FYS Interview about the theme of legacy with David Griffith “The Man of One town” by Seth Spurlock

I interviewed David C Griffith for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno's...

From College Senior to Teacher During a Pandemic

Hunter Norris talks about how he graduated during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and how that effected him, as well as how he has come to be a teacher. He also discusses what it’s like being a...

Mom and daughter talk about growing up in a small coal town surrounded by love

We reminisced about Mom’s childhood and the people who were most influential to her. We also discussed what she’s most grateful for and what she hopes for for her children.

Maynard "Dick" Dixon

"There wasn't nothin' goin' on around there anyway:" A grandfather's stories from Rainelle, WV to Hopewell, VA. Maynard "Dick" Dixon tells stories from his childhood and brief career in coal mining in Rainelle, WV, a stint in Arlington, VA, and...

FYS Interview about the theme of protest with Randi Watson by Peyton Taylor

I interviewed Randi Watson for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral histories....

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Carol Rogers and Whitney Seaton

Carol Jean Goodman Rogers (80) talks with her daughter, Whitney Rogers Seaton (45), about her childhood growing up in the coal mining town of Kilsyth, West Virginia, her parents, and her marriage.

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Thomas Burger and Renee Frymyer

Thomas G. Burger (72) talks to his daughter, Renee Frymyer (41) about his childhood, deciding to join the Air Force, reconnecting with Renne's mother through a letter, and his memories of Renee's birth. He remembers his year as a stay...

FYS Interview about the theme of Occupation with Morgan Dixon-Cornell by Paige Waller

I interviewed Morgan Dixon-Cornell for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno's book...

My Grandma’s Story

We talked about wisdoms she would like to have passed down, her very few regrets, and her greatest accomplishments: her family. My grandma has come a long way from growing up in a little town in West Virginia by working...

FYS Interview about the theme of legacy with Meagan Joseph by Laura Doyle

I interviewed Meagan Joseph for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

FYS interview about the theme of workplace with Carolyn Penn by Brianna McMillion

I interviewed Carolyn Penn for my FYS class at Marshall University. Our class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book Ask More as...

FYS Interview about the theme of Pandemics with Lois Bay by Zackery Wood

I interviewed Lois Bays for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories, particularly oral histories....

FYS Legacy Interview With Nikki Miles, by Walt Farrish

Interview with my mother, Nikki Miles for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightened stories. Frank...

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Dan Berry and Donna Smith

Dan Berry (79) talks with his daughter Donna Berry Smith (54) about his life growing up, childhood memories, and life in Orlando.

My interview with my grandma Chris

Her dad died going back into the coal mine trying to save two younger boys

Exhuming the Past and Person of Aunt Martina

In this interview I attempt to unearth the life of my aunt who died at age sixteen through my mother's memories and stories, further adding to the mythology which surrounds her life but also bringing it to terms with reality...

Pawpaw

Pawpaw and his granddaughter talked about his childhood, parents, the military, meeting his wife, getting married, and having children.