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Saul talks about growing up in Detroit, his childhood memories, and working in the junkyard business.
Woman talks about mixed feelings of getting in touch with biological family
William McAllister was interviewed by his daughters, Lisa McAllister and Amy Farges, as well as his grandson, Julien Farges. They talked about William’s life growing up, the Depression, WWII, William’s return to college after the war, his Masters and PhD,...
Linda Tirico (57) speaks with Erin Dickey, Facilitator, about the progress of her work life and her current unemployment. Her theme was to discuss who she is today.
Camille Gendell (67) interviews her mother Doris Chesson (92) about her life in Norfolk.
Amber DiPietra, 29, and Jessie Lorenz, 31, talk about their visual impairments, and how they navigate the world.
A granddaughter interviews her grandmother about her life.
Mark Richards, 31, talks to his wife Sarah Richards, 30, about his birth in Colombia, his adoption, growing up in New Jersey, their meeting, marriage and new-born baby.
Mary Cassesse, 104 years of age, shares her memories about childhood, historical events, and new inventions that have revolutionized the way we live today.
John Fendrich interviews Jesse Veach, a student in a class that he teaches at Common Place.
daughter interviews her 80-yr-old dad about his childhood in Boyle Heights L.A., and his thoughts on the Japanese American internment, and on how his sense of justice has been an inspiration to her.
Teresa DeLongchamp (48) by her biological son, Matt Workman (32). Teresa gave MAtt up for adoption as an infant. Teresa and Matt were reunited for the first time the night before this interview (5/7/2009) Teresa and Matt talk about the...
June Mullan Reeves (83) tells her daughter, Amy Spiker (42), of her childhood during the Great Depression and of her work in Akron, OH, during World War II.
Ruth E. Lewis (84) tells her grandson, Lon Cseplo (39) of her family’s life during the Great Depression and later during World War II. She shares the story of her mother’s coming to the United States by way of Ellis...
Mexican American granddaughter brings her 85 yr old grand father, who raised her, to the booth on his birthday.
Chad Haatvedt interviews his father Albin Dahlgren about the chronology of his life.
Karen De Shazer (53) interviews local resident Mary Jane Erickson Terraza (82) about growing up in the Mohave area, her ranch and her animals.
Jane Lowey interviews her friend, Dolores, about growing up in Dover, DE during segregation, her mother and father, the poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and her husband.
Woman interviews her mother about her life.
Heather Sher (40) interviews her grandmother, Rheba Sher (89) about growing up above the family bar in Baltimore, adopting two sons, and retiring at 85. Heather and Rheba now live together.
Susan, 35, interviews her mother Caroline, 64, about growing up in Oakland’s Chinatown, her work as a principal, and her family.
Karen Levy and Peter Lee talk about their first years of Marriage and their time teaching in China.
Joan Ruskin reads a poetic piece she recently wrote that describes her life’s path. Afterwards, her daughter asks a few questions about her childhood growing up with divorced parents in an era that parents did not divorce.
Sisters Hinde Muya and Amina Osman are interviewed by McKenzie Wren. The pair discuss the path that brought them to the United States from a refugee camp in Somalia. Hinde shares her views about the differences between Somali Bantu culture...
Candice Romanow (64) tells facilitator Daniel Littlewood (32) about being in San Francisco in the 1960s, living alone in the woods, and her travels in Cambodia.