my Grandma’s journey

My grandmother telling us about her childhood and life.

Khanhly Nguyen’s Life

My mom tells me a little bit about her life before and how she felt during the time.

Interview discussing childhood with basic questions

In this interview, I interviewed my boyfriend Austin Cunningham. I asked basic questions to which many reflected on our childhood and difficulties we faced as well as good times. We stray away from difficult topics since we felt that we...

From Iran to Irvine: Kaytash Family Story

Kate interviews her husband Behtash about his journey from a child in Iran to becoming a father in Irvine. During the interview, you will hear sounds from their youngest son, Luca, who is 8 months old and enjoying playing in...

In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

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

In Your Own Words with Sarady Merghani

As 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 interview with my inspiration: Jane Calder

Today i interviewed my piano teacher of 9 years. Over the nine years, I only knew about her past students and children. Today I wanted to know more about her childhood, career, passions and proudest moments.

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Mary Schaal and Sonja Vanwey

Mary Schaal (55) interviews her mother, Sonja Vanwey (78) about her social and extroverted nature, how it developed and how it feels to have a wide network of friends and family.

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Elizabeth Stepakoff, Susan Todd-Raque, and Edward Hall

The photography of deceased artist Rusty Miller, Father of Elizabeth Miller Stepakoff (53), will soon be on exhibit at Atlanta’s Gallery 72. Friends of Elizabeth, Ed Hall (56) and Susan Todd-Raque (66), join her in a discussion of her Father’s...

“Tell me about your happiest memory.”

Naz Erickson reflects back on her fondest childhood memories and what she feels are the most important lessons in life.

Interview with my mom about my childhood

My mom talks about how my brothers taught me how to ride a bike at age 3, and how they influenced me to be the person I am today.

I’m interviewing my grandpa and he talks about events in his past and present

In this interview, conducted in Chicago, Illinois, Mary Nazzaro (14) interviews her grandpa, Michael Layton about his childhood in my home away from home, California. My grandpa shares stories involving his children and about his past work experiences.

“I don’t let my past define me, and I really love that you have stuck with me through all of these years.”

Our interview is about Gabby, a former foster child and her adoptive mother Karla. In the interview, the two of them talk about the beginning of their life together which includes heartfelt sentiments, life-changing moments, and memories of a unique...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018: My Grandma’s past – An interview with Chriselle & Nora

In this interview, Nora Ballesteros talks with her granddaughter, Chriselle Tegel, about her childhood in the Philippines. They discuss Nora’s hardship as a single mom, family responsibilities as the eldest child, high school experiences, and life lessons.

Crystal reflects on her life, culture, family, and motherhood.

Jordy asks Crystal about growing up as a first-generation child and her childhood. He also asks questions reguarding her adult life as a mother and influences in her life.

Elizabeth speaks about immigrating to the U.S.

Elizabeth talks about her experience moving from Sweden to the United States with her family in the 19702.

The Great Thanks Giving Listen- Armida Clarissa Macias

In my interview, I interviewed my grandma in my room on a comfy sofa on Thanksgiving day. In the interview, she mentions how her childhood was like and what her values are and how she really enjoyed going to school...

DIY Ski Mask

My step-father tells us how it was like growing up with a strict mom in the country and how he decided to make his very own ski mask.

A bit about my parents

In this interview, I decided to interview my mom and dad and learn more about them and their childhood and their personal wants. In this interview we talk about death, suicide, openness to religion, abusive parents, self love, racism, and...