Maryann Kaelin and Giovanna Lockhart

Giovanna Lockhart (41) interviews her grandmother Maryann Kaelin (88) about growing up in New Rochelle, being a nurse in New York City, and being a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Kenji Kawasaki and Kristen Kawasaki

Kenji Kawasaki (55) and his wife Kristen Kawasaki (36) reflect on Kenji's diagnosis with cancer in early 2020, his treatment at both The Floating Hospital and at a hospital in Japan, and his journey towards recovery. Kristen and Kenji also...

Charity Scott and Constance Shreckengost

Charity Scott (65) speaks with her daughter, Constance Shreckengost (33), about her relationship with her own parents, herself as a mother, and her perspective on bioethics as a law professor, friend, and current cancer patient.

Interview project Honors

We recorded this on September 26, 2018 in The Bronx, New York. My grandpa is an immigrant from Mexico who came to The United States in search of a better life for his family back home. I am grateful to...

Kalief Shack Metellus, President of Student Government at SUNY Old Westbury, and Patrick Salmon discuss why and the value of participation.

Patrick Salmon, Senior Audit Student, talks with Student Government President at SUNY Old Westbury Kalief Shack Metellus (25). Items discussed: how a mentor recommended that Kalief apply to college, get involved in student government and the results of that relationship....

Crayton Robey and Tom Ciano

Crayton Robey (50) interviews his friend Tom Ciano (66) about his experience during the AIDS epidemic, being a caretaker to his partner Tom Morgan and their relationship to Fire Island Pines.

Elliot Scherker and Karen Gottlieb

Karen Gottlieb (62) interviews her husband Elliot Scherker (62) about his brother Michael Scherker, who passed away in 1990. Elliot's family did not know that Michael was gay until years after Michael's death.

Joseph Wesolowski and Wendy Wesolowski

Joseph Wesolowski (76) talks with his wife, Wendy Wesolowski (59), about growing up as a street kid in the East Village of New York City, high school, his career in Engineering and adoption of their children.

Kenisha Mahajan and Mia Payne

Friends Kenisha Mahajan (15) and Mia Payne (17) talk about immigration, climate change, the importance of youth voices, and their hopes for the future of New York City.

Ameeran Ali, Attrice Stamps, and Wanda Ellington

Friends Ameeran Ali [age unknown], Attrice Stamps [age unknown], and Wanda Ellington [age unknown] discuss religious faith, their church community, and life with a large, mixed family.

My Grandmother and I talk about how she heard new music and other current events in the 50’s.

"I asked my grandmother how she found out about new music in my interview and she said that TV played a large role with programs like "American Band Stand". She also would attend dances held on Saturday nights at local...

Jeffrey Tlumak and Jennifer Westerholm

Jeffrey Tlumak (67) reflects on his childhood, his role as a father, and his relationship to his children with his daughter, Jennifer Westerholm (36).

Peter Rubinstein and Angela Buchdahl

Rabbi Angela Buchdahl (50) and Rabbi Peter Rubinstein (78) discuss their childhoods and their respective paths to becoming rabbis. They describe the roles played by rabbinic mentors along the way and their experiences each serving as Senior Rabbi for Central...

Hollis Hosear and Justin Butler

Hollis Hosear talks about the challenges he faced growing up in the South Bronx and getting into drugs as a teenager, his relationship with his younger sister, getting sober and his advice for navigating life.

Naquan Homes and Kemali Green

Kemali Green, CHS staff person, interviews Naquan Homes about his childhood expeiences, his family and his goals for the future.

Jumell Davis and Kemali Green

Jumell Davis (23) is interviewed by Kemali Green (28), CHS staff person, about his childhood in the Bronx and the challenges he faced, including losing his older brother and friends to gun violence.

P. Thawin Pukhao and Chinda Tanner

Elmhurst Buddhist temple volunteer Chinda Tanner (63) and Monk P. Thawin Pukhao (53) discuss their personal histories and the history of the temple. They also discuss how they each contribute to their temple and what they hope for the Thai...

Travis Simon and Najhim Luke

Travis Simon (31) interviews his friend Najhim Luke (23) about his life, what he's overcome and his goals for his future and his family. Najhim also shares his thoughts on the criminal justice system and what it's been like to...

Jean Kanokogi, Marti Malloy, and Angelica Delgado

Dr. Jean Kanokogi (49) talks with friends Marti Malloy (34) and Angelica Delgado (30) about their experiences competing in Judo at the Olympics and shares memories of her mother, Rusty Kanokogi, who was considered the "Mother of Women's Judo."

Kimberly Kelling and Lloyd S Kelling

Kimberly Kelling (63) sits down with her father, Lloyd S. "Bud" Kelling (90), to ask him about his childhood memories at Camp Crockett (also known as Kamp Karney), to learn more about what it was like for him to discover...

Leonard Kraemer and Jessie Kraemer

Leonard Kraemer (94) tells his granddaughter Jessica Kraemer (24) about his childhood in Long Island, his romance of 72 years with his late wife Terry, his time served during WWII, and his late brother, Bobby Kraemer.