The Continuing Life of Sam Wilson, Jr.

Sam Wilson, Jr.'s childhood memories growing up in Harlem and Bronx, NY through adulthood with his family Sam Wilson, Sr. mother Ora and sister Waltrina. He also shares sweet memories of Aunt Catherine, Granny Sadie and Great Granny Evelyn Middleton.

Dinner Talk

Chantel talked about her upbringing as a child, how important family is, and the valuable lessons she’s learned over the years.

Beau McCall and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) designer, Beau McCall talks with curator, Souleo about his experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF, founded...

Grandma Sonia

I talk to my grandmother about her life growing up in New York, getting married and moving to Florida, raising 4 kids and working a full time job.

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Travis Simon and Najhim Luke

Travis Simon (31) interviews his friend Najhim Luke (23) about his life, what he's overcome and his goals for his future and his family. Najhim also shares his thoughts on the criminal justice system and what it's been like to...

Lou Berger – Willowood x PC

Pedro Damasceno (17) speaks to Lou Berger (95). Interview hosted by Pine Crest’s Photography Club at the Willowood Brookdale resident center on August 9th, 2017. Lou shares the story of his life; New York, the army, love, and education. c/o...

Raymond Pizarro (a.k.a. Pizarro) and Souleo

Please note: the transcript is provided since the audio quality for this interview is reduced due to technical issues. -- Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) designer, Raymond Pizarro (a.k.a. Pizarro) talks with curator, Souleo about his experience at HIF....

Krystal Spriggs and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, Krystal Spriggs talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF, founded...

Inez Robinson and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, Inez Robinson talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF, founded...

Joan Harris a.k.a. Joan Eure and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, Joan Harris a.k.a. Joan Eure talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary...

John W. Moyler (a.k.a. Jhonathon) and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, John W. Moyler (a.k.a. Jhonathon) talks with curator, Souleo about his experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary...

Tonya Jackson and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, Tonya Jackson talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF, founded...

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Russell Meredith, Leo Gaudin, Susan O'Neill, and Jonathan Basile

Russell Meredith (88) speaks with Leo Gaudin (67), Susan O'Neill (63), and Jonathan Basile (26) about his military assignments during World War II, his travels, and dealing with racial prejudice in the South and North.

Nonna: Reflections on Immigrating from Italy to NYC

I talked with my Nonna about her life in Italy, what is was like to immigrate to NY and raise a family here, and tried to solicite life advice from her.

Eusatce Collens, Jr. and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) model, Eustace Collens, Jr. talks with curator, Souleo about his experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF,...

Queen Bilquis (a.k.a. Cynthia Harmon) and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) designer, Queen Bilquis (a.k.a Cynthia Harmon) talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary...

Bess Robinson Alpaugh: A Legacy

My grandmother answers various questions regarding her childhood in Montana, the grief of losing her husband, and raising six children all in her own.

Twain Revell of Twains Twines and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) designer, Twain Revell of Twains Twines talks with curator, Souleo about her experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary...

Hakim Mutlaq and Souleo

Former Harlem Institute of Fashion (HIF) photographer, Hakim Mutlaq talks with curator, Souleo about his experience at HIF. This mini-interview was conducted as part of the exhibition, "Showing Out: Fashion in Harlem," which celebrates the 55th anniversary of HIF, founded...

“I knew I was on dangerous ground:” Two men working to tell the story of a lifetime.

Fred and Craig talk about their five-year project to write Fred’s life story, a story with roots in the South during the Great Depression, and stops in the Army, the prize-fighting world, Harlem, Sing-Sing Prison, and Washington DC.

Steve Sparr interview #1

We are in Ariella’s apartment and we open up the interview with questions about Steve’s grandparents. This interview focuses on Steve’s humble beginnings. Enjoy!

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Thaddeus Shakoor and Baheejah Shakoor

Husband and wife, Thaddeus Shakoor (79) and Beheejah Shakoor (80), talk about when they first met and reflect on their relationship over the years.

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Joseph Wesolowski and Wendy Wesolowski

Joseph Wesolowski (76) talks with his wife, Wendy Wesolowski (59), about growing up as a street kid in the East Village of New York City, high school, his career in Engineering and adoption of their children.