Interview project Noah Lee

about my father's immigration and his life here

Getting to know my grandma’s life story I’ve never heard

I asked my grandma questions about her childhood and my dad when he was growing up. She told me about the countryside she grew up in, watching Korea turn into the successful country it is today, how she married my...

Kevin Spradlin’s Experience

Kevin Spradlin explains his life in the military. Though his serving time was shorter than most, it was eventful, memorable, and deserves a huge thanks.

My Mom’s Life In Korea

This recording is about how a normal day in Korea would go and what differences we had back then and now.

An American In Japan: Korean War (Pt. 2)

My grandfather tells me the stories of his service on the Military Railroad Service in American based Japan during the Korean War. He gives personal insight into his experience as a young American man in an unfamiliar land during wartime.

Chaerin Sung Interviews On Hee Hwang

On Hee Hwang is a 49 year old mother of a UCLA college-graduate son and a daughter who is a senior. She is the co-owner and works as a hairstylist at Tiji Hair Salon, which is located in Koreatown. She...

1953 – Loren & Veneta Lesher – Part 1

Loren (age 94) and Veneta (age 89) have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from each year of their lives together. This interview covers 1953, the first year of their marriage. The recording continues in Part 2.

Progress and Paradox

John told me about his life and how he grew up in Japan and was involved in the Marines. He told me all about his family and the impact that they have had in his life. He was a very...

a lovely interview with my Papa

Today I talked about my Papa’s life in the car. We talked about his life, childhood, kids, memories, and favorite things in his life. I had 14 questions to ask him but he had short answers so I had to...

The Numbers Racket in our Apartment

My dad remembers his mother. There are some comments he makes that are offensive, but he says he is a product of his time. I however apologize if someone takes offense. From a cultural perspective, it does clearly show a...

Kathleen Esserman and Lauren Moriarty

Kathleen Esserman (36) shares anecdotes and interviews her mother Lauren Moriarty (67) about Lauren's father, David Merritt Peters, who was a Green Beret with an extensive and accomplished military and civilian life.

Don Cummings military 2004 part 1

Dara cummings interviewing don cummings for a high school project about his time in the navy

Interview with my Uncle

In this interview, we discuss my uncles childhood memories, with his move to America from Korea. We talk about the loss of tradition and culture from the move along with the LA riots.

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.

Storytelling Interview

Cornelius Henderson and Beverly Henderson age 81 and 68 years old. They both reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They served a combined total of 38 years in United States Army.

The Korean War

My interviewee’s view about the Korean War. His roles and his experience during the Korean War.