Meet Ukrainian Folk Artist: Olga Kobryn

Folklife Director Lesley Schierenbeck interviews Olga Kobryn of the National Ukrainian Women's League Branch 98 of Monmouth County, New Jersey. Olga is a part of the arts and culture committee that produces exhibits and conducts workshops among many other projects....

Thanksgiving Day chat 2018 with Helen Kuncio Bauman, 89 years young.

Helen Bauman, born of Ukrainian immigrants in 1929 recounts life as a child of the Depression while growing up on a farm in Macungie, PA. She also remembers key moments in history such as her feelings during WWII and the...

Interview for PSY 230

I spoke with my grandma about her life and the different accomplishments and things she is grateful for, as well as lessons she has learned throughout her life.

My Grandma’s Story

My grandma, Alexandra Olenina, is 63 years old and currently lives in Ukraine. She come to America to visit her daughter and her grandchildren (me and my sisters). In this interview she talks about her life growing up, with a...

Chase Wakelin and Charlie Arms on Service Today and During the Vietnam War

Chase Wakelin interviews his great uncle concerning his service during the Vietnam War, and inquires about Charlie Arms' opinion on the current Ukrainian conflict.

Boris Mirkin’s Interview

Boris talks about his life in the Soviet Union and his experiences with the people aroun him. Boris contrasts his life in America to his life in Russia and why he believes the world is changing for the better.

Interview with my Grandma

I tried to ask my grandma some questions about her life. She has Alzheimer’s, so it was hard to ask her open ended questions.

Mareisa Weil and Cheryl Morin

One Small Step conversation partners Mareisa (39) and Cheryl (54), both Democrats, discuss fiscal conservatism, their fathers as impactful figures in their lives, and healthcare.

Anita Lee and Christine DeBastiani

One Small Step conversation partners Anita Lee (75) and Christine DeBastiani (53) have a conversation about being people who live on the borders or fringe, gender identity and trans people being politicized, and children being traumatized by COVID 19.

A WWII Ukrainian Immigrant’s Life

Ukrainian Immigrant, Helen Fitzmartin, describes her early life and what she has learned from the U.S.

The great thanksgiving listen: Rita Ganopolsky talks about her life

From her childhood in Ukraine to today, Rita has gone through a lot. She discusses it in this interview

A Ukrainian Immigrant’s Cultural Journey

Over Thanksgiving of 2019, Mia Chuma (15) and her 76-year-old grandmother, Kwitoslava Saluk Paschyn, conversed about Kwitoslava’s journey to America. Mia’s grandmother reflects on her past, how she escaped Ukraine with her parents due to religious and cultural persecution. Reminiscing...

From U.S.S.R. to The West.

I asked my father questions about his immigration from Ukraine to eventually the West, and general questions about his childhood.

Dianna Hawryluk and Stephanie Hawryluk

Dianna Hawryluk (26) interviews her grandmother Stephanie Hawryluk (76) about her experiences growing up in Germany, immigrating to the U.S., and living in New York City.

Nataliya Povod, Diana Abramenko, and Mary Connin

Friends Nataliya Povod (23), Diana Abramenko (22), and Mary Connin (70) talk about Nataliya and Diana's travels, aspirations, and their journey to the United States after the war in Ukraine broke out last year.