Interview with Carole Stroessner

I interviewed my Nana, Carole Stroessner, about her experience with her childhood, first marriage, divorce, career, and assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Interviewing June Schöellig

June talked about her childhood and early adult life. She grew up on a poor farm in Wisconsin during the depression.

McCormack Family History

History of Technology in IBM, Irish Catholic movement in high schools on the north East side of Chicago. History of club Alabam burying the Great Depression. (Pictured: Marcella Benett 1928)

The Numbers Racket in our Apartment

My dad remembers his mother. There are some comments he makes that are offensive, but he says he is a product of his time. I however apologize if someone takes offense. From a cultural perspective, it does clearly show a...

Kaia interviews her grandfather, Sheldon, about his life experiences

In this interview, recorded on November 27th, 2015 in Iowa City, Iowa, Kaia Neal (13) interviews her grandpa Sheldon Kurtz (72) about his life growing up and about his hopes for the future. He shares his stories about his family,...