Putting Ruth and Howard Savage in the Record Books Part 1

A tale of a married black couple as they make their way forward in the new civil rights era.

Anthony and Kenneth DeMarco

Growing up in the city of Chicago, going off to college, and raising kids.

Living history project

Palestinian and Israeli conflict. Grandpa Mohammad

Watergate Scandal and Nixon’s resignation

Talking to my Grandma and Grandpa about the Watergate scandal and the resignation of President Richard Nixon in the 1970’s

Stephanie Thompson and Pamela Fairley

Stephanie Thompson (47) and her coworker Pamela Fairley (42), talk about breaking the stigmas associated with recipients of housing vouchers and residents of public housing. They talk about their childhoods, education, work history, and the economic and housing challenges they've...

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.

Grandma’s Life

My grandmother gives us a brief story of her relationship with my grandfather and being a mother to my father.

Lois Nelson and Erika Nelson

Lois Nelson (79) tells her daughter, Erika Nelson (51) about her childhood in Chicago, Illinois. Lois and Erika talk about Lois' educational choices and career that led to her involvement in the Frenald Closure Project and about activism in her...

Moralities and Beliefs

This is an interview about Lorenzo’s beliefs, memories, and plans for the future. This includes stories about family memories and reasons why you shouldn’t be inferior to anyone in high school. And reasons to be recognized and view as a...

Big brother

Interviewed my oldest brother Jose Avalos. Him and I were always the odd ones out of the family so we naturally have a bond.

My grandmothers experience as a women in the medical field

In this interview my grandmother and I discussed the challenges she faced as a female plastic surgeon.

Migrations and social Justice

Migrating to the US with her family, how that has affected her and issues she has faced as an afro-Panamanian.

Amari Allen and Trenette Gresham

Amari Allen (20) and her friend Trenette "T-Nice" Gresham (25) talk about being raised by their grandmothers, relationships, responsibility, and their hopes for the future.

Grandma’s experiances

This is about my grandma’s past and how she struggle through the difficulties

Richard Dobbins and Sherry Williams

Richard Dobbins Jr. (70) tells friend and colleague Sherry Williams (58) about growing up in Bronzeville, Chicago, and being in the Navy during the later '60s, early '70s.

Ashley Stephenson and Nancy Zook

Ashley Stephenson (18) talks to her teacher Nancy Zook (55) about graduating from high school and her hopes for the future.

H Melt and Ian Kerstetter

Ian Kerstetter (25) speaks with H. Melt (27) about being queer and their experience as part of the queer community of Chicago as artist and writer.