Interview with Lora Hernandez

This podcast is about a woman named Lora Hernandez. She was born in Playa Mallorca, Spain. She came to the United States with her parents when she was eight years old. Her dad was a sargent and her mom also...

El Abuelo Con Cabello Blanco

In this interview conducted, In April 2018 In Santa Ana California, Perla Lozano interviews her grandfather Jose Rocha. My grandpa and I talked about how he felt when I was born since I was his very first granddaughter, how his...

“I’m alone now but I still have you”

Interviewing my grandmother about her life, love life, immigration stories and how her home country was, as we speak in spanish, her native tongue.

Deported: An American Division

Lourdes Salazar Bautista was deported from Ann Arbor, Michigan after living in the United States for 20 years. Her husband was deported 10 years prior. Bautista’s two younger children (now 14 and 16) accompanied her to Mexico, reuniting with her...

Interview project Honors

We recorded this on September 26, 2018 in The Bronx, New York. My grandpa is an immigrant from Mexico who came to The United States in search of a better life for his family back home. I am grateful to...

Joannette Rivera and her mother Carmen Gonzalez talk about her mother’s thoughts on having a kid for the first time.

In this interview, conducted on November 6, 2017, in Kissimmee, Florida, Joannette Rivera (18) interviews her mother Carmen Gonzalez (40) about her thoughts on becoming a mother for the first time. Carmen answers questions on when she first finds out...

Interviewing Alicia pichardo my the great thanksgiving

Today I am going to interview my mom about her life and what she likes! The questions I am going to ask her are in English and she is going to answer in Spanish.

Neptaly and Armando talk about the past and today “how were your parents like?”

In my intwerview with my dad I talk to him about his past and today. I ask him a few questions about him and how his parents were. I ask him about my sisters when we were little and ask...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 17 Choreographer and Dancer

Anonymous 17 talks about growing up in Mexico until her early teens when her family relocates to the United States. Living many years as a permanent resident, in recent years she has obtained United States citizenship. Anon 17 speaks about...

Edgar Contreras and his father Jose talk about his father’s story

In this interview done with Edgar Contreras (16) and his father Jose (46), they talk about the father’s childhood growing up and who were his main influences in his life so far. They also talked over how Jose has came...

Interview with Kenya Campos: An Undocumented Mother of Three

In this interview I talk with Kenya Campos, a family friend, about her childhood in Mexico, her journey to the United States, the struggles her family has faced in regards to their current immigration status and her fears as wells...

Interview con mi Ita

Interview with my grandma aka ‘Ita’. She has an incredible story about perseverance and sacrifice to fulfill her childhood dream which was to make a life for herself in America.

Parent Interview

Questioned my grandfather on thoughts of education and my future.

Immigration Stories Italy: Osmil

Osmil is a recent immigrant to Italy from Guatanamo, Cuba having only arrived 7 months ago. Osmil is in the country on a visiting visa living with his sister in Piotello, a town on the outskirts of Milan. Osmil has...

The Importance of Family and Religion

In this interview for the 2019 Great Thanksgiving Listen, Jennifer Barralaga interviewed her mother, Maura Martinez asking about her life before moving to the United States, and the importance of religion to her. Maura explained that the country she grew...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Gabby Cruz

Gabby tells us about how she was born and raised in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, Michoacan, Mexico, and how she is caretaker with her husband and daughter at the Center for Arts and Ecology. Gabby is also an organic strawberry farmer and...

Roberto Martínez: Las Posadas

Roberto Martínez habla conmigo sobre una tradición de su niñez que ha traido a Knoxville: Las Posadas. Las explica y me cuenta de sus experiences de esta tradición.

Interview with Epitasia Ruizsuazo

Epitacia Ruizsuazo talks about her experience coming to the United States with a permit that allowed her and her whole family to immigrate and escape from the crime and delinquency in Chihuahua, Mexico. Immigrating to the United States wasn’t hard,...

Lourdes Rodriguez and Christian Mendoza

Christian interviewed his mom about her early childhood and life. She explains part of her story from growing up to coming to the US.

Jose and Cesar talk about the Cuban Missile Crisis and Venezuela

My grandfather was 10 years old when the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred with the US. So, I decided to ask him about the event and communism itself since he was so close to where it was happening. We also spoke...