Cale Green and Matthew Mulhelm

One Small Step conversation partners Cale Green (31) and Mathew Mulhelm (39) discuss influential moments in their lives, their political values, and pressing issues in Alaska.

Emma Bentley Ruzicka and John Bentley

Emma Bentley Ruzicka (34), interviews her grandfather Dr. John Bentley (86) about his time in the Navy, how he met his wife, becoming a doctor, and the experiences that followed him from state to state.

Sharon Cook and Simone Newrohr

Sharon Cook [no age given] interviews her mother, Simone Newrohr (97) about her experience living through World War II in France, meeting her husband, and moving to the United States.

Edward J. Powers with Helen Powers and family

Edward J. Powers, Sr. (79) shares stories and memories with his family about his childhood in Pottsville, PA, his career in Public Health, and the life he and wife Helen M. Powers (79) have had so far with their children,...

Alexys Hillman and Bryan Seifstein

Friends and colleagues, Alexys Hillman (36) and Bryan Seifstein (33), sit down for a conversation about the 2016 presidential election, the 2017 Women’s March, the role politics play in their lives, and the hopes they have for the future of...

Laura DeWitt and Scott Mathis

One Small Step conversation partners Scott Mathis (78) and Laura DeWitt (45) talk about the meaning of conservative and liberal, and explore life histories.

Jillian Attaway and Nancy Alcaraz

Jillian Attaway (32) interviews her maternal grandmother Nancy Alcaraz (84) about her favorite holiday traditions and memories.

Common Ground Tacony: Christian and Jackie

Christian is a high school student who frequents the Tacony Arts Lab classes and open studios. Christian was really excited by the interview and cyanotype process, so much so he quickly downloaded the StoryCorps app. Upon encouraging Christian to start...

Covid-19 Pandemic Interview with Janell Gravitt

In this interview, I ask my mom several questions about living through a world wide pandemic and how it has affected her.

John and Jasmin, The Start of a Neighborly Friendship

John Lopiparo, or JD (18) talks with his neighbor Jasmine Hrdlicka (35) about the past, along with the future.

“How did you meet your husband?”

Cherna Gitnick recalls how she met and got engaged to her husband, Gary Gitnick.

Lois Bergmann and Jane Bauer

Jane Bauer (78) has a conversation with her friend Lois Bergmann (86) about her childhood, school days, family life, spending her days keeping busy, and giving back to the community.

Todd Williamson and Sherry White

One Small Step conversation partners Todd [No name given] (51) and Sherry [No name given] (55) discuss the influential people in their lives, how important simple acts of kindness can be and how life experiences shaped the way they vote.

Shay and Billy Stephens

Billy Stephens (17) talks with his mother, Shay (50), about his life away from home, her life when she was in highschool and college, as well as what it was like as he grew up.: 2022-09-29 19:53:20

Turned to Crime for Survival

Fifty eight year old Bobbie has lived in prison off and on for more than half his life. He has no skills, but looking for a way to make some money.

Interview with Lisa Fondren

Lisa and I talked about her move from Detroit to Knoxville when she was five, and her family in Sevierville on her father's side and her mother's family in Pennsylvania. We also talked about Appalachian stereotypes and not wanting to...

Covid19 Interview

In this interview, I talk with my mother (Michelle Houck age 48) about Covid19. She shares her thoughts on the pandemic and overall how Covid impacted her life.