Grandfather and Granddaughter Thanksgiving Interview

Ex-Air Force serviceman tells granddaughter of his life from elementary school to present day. My interview was with my grandfather, Hollis Flanagan (or Papaw) in Vestavia, Alabama, on November 24, 2017. A role model in his life was his father-in-law,...

Interview with the father – Eric Tofil – Great Thanksgiving Listen Project

We sat together on the night of November 27th, 2018 and talked about my father’s childhood and what he was like as a child. Then going through many important factors and historical events that shaped him into what he is...

A interview with my grandfather, Don Waldrop.

In this interview, given on November 28th, 2017, I sit down and have a heart to heart with my grandfather. Don H. Waldrop (my bumper) and I talk about his upbringing on the family farm and how it impacted his...

John and Mark Womack
November 26, 2017 App Interview

In the interview, we talked about my father’s life and some of the lessons he could pass on to me. Also we talked about historical events and how they impacted him. Last, we talked about some of his memories with...

The Great Listen with my grandmother, Cece in Alexander City, Alabama

My grandmother, Carolyn Edge (80), and I, Katherine Morrison (16), talk about her childhood, lessons she has learned, and historical periods she has lived through. She talks about her experience with her father being in the war for 4 years...

Interview with Katy Whitson(mom)

I interviewed my mom and we discussed some of her favorite childhood memories along with important lessons she has learned throughout her life. I also asked her about historical events that occurred during her childhood and the affect that those...

Dawson Archer interviews his father Kevin Archer about major events that occurred during his lifetime.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama, Dawson Archer (16) interviews his father Kevin Archer (45) about his memories throughout his life about major events and people from the 1970s to today. Many interesting topics are brought...

My grandpa’s story about living through the depression and overcoming hardships.

In this interview, conducted on November 30, 2017, in Arab, Alabama, Adrianne Smith (16) interviews her grandfather James Hendrix (81) about what life was like in 1930s Fayette, Alabama. He talks about how he lived through the depression and how...

Leaning on God, Family, and Faith.

In this interview, Erin Chatman (16) talks to her Grandad, Godfrey Johnson (65), about his life, growing up in the 50s and 60s. He touches on being a black child during the prime of the civil rights era, his fight...

Rachel Leong interviews her mother, Tammy Leong, on what life was like growing up.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Rachel Leong interviews her mom Tammy Leong about her life experiences growing up. She shares stories about where she lived, her inspirations, battling Leukemia as a teenager, 9/11, and...

Elizabeth Lott interviews her father Tony Lott for the Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview, Elizabeth Lott (17) and her father Tony Lott spoke in Vestavia Hills, AL. Tony shared stories from his childhood in rural Alabama and spoke about important life lessons he learned throughout his life.

Mae Mae Daniels interviews her grandmother, Janet Haas, about her life growing up in the 20th century.

In this interview, Mae Mae Daniels (16) talks with her grandmother, Janet Haas (72). They discussed Janet’s eventful life and her views on history. Janet also sheds light on growing up in such a different generation and the impactful historical...

Sophia Stephen and her grandfather Larry Pirkle discuss his time spent in the Army Reserve and his family heritage

In this interview, which takes place over Thanksgiving break, I interview my grandfather Larry Pirkle about various components of his life. Mr. Pirkle discusses his youth, and growing up in Hueytown, Alabama. After this, he reminisces about his decision to...

The World War 2 War Effort and Rosie the Riveter

In this interview, conducted on November 25th 2018, Ann Martin Richardson (16) interviews her great aunt, Jackie Ramsbacher (92), about growing up during the Great Depression, her time in the WW2 war effort, and being a Rosie the Riveter.

The life of Martha Rusk growing up during the impactful mid 1900’s.

During this interview with Martha Rusk on November 26th 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Emma Stewart wanted to talk to her grandmother about her childhood and some historical memories she lived through. Martha explains many expirences,stories and lessons that helped...

Work ethic serves family well.
November 30, 2017 App Interview

My grandfather shared his childhood on the farm, and the impact it had on his life. He also mentioned his career as a teacher and his military service.

Interview with Grandmother
November 29, 2017 App Interview

Barbara Watson was born in 1952 in Kansas and moved to Alabama. Her father served in The Korean War and was a computer programmer after that. Her mother was a nurse. She moved to Washington in the late 1950s and...

Interview with My Grandad

I interviewed my grandfather about his life experiences. We discussed his entire life and his hardships throughout. I learned a lot more than I previously knew about my grandfather.

Braydon Schick and his mother Jennifer Schick talk about life in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama, Braydon Schick (16) interviews his mother Jennifer Schick (43). They talk about growing, childhood, and expectations for the future. Jennifer also gives lots of advice to help through teen years....

I interview my mom in the Great thanksgiving Listen Project about our childhoods

I interview my mother about her life and my early years. I learned that my dad never formally proposed to my mom and that he gave her a borrowed ring. I also realized how much my mom truly does for...