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Imagine flying over 6,000 miles, to the other side of the globe and settling in a place you know very little about. This might sound scary to a lot of people. Some people don’t like traveling with little kids because...
In this interview, I discuss with my father his immigration experience from the Soviet Union to the United States. As a jew living in the Soviet Union, he saw limited opportunities and knew he needed to get out. He describes...
In this interview, my mom reflects on her life. She also reminisces on her father.
Papa Jack talks about his family from Russia who immigrated to America 1920.
I interviewed my grandmother Almita Vamos about her mother’s (my great grandmother) escape from Czarist Russia. A fascinating story about the inspirational and driven Rose Hyman.
This is an interview about someone who was born in Russia and moved to the US at a crucial age
As a class project I had the pleasure of interviewing Natasha and I learned about her and her life that I would have never know unless I was close with Natasha which I wasn’t but I know much more now.
Kathy talks about her experiences in the Soviet Union with a student tour in 1968.
I talked with my Safta (that’s grandmother in Hebrew) about her milestones, her worries, her hopes, her life.
In this interview, conducted in November 2016 in Elgin, IL, Maddey O’Connell (16) interviewed her friend, Alex Burton (18) about his adoption journey from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Russia. Alex shares his family story behind his adoption and his connection to his grandfather...
In cold night of November 28, 2018, my two beloved grandparents had the opportunity to tell me about their past and what not. I, Will Meadows (18), questioned Tanya Black (72) and Hollis Black (75). Both them tell their thoughts...
How Aida’s relatives came to Argentina and how she met her husband
My mom used to live in Russia, and she and her family would visit a small town during the summer. She and her cousins would get up to crazy things, which she tells me about here.
Grandmother and I talked about our family history.
Yuri was deployed to Ukraine, being part of the Russian Military Police. After deployment his secret got out, which effected the way he was treated for the rest of the deployment.
Good time for the whole family
Tamara comes to StoryCorps to remember her grandparents and her late husband Iosef
“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...