Childhood, Life Advice, Historical Moments, and More with Kristin and Meredith Avis

In this interview, conducted in November 2023, Meredith Avis (17) interviewed her mom, Kristin Avis (50). This interview took place in Birmingham, Alabama, where the two talked about topics ranging from historical moments she lived through, to her childhood memories...

Ethan Denaburg and his grandfather Charles Denaburg talk about his grandfathers life growing up in Birmingham, Alabama

In this interview, recorded on November 26 in Birmingham, Alabama, Ethan Denaburg and his grandfather Charles Denaburg talk about the meanings of life and what’s good and what’s bad. Charles Denaburg shared stories about his time in the Air Force...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen part 2

The great thanksgiving listen project part two with my mom. She talks about her parents growing up during the Great Depression and 9/11

Interview with Julie Chow-Wah

Rebecca Chow-Wah interviews her mother, Julie Chow-Wah on what it was like growing up in Jamaica. She discussed many valuable life lessons, experiences with living in three different countries, work life, and childhood stories.

Charlee Spencer and her father David Spencer talk about his experiences growing up and going through life.

This interview was between me (age 17) and my father David Spencer (age 61) in November 2023. We had a discussion about his life growing up and his experiences throughout his childhood and adolescence. We also discussed his reaction and...

Katelyn White speaking to her grandmother Luvern Blackwood

In November 2023 in Vestavia, Alabama, Katelyn White (18) asked her grandmother (72) questions about every stage of life. They discuss the challenges of being a woman in different fields of work, the importance of family and education, and what...

Anusha Singh Talks With Her Father, Kripal Singh, About Moving to the US, Difficulties, and Accomplishments

Anusha Singh (17) interviews her father, Kripal Singh (47), about his time before immigrating to the US and his experiences acclimating to life in a new country. They also discuss his accomplishments and difficulties, what he appreciates about living in...

John Harris Hocutt and his grandmother Barbara Winstead talk about her life experiences from her childhood and her job.

In this interview I’m Vestavia Hills, AL on November 24, 2023, John Harris Hocutt (17) interviews his grandmother Barbara Winstead (73). He asks about aspects of her childhood, her job, and some of her relatives. Towards the end of the...

Caroline Lawley and her Grandmother Deanna Lawley talk about her life and past experiences

In this Interview, conducted in November 2023 in Blue Mountain Beach, Florida, Caroline Lawley (17) interviews her Grandmother Deanna Lawley (78) about her childhood, memories, and hopes for the future. Deanna Lawley shares what is important to her in addition...

Adeline Smith and her grandfather Jack Mize discuss childhood and life

In this interview, recorded Nov. 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama, Adeline Smith (17) interviews her grandfather Jack Mize (77). They discuss childhood, relationships, careers, education and more. He shares about his parents, college experience, and pride in his children and grandchildren.

Interview with Addie Wright and her grandfather, John “Paw Paw” Wright, discussing generational differences, family, and fond memories.

Addison West Wright (17) sits down with her grandfather, John Leo Wright (72), in Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Her grandfather shares memories of his grandfather and childhood living in Selma, Alabama. Together, they discuss their generational differences,...

Rosie Bolton and her grandmother Martha Bolton reflect on the past

In this interview, conducted in November 2023 in Chelsea, Alabama, Rosie Bolton (17) interviews her grandmother, Martha Bolton (71). They reflect on the past, share hopes for the future, and reminisce over the highs and the lows of a life...

Thanksgiving Interview with Jack Davis and Jay Hardwick

Jack Davis (18) interviews his Grandfather, Jay Hardwick (77), about his life. Jay talks about how he grew up in the 1940's and 1950's and what life was like during historical moments in time. He explains what the ecnonomy has...

Thanksgiving Break Interview With My Mom and with an Economics twist!

My name is Prudence Wachira (18), and I am interviewing my beautiful Mother, Nelly Wachira (52). For context, my mom immigrated to America from Kenya when she was 35 years old. In this interview, created on November 26th, 2023, in...

Mary Levine interviews her grandmother Mary Rosalee Levine about living in 3 different southern cities

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2023, in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Mary Levine (18) interviews her grandmother Mary Rosalee Levine (85) about her childhood and the impact that World War II had on her upbringing. Mary Rosalee also discusses...

Heather Barrera and her father Magno Barrera have a conversation about his past experiences as a Peruvian immigrant

In November 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama, Heather Barrera (18) interviews her father Magno Barrera (62) about his childhood and struggles throughout his life. He describes working from an early age in order to accomplish his goals. Towards the end, he...

Traveling Back to the Past With Archana Rajasekaran and her Grandfather’s Journey to Adulthood in India

This interview took place on November 24, 2023, through the phone in Birmingham, Alabama. Archana Rajasekaran (17) interviews her grandfather Soorappan (68), who is currently living in India. Speaking in their native language (Tamil), they talk about her grandfather's childhood,...

Teagan Mcgrew and her grandmother VonVon talk about growing up as a child of 11 kids and her viewpoints on the economy then v.s. now.

In this interview, conducted in November 2023 in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, Teagan Mcgrew (17) interviews her grandmother VonVon (68) about her childhood. VonVon shares stories of growing up in a big family and the struggles of money that came...

Angela Hjelmeland and David Hjelmeland
December 1, 2023 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2023, in Hoover, Alabama, Angela Hjelmeland (17) speaks with her her grandfather, David Hjelmeland (79). They discuss his childhood, work life, and advice for adulthood and college.

Grace Mehrer Interviews Her Grandmother Judy Houston About Getting Married at 18 to her Middle School Sweetheart and Growing up in Bham.

Grace Mehrer (18) interviews with her grandmother, Judy Houston (74) at her house in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. They discuss her childhood, specifically growing up as one of 8 children in a family with little. As well, they talk about marrying...