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What it was like growing up in Texas as an orphan throughout the second world war. It's amazing how much the past plays into our lives and the ones we love.
I interviewed my mother about my grandfathers post war experience. It was very interesting to hear about his experiences.
Interview with Doreen, a mother, teacher, and survivor of WW2 bombing raids of London.
Okinawan American talks about growing up in Hawaii in 1930s and 1940s. She also talks about moving to CA to work in a famous hair salon in Beverly Hills called Ménage a Trois. Aunty also talks about her deceased husband,...
I interview my grandmother about her family, life, and childhood.
Thelma shared the story of her first marriage, the start of their trucking company, her divorce and eventual sale of her trucking company, her trip to California and the accident that resulted in the unexpected death of her father.
When I was 21 I asked my grandfather to speak to my classroom about his time in WWII. He said no. It was the first time he said no to me in my life. A few weeks later he sent...
Today I spoke with my grandfather about his memories from the Great Depression, his time spent in the Navy, and the most impactful moment in his life. I learned so much through this experience and look forward to making more...
Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Michael (Mike) DelPercio (99). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. Mike shares the story of his life; New York, the Navy, and love. c/o...
Thelma E. Bloesing in the second half of her life and the story of her second husband and love of her life, William Carl Bloesing Sr. Along with stories of World War 2 and raising Bill Jr.
Her childhood, and what it was like to be Jewish back then
World War II, coming to America, family life
San Antonio native of 91 years reflects on his childhood and time in the navy.
On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a grandson talks with his 98-year-old grandfather about his childhood, his Bronze Star service in Italy during WW2, and adapting to life after service
“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...
At age 98, a veteran of World War II talks with his grandson about his childhood in the South, his experiences in the war, receiving the Bronze Star, and adapting to life after service
An interview with my Grandfather about his life. Focussed on his experience as a child during WW2.
Martha Doody, 89 yrs old, remembers her parents Frank & Nellie. Martha, the younest child of 4, survives her 3 siblings; Jane, Helen & Joe