A Year of Quarantine, 1949-1950: Life Stories from a 97-year-old Tuberculosis Survivor
March 28, 2020 App Interview

June Shoemaker, 97, talks with her granddaughter about her experience living in a tuberculosis hospital in 1949-1950, her letters to her WWII boyfriend, and life as one of nine girls on a farm near Dayton, Pa, in the 1930s.

Finance Extra Credit with Mom

I asked my mom about the most difficult times in her life, what she was like as a child, and other questions about her life.

Mia and Marie Interview

Mia Cassidy (goes to Mckinney High School) interviewed her grandmother over Thanksgiving break (Great Thanksgiving Listen). Learning about the leadership, Maturity, and Honesty she had growing up and to this day! During this interview Mia found out how and why...

Great Recession interview of 2008

We talked about he Great Recession and how it impacted if so and how life was like for my mom around that time

Interview with Grandma (Kathy Imhof)

This is an interview with my Grandma, Kathy Imhof. I am 15 years old and this was recorded on November 17.

Our Labor Stories: Marybeth and Rosemary

We talked about my Aunt Rosemary’s journey as a former social worker, organizer, and union president.

Nelson Harrison, jazz musician, inventor, psychologist, and educator talks about the racism he and his siblings faced in Pittsburgh schools.

Nelson grew up in a Pittsburgh black family with several generations of professionals with graduate degrees and shares the discrimination that they faced during Jim Crow and during the Civil Rights Movement.

great thanksgiving listen

we talked about her family and what they used to do.

Moments with Nan

During the interview I got to know a little more about my grandma other than her daily life with me

Storytelling Project: Raymond Chodor

Raymond Chodor’s Interview for Fall 2019 University of Pittsburgh Navigating Grief & Loss Final Project

Mary Panetta Interview

I asked my grandmother to describe her early life as well as her views on her present day life.

Interview with Joyce Frye

Joyce Frye, resident of Morrison Village (2503 Old Mobile Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39567) is interviewed by Reba Brown, Library Assistant 1 from Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Ms. Frye discusses her pets, why she moved...

Phyllis Pleuss

Growing up in a working class family in Pittsburgh, faith, being the first in her family to go to college.

An Afternoon with Mimi

I spent time with my grandmother asking her about her past and I asked her to reflect on her life.

Historically Recordings With My Pop Pop

Luther J Sewell is a businessman from Pittsburgh PA not only in this interview does he discuss his business endeavors but his endeavors in life. He discusses what it was like for him growing up as a young black man...

A look into the 50’s and 60’s

We talked about childhood and like in the 50s and 60s. We talked about family traditions and romance

interview with dad

dad’s life- his childhood, teenage life, work life, and dad life. who and what has shaped him into who he is today. what inspires him and what he believes in.

Anastazia Herbst and her Great Uncle Henry (Hank) Herbst talk about his life in Ford City, PA.

In this interview, conducted on November 25th, 2018 in Sarver, Pennsylvania, Anastazia Herbst (16) and her Great Uncle Henry (Hank) Herbst (82) discuss his childhood and adult life in Ford City, PA. Mr. Herbst shares his experiences of enlisting in...