¨Are you proud of me?¨

This interview was recorded on November 26, 2017, in Medina, Ohio. I (Tera Roberts, age 17) interviewed my 58-year old mother, Helen Roberts, about her childhood as well as her experience with parenting and what raising me was like. She...

Grandma Ginny Sample initial interview

This interview briefly covered Ginny's early years growing up in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, plus her time in Tacoma and Olalla, WA. She discusses fond memories, family, and friends.

Interview With My Mother

During this interview, my mom answers questions mainly about her life, like her dream as a kid, her traditions growing up, the birth of her kids, the passing of my dad, and more.

Mom's ohio memories

Marilyn Head talks with daughter, Carrie, about memories from growing up in Ashtabula Ohio in the 30s and 40s

An Interview With James Hough

This interview took place on November 23rd, 2017, in Debby Carson’s living room in Zanesville, OH. The actual recording took place on November 27, 2017, because the interviewer was having technical difficulties. The interviewer who is 15 years old, Sophia...

Every Soldier Has A Story

This is the story of one of the 2.2 million men drafted for the Vietnam War. On December 3, 1969, Jim Culp was drafted to serve in Vietnam. Culp was a regular kid, the middle child with three other siblings,...

Dylan Caine (16) Asks His Mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), About Her Detroit Youth, Jewish Ancestry, and Worldview

In this interview, conducted on Thanksgiving, 2015 in a suburb of Cleveland, Dylan Caine (16) asks his mother, Shelly Pesick-Caine (56), about her quintessentially American upbringing in the suburbs of Detroit. Born into a caring and hardworking family of six,...

My practice using the Storycorps app

In Mrs. Itibrout’s class I’m practicing using the Storycorps app so that I know I know how to use it when it comes time to interview.

Ray Wise – Mastery At Its Finest

An overlooked tree. Ceaseless drive. Sean Connery. What do these three unrelated things have in common? They tell the extraordinary story of Ray Wise, who was interviewed by Forrest Wheeler in Los Angeles in 2018. Since youth in Akron, Ohio,...

Great Thanksgiving Listen

today I interviewed my dad about his childhood and life events!

Payton Cassel and her Grandfather, Dave Strycker, talk about his life before, during, and after the Army.
November 24, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2016 in Eaton, Ohio, Payton Cassel interviews her grandfather, Dave Strycker about his childhood and life in the Military. Dave Strycker talks about his family, life in the Military, and his career afterward. He...

Garrett and Gerry, November 2016

The first of what I hope are a series of interviews with these two remarkable people. So inspiring and loving.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen Assignment
November 30, 2019 App Interview

An Interview between Sam Gray (grandson) and John Rogers (grandfather) after Thanksgiving dinner, 11-28-19.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

The ten of us talked about how we hope to be remembered. Some were more vocal than others, including the French bull dog bean snoring in the background.