The history of a Brit in America

My dad Ian Harris briefly talked about his travels to America in his twenties and the history of his grandparents, and great-grandparents including about what they did for a living and how thy did it back in the 19th century...

Raj Patel and his grandfather Prabhudas Patel discuss about the importance of family and the sacrifices one must take.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in South Barrington, Illinois, Raj Patel (16) interviews his grandfather Prabhudas Patel (70) about his childhood from living in a poor village in Western India and to discuss how he immigrated to America....

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Gennaro Cambardella and Michael Cambardella

Gennaro Cambardella (79) tells his son Michael Cambardella (37) about Gennaro's father, "Pop," and the family's immigration to the U.S.

My interview with Pop-pop

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Swedesboro, NJ, Ryan Sweeney (15) talks to his grandfather Edward Glanfield (83) about his life. Ryan’s grandfather shares stories of his childhood and growing up in Collingdale, PA. He talks about his...

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Dick Deane and Jonathan Lane

Jonathan "Jon" Lane (74) interviews his high school wrestling coach, Dick Deane (85), about his life of service to the Moses Lake community. Dick talks about his family, shares memories from high school and college, and explores memories from his...

Leo Brichta Prisoner of War in WWI Russia told to Grandson Marshal Granor

Leo Brichta (75) discusses his capture and harrowing experiences in Siberia as a Prisoner of War in WWI. Interviewed by grandson Marshal Granor (16) then a high school student in 1972 as a social studies assignment for Dr. Herman Wohl...

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Odette Cook and Daniel Moore

The story of Odette's childhood and family history, beginning with her family's emigration from Hungary to France, her move to London, and then the United States.

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William Moody and Elizabeth Moody

William Moody (62) helps his mother Elizabeth Moody (101) to recall stories from her long life. Elizabeth recounts the move her family took from Missouri to Arizona in 1924, and how she made a happy life for herself in Arizona...

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John Svagera and Mildred Marne

John Svagera (72) and his aunt Mildred Marne [no age given] share a conversation about their family history, particularly the experience of Mildred's father who immigrated to the United States from The Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia) following World War I.

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Dana Stone and John Stone

Dana Stone (71) has a conversation with his brother John Stone (76) about their father's service in the Air Force during WWI, his love for aircraft, and some of the letters they've inherited about their father's experiences overseas.

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...