Thanksgiving Bonus Activity

Me and grandfather talked about his life and how my family came to this country.

Interview with Papa Yotts

This was an interview with my grandfather about his life and what his values are in life.

Algis Kalvaitis, Ramunas Kalvaitis, and Irene Kalvaitis

Algis Kalvaitis (45) interviews his parents Irene Kalvaitis (85) and Ramunas Kalvaitis (82) about their experiences fleeing Lithuania as children during WWII, and their lives in various countries before eventually coming to the United States.

Harold Yudelson and Ben Rosenberg

Ben Greenberg (31) interviews his grandfather Harold Yudelson (90) about their family's immigration from Lithuania, Harold's life in Atlanta, GA, and the family business, "Saul's."

Lisa Graham, Lucy Cordes, and Genevieve Welch

Lisa Graham (47) reflects with her students Lucy Cordes (21) and Genevieve Welch (20) on how the pandemic has affected Wellesley's choir.

Novel Wisdom: Rachel DB and Sara Villanueva discuss historical fiction and the novel Between Shades of Gray.

In this recording, students Rachel D-B and Sara Villanueva discussed why to read and love historical fiction novels, the importance of perseverance, and remembering the stories of people whose stories often get forgotten.

Interview with my mother

I take some time to interview my mother about her immigration story from Lithuania, and what living in the Soviet Union was like.

Mona Sand and Claire Sand

Mona Sand (97) talks with her daughter Claire Sand (55) about growing up in Manasquan, NJ, and living in Miami, FL for most of her life. She talks about her late husband, Norman, and becoming a mother and a grandmother...

Joan Leibman 2/19/21

Interview with Joan Leibman on 2/19/21 while she was staying at Hunters Run

Savannah Hill and her Grandpa Adolph Svec’s experiences from college, the military, and his family.

An interview with my grandfather about his experiences and reflections on his life during his different careers. He talks about his military life, teaching life, important people in his life, and the history of his parents and grandparents.