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What life was like as a Jew in Nazi Germany, the escape to America and American life.
Mary Ann Olding (78) is interviewed by her niece Ann Acheson (59) about her growing up in rural Ohio, what lead her to historical preservation as a career and the ways in which her Catholic farm family shaped her independent...
I talked with my mom who had a lot of memories about her mother’s history in the Netherlands and many holiday traditions she passed down.
Joe shares his story of surviving a Nazi concentration camp. Joe, his brother and father were put into the same camp where he and brother were separated from their father. Their father was immediately sent to the gas chamber. Joe...
An exploration into the life of my mother, a Vietnamese-American immigrant who experienced culture shock when she and her family fled her home to an unfamiliar land.
Dorothea’s childhood was a learning experience, meeting her husband and learning new things. Moving from Indonesia, holland, and then immigrating to the us was a memorable experience, and from everything defines who she is today.
I interviewed Tjitske Van der Meulen. She immigrated from Holland with her husband, Peter, leaving her family behind. Tjitske came to the U.S. for an adventure and job opportunity, not because of war or other misfortune. They got on a...
The year's following Stonewall, the AIDS crisis, the joining of AIDS organizations, and the creation of the UN's first openly gay NGO
On January 10th 2016, I interviewed my 90 year old grandmother about growing up in Germany and escaping the Holocaust.
This is an interview I did with my 86-year-old grandmother. She lived in Germany through WWII and had a very interesting life, resulting in some unusual stories. She now lives on an out-of-service farm in Pennsylvania's Amish Country. In this...
Caitlin Dolorico-McPeake(17) talks with Grandma Rita(87) about her life and experiences. Discussed within are topics including (but not limited to) World War II, the Glass Ceiling, terrible cooking, the Italian Mafia, and the Korean Conflict.
Frank age 98 on Providence Hospice, of Dutch Indonesian heritage born in east Indies shares reflections with his son Frank who lives with his father about serving in the Dutch Indonesian army and being a prisoner of war for three...
This interview is with my Neighbor Els she was born in Holland then moved to America when she was one. This is her story.
Beatrice Peterson recalls her experiences traveling with the American military during the midst of the Cold War to locations like Vietnam, Cambodia, Germany, and Romania while being interviewed by her granddaughter, Maddy Shearer on May 14th, 2022. She details how...
Discover the legacy of the Brewster family. A family that came on the Mayflower as told by our Social Studies teacher, Mrs. Heagney.
There was the mention of the importance of education, life lessons, professional satisfaction and growth, stories of moving between countries (and the courage in doing so), retold WWII anecdotes, globalization, and some dating advice.
We taped about my moms experiences in school and when she arrived in the states. She talked about her life in schools in Holland and her transition to living in the U.S.
This interview was about my Grandma’s life in Holland compared to her life in America as well as her struggles she’s dealt with in her life.
This interview between Logan Szott and his mother Heather Szott covers Heather's personal history growing up in L.A. and beyond, connecting to multiple historical events, cultural trends, and personal experiences. The interview contains segments of Heather's early life with her...
One Small Step partners Fredrick "Fred" Hoogland (75) and Roy Branklin (58) discuss their military service, racism in the United States, and their involvement with the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
In interviewed my Grandfather, Bruce Wells. I learned many interesting things about our family and about his childhood.