Rosemarie Martinez & Angela Vaughn

Rosemarie Martinez, patron of Salem Public Library & Angela Vaughn, employee, talk about growing up at the Salem Public Library & how reading shapes your life.

Jennifer Booth and the Salem Public Library

An interview with Jennifer Booth, a long time patron of the Salem Public Library and Debbie Martinelli a current employee

Frank Xu and Hannah Xu

Conducted on April 21st in Santa Monica, California, Frank Xu (51) discusses with Hannah Xu (16) about his immigrant experience in America. He reflects on his experiences and the expectations he held when he first came in 1999.

“My cousin told me peanut butter was made of hippopotamus guts.”

Marilyn is my mom and is from Ohio. She grew up by Youngstown. In this interview I ask her about her childhood. I also learn about our family traditions and hear stories about her life.

Growing up in Ohio

My dad explains what he did as a child growing up and what things changed as he went into highschool.

Luanne McCartney and Debbie Martinelli

An interview with Luanne McCartney, former executive assistant at the Salem Public Library and current patron speaking with Debbie Martinelli, current employee

Alexa Michael interviews her Grandmother Jill Handy about growing up as a woman and how society views older women

On November 26th, 2021 Alexa Michael and her grandmother Jill Handy talk in their hometown of Hicksville, Ohio about Jill’s life growing up as a woman in the 1950s and 60s. They talk about Jill’s parents, and her sister Sally....

Cheryl Thorne and Debbie Martinelli

Interview with Cheryl Thorne, former library employee and long time patron

Michael Lee Neptune Mace, Born 1972

Easton Mace (14), talks to Michael Mace (50), about how he grew up, and what his passions were when he was young.

Interview with Dad

My dad lives in South Carolina; I live in Ohio. We only see each other in the summer. We talked about his childhood, time in the service, Love for the beach and his family.

Marvin Meese: Digging a Little Deeper.

Today I, Baylee Richardson, met with Marvin Meese, my mothers boyfriend, to go find out a little more about his life and what he values.

"Truth and Love are the solution…" Suzanne Lewis-Johnson & Nichole Terrett discuss their work in the fight against human trafficking.

Nichole Terrett, 32, and Suzanne Lewis-Johnson, friends and colleagues at RAHAB Ministries discuss how their lives brought them into the work against human trafficking, truth & justice and how healthy relationships are one of the most important change-makers for victims...

Adoption

I interviewed Victor and Maddie who share their story about their open adoption of 19 months old girl Maxine.

My Aunt Trish

I talked with my Aunt Trish (Tricia Combs) about her childhood in Ohio and some of her favorite memories.

Sabrina Sran And Lena(aka my mom)

Sabrina Sran Today I interviewed my mom. I asked her questions about her childhood, what it was like growing up in Ohio, her job, and who she considers the greatest influence on her life. It was really fun interviewing her.

Grandma Pat

Grandma Pat remembers her life and family in the 40's and 50's