In Your Own Words with Jade Moses

As a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Interview with Klyde

An interview with my friend Klyde who is an international student. He was born in the Philippines but grew up in Qatar, and talks about the experience of coming to the U.S. and how it’s different from Qatar.

Migration

Sue came to the United States at age 5 as an immigrant

A long conversation with my grandpa by his favorite grand daughter

Hi, my name is crystal Avelar. My grandpa and I had a long conversation about everything and anything. He was talking to me about all his memories and his favorite times growing up.

“To be honest, I didn’t have much of an idea of what was ahead…”

In this father-son discussion, 14 year old Arnav Gunwani interviews his father Manoj Gunwani about making the shift to the United States in 1992 to pursue a masters degree at Syracuse University. Mr. Gunwani talks about his expectations for a...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 15

Anonymous #15 tells us of what it is to have grown up on the border of Mexico and California, crossing over up to 4 times a week, and to have family in the United States that are impossible to see.

Friendship of Evelyn Ochs and Junko Kline.

Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko "met" as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...

Interview with Aba

I interviewed my grandfather whom I call Aba. I asked him about his life and his experiences.

Evolution of media technology over the years interview with Subha Balakumar

In this interview on TkTv podcast, Thirulok Balakumar interviews Subhashanie Balakumar about the evolution of media technology over her life and how it is different from where she grew up to her life in the United States.

Coming to the United States

This story was about my mom María crossing the border over from Mexico to the United States

Ukrainian
December 3, 2018 App Interview

Nicole Naylor speaks to her mother, Alexandra, about her experience with coming to the U.S.

3 College Kids Discuss How the Laws Reflect the People– or How They Don’t

Sydney Ginter (English, Creative Writing & Publishing and Ancient Civilations) from Dr. Sarah Bond's Roman Law, Order, and Crime course speaks to Vance Davis (Environmental Engineering and Secondary Education) and Haley Triem (English & Creative Writing and Art) about 1)...

Kate & Dad discuss immigration: Ukraine

Kate and her dad sit down to talk about his life back in Ukraine and how he immigrated. They discuss the struggles and challenges in moving to a whole new country at such a young age. They also talk about...

Gloria Hurtado talks to her dad Agles about his life growing up

In this interview that was done on November 27, 2017 in Cicero, Illinois, Gloria Hurtado (17) interviews her dad Agles Hurtado (39) about his family and how he has evolved as a person both in Mexico and America. Mr.Hurtado talks...

Diana Truong interview part 1

I interview Diana Truong about her experience in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, leaving Vietnam and life in the United States.

Joanna & Jasmine: the Learning of Systemic Racism in the United States
November 30, -0001 App Interview

Joanna Yang: 2020-07-26 20:25:16 Joanna (20) interviews Jasmine (24) on her experiences as a first-generation Chinese American in the United States as well as her developing understanding of systemic racism in the country. Generational differences and the role of social...

Carrier Family History Interview

The short history of my mom’s side of the family in the US. I spoke with my grandpa about our families involvement in major US wars.

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...