Coming to America, Not Once But Twice

Dirk arrived in the US from Germany as a baby, but then went back to Germany. He returned again in 1977 as a teenager and had a different experience.

Robin Schmidt – German traveling to America

German soccer player gets an opportunity to play collegiate soccer at D1 university of New Hampshire. Find out why he wanted to come overseas

Interviewing Mrs. Cole

My mom and I talked mostly about her childhood and about where her ancestors were born and questions like that.

Linda & Amie

My mother, Linda, and I discussed her up upbringing in Berlin for the majority of the time. We also covered her family’s history and the effect of it.

Oral History

My grandfather is talking about his experience in the US army and his involvement in the Cold War.

JB and Gunter

Brothers-in-law and best pals Jonathan and Gunter discuss childhood on opposite sides of World War II.

Question with mom

I learned how my family came to the U.S. frome Europe. I also learned about my great ancestors

Growing up in Germany and immigrating to the U.S.

What was it like growing up in Germany, and how does it compare to living in the United States.

Interview with grandma

This is the interview about my grandma and her family’s herritige

Zia Tahmaseb and her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb, talk about growing up as a child in Germany during World War II.

In this interview, conducted in November of 2018 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, Zia Tahmaseb (16) interviews her grandmother, Ulla Tahmaseb (82), about what it was like to grow up in Germany during WW2 as a child. We talk about what...

Interview with Craig McPhie

In this interview, in November 2018, Craig McPhie shares stories and talks about his childhood and family including his father who flew planes during WWII. He also talks about his school, an inspiring biology teacher, and his interests in science...