98 years ago …

My grandmother and I talk about her past from the 1920s to present. We talk about the second world war and how that affected her life as well as how her family managed as immigrants.

No Regrets

Teenager, Vivian Lee (17) interviews her grandma (74) at their family home in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township. Her grandma recalls the hardships she faced when she lived in China and how fortunate she was when she came to America....

Mi apodo es “Tash”

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Washington, DC, Michael (17) interviews his father Rogelio about his childhood in Guatemala. Rogelio shares a story about how he grew up in poverty and how he had to work to help...

GL step 4: Interview

We discussed his life experiences and what it was like. We also got into depth about what he learned throughout his life

The story of the niño and las túnas

This story is about my grandma who become an orphan at the age of 9. She had to overcome difficult events for her family.

Rejecting Culture

In this interview, I, Annelise Schirmer, and my mother, Renée Schirmer, explore her experiences through the Cold War, Vietnam War, and Civil Rights Movements in the north. She describes her involvement with the rock and hippie groups, contributing to counterculture...

Ryan Adamkiewicz

Here we talked about my friend’s life back in Egypt. He expanded on a few things about his home town and death that are very different from the way we do things here in America.

The Great Listen

This interview is about how life was like for my older brother who grew up in Bangladesh. I thought it would be interesting to find out how his childhood was like seeing how it is much different from the childhood...

Interview with my mother about experiences growing up in the Soviet Union

I interviewed my mother, who is a Ukrainian immigrant from the Soviet Union. Topics discussed included her experience transitioning to American life and Soviet culture

Paul’s and grandfathers life advice and talk

Here we talk about my grandfathers life experiences. He advises me on how to live life and what to do and not to do.

“How my moms strength shaped my life.”

Peggy Holmes describes how her mothers strength raising 7 children by herself proved to be influential in her life.

Lorrianne Green talks to her granddaughter about Growing up in the Depression era

On November 23, 2017 Leah Hall Interviews her grandma Lorrianne Green about her life. Lorrianne explains to Leah what it was like growing up African American in the Great Depression era. And how it affected her family and her life....

Mi papá.

My father talking about his first experience in the U.S . And about his working experience. Towards the end he talks about his favorite memory of me.

Thaddeus Murphy’s Take on Progressing from a Poor Childhood to a Successful Lawyer

Thad Murphy discusses his timeline from working as a minor in order to help his family to working at his education and law school. He discusses law school as he experienced it: difficult and stressful, yet fulfilling and gratifying. Additionally,...

Family Roots

This interview was about my father’s life and how he was an immigrant and how he came to the United States of America