Covid-19: Joe Muldoon of Haddon Culinary

Jackie Neale interviews Haddon Culinary chef-owner and friend, Joe Muldoon during the Covid-19 global pandemic. Joe speaks to the fact that his business only just opened 4 months before the stay-at-home order given by the President of the U.S. and...

Interview with my Grandmother about Philadelphia and the importance of our history.

In this interview, I ask my Grandmother questions about her experiences growing up in Philadelphia, how it differs from today, and the importance of remembering our history.

Krista Hirschmann and Kevin Rodowicz

Krista Hirschmann, 36, was interviewed by her husband, Kevin Rodowicz, 37. Krista told the story of the beginning of their “courtship” at college which Kevin initiated as a four-month mystery to be solved by Krista. They also talked about their...

The Coal Miner’s Son: A story from Scranton, PA in the 1930s

The son of a coal miner in Pennsylvania tells about life in the 1930s. Living off one ton of coal a year, wearing patched up socks, and helping dad with collecting coal in buckets.

where my dad started

my name is annie moyer and i interviewed my dad, peter moyer. this interview took place at my house, in valley village. i am fifteen years old. my dad’s boss paid for a conference trip to los angeles that changed...

Common Ground Tacony: Troy Part II

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...

Elizabeth Guaracao and Anna Guaracao

Elizabeth Guaracao (67) speaks with her daughter, Anna Guaracao (23), about her immigration story from Colombia to the United States and her first couple of years living in Philadelphia with her oldest daughter, Gabriela. She shares a reflection on what...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rich

Rich, a longtime resident, of Tacony is now caretaker an abandoned and overgrown citygarden in Keystone Park. Working his whole life as a contractor and 22 years in recovery, Rich talks about his experiences living through addiction to then building...

Interview with my Grandmother

In this interview my Grandmother and I talk about how she grew up in Philadelphia, memories of being a math teacher and her "favorite" students. We also talk about her favorite memories of my mother and step children in a...

My Interview With My Grandmother

Joe Picone sits down to interview his grandmother Maria Lacroce about her life. She was born in Italy, immigrated to the USA in 1954 and spent her childhood in South Philadelphia.

Interview with my grandfather, John Schmidt

John Schmidt is my grandfather who is a man with a lot to say. In the interview he talks about his life growing up, and his family history. My grandpop is hard of hearing and doesn't have a hearing aid...

Edith Josephine Wilson’s oral interview.

Interviewing with my grandmother who was born and raised in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in tioga section of Philadelphia, which is now called north Philadelphia today. She didn’t know too much about colonial history because religion was their main concern in her...

Elaine Roque and Josephine Kidd

Elaine Roque (60) interviews her colleague Josephine "Jo" Kidd (93) about her travels, how she came to get involved in athletics and education and what her secrets to longevity are.

Philadelphia Trump Protest – Timothy

Philadelphia Trump Protest during Congressional Retreat Interviews for Women's Reproductive Rights. I met Timothy Tucker as the protest in Philadelphia moved from Thomas Paine Plaza over to Rittenhouse Square. Timothy shares his past experiences of his freedoms being compromised in...

Interview with my grandmother Helen Gerber. Thanksgiving 2015.
November 10, 2016 App Interview

I interviewed my grandmother about her childhood and her relationship with my mother. I never know that she had ditched school at 13 to go see Frank Sinatra or that she had to learn to drive in secret.

Common Ground Tacony: Janice Monzo-Perry

This week I interview my cousin Janice Monzo who is originally from South Philadelphia 5th & Dudley Sts, but worked all over the city with the Salvation Army for 34 years. While working for the Salvation Army Janice's job was...

Interview With Anna Crum and Francis Newnam

This interview is about childhood in the 1930s, childhood memories and life with family of ten during the Great Depression.

Cheryl Montgomery and Emily Feldman

[Recorded Thursday, February 9th, 2023] Cheryl (50) and Emily (62) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Cheryl, originally from Culpeper, Virginia and now residing in Fluvanna County, works in clinical research coordination at UVA after working at...