Grandma’s memories

Grandma talked about her school life and some memories from when she was little. She also talked about her first job and marriage proposal.

Cecilia Laidemitt and Heidi Laidemitt

Cecilia Laidemitt (72) talks with her daughter, Heidi Laidemitt (28), about growing up in Santa Fe Springs surrounded by family, recalls activities she would do with her brother, and the experience of being the first Mexican-American family in Pico Rivera.

Steve Kovach shares the stories of his youthful romances, misbehavior, and the plans he had for the future.

The interview was conducted by Rebecca Kovach (16) who interviewed her father, Steve Kovach (53). It was recorded on November 23, 2018, one day before Steve’s 54th birthday. It took place in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in their Grandmothers house....

Alfonso Trujillo, relationships

growing up with mischief in Agua Prieta. marriage, kids, loss, and life lessons- dealing with prejudice, honesty.

Memories from My Grandpa’s Past

First I asked my grandfather about his childhood and his upbringing. He talked about the school systems back in Iran, as well as growing up in a family of six. When I asked him about some early memories of school,...

Jim Bear Full tells Thompson Reichert about the trouble he got into as a teenager playing with acetylene.

Jim Bear Full (67) and Thompson Reichert (67), friends since 2000, were business partners in the Ganas Community in Staten Island NY. Like all adolescents, Bear was into mischief. This experiment with acetylene got him into lots of trouble.

"quiero que sean alegre" (I want you guys to be happy)

My dad tells the story of meeting my mom and the day of their marriage. He also talks about getting in trouble in school and his journey from Mexico to the United States. Mi papa habla sobre su noviazgo con...