The life stories of Kitzi Ball

“Family is Family” these are the words of Kitzi Ball. To her, family means everything. She goes out of her way to please her family and to spend time with them. She stands up for what she believes in and...

Interview with my Dutch mother about her life and experiences in Holland and the U.S.

We taped about my moms experiences in school and when she arrived in the states. She talked about her life in schools in Holland and her transition to living in the U.S.

The Life of my Granddad

This interview covers the childhood of a man born just before World War II, how the war affected his life, and how it influenced his desire to join the Air Force. Although he had to leave the Air Force due...

Austin Harrison Interviews Oguz Turgut in Gambrills, Maryland

In this interview, conducted on November 22, 2017 in Gambrills, Maryland, Austin Harrison interviews his grandfather, Dr. Oguz Turgut, about his childhood in Turkey, adulthood in America, and his serious illness. Dr. Turgut shares stories about the adversities of growing...

Ulla

My grandmother told me about her experiences in Egypt as a young woman and also talked about my mom and her experience raisning my mom

Collins Wynn Jr
November 16, 2017 App Interview

This interview is about our mother, Marilyn (Myrler) Brazelton Wynn. This interview was done before we realized that we could include the comments of all three brothers in one interview. There is a companion interview about her to include memories...

Lucie Haskins Comes To America

I talk to my grandmother about her experience coming to America and where her parents met.

Memorial memories

Kevin Charles Kelley, Colonel United States Army Corps of Engineers (retired), talks about and reflects upon his involvement with the construction of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. In Los Angeles, on the Thanksgiving of 2017, November 19,...

The History of Anna Frisby

Her life as a child had many opportunities to see the world through different cultures. Her adult life was carved out of need to climb out of debt. She never finished college but worked my way up the corporate ladder...

Interview with my Grandma

My grandmother, Elizabeth Biss-Minerva was born in 1923 in Penn, Pennsylvania, a small town in the southwestern part of the state. She was born to an Irish-American mother and a first generation Czechoslovakian-American father. She married my grandfather, a first...

Omi in bombing raid

About my omi not waking up during a bomb raid

Mei Weng – Thanksgiving 2017

Mei’s experiences growing up in China in Shanghai and SuJo

German Prisoners of War Working on Farms in Upstate New York

Following the end of World War II, some German Prisoners of War were kept in Ithaca, New York. Buses would bring them to nearby farms where the were fed and worked in the fields.

The life of Annette Fitzpatrick

We discussed my grandmother’s childhood which was greatly affected by word war II

Jerry Freimark: father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Holocaust survivor

We discussed life in Germany before WWII, coming to America as a Jewish immigrant, and experiences as a Jew in Germany and America.