Sophia Velezis interviews her grandfather, Peter McGrath, about his life growing up in Michigan during the cold winters where he ice skated and the warm summers when he water...

Kevin and his daughter talk about parenting & growing up

In this interview, me and my dad talked about many of his challenges in life and greatest moments. The topics of growing up and being a parent are very prominent during our conversation. He talks about everything from his first...

“Experience life in the eyes of a 11 year old,” Mya Mcleod, recorded in an interview with her cousin, Jade Bayones

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2021, Jade Bayones, interviews her cousin, Mya McLeod,11, about her experiences growing up and as an adolescent in 2021. Mya shares her experiences with her parents, school, and her relationship with her siblings....

Sophia Velezis- Interviewing my grandpa, Papa Pete, about the history of his life.

In this interview, on November 24, 2018, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Sophia Velezis interviews her grandfather, Peter McGrath, about his life growing up in Michigan during the cold winters when he ice skated to the warm summers when he water...

Interview with my mom and her childhood

This interview introduces my mom and how she grew up such as her childhood and what her perspective on her family members are.

Tuberculosis to COVID: Public Health in one woman’s lifetime

Interview with Patricia Harkaway (age 93) about communicable diseases (tuberculosis, polio, and COVID) in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Getting out of the hood, and moving on to better things.

In this interview Halei speaks with her Stepdad, Ozias Embry. In the interview Ozias go over what is like living in Flint, 0:29. Soon after he speaks on the adults in his life. After 4:40, he speaks on how certain...

Alicia and Valerie discuss local food

In this interview, I talked with my mom about her stance on local food and what ways she’s tried to contribute to the movement. We discuss the pros of local food but also talked about why it hasn’t caught on...

Cindy Haslem (79) talks about what it was like growing up as a young girl in the 1960’s with her granddaughter, Erin.

Cynthia Haslem (79) talks about her childhood experiences growing up in a strict household in the 50’s and 60’s. Cindy lived in Dearborn Michigan her whole life, having dreams of becoming a veterinarian, but her elders would not allow her...

“So, I let it happen, I let it happen, and it happened again, and again.”

This is a clip from a 40-minute interview with my boyfriend. In this clip, he discusses how his cousin sexually harassed him. To clear up possible confusion, my boyfriend is transgender FTM and at the time of these events he...

Me, My Grandpa And The Detroit Tigers

This is a touching story about Bill Fundaro as he talks about his life through the years. The main topic is his family and his many jobs he has had throughout his life. He is currently celebrating his 50th consecutive...

California Dreamin’

Sue’s story of dreaming about California as a child in Michigan and making her dreams a reality as a young adult.

Practice Interview

It was a practice interview with my friend Alex

Shirley Olive Greig

A brief look at a Southern African woman’s life, challenges and travels. Casually interviewed by her son and daughter in law.

Lawrence Gramse Jr and his mother Quayondra Smith talk about her journey as a young mother in Flint, Michigan.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Flint, Michigan, Lawrence Gramse Jr (15) interviews his mother Quayondra Smith (35) about her life as a young mother in a fairly hard city. Quayondra shares her story of how she hid...

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

Joselyn McBride (15) interviewing her mom, Karen Clementz (53). Karen talks about the lessons she’s learned about throughout many years of working at Hurley and her rough childhood. She shares story’s of how those events and things she saw shaped...