Alice "Putty" Willetts. A Swarthmorean Life.

Alice "Putty" Willetts grew up in Swarthmore, and has lived here nearly 100 years. She is interviewed by her former gym class student who is now also a senior citizen, Barbara Bernhardt. Putty taught gym for decades. She was on...

Barbara Drizin, educator, traveler, mother of 4, bubbie to 13

Day after thanksgiving 2015. Conversation with Barbara Drizin, age 78, about growing up as a woman in the 1950s, marrying at age 21, finding true love, raising kids in the burbs, and having 13 grandchildren.

Steven Rauscher and Harry Jamison – "You Seem Like the Happiest One"

Steven Rauscher (33) and Harry Jamison (29) discuss the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment, opportunity, and happiness in the City of Brotherly Love. Recording issues dogged the first half (and even a bit of the second half) of...

Steven Rauscher and Brandon Thrash – "Working in this Industry Right Now is Not the Same"

Steven Rauscher (33) and Brandon Thrash discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Philadelphia's service and hospitality industry, with a special focus on how the value of service and hospitality in America needs to be redefined and reframed moving...