Oral Storytelling Project

My mom tells her story of her experience of moving from Mexico to California.

Entrevista a Mi Abuelita

This is a Spanish interview for my grandma Gabriela Garcia who immigrated from Puebla Mexico in 1990. I ask about her childhood memories and experiences.

No childhood

I interviewed my mother, she was forced to grow up at an early age. She then migrated to the US.

Attitude of gratitude Needham

I talked to my Nona about how she came to America, her favorite memory of me, and what she was thankful for.


mom talks about moving during her childhood and other family related topics.

My Nonna’s Journey from Italy to America.

My Nonna’s move from her warm island in Sicily, Italy would be a lot different from Buffalo New York.

The gay Armenian immigrant on his way to Hollywood

This interview is about an Armenian gay man who escaped the army in Armenian with the hope to find a better future in the US

From Casa to Home

It is 2018 in Los Angeles, California and fifteen year old Emma Goss interviews Olga Friedman, her beloved Grandmother, about her journey to Los Angeles from Sonora, Mexico. The interview takes place in the bedroom of Emma on the morning...


I interviewed my Aunt Joellen, and learned many new things about the family history.

The Story Of My Dad’s Life

My dad talks about his life as a child and his experiences throughout life overall including his migration to America. Also, he talks about what I was like as a child and what he would like in the future.

Im/migration Journey Story

This interview was about Leopoldo Saucedo and his immigration to the United States


We talked about adjusting to a new country and marriage

A Change in Lifestyle

“In Michigan people were super nice, and that's not always the case in LA,” said Linda Branca when her son, Dylan Branca interviewed her. The interview took place on Janurary 6, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The best part of...

A Conversation Between Coworkers: Lili & Abby

Abby (currently earning a Master of Social Work) interviews Lili (currently earning a M.A. in Counseling). In this segment, Lili discusses how her understanding of her family’s migration changed as she grew up.

Son interview his dad about migration

The dad has moved around a lot and tells about what he has learned from that

Abuelita Alicia

Great grandma Goya’s migration to the US. Abuelita Alicia’s migration and life in the US.

Finding a Job in the United States

Today I talk with Sofia about the difficulty of finding a job in the United States. and also we talk about the difference between her country and the United States.

Melissa MacKenzie and Esayas Asfeha

Melissa Mackenzie (68) prompts her dear friend Esayas Asfeha (41) to recount his migration story from multiple refugee camps to his arrival in Missoula, Montana, a 16 year process.

A Conversation Between Coworkers: Lili & Abby

Abby (currently earning a Master of Social Work) interviews Lili (currently earning a M.A. in Counseling) about her understanding of her family’s migration in childhood and how her perspective has expanded and evolved throughout her life.

Eli Beller and Jorge Lazareff

Friends Jorge Lazareff (67) and Eli Beller (30) discuss Jorge's migratory journey from his homeland of Argentina to the United States and the various countries Jorge worked in along the way.