Ralph talks about his identity and family of origins, not wanting to be in a box, and his desire for community.

Ralph grew up in Philadelphia. He describes his family's values of kindness, growing up with a mother who was bi-polar, and his constant desire for community. He speaks on his identity, age, and speaking one's mind. He moved to San...

Interviewing Rachel Kpete

Interviewing my housemate Rachel about her life in Nigeria and her transition to America.

Istanbul and San Francisco are both home to Aydin

Aydin shares what he finds similar and different about his family of origin's home, Istanbul, and his home in California, where he and his wife raised twin girls. He shares favorite memories, dreams, and what he is most proud of...

Ryan and Horan family history

We talked about our Irish heritage and how the exhibit photos related to our own experiences in NY and CA

Nancy shares stories that lead her to a life philosophy of "if now now, when?"

Nancy lives in San Francisco for her everyday life because of the beauty, diversity, and accessibility, but her soul belongs to the cabin in MN that's been in her family for decades. She shares stories on family, values, and planning...

An immigration from Africa to America

Kennedy interviews her dad, Nick Roxborough, on January 5,2020 in Los Angeles California. “You couldn’t imagine two more different places than San Francisco and a little town called Arusha.”-Nick Roxborough. Nick Roxborough spent the first two years of his life...

Juri Koll talks about his parents and grandparents

This was a summary of the adult relatives now passed away who influenced me.

Interview with Ngan Ngan

My interview with Kathleen Jue (81) aka Ngan Ngan by Her grandson Donovan Jue (13). Interview was done at home in Alamo CA and she discussed her life growing up in San Francisco Chinatown.

Interviewing a relative

I interviewed one of my relatives who grew up in San Francisco. We talked about where they grew up and what it was like growing up there.

Interview with Gary at Openhouse

Gary’s experience coming into his gay identity in his hippie days in San Francisco.

Katherine and Gordon discuss how he came to California on his journey with the Air Force.

Gordon tells his granddaughter, Katherine, how he came to California. After a trip to Havana in college, extra clearance was required for his admission to the Air Force due to Fidel Castro's government in Cuba at the time. With the...

A tragedy’s tole on family and development.

Nazi Germany isn’t the best place to establish a healthy relationship with your kids. This interview dives in depth on Justin Herz’s relationship with his dad, Frank Herz, and how that was directly affected by his grandfather’s, Kurt Herz, relationship...

Dad’s First Time in San Francisco

The time my dad went on a spontaneous trip to to San Francisco with a friend while driving to Oregon.