Grandma Cox

My grandma and I talked about growing up with Polish immigrants as grandparents, religion, love, and family.

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Richard Kwiecien and Mitchelle Kmiec

Mitchelle Kmiec (61) interviews her godfather Richard Kwiecien (78) about his life growing up in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, shares some of her own experiences with him, and reflect on how they've seen it change.

Mommish

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Nova Lee Migliore (17) talked to her great grandma, Genowefa Mis (also called Mommish, age (88) about living conditions back when she lived in Poland and America,...

A man with a dream

Stefan Czarnecki talks about his up bringing within the communist occupation on Poland, looking to make ends meet while supporting a family of three in a long distance relationship. Coming to America, only knowing two words, "OK" and "Tomorrow", navigating...

Ups and Downs

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Michael Ormond interviews his Grandpa Helmut Rojewski after thanksgiving. Rojewski was from Poland then moved to Germany and finally the US. They discuss the struggles he had when...

Remembering Grampie with Angie Evans.

Having recently lost her Grampie, Angie shared about her love and affection for this major influence in her life.

Collete’s more than just a neighbor, she’s family

Collete is a strong 75 year old women who adores her family and neighbors. She had a fun and adventurous childhood but there were some twist and turns. She grew up in Chicago and later moved to the Eastside, life...

Coming to America (via Canada)

My babcia (grandma) is 91 years old. While preparing stuffing for Thanksgiving the next day my mom asked Babcia about her experience first coming from Holland. My grandparents met there after being displaced from Poland during WWII. Babcia talks about...

An Insight in to the Life of my Grandma, Barbara Sikora

Today, March 9 2020 my grandma and I talk about her different experiences in Poland. We talk about things from her schooling to her time here in America. *If you hear me say Babcia it mean grandma in Polish