My Dad

We talked about my dad's trip that he took in Africa to help people prepare for their exams. We also talked about what it was like to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. He told me what it is like to be a...

The effect of war on my mother
November 26, 2018 App Interview

Today, I sit down with my mother Kadija Bah and get to understand her childhood growing up in Sierra Leone, Africa. From her struggles during the rebel war in 1992 to her becoming a Registered Nurse and U.S. citizen, I...

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William Witherspoon and Frances Mansfield

Cousins William "Bill" Witherspoon (66) and Frances Mansfield (96) talk about her experiences living in Africa with her husband and sons during the 1960s while her husband worked for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Joe Voigts and Jessica Voigts

Jessica Voights (33) speaks to her cousin, Joe Voights (32) about their travels and what they think of one another.

Getting To Know My Friend More

Discussed about the childhood experience along with education.

Nani ji moving to India and her experience with Operation Blue Star
May 21, 2022 App Interview

In this interview, Nani ji (grandmother from mom’s side) talked about her experience of moving to India at a young age, how her parents’ death effected her, and the effects of Operation Blue Star on her. This interview was conducted...

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...

Then Great Thanksgiving Listen-Ben McKenna

Some of my grandmother’s history in her life was touched on and mainly where she has traveled. Also my grandmother talked about how she loves spending time with her family in Vermont.

My Grandpa’s Amazing Life

In this interview, I talked to my grandpa about his life, jobs, family, and childhood. He shared with me some of his many amazing experiences like the time he traveled all the way to Africa to help people, the time...

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Alice Bussey and Kiplyn Primus

Kiplyn Primus (60) interviews her friend Dr. Alice White Bussey (75) about Dr. Bussey's career in business, her personal history, and her experiences as the first female president of The Atlanta Business League.

Ryan and Ivan

Ivan is an international student. We talked about his lifestyle in his home country and how it compared to his experience in the United States.

Experience in Africa!

I’m interviewing my sister about what she remembers about our family living in Africa.

Exiled

Talked about his influences to become a comic artist, how his childhood experiences led to the international and creative life he has. Looking back into his life, we talked about some of his proudest moments in life, both professionally and...

My sister’s life

I asked my sister about her past, how she grew up, and if she would change anything.

Grandma woohoo’s life

Throughout the enterview I asked my grandmother about her religious and life adventures. We talked about how it used to be when she was younger and What is was like growing up.

George Kanzler US Army veteran

Serving in the Army and later, the Peace Corps in subhSaharn Africa in the 1960s.

Growing up in Africa, moving to America

Katherine Ketter was born and raised in West Africa, when she was 8 she moved to America, listen to her talk about that experience and her feelings towards it.

Sophie Yarwood interviews her father Brian Yarwood on Thanksgiving 2017

Interview with Brian and Sophie Yarwood about Brian’s early life in Iowa with some stories about his time in Togo Africa when he was in the Peace Corps 1984-87