Interview with my Neighbors

This interview consists of my neighbors talking about their childhood, life lessons they have learned, difficulties, and some of their most influential moments in life.

Growing Up With Mannequins

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee, Harry Henderson (15) interviews his mother Janet Farris Henderson (48) about her childhood and life growing up in the South. Mrs. Henderson shares her life story of coming from two...

My Grandmother tells stories and life lessons from her childhood.

This interview was recorded on November 24, 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee. My name is Dorothy Grace Daniels and I am 14 years old. I interviewed my grandmother, Joanna Underwood. We discussed growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, surviving being...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

My 66 year old grandmother and 70 year old great aunt talking about the race relations in their childhood.

My Grandmother & I

talked to grandmother about her life & my mother

Progress and Paradox

Ms. Charlie Nelson, the director of Special Events at MIFA, talks about how her life and how changes in the African American have impacted her.

My Sister’s boring life

My Sister and I talk about her life growing up in Memphis and St. Louis

Nora Burton talks to her grandfather Darrell White about his life.

We talked about what my grandfather’s childhood was like. We also talked about what it was like being a police officer during the Civil Rights movement and how he met my grandfather.

Eman Norris Interview

We talked about life lessons and things in our past

What my grandmother did in school did growing up.

What my grandmother did during in school. What sports my grandmother did for sports. What my grandmother did for fun with her friends. And what my grandmother’s family was like.

Thanksgiving Interview; Joe Buchanan III

A conversation with my mom about her childhood and her children.

Hayden Goode and her Grandmother Ann Farris discuss her life and growing up Greek.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Memphis, Tennessee, I interviewed my grandmother Ann Farris, whom I call Yia Yia. We discussed growing up in Memphis, Tennessee and coming from a very Greek family. I learned more about my...

Learning more about My Mom – Kanon W.

I interviewed my mom to learn more about her, since this isn’t a normal conversation between us it feels a bit awkward for the both of us


Today I had an interview with one of my favorite teachers, who is Mrs. Walthall at Saa Sds. I asked her questions like what she is most proud of and what troubles she has faced. I found the interview to...

Progress and Paradox

I interviewed my neighbor (age 64) who shared some of his experiences about his life including time in the Peace Corps.

Charlotte Brewer and Isabella Brewer discuss life in a small town in the Southern United States in the 1960s and 70s.

In this interview, conducted December 7, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee, Isabella Brewer (15) interviews her grandmother Charlotte Brewer (63) about her life in multiple small towns in Arkansas in the Southern United States. Ms. Brewer describes her experience in school...