Audrey Lehman and McKenna Lehman

Audrey Lehman (57) tells her daughter, McKenna Lehman (30), about her upbringing in Utica, New York, meeting her husband at college, and becoming a mother. She shares about her faith and hears what McKenna thinks about observing her practicing her...

Interview with Nichole Hernandez! :)

I interviewed Nichole because I want to know her better. I met her in Queens College and I want to know about her future career, her past and what she likes.

Fathers memories

In this interview conducted in November 2017 in Chicago, Illinois Karina Sanchez (17) interviews her father Rafael Sanchez (41) about his life and many other things. I ask my father stuff about past moments and what was high school like...

I just came to the US to Visit! But I like to Be Here and I stay.

This is a life story of my grandmother’s husband who came from Egypt to visit his ex-father in law at that time and the life went so good that he decided to stay in the United States.

Reflecting on the past 96 years.

This is an interview with my Grandma, Yolanda Costa, on her 96th birthday. She grew up in Greenpoint, New York. She was one of 11 children in a large Catholic family. She was married to her husband, Joseph Costa for...

"Family is the Idol of Philippine Society"

This interview was done for the “Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019” on November 30, 2019 with my sister. Since she was not able to make it to Thanksgiving due to personal reasons, I interviewed her while she was in New York....

“It was a better use of my life.”

Father Frank DeSiano calls himself a “lifer.” He entered the Paulist junior seminary as a teenager. That was more than 45 years ago. He’s a noted leader in evangelization or sharing of the Catholic faith. Father Frank has been the...

Saul-Yuan Calvillo and Vei Darling

Saul-Yuan Calvillo (25) and their colleague and friend, Vei Darling (24), talk about life and communities in New York, queerness, and the city’s influence on identity.

A Conversation between Judy Gingold, feminist writer and editor, and her husband, David Freeman, writer and Hollywood screenwriter

“Someone’s maleness should never be a license for… anything.” Oxford and Yale-educated Judy Gingold, joined Newsweek in its 70’s heyday, and led a feminist revolution. https://www.npr.org/2012/09/09/160685709/good-girls-revolt-story-of-a-newsroom-uprising In 2017, she was diagnosed with memory impairment, and her husband, David Freeman, agreed...

Struggling to Write an Essay! Here Are 3 Tips for You
September 26, 2018 App Interview

Have you been writing essays for a number of years? If yes, then a time may have come in your life when you will be thinking: I cannot write more essay assignments anymore. So, you feel that your writing ability...

Professional private tutor talks about being a copywriter, when you're a student
February 28, 2019 App Interview

Freelance writing is a great job option for college students because it is something that they can do when they are away from class. I actually started this career when I was an architecture student because I was having a...

“So I threw myself down on the floor”

My grandfather talks about his life in New York. From crazy taxi drivers to black ice. He also talks about his life with his daughters in New York, and the worst turbulence he has ever experienced. He also talks about...

“It wasn’t easy” – Growing up in New York

My grandfather talks about the changes he experienced and how difficult life was growing up in New York with nothing. He discusses his relationship with his brother and some stories from schooling in Cuba. How he managed to overcome immense...

Warren Hersch interviews Marion Blank about her grandmother on her father’s side, Charna Herschkowitz, and her father, Morris Hersch.

In this interview, Marion Blank reminisces about two people on her father’s side of the family: her grandmother, Charna Herschowitz (maiden name: Hudas) and her father, Morris Hersch. The third part in a running series on the Hersch family, the...

"I love you."

Dear pals, Lexie and Marina, talk about growing up in the Midwest, resonance with effeminate men, coming out as many things, hospitalization, the anthology “Written on the Body.” The interview may or may not close with a lil song 🙂

Interview with Marnee Burke DeVine, first cousin to John and Robert Kennedy

Catrin, Daniel and Ellen Koselka’s interview of their great aunt, Marnee Burke DeVine, first cousin to John and Robert Kennedy. Marnee discusses growing up with her cousins, her work on their presidential campaigns, her marriage to John DeVine and her...

My Father’s Life and His Lessons
November 26, 2018 App Interview

Anthony discusses his life and the lessons he has learned with his son Stephen.

Memory Lane

it was her life starting from a child all the way to an adult including her school days

Where are you from and why are you here? Leeanne interviews Tania about growing up between cultures and what led to her move to Norway.

In this interview, Tania discusses being a hyper and adventure-seeking child growing up both Danish and American in New York. She compares her wild plans for the future to how things turned out, what led her to decide to move...

The Impact Of 9/11 On Chandi Pariya’s Life

9/11 greatly impacted Chandi Pariya’s life. Chandi Pariya was looking for a job and because of 9/11, he could not find a stable job as a foreign immigrant.

In Your Own Words with Kyle Dudley

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

Halina King and Marika King

Sisters, Halina King (22) and Marika King (30), talk about being raised as part of a religious commune and why they each chose to leave.

Truths In Our Stories

On May 20th, 2019 Emma Law interviews her mother, Dawn law, in Superior Colorado asking about her life experiences from the late 1900s into the 2000s. Dawn describes growing up in a mostly white neighborhood in Canandaigua, New York. She...