"It Was a Dangerous Time to be There": A Mother and Daughter Recall Living in South Africa During Apartheid

Kate Bergbauer and her mother Christabel Bergbauer sat down with Kate's daughter, Gemma Strauss, to discuss living in Apartheid South Africa in the 1970s' and witnessing the injustices that the people of color were facing.

Sage Gilbert interviews her grandma Rhona Gilbert for the 2019 Great Thanksgiving Listen.
November 30, 2019 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2019 in Piedmont, California, Sage Gilbert (13) interviews her paternal grandmother, Rhona Gilbert (71), sharing stories from Rhona’s life all across the world.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my father and we talked about his early childhood in Germany, his education, career, his travels through the world, and the places he lived in. I chose to interview my dad because I find his story very interesting.

Gulshan Mia and Eleanor Whitney

Gulshan Mia (40) talks with her friend, Eleanor Whitney (38), about growing up in Apartheid South Africa, the imposter syndrome and shame she continues to feel as an Indian and Muslim, and how acting has provided an outlet for her.

Sidney A. Smith, March 11, 2017

Interview with Sidney Smith about his LDS mission to South Africa.

Theodore Tellides Ridky

We talked about growing up in South Africa as an immigrant and anti-establishment views

The Merchant of Food

Interview with Harald Herrmann, CEO Second Harvest Food Bank Orange County. The story of a South African emigree who grew up in Anaheim to become one of the top restaurant executives in America and is now running Orange County’s largest...

Living in Apartheid South Africa: An Interview With my Dad

I talk with my dad about how it was to live and teach in South Africa during the Apartheid. We talk about his experiences going there, protesting, and the day Nelson Mandela got released, among other things.


We talked a lot about what life used to be like without technology and the old days.

Taking a walk through time

An interview with my Mother, Julie Bolton Williams, on January 1st 2020, at our home in Fort Mill, South Carolina. My Mother has brown hair with blue eyes. She was born in South Africa and has a English culture. She...

The Anti- Apartheid Movement

In the 80s the anti-apartheid movement was “the” cause and it was like the inheritor of the civil rights movement.

South African immigrant.

I talked with my mom about her experiences coming from South Africa.

Pam talks about life lessons and her calling.

Bella Roesler's grandmother, Pamela Taunton, gives advice to teenagers. Pam talks about life in Catholic school and her artistic calling.

Hank Ebert and Maione Carrijo

Hank Ebert (64) interviews his wife Maione Carrijo (58) about her life in Brazil before she married him and moved to Idaho. Maione then interviews Hank about his unique upbringing as the child of diplomats, living in various countries from...

Mom and Dads Wedding Interview

This is an interview of my parents in which we talk about their wedding and their honeymoon in South Africa.

Mrs Louisa Margaret Ness Vloothuis

We spoke about my grans childhood, parents, marriage, work, regrets and memories

African Adventure
November 26, 2017 App Interview

Discussion about a trip to Africa with a member of President Clinton’s Secret Service.

Grandpa M Interview

In this interview, the interviewee, Mike, talks about growing up in Sweet Home, Oregon and about traveling between the years 1974 and 1975.

Jake Marais and Lorraine Marais

Lorriane Marais (69) speaks with her son Jake Marais (41) about her experiences as an activist under apartheid in South Africa and her hopes for healing and and end to racial injustice in America.