An American in Havanna and Then Some

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in New York City, New York, Michael Poplawski (17) interviews his great-uncle John Ambacher (75). John recounts experiences during his stay in Havanna, Cuba, and his first days teaching as a professor. He...

Sora Frankel, 98, discusses her teaching career

Sora Frankel, 98, discusses her work as an elementary and special education teacher in the Levittown, NY schools. Interview is cut somewhat short by technical issues.

Miles Oshan and his father Scott Oshan talk about his childhood.

In this interview, Miles Oshan (17), asks Scott Oshan (55) about his upbringing in New York City, his childhood struggles, joys, and how each of these elements have influenced him throughout his life.

Work ethic serves family well.
November 30, 2017 App Interview

My grandfather shared his childhood on the farm, and the impact it had on his life. He also mentioned his career as a teacher and his military service.

Carly Adessa and her mom discuss growing up in Howard Beach.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Long Island, New York, Carly Adessa (16) interviews her mother, Alisa Adessa, (48) about her childhood in Howard Beach. Her mom shares how school was as a child and what kind of...

La Langue de la Nourriture

I’m an Applied Food Studies Major in my junior year of my Bachelor’s Degree at the Culinary Institute of America and I sit with my French teacher, Mme. Melissa Panek to discuss her family, her studies, her love of French...

It is important to always stay patient

Kristen Morris is interviewed by her sister, Jessica Kleppel. Kristen talks about growing up in the 1970s and having patience throughout life, and not being able to control everything.