I dropped out of college and joined the Air Force, and then they put me right back in college to study Russian… Isn't it ironic?

Jack Jaffe talks about growing up in Portland (Ladd's Addition), Albany, Yakima, and Salem, dropping out of college, joining the Air Force, and going to Vietnam, where the South Vietnamese Army was having a little conflict with the South Vietnamese...

Grandma’s Hawaii: Cowboy Serials and $.10 Cent One Ton Minh

An interview with my grandma, Anne Lee Lewis. She grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii in the early 1900s. She was one of five sibling born to a Korean father who was a contract laborer on the early sugar plantations and...

Samir&Jasmina dad& mom

In the interview, we were talking about How I went to school and how I met my husband through a friend.

Lowry Interview

This is an interview of Aidan Lowry (my brother). We talked about sports, college, family, being boys and life experiences.

Capetown to Seattle

Gwen interviews Shaun Botha on imegrating to US from South Africa.


Childhood make us have a better direction and memories to face to future


We talked about her memories when she was in school.

Georgia Gray and Michelle Gray

Michele Gray (51) interviews her daughter Georgia Gray (17) about living life without her sister, Ruby Gray, and Georgia's next steps for travel and college. They each share memories of Ruby's life.

Joey Kane and Storey Squires

A volunteer turned employee reflects on his time at The Mount since he was a baby and why this is a place of friendship and love for him.

On his own, from Hong Kong to America

I sit down with my maternal grandfather, Marcus Woo (Gung-Gung), to talk about coming to and growing up in America.

interview with siobhan cavens

This interview is telling the story of how Siobhan Cavens immigrated from Ireland to Seattle.

Donna Becker and Nicholas Reno
September 19, 2023 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Donna Becker (74) and Nicholas Reno (35) talk about their experiences with gun ownership in their families, and address their concerns with what the right level of legislation is for them. They bond over their...

Thanksgiving Listen with Tatum and Kathleen Nyhuis

In this interview I, Tatum talk with my grandma about everything from her scholarships to college to her experience having breast cancer as a young mother.

Cindy Buske and Joshua Soldwedel

Cindy Buske (54) and her son Josh Soldwedel (29) discuss Cindy's experiences with desegregation in Seattle. As an elementary school student, Cindy had minority students bused into her school. Then as a high school student, Cindy was bused from her...

My grandfather

my grandpa talks about his life and his children. He talked about his wife.

Harriet Weber and Sally Patton

Harriet Weber (65) interviews her friend Sally Patton (76) about her childhood, her career, her family, and the quilt that has been passed down to her from the early 1820s.

"I see you. I hear you. And I ache for you."

In May 2020, communities across the United States were emerging from shelter-at-home measures put in place to stem the COVID-19 pandemic. In Minneapolis, George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed when a white police officer kneeled on his neck...