In Your Own Words with Shenisis Kirkland
Private

This interview is private.

Baniaga Interview

My Mom and Step Dad are getting married soon. I wanted to ask a few questions that might not be remembered. I also wanted things that are not sad every day to be told today. My parents won’t get to...

Atlanta-Miami

I spoke to my grandmother about what it was like for her growing up in Jamaica. I also asked her about her trip to Europe as an adult.

Chad cover interview

This is a interview about my mother’s life.

Mark Capell Interviews Grandmother, Sheila Silverstein

Sheila Silverstein is interviewed by Mark Capell(14) and talks about how her past has affected her actions and current lifestyle. While going through many experiences she has had, she says how so much of her life has meant so much...

Sarah Mathes and her aunt Mary Foelster talk about growing up in Maryland and her careers along the way.

In this interview, conducted on November 26, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Sarah interviews her aunt Mary Foelster about life growing up in Maryland and her career path along the way. Mary talks about life growing up for her as the...

Kylie’s Grandmother’s Story

We talked about my grandmother’s family and where she grew up. We talked about what she was proud of and grateful for.

Peace Corps Jamaica – Emily
April 27, 2018 App Interview

I asked Emily about her thoughts on moving to Jamaica for her Peace Corps assignment.

Grow n Glow

For this interview, we pretty much spoke about how it was growing up in Jamaica and things to look forward to in the future.

GTL

We talked about there lifestyle and how they lived. I asked about their childhood and where they lived.

Audio Story Telling with my Grandmother- Jeanliq Mendez

I asked my Grandma 10 question about her life and she shared somethings that I’ve never heard before.

A Life of Love & Service w/ Oren Cousins

A niece speaks with her uncle, who serves as the historian of the family, as well as being an artist, a writer, and a lifelong educator to all who he comes across.

In Your Own Words with Kyle Dudley

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

“Their Story”

an interview with a family member who was not born in America

From Cuba to America: Seeking Freedom

Hear a compelling account of a young woman’s experience in the Cuban Revolution and her journey to America for the greatest gift of all, freedom.

Abigail Smith and her mom discuss the past, the present, and the future.

We talked about our family and how she had to adapt to her surroundings because everything was different when she moved. We discussed her childhood and the love of her life and who impacted while she grew up. She told...