Immigrating to the United States from the Soviet Union

An interview of life in the Soviet Union and immigration to the United States. The interview was conducted with a grandparent who lived in the Soviet Union.

Ralph Kayler talks to a student from Pentwater Schools about his experiences in The Korean War.

Background information on Ralph Kayler before the war and why he joined. A discussion of his time in boot camp and various types of training he received. Information about his time in Germany before going to the Korean Penninsula. A...

Zach Newman – Interview with Dan Newman

My father, Dan Newman, speaks about his memories of growing up in New York City during the tumultuous late 1970's, the Reagan presidency, and the end of the Cold War.

Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

This is an interview with my father, who was born and grew up in Poland while it was under authoritarian rule by the Soviet Union.

Life stories with my Grandmother Zita Arkushenko

My Grandmother tells me about some of her life stories, talk about her mother which has witnessed horrors of Soviet Government, talk about how she met her husband, and other life stories.

A Changing America: An Immigrant's Views on Modern Issues

I sit down with my grandfather, an immigrant from the Soviet Union, to discuss his journey and prevalent issues facing the United States and the world.

Elena Southard on the Cold War & Fall of the USSR

Asking Elena Southard, a French teacher at C.W. Baker High School about her time as a child of an officer in the Red Army, and living in the Soviet Union during the collapse.

Trip to 5 cities in the Soviet Union Summer of 76

Red boots/ subway adventure/ tomb of Lenin and beautiful Kiev! And

The Cold War

We talked about the Cold War and how it changed his life and how the times were during that time

Extra Credit: The Great Listen

Me and my mom talked about her life and how her adulthood was way different than expected. Also, she talked about what she wishes for me.

9,641 km, 2 continents, 1 lifetime, 0 defeats.

Growing up before WWII and falling in love were the easiest parts of Vera's life, but she encountered more hurdles along her way. On November 21, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA, Vera Volfson shares her story with her great-granddaughter Dara...

From the Soviet Union to America – a story of hard work and a good amount of luck

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...

Soviet Era, Storycorps

I interviewed my grandma about life in the Soviet Union, and talked about how the government that claimed progress and greatness, had some of the most downfalls.