Oral History

This was a interview I conducted with my Grandmother about her life in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a child and what it was like growing up. We also talked about my ancestry and what it was like moving to the...

My Grandfather

Lots of things ranging from childhood to military life and everything in between, including little things like how he liked to dance and how he got his nickname.

“Soy Una Niña Problema” Part 1

In this interview my mother, Maria Paredes, tells stories about her hometown, her rebellious childhood, happiest memories, and biggest regrets, as well as what it was like coming to the United States as an immigrant.

Moms interview

My mom summarized her life story from her childhood to her teenage years. She talks about what she had to leave back when she made the choice of going to the U.S from Mexico.

2018,Great Thanksgiving Listen
November 30, 2018 App Interview

We basically talked about what my mom's childhood was like and what's she did throughout her life.

The life,memories, and triumph of Catherine Bell
November 26, 2018 App Interview

Catherine Bell, a woman who grew up in the South Side of Chicago raised in a half functional, half distinctions household, shares the story of her life, some of her memories, and what she thinks is her greatest success. She...

Megan McCormick and her mother Jennifer McCormick discuss growing up, family traditions, and developing one’s identity.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Gallatin, Tennessee, Megan McCormick (17) interviews her mother Jennifer McCormick (44) about what life was like for her growing up in the 70s as a part of a family with traditions that...

Interview With Isabella Lagioia and Her Grandma, Rita Morrel

Rita Morrel talks about growing up in her native city of Chicago. Also addresses changes that Rita had observed in Chicago and current politics from her childhood (1930s) to present day (2019). Recorded in Hoffman Estates, Illinois on November 28,...

Interview with Grandpa Harper

My grandfather answers some of my interview questions about military life and more.

My First Interview
November 26, 2017 App Interview

Jasmine discussed some of her inspirations, as well as her childhood. She also spoke about two key pieces of her adult life.

Dorothy Scheff 12/26/2018

Dorothy's childhood and young adulthood in Chicago in the 1930s and 40s, and her parents' families in the old country and in Chicago. The interview took place 12/26/2018 but was uploaded 12/28/2018. It cuts off mid-sentence, since I didn't want...

Donna Fong and her father, Thomas Fong, talks about his childhood and love in Chicago, IL.

In this interview, conducted in November 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Donna Fong (17) interviews her father Thomas Fong (53) about his childhood that happened in the earlier years, where things were less advanced. Mr. Fong shares about his opinions...

JB and Gunter

Brothers-in-law and best pals Jonathan and Gunter discuss childhood on opposite sides of World War II.