Oral History Project 1960s

This interview was with my grandparents about the 1960s and their experiences. They were both going through high school and college until graduation in 1968 and then got married in 1969.

Stone Tablets to Laptops: Communication in the 60s

Conducted by Sharaia Hughes, a sophomore Mass Communications major at Virginia Commonwealth University. Interviewed today was Moya Shifflett-James. This is a glimpse into the personal life of a woman growing up in the 1960s. Communication has changed greatly, from dating...

Don't smoke, don't drink – a conversation with Grandpa Dave

Zack Zappone and his Grandpa Dave King sneak away during halftime of the football game to record a conversation about what life was like growing up in Spokane in the 1950s

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Claire McCoy and George Black

Claire McCoy (58) sits down with her father, George Black (86), to ask him about his experiences as an actor and his career as a professor in the theater departments of various universities.

Nell Schneider #4, 7/12/21

Nell Schneider (6/18/1930-) talks with her grandson, Matthew Harrison, and her daughter (Matthew's mother), Sue Harrison, at her Glendale Wisconsin home. During this interview, Nell discusses World War II; the attack on Pearl Harbor; food and recipes; changes in technology...

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Adam Ward and Bert Ward

Bert Ward (66) and his son Adam Ward (34) reflect on Bert's life and love for customizing and improving things from sound systems to unicycles.

The Change in this World

Since 1948 so much has changed... families have grown apart and so have communities. So much anger and distance is depicted on television that people believe that is the way that life is supposed to be. I’m earlier times and...

Media Technology

On thanksgiving day, I interviewed my father about media technology. This was really insightful because I got to learn a great deal about the evolution of media technologies and how ones life may vary depending on the media technologies they...

“The community was absolutely wonderful” – former parent of Santa Cruz Waldorf School, Lynnet McDermott
December 10, 2018 App Interview

Former parent, Lynett McDermott talks of raising her children in Waldorf Education in both Europe and America, her love of anthroposophical philosophy and the colorful festivals she enjoyed in the Waldorf community.

Television Role Models

I talk with my mom about her female role models from TV growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s

Our Lives Through Small Screens

Julia Concepcion (21) talks with her cousin, Christie Gee (42) about the different experiences they've had with television in their lives, diverse on-screen representation, and thoughts on television's future.

Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his life and growing up in Portland, Oregon in the 50's.

Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his family and growing up in the 1950's. Growing up with radio and then later on a few channels of Television. Gene remembers the shows he and his family listened to and eventually...

Before Streaming Conquered the World

Jalen interviews his father, Rob, to discuss his life growing up with television. They talk about his first years of television watching, the impact of HBO, and what he misses about cable TV.

He Went to the Same Movie 6 Times!

Sasha Hoover and her father Curt Hoover talk about television and movies in the 70s and early 80s.

How Television has Evolved Since the 1970s

I’m a mass communications major at Virginia Commonwealth University. I sat down with my mom to discuss how television has changed since she was growing up in the 1970s.

Lucas Galvez, gaining an insight from his great-grandmother, Diane Zukaitis, about the past.
November 22, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oceanside, New York, Lucas Galvez (11) interviews his great-grandmother Diane Zukaitis (88) about the past, the future, and morals. Ms. Zukaitis shares stories about her daughter, her husband, and her parents. She...