Oral History Project

I interviewed my grandmother who moved from Italy to the U.S. in the 1950s.

Sewing: From Necessity to Enjoyment

Discussed the significance of sewing to personal well-being. Also sewing out of necessity versus sewing for enjoyment.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My father and I talked about a variety of events that happened throughout his life. We discussed points of where he has been, his tough times and his greatest times, and why he made certain decisions in his life.

Mom

My mother explains growing up in a family of immigrants and becoming a valedictorian

Mom & Dad – Opposites attract?

Loren and Carol tell about how they met, their wedding and their travels in Italy

Story Corps 2018

An interview with my great grandma on her childhood and moving to the United States from Italy

The interview of Lilianna Fincher

In this interview Liliana talks about her life in Italy and describes many different Italian features.

The Wisdom of Grandma May

This interview was a very powerful interview with my grandma about her life. I learned that she had a bunch of interesting jobs that I had no idea about. She worked hard throughout her life and got everything she wanted...

Immigration Stories Italy: Damman

Damman is the youngest of the asylum seekers I interviewed at Villa Barbiero Centro Accoglienza Immigrati. While it is always a struggle to cross Northern Africa to get to Libya, Damman had a few strokes of luck along the way....

Immigration Stories Italy: Juan

Juan is immigrated to Italy from Peru for a better life. Juan lives in Pioltello just outside of Milan. Juan paints a beautiful picture of growing up in Peru and being surrounded by his many sisters. Juan tells about his...

Neha Viradia and her great uncle Ashok Balar talk about life lessons and more in Flemington, New Jersey

In this interview conducted in Novermber 23, 2017 in Flemington, New Jersey, Neha Viradia (14) interviews her great uncle Ashok Balar about his life lessons, family and work. He shares his memories and journey as an immigrant from in India...

The thanksgiving listen 2017

This is my second story corps. Disclaimer: I had problems with the microphone on my I pad and it kept saying this message about how it was experiencing problems. I thought the video had stopped recording after that, but it...

“Never trust your cat”

This interview was conducted on November 27, 2017 in Glenville, New York. Sydney Blodgett interviews her father, Jeff Blodgett about his childhood living in Upstate NY, his parents and siblings, and his time serving in the military. He talks about...

Thanksgiving interview

We talked about what life was like for my grandma as a child.

Peters/Pedroni APUSH Interview

In this interview we explored the Italian history and culture of our family.

Interview of my mom about Italy

In the interview I asked questions about what Italy was like and growing up. I also asked questions about moving to America and what that was like.

Varshini Ganesh and her sister Shivani Srividya talk about their life moments and growing experiences.

In this interview, conducted on December 2nd, 2017 in Plano, Texas, Shivani Srividya talks about her childhood. Varshini Ganesh and Shivani Srividya being sisters talk about them growing up together. She talks about her memories and vivid imaginations as what...

Hanging With Ms. Andrews

Ms. Andrews talks about her family history and growing up.

12 Questions With Mom

This is my mom and the story of her life from childhood to today, from Italy to USA. Her story is different and her voice is magical.

Great thanksgiving listen

In this interview Katelyn Gallaher interviews her grandmother Diane Signorino‘s about her life and past knowledge she has required and wants to pass on along with story’s and traditions.

Big Sis Talk

My sister came from Carpentersville to see me and we had a heart to heart. We swapped stories from our family life.