Puerto Rican Life

Elmer Montalvo, my father, talks about his experience growing as a Puerto Rican and an American

Interview with my mom

In the interview with my mom we talked about her life and what she did as a kid. We also talked about her memories and how it was growing up in Puerto Rico.

Interview with my Abuelo

We talked about his job and what he did, his background, and his family’s background.

The Heart of a Grandma: “Being Alone depresses me a lot” SPANISH interview

Honoring my “abuela” by allowing her to tell her story and share about her difficult childhood. She expresses her love for her children and grandchildren and her hope for them. In May 2013, her husband and our grandfather passed away...

Coming to the United States from Cuba

In this Interview, I recorded my grandmother where she talked about her childhood in Cuba. She speaks about the hardships of later having to leave Cuba and go to the United States.

Moments From My Dad’s Life

Talking with my dad about some moments from his childhood and what he remembers best about it.

morning chats with my abuela

In this interview we talked about my grandma’s life in Ohio, her siblings, love life and achievements.

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Tousey Wilson and Jessica Clark

Jessica Clark (47) has a conversation with her father, Tousey Wilson (67), about his history with the Children of God and how their family came to be.

Interview with Ingrid Thys

I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with a loved family member. Her name is Ingrid Thys and she is my aunt and God Mother.

My Abuela

It was an interview where we didcused my grandfather the aftermath of the hurricane and other stuff

Samuel Saez

Samuel Saez (84) talks with his granddaughter, Natalia Cuadra-Saez (29) about his life, his career, and his involvement as a union activist.

Interview on Stef Wallner

A short interview on Stefanie Wallner who has many different beliefs

Yomari's Community (en Español)

Yomari shares her story about employment, housing, and food insecurity. She reminisces how vacations back home in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic are temporary escapes from the hardships of poverty. Through her work with La Casa Norte she has...

Chief Kevin Aviles

Chief Aviles talks about his time before his time in the Navy, during, and after the military.

Martha Hampton talks about growing up and life overseas.

This is an interview of Martha Hampton. In this interview, she speaks about her childhood in Puerto Rico, her time in the army, and her advice to the next generation.

The Moving Train

This is an interview for The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2018. Myself, Alia Yannone, interview my grandmother, Judy Smith in Brigantine, New Jersey on November 22, 2018. We discuss how my grandma grew up and what she has experienced over her...

Nicholas Alvarez & Edwin Byass

Edwin Byass was born in Puerto Rico but grew up in the Bronx. He cleaned shoes and worked in factories. Later he moved to Medford where he had 5 kids and bought a house. He loved to travel so he...