History 911 interview project

We talked about the 911 attack and how did it impact the people and the cause of it

Corinne Hoexter + New York Magazine Publishing in the 1950’s

Vivien Hoexter (59) interviews her mother Corinne Hoexter (92) about Corinne's adventures working in publishing in New York City in the early 1950's.

Hayley Morales and Riley-Paige Belisle, December 2020

Coming at you live (not really) from their homes, two freshmen from New York's "The Beacon School," Hayley Morales & Riley-Paige Belisle discuss in a teenager's perspective the events happening in the world that is from the messy year we...

Story Corps Q2

On Dec. 12, 2017, I, Parker Thompson, interviewed Paul Fischer about his life and experiences

A personal recollection of living through 9/11

Can you imagine witnessing the biggest news story unfold in real time? Well Ann Gurrola and many others who were alive in the early 2000’s did. I interviewed my mom, Ann Gurrola on the terrorist attack of the twin towers...

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Rodolfo Janairo and Rolland Janairo

Rodolfo C. Janairo (69) talks with his son Rolland Janairo (36) about growing up in the Philippines, immigrating to the US, working in New York City, marrying and raising a family.

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Theresa Taken and Emily Taken-Vertz

Theresa Taken (72) talks with her daughter Emily Taken-Vertz (28) about growing up in rural Iowa, being adventurous, going to college, traveling the world, and becoming a lawyer after being a social worker in the South Bronx.

My grandfathers childhood

In conclusion my grandfather survived through the Great Depression survived WW2 enlisted in korean army in 1950 had four children and 12 grandchildren now lives a peaceful life

Kirsten Paull’s Thanksgiving interview with Marie Paull

Kirsten Paull interviews her Oma about her journey and decision to move to America. She describes her life before the move in Germany, and what her schooling was like. After, she describes her move to America and how she learned...

Positionality and Community Organizing: Joy’s Story

Joy tells the story of her love for her hometown, Yakima, Washington. She shares the journey of the mutual aid coalition, Yakima Community Aid.

Bryce Shortt and his grandpa talk about the military and his childhood in New York City

In this interview, conducted on November 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia, Bryce Shortt(12) interviews his grandpa about his childhood and life in the military. His Grandpa shares stories about his childhood and day to day life in the military. At the...

What it was like at Hillary Clinton’s “victory party” on 11/8/2016

Ella and her mentor/manager Nadia reflect on their experience at Hillary Clinton's "victory party" at the Javits Center on election night 2016, and on what Clinton's loss meant to them as women and coworkers.

Gary & Ken: Happy 50th Anniversary! Stonewall Inn, NYC, Gay Catholics, Equality and Missing Community

“We got what we wanted, but we lost what we had.” Ken Latch and Gary Trout of NYC had their first date just months after the Stonewall Riots. Today, they are happily married and find community in a welcoming Catholic...

“I was the last plane to take off in the U.S. that didn’t get directed to Canada.”

On the morning of 9/11, Rob MacPherson came back home to Boston, Massachusetts from a business trip in New Jersey. When he landed, he had no idea that the first plane had crashed into the World Trade Center while he...

Life through the eyes of Yahaira Perdomo

In this interview conducted on October of 2018 in New York City, Orlando Caceres interviews his mother, Yahaira Perdomo on her experiences on life in the Dominican Republic, youth, motherhood and most recently her experience emigrating to the United States...

Millie and her Nonno Lee

Lee Miller (76) in NYC speaks with his granddaughter Millie (13) who lives in Rome, Italy. He recounts growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950's & 60's, and share stories about his father, her great grandfather fighting in World WarII...

Molly Peacock and Michael Groden

Poet Molly Peacock (73) talks with her husband, Michael Groden (73), a James Joyce scholar, about their sixty-year love story that was interrupted for twenty years. They talk about ongoing love, Mike's melanoma, the novel Ulysses, and the parallel lives...