The man who wrestled a bear

I interviewed my grandfather to learn more about his life.

Sandie and The City of Memphis.

I spoke with Ms. Sandie Whittington about her gluten-free cookie business, the city of Memphis, and Loss.

American Identity

In this interview we have talked about racism and coming from a person of color entering the United States at a young age may be much more different than what you may think.

Graciela: un Hija de un Inmigrante

This is a school project in which my fellow Spanish classmates and I interview Spanish speakers to learn their stories. This is Graciela Haynes and she is the daughter of an immigrant. Here is a part of her story. *The...

Taylor Gallik and her mother, Wendy Gallik, talk about her childhood and growing up in Roanoke, Virginia

In this interview, conducted in December 2017, in Memphis, Tennessee, Taylor Gallik (15) interviews her mother, Wendy Gallik (51), about her life growing up in Roanoke, Virginia. My mother shares stories about some of her fondest memories of her childhood...

Charlotte Brewer and Isabella Brewer discuss life in a small town in the Southern United States in the 1960s and 70s.

In this interview, conducted December 7, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee, Isabella Brewer (15) interviews her grandmother Charlotte Brewer (63) about her life in multiple small towns in Arkansas in the Southern United States. Ms. Brewer describes her experience in school...

Kathy

Interview with Kathy Lemieux about losing her family dog.

All About Ms.Sims
February 13, 2019 App Interview

My lovely neighbor Ms.Sims talks about her life experiences and shares some wisdom.

Grandma Mary Ann Ashworth
February 18, 2019 App Interview

Teresa (daughter) and Rebecca (granddaughter) ask Mary Ann to share some memories while Rebecca cuts her hair. MaryAnn answers the best she can, but her memory is fading. She advises her children and grandchildren to "love each other no matter...

Nora Burton talks to her grandfather Darrell White about his life.

We talked about what my grandfather’s childhood was like. We also talked about what it was like being a police officer during the Civil Rights movement and how he met my grandfather.

Interview with Grandparent Part 1

My Grandmother and I talked about her childhood and how it molded her the be the amazing mother and person that she is today.

Erick’s Story

Throughout the interview with Erick, he talked about his favorite times in the past and also his not so favorite times. He also talked about his times in high school and his relationships with his family. Also how overtime many...

Stanley Baker talks about his life through the years and his service in the military from 1962-1969.

In this interview, conducted in February 2020 in Memphis, Tennessee, Abby Shainberg (17) interviews her grandfather (79) about his childhood and growing up, decision to join the military and life in the military, and his personal values. At the end...

Rose Rezaee and her mom Soheila Mansourianpour talk about her childhood in Iran and immigration.

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee, Rose Rezaee interviews her mother Soheila Mansourianpour about her upbringing in Iran and emigration. She explains the place and atmosphere of her childhood as well as her family’s influence. She...

Pa and Maddie

My Pa told me about his life as a child, and a little bit of other things too.

Lucille Wilhoit talks about the importance of music in her life.
September 17, 2016 App Interview

Lucille Wilhoit passed away on September 3, 2016. I remembered I'd recorded two interviews with her for the National Day of Listening in November of 2010. She talks in this interview about the importance of music to her, and how...

Learning more about My Mom – Kanon W.

I interviewed my mom to learn more about her, since this isn’t a normal conversation between us it feels a bit awkward for the both of us

Teaching With A Purpose

This interview was about Teaching with a Purpose. This interview discussed how and why it is important to be an effective teacher.

Kale Robertson & Angie Howell

In this interview, conducted during November 2018 in Ashburn, Virginia, Kale Robertson (16) interviews his mother Angie Howell (40). Mrs. Howell shares about her childhood in suburban Nashville, TN, with her sister who was challenged by fetal alcohol syndrome, and...