Project 3: Pandemic

talking with mother about the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

Getting to Know My Grandfather

I learned so much about my grandfather. Some of the things he told me, my mom didn’t even know. We talked about his childhood, how he grew up and became the person he is today.

Grandmama and Hannah

During this interview, we talked about growing up in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. We also talked about J.F. Kennedy's presidency and assasination.

Millie Greene and her grandfather, Barry Whitehouse, talk about life in the mid-1900s.

Me and my grandfather, Barry, talked about growing up in Virginia, being in the military during the Vietnam War, and the impacts of segregation in his life. He talks about what school was like through elementary, junior high, and high...

Avery White Interviews Her Grandmother, Jayme White, About Her Life

In this interview, in November 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi, Avery White interviews her grandmother Jayme White about her life in Mississippi. Mrs. White shares a few funny stories from her childhood. She talks about some of the fun times she...

Getting to know my mother

In this interview, I interviewed my Mom. We talked about her life, her life lessons, and her happiest memories as a mother.

Eli interviews his Nana about her life growing up in the South during the 50s.

Eli Carter interviews his Nana, Dinna “Sissy” Wilson about her life. They talk about her childhood and growing up in the 1950s- now in Mississippi. They also talk about her children and past regrets. As well as her fond memories...

Brooke Mitcham and My Uncle Joseph are Talking About Love, Life, and Family

My Uncle and I talked about his love life and his grandparents. We also talked about his disease and how it has changed his life and others around him. He talked about his great grandparents and his grandparents. We talked...

Interview with Mattee Wheaton

Dr. Lorenzo Neal interviews Minister Mattee Wheaton on her life and how she's learning to trust the unknown path of life

Vanessa interviews her friend Sheila about growing up in Oxford, Mississippi
November 29, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oxford, Mississippi, Vanessa interviews her friend Shiela about her childhood and growing up in oxford. Shiela shares what school she went to, how many siblings she had, and how she wouldn’t choose...

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Kelli Dickerson and Carol Hilborn
September 13, 2021 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Kelli Dickerson (45) Carol Hilborn (65) met virtually to discuss the growing political divide and their shared hope that people can find common ground. They both discuss their connection to Mississippi, parenthood and how communicating...

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George Ready and Keelan Weeks

Keelan Ready Weeks (27) interviews her father George Ready (64) about his father, Bill Ready Sr., and his civil rights work. They talk George's childhood, their family history, and George's work in politics today.

A grandfather shares memories of life in the Delta.

Recorded in Oxford, MS, on November 25, Andrew Atchley asks his grandfather, Randall Atchley, about his life in Rolling Fork, MS. He recalls growing up and the adventure he had. Randall also tells of the freedom a small community can...

Emma Leggett and her grandmother discuss living through WW2, teaching high school seniors, and raising two children in Pascagoula, MS.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2018, Emma Leggett (16) interviews her grandma, Sue Leggett (78), about her children, her teaching career, and funny stories! Mimi, as her grandchildren call her, explains many noticeable differences in the political system. She...

Grandma’s memories of thanksgiving and gardening

Disscussion of family history with a focus on agriculture and Thanksgiving, leading into a discussion of current traditions and my family's relationship to agriculture.