Working in the US Defense Industry During the Cold War at the Northrop Corporation

Nils Kolderup discusses his career at the Northrop Corporation from the 1960s to 1994. He developed astro-intertial navigation systems and electronics which could withstand high levels of nuclear radation. We also discuss how his career influenced his perspective on the...

Untitled Interview

I interviewed my neighbor and her husband about the 1960s

Grandma Diane and her grand daughter Lelaina talk about Grandma’s life.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Mohawk, New York, Lelaina Beauregard interviews her grandma Diane about her childhood and her faith in life. Grandma Diane talks about her experience with faith in college and how she found it....

Racing cars in the 60’s
December 2, 2019 App Interview

I talk to my granddad about his teenage years and what he would do for fun.

Gavin’s Interview with Grandma

Grandma has been living with Gavin (age 6), his sister Audra (she 3) for 5 months. Today he asked her questions about growing up in Illinois and raising her family in Colorado

Bridging the Gap

Interview with Laurine Roberts about Martin Luther Kings Legacy and living in Newark, NJ during the Civil Rights Era

Lelaina Beauregard finishes interviewing her Grandma Diane about her life.

In this interview (part two), conducted in November 22, 2018 in Mohawk, New York, Lelaina Beauregard interviews her Grandma Diane about her life. Grandma Diane shares the funny stories of how she met her husband and her second one. She...

Memory Lane

it was her life starting from a child all the way to an adult including her school days

LHP Interview

Interview with my grandma on the 1960s

On Vietnam

My Uncle Dan recalls his teenage years as the news cycle gradually revealed the horrors of the Vietnam war.

Race Riots Interview

I interview my Uncle Dan on the race riots and racial tensions of the latter 60s and how much that has changed in Detroit today.

"I can't say I had a happy childhood… but it is what it is"

I interviewed my dad about his childhood growing up with a deaf mother and an abusive step-father

Frank White’s Moon Landing Story

Frank White speaks about his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. Topics include living abroad in the 1960s, the Apollo missions, Earthrise, the Vietnam War, astronauts, and the Overview Effect.

Lessons on Living

This interview was conducted on January 7, 2018 via Skype. Cecilia Cain from Niskayuna, NY interviews her father, Gerry Cain, in Norfolk, VA. Gerry talks about what it was like growing up with a chronic illness in an African American...

“My dad couldn’t figure out why it had to be so loud.”

Keith Dick of Baytown, Texas, happens to be the nephew of Paul Revere from the 1960s/1970s rock and roll group, Paul Revere and the Raiders. Paul Revere died in 2014, but Keith has fond memories of spending time with his...

The perfect love story

The story of my omi & Opa way back when they found love

A War On Two Fronts

Not long ago, people of color were more heavily mistreated, denied opportunities, and denied respect based on one thing. On November 29th, 2017, 14 year old Jason Ridley interviews his 85 year old grandfather, John Ridley III, about his time...

Lynn shares her personal and Davis family history of the 1960s and 1970s "What I know now what I didn’t know then is…"

Lynn shares with Sarah her experience of going to the 1965 Presidential Inauguration, of attending Northwestern in Chicago in 1965-1969 during the campus uprisings, and recognizing the importance of living in diverse places with water roots.

Marys decisions that followed her realization that she did not want to be introduced as "Betty s daughter Mary" for the rest of her life

Mary moved to San Francisco as a 27 year old in the 1960s. She shares stories about that move, going to the South to be a part of voter registration and marching for civil rights, her travels to South America...

Interviewing my Boomer of a Father with Arbitrary Questions on Constantly Changing Topics

He answers questions about his childhood and life that give insight into how things were 50-60 years ago.