Great Thanksgiving interview with my grandmother

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.

“Tell me about Grandpa and the war.”

I interviewed my mother about my grandfathers post war experience. It was very interesting to hear about his experiences.

Interview with Doreen

Interview with Doreen, a mother, teacher, and survivor of WW2 bombing raids of London.

Growing up in Hawaii

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,...

My Nanbie's Life and Experiences

I interview my grandmother about her family, life, and childhood.

Thelma E. Robinson-Bloesing, age 101, as a young adult and running a trucking company in the 1940’s as a woman. (Part 2)

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.

My 261 Days in Combat recorded by P.F.C. Kenneth Gorman for his granddaughter.

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...

My grandfather and I discuss, growing up in Brooklyn during the Great Depression, his time spent at a naval academy, and his life in AL.
November 25, 2018 App Interview

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...

Michael DelPercio – Willowood x PC

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...

Through War and Peace- Primary Source Of Hungary’s most turbulent years

“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...

Charles Arena – Nov. 26

An interview with my Grandfather about his life. Focussed on his experience as a child during WW2.