Maddy Shearer interviews Beatrice Peterson about International Traveling and Living during the Cold War

Beatrice Peterson recalls her experiences traveling with the American military during the midst of the Cold War to locations like Vietnam, Cambodia, Germany, and Romania while being interviewed by her granddaughter, Maddy Shearer on May 14th, 2022. She details how...

Junko Takamatsu’s Story of America with her Granddaughter Lauren Kwong

Junko Takamatsu (age 74) is an Japanese American woman born after WWII. She shares her story of coming from Japan to the America. Her granddaughter, Lauren Kwong (age 16) asks her questions about her life in America.

Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about his life. His experience in the service in the 1957-9 at Edwards Airforce base.

Jenny Rask: 2020-10-18 00:11:00 Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about his experience in the service in the late 1950's. He was restationed to Edwards Airforce base instead of Iceland after his father's sudden passing. His engagement to Nurse Joyce...

Cait Sammons

Colin talks to Cait about the time she spend overseas in Japan while her father was stationed there.

Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his life. Growing up with his family.

Jenny Rask: 2020-11-16 00:25:40 Jenny Rask Interviews dad Gene Rask about his life. Growing up with his family. Starting off talking about the 2020 elections and Biden/Harris winning the election, turning the republican dominated senate democratic. He remember the life...

Kenshin Sugimoto and Koushi Murayama(*Japanese)

Kenshin Sugimoto(13) talks with his grandfather, Koushi Murayama(78) about his childhood, and challenges he faced in life. He talks about how his family was poor, and how he came to work at a marketplace, and how he works as a...

Friendship of Evelyn Ochs and Junko Kline.

Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko "met" as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...

Interview with my Baba
December 30, 2019 App Interview

We talked about what Baba did as a child and what she did after she came to the USA.

Aiden Briesacher and Kelly Barnes

Aiden Briesacher: 2020-11-29 21:07:51 Aiden Briesacher (17) speaks with her Aunt, Kelly Barnes (50), about her life. Travel experiences in India, Japan, London, China, Australia and more as well as childhood memories, life in different countries, and a surprise reveal...

In Your Own Words with Pele Voncujovi

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

An American In Japan: Korean War (Pt. 2)

My grandfather tells me the stories of his service on the Military Railroad Service in American based Japan during the Korean War. He gives personal insight into his experience as a young American man in an unfamiliar land during wartime.

The process of getting a occupation in Japan

In the interview, Noriko Murakawa talks about her life after she graduated high school, and the process of finding a job in Japan before coming to America to become a preschool teacher.

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...