Maya Mansour and Carol Mansour

Maya Mansour (16) talks with her mother Carol Mansour (55) about her childhood memories, including those of 9/11. They also discuss race and religion, as part of a mixed-race family and as Baha'is.

Getting To Know My Dad

In this interview, I talk with my dad about the process of moving to America on his own for college. I can’t believe I didn’t know so much!

Thomas Martin and Helen Martin

Thomas Martin (75) speaks with his wife Helen Martin (73) about their experiences in Tehran before and during the Iranian Revolution, his escape, and his perspective on the hostage crisis including reasons for the taking of the U.S. Embassy in...

Interview of Mehran Farhadi

The interview of Mehran Farhadi(63) conducted by his son Evan Farhadi(16) and his journey as an Iranian and an American.

Interview for World Geography

This is my interview with Ramine Baharamgi. He is an Epidemiologist. He came here from Iran and has lived and traveled all over the world.

The great thanksgiving

My grandmother, Fereshta Sabri, and I discuss her time in her home country and how she has to adapt to life in a new country and her experiences her in the U.S.

Sandy Frost and Taffy Solcher

Sandy Frost (52) talks with her mother Taffy Solcher (79) and asks about Taffy's unique childhood, growing up as the daughter of a man in the oil business which meant growing up all over the world, in places like Columbia,...

Trouble with the Law

I could not remember my mother in law’s name.

Stop Iran

“I would see stop signs and below the word stop it would say Iran”. On 1/6/19, in Los Angeles, Ani Adell interviewed her mom, Megan Adell, about her leaving her home in Iran and coming to America, and how being...

LHP for Addie Alkhas

This is Addie Alkhas’s recollection of his transition from Iran.

History Immigrant Assignment

Some major talking points were the changes in life from the United States and Iran, and the journey to becoming an American.

50th Wedding Anniversary: Where it all began

My Persian grandfather and Scottish grandmother tell the story of how they met so many years ago. All 11 grandkids and our parents sat around a table in Napa listening to the story of how our family began.

Life of Dr. Kristen Ajrouche

This the life of Dr. Kristen Ajrouche it’s going to talk about family school ans her struggles.

Siavosh Arjomand

We talked about my grandfather’s life in Iran and his relationship with his wife.

Women’s History – Interview

Role models from the past, current activities, personaly experience of historical events.

Iran Women's Rights Interview

Lida Shamonzadeh (57) was interviewed by daughter Simona Sargizian (18) about the past and current state of Iran regarding women's rights in Iran.

The Daycare Dream

Farahnaz watched a movie of a woman who had a daycare and she really enjoyed it. When she was 18 she began to work for Iran’s government. She hated her life and specifically her job so in 2004, at the...

My mother and her journey to the U.S

We talked about my mother and her religion growing up. Also the effects of religion on her life and her journey to the U.S.

Gauri Kshirsagar and Vaishali Kshirsagar

Vaishali Kshirsagar (49) talks with her daughter, Gauri Kshirsagar (18) about her life growing up in India, her immigration to America, and raising her daughter in a new country.

StoryCorps Interview

This is an interview with my father, Homan Toussimehr, in which we touch upon subjects of socialization and how life here in the United States differed from Iran.

School project

My Grandpa talks about his time in the Navy and thing that he remembers about it.

The Caspian Sea to Santa Monica

In this touching interview, directed in December of 2019 in Santa Monica, California, Sophie Salem (15) interviews her father, Morris Salem about his one of a kind childhood. Growing up in Tehran, Iran, Morris had to deal with the struggles...

Road to Success

This interview showed how my uncle became what he is today. He explained to me that hard work, perseverance, and grit were needed to become successful. After the interview he said, “rocks will be thrown at you, but you have...