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Ronald Anderson and Katherine Liao

Katherine “Kat” Liao (42) talks with her colleague and mentor, Ronald “Ron” Anderson (83), about his extensive career in the medical profession. Topics include Ron’s path to rheumatology and remembering his wife of 56 years, Barbie.

Growing Up as Jim Cherry

On November 29th, 2019 Mara McBane, a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School, conducted an interview with her grandfather, Jim Cherry. They talked about Jim’s youth and first job, his time spent in the navy as well as religion...

Teens though generations

Interviewing my grandfather on what life was like when he was around my age and what he learned growing up. We go in depth on the details of Tomas Deslatte’s life when he was around 16-17 years old.

The Love of Life

The man I interviewed, Jim, had a very interesting life story. He talked about what was most important to him throughout his life, and how his love for the lord inspired him to continue doing what he loved.

Living His Best Life

My interview with my Great Uncle Steve was nothing short of spectacular. I learned a lot about his interesting life story and was able to discover the secrets of how to live a long and happy life. We talked about...

Pops

My father was recently diagnosed with symptoms presenting as Lewy body dementia or Parkinson’s disease. My family hosted him for a week in our home outside of Philadelphia, PA where he grew up as a kid. He now lives in...

Interview with Susan Potter

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Hannah Potter(15) interviewed her mother Susan Potter (41) about her life.

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Troy

Part owner of Sawtown Tavern, Troy Everwine, speaks candidly about the arts, vegan diets, Ida Dunnum, the LGBTQ community and the progression of the Tacony community in Philadelphia. We talk about Troy’s performances on stage in Center City, the proudest...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Cyril Van Landingham

Originally from Connecticut Cyril moved to Philadelphia to live with his Grandparents after the loss of both of his parents. Cyril and I talk about his day job working in the school system, how he went to Fisk University and...

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rich

Rich, a longtime resident, of Tacony is now caretaker an abandoned and overgrown citygarden in Keystone Park. Working his whole life as a contractor and 22 years in recovery, Rich talks about his experiences living through addiction to then building...

Interview of an immigrant

I interviewed my moms friend who is an immigrant from South Africa. He is a mechanical engineer and moved to America for his job

Alice “Putty” Willets. A Swarthmorean Life.

Alice “Putty” Willets grew up in Swarthmore, and has lived here nearly 100 years. She is interviewed by her former gym class student who is now also a senior citizen, Barbara Bernhardt. Putty taught gym for decades. She was on...

The 1980’s

Jill Helwig was interviewed to talk about some of the biggest events of the 1980’s.

Joyce Hollobaugh talks about her life experiences and passion for helping people with her interests in medicine.

My mother, Joyce Hollobaugh, discusses how her life experiences competing in volleyball and softball and her career in respiratory therapy has made her the person she is today. As she discusses her experiences, my mother describes all the important life...

Interview with My Mother

In this interview I asked my mom about her childhood, and about her hopes for the future.

Katie and her father Chad talk about life and it’s ups and downs. Part 2.

In this interview, we talked about my dads service in the military, why some people should join, and the good about it. We also talked about life, marriage, and the miracle of birth. Lastly, we talked about everything to enjoy...