My Dad

Dad’s stories about growing up in Cass County.

Jackie Walker Discusses Historical Politics from an African American Woman’s Perspective

In this interview, Jacqueline Walker, an English professor in Denton, Texas, discusses her upbringings in rural Georgia and her political activism from an early age. As an African American woman, she offers a very unique historical perspective on several presidencies...

Interview with grandma Mary Hart

I interviewed my grandma on my moms side. I found time to interview her at the hotel in Texas. This weekend my cousin got married in Texas and my whole moms side came. I talked about my grandmas life and...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my mother about her family and her life. This includes her favorite holidays and life lessons she’s learned.

“Everything Just Came Crashing Down”: A Mother and Daughter Grapple With Homelessness

Ten years ago, Sandy Baker left her troubled marriage. Using what money she could scrape together, Sandy checked into a motel with her teenage daughter, Ashley. They were homeless for the next two and a half years. Recently, they came...

Personal Experiences of Social Inequality – Media and Social Justice.

I interview my current professor from my Chicanos and Mexicans in the U.S course, Dr. Maria Cristina Morales. She has faced discrimination and prejudice and is also an advocate of using education as a way to fight against the social...

Grandma Leal & Michael

Cecilia Leal is interviewed by her grandson, Michael Leal, on her 88th birthday. 3 months prior to her passing

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Anonymous 9

Anonymous 9 tells us about her happiest and scariest moment in her life, about growing up in a Colonia, about who she aspires to get her PHD, and how her and her husband fell in love.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Marisol "When the Dreamer stuff passed it was a like an answered prayer…"

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Marisol Roten. Marisol, a Mother of 3, and I have a conversation about her experiences growing up in the Rio Grande Valley. The experience of growing up without her biological father, having...

Dad’s interview, 2018

I spoke with my father about his experience immigrating to the United States and childhood in India.

Nick Hinojosa Sr. first Mexican American commissioner in Victoria, Texas

Elias Galvan, great-grandson and Stephanie Hinojosa-Galvan, granddaughter, interview with great-grandfather, Nick Hinojosa Sr.

John Pamer talks about his life in strongsville Ohio

In this interview. Conducted in November 2017 in Flower Mound, Texas. Andrew Pamer(15) interviews his father John Pamer(49) about his childhood in Strongsville Ohio. John talks about how important his wife has to him when he was forced to move...

My grandmother and I talk about her childhood, college, and JFK.

I interviewed my grandmother, Charmaine, about her childhood in the Midwest. I wanted to know what it was like to live through the John F. Kennedy assassination. I found out many different things about her parents and grandparents and what...