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- Oral History 108
- personal experiences 31
- social beliefs and practices 27
- memories of former times 22
- memories of growing up 21 1,170 more
- Watertown Free Public Library 10
- Town of Watertown 5
- Guapamacataro 2
- Mural Arts Philadelphia 2
- Tacony Arts Lab 2 25 more
Ms Betty Carner moved to the Chicora/Cherokee community when North Charleston was first incorporated as a town in 1972. Her father-in-law Mr. Carner was a well known farmer who has a street named nearby after him. Ms Betty was a...
Talk with my dad about how the big moments in his life shaped him and his perspective.
"Everyone has a part to play. If we all do our part as a member of the team, the puzzle comes together and we can lessen human suffering." Lieutenant Dan Unsworth of the Watertown Police Department talks about helping direct...
This interview is for an Oral History Project for my Creative Writing class. I am recording this interview in Miami, Florida for Saint Brendan High School. In this interview with my dad, Jose Cisneros, I dive into topics such as...
Piper Ross Ferriter interviews her husband, Theodore Patrick Milas, about his history at Trinity Episcopal Church in Cranford, New Jersey.
I interview my great grandfather in an attempt to learn more about my family origin and himself.
In this interview I got to learn more about my father’s past childhood, how he grew up in a communist country, his adult life, and his present life with his family and friends.
Troy and I sit and interview as the Black Lives Matter for vigil gets underway one short block from Sawtown Tavern. A peaceful demonstration is about to begin as Troy and I discuss how Sawtown is intent on creating a...
Nicole lived for several years as an expat in Mexico as she spent time as a teacher and intensively learned to speak Spanish. Nicole speaks about how her years in Mexico progressed from a short visit to a decision to...
Watertown Resident Georgia O'Rourke talks about her experiences working in hospitality during the COVID-19 pandemic. She talks about small businesses, restaurants/bars, and how her life has changed. Taken on May 22nd, 2020.
"From the beginning of this I wanted to focus on the positive, and keep the mindset that this is temporary - and I don't want to squander this time." Dawn, Watertown Resident, talks about how she is balancing working from...
"Once some of the details came out with COVID, there were concerns about people with respiratory problems, people over a certain age - and a lot of the veterans that we take care of have both. The Vietnam era veterans...
Heather shares stories of growing up in the historic Philadelphia neighborhood, Tacony, and shares stories of her childhood and upbringing and then her eventual opening of her business in Mt. Airy, Philaelphia. Recorded as part of an artist residency with...
Oral history type interview with my Mémé (american/french canadian grandmother). Wanted to capture some of her thoughts as she has mid stage dementia / alzheimers
Rafael speaks enthusiastically about his time living in the United States and working hard. Rafa talks about currently living, working, and farming in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, but also about he hopes to return to the States to work with his brothers...
David Bray (Grandson) interviews Louise Bray (Grandmother) about what she has experienced in her life, what she feels everyone should know, and how you should stay true to your values.
My nice coworker shares with me her immigration story. She is as a many people who came to The United States and make this country her home.
"Tell people that you love them, and bring a book." Joshua Parker is a Librarian at Harvard University and a substitute Librarian for the Watertown Free Public Library. He talks about the fabric of his Watertown Community and how he...
Gabby tells us about how she was born and raised in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, Michoacan, Mexico, and how she is caretaker with her husband and daughter at the Center for Arts and Ecology. Gabby is also an organic strawberry farmer and...
Deb Javit, alumni of Hartford College for Women tells about her experiences at the school as an attendant from 1982 - 1984. She is being interviewed by Tea Morin, the Fall 2020 intern for University of Hartford's Women's LEAD Center.