Childhood of Maria Rodriguez

In this interview we cover Maria Rodriguez childhood and what she did for candy money. We get into the history of her ancestors and when they arrived in Chicago. We get a look into a family change of identity. Lastly...

The Life of Joseph Wilcox

In my interview with Joseph Wilcox (my father) we discuss many different topics from many different points in my life. We talk about things from what parks he used to play at, to how our family was almost not even...

Mother talks about love, work, childhood, and life experiences.

My mom talks about how she met my dad and that they went from friends to husband and wife. She also talks about how rich people don’t appreciate families. She talks about her fatherless childhood. And she talks about how...

Family life interview with Martin Taylor

In this interview I speak with my dad about how growing up in his family changed him as a person as well as the influence brought onto him by his mother and neighbor. We speak of family traditions, origins from...

An Interview With My Father

It is Novermber 26, 2018. This interview was conducted in the only quiet place in the house, my bedroom. I, Olivia Jardin, age 17, am the interviewer, and my father, Mark Jardin, age 54, is the interviewee. Some of the...

Growing Up in Chicago

This interview was conducted November 26, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Natalia Beltran (16) interviewed her mom, Erica Avila (36) about her childhood in Humboldt Park and how living in such a troubled neighborhood shaped her into the woman she is...

Aviva Berke and her Aunt Jen talk about growing up in Rochester, NY and moving to Canada.

In this interview, conducted on November 24th, 2018 in Rochester, New York, Aviva Berke (16) interviews her aunt Jennifer Dockstator (57) about their childhood in Rochester and moving to Canada when she grew up. Jennifer shares stories from her family...

Zayra Marquez Interviews co-worker Wanda

In this Interview, Zayra Marquez interviews her co-worker, Wanda. They both work at Dunkin Donuts. They talk about Wanda’s kids and work.

Hanna Lopez and her grandmother Yvonne Gonzales- Director talking about her life and relationships

In Chicago Illinois on November 22, 2018 I, Hanna Lopez (16) interviewed my grandmother Yvonne Gonzales-Director (63). My grandmother is the third child out of a family of five, her two older sister, and her younger sister and brother. My...

From the mountains to the city

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Athena Johnson (16) interviews her grandma Barbra Johnson (71) about her childhood in the country and her adult life in the city. Mrs.Johnson shares stories about her Christian faith. She...

A Greeks View of America

For my project I decided to interview my Grandma. We talked about being and immigrant in the US and the adversities that come with it. Then talked about some hobbies and previous jobs. She then spoke about how living in...

Asia interviews her grandfather, John Allen Ashford and learns more about his life.

In this interview, made on December 19th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Asia interviews her grandfather John. They talk about his parents and how he got his name. Asia learned that her grandfather didn’t finish high school and was very active...