My Mimi’s Life

My grandma, Diane Captain, looks back at her early life and the Civil Rights Movement. She compares her generation's macho to the current one's social media craze.


I interviewed my friend Matt about his life with his siblings and transitional stage from Louisiana to New Jersey

Curtis Reliford and Christy Hightower

Curtis Reliford talks about overcoming racism and serious adversity to find and fulfill his life's purpose which is helping those who are experiencing hard times: hurricane Katrina victims and the Navajo and Hopi people. Curtis describes how he follows his...

The interview of Emily Adams

Two sisters sit down and speak about life, goals, and their affection for one another.

Mother Relives Birth of First Child!

Lacey relives the birth of her first born child, a daughter. She tells a few stories of how this child came about and what her visions were for the future. Do they match with reality?

Harmony Chennault Block E

During the interview, my grandfather and I mainly talked about his time in the navy and his childhood. This included his job in the navy and his childhood memories.

Sherrill Sagrera, “I Remember…”: Louisiana Reflections and Stories of the Past
November 30, 2021 App Interview

Farmer, landowner, and CWPPRA activist, Sherrill Sagrera describes his ongoing crusade to educate people about the dangers of letting Louisiana’s vanishing wetlands slip away. Mr. Sagrera was born in Abbeville, LA on November 12, 1941. When he was younger he...

Elizabeth and Grande Pere
November 23, 2017 App Interview

Dad and I talk about his childhood, his elders, and influences in his life.

A Conversation with Shirley Molligan Laque

This is an interview conducted by Elizabeth Rizzo Lord of her grandmother, Shirley Molligan Laque, with her mother, Judy Laque Rizzo. The interview took place right before Shirley’s 90th birthday. As a random side note, we are all three left...

Muted by Despair but Unloyal to Illusions

Fredrick Mitchell was born into a time of gray mists and steady rain. At the age of 5 living in Biloxi Mississippi, things started to get seized from him. First the rights of school were taken from him, then his...

Mike Younis and Eneida Laffont talk about Ms. Laffont’s life and about leaving Cuba to the United States.

In this interview, conducted on November 23, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mike Younis(18) interviews his grandmother, Eneida Laffont (93), about her life, including her childhood, her work life and marriage, and her experience leaving Cuba due to communism. She...

Betty Herringshaw, Linda Lander, Becca Brubaker

Betty Herringshaw (86) talks with her daughter, Linda Lander (64) and granddaughter, Becca Brubaker (26) about her life