Life in the US, LA vs NYC, and Tech

We talk about his immigration experience, college in the US, and the future of technology

Interview with Wasim Rahim

Interview with first generation immigrant from Guyana—his personal story and opinions on immigration policy in the US

First Day of School

First day back in school, specifically college. Nerve racking on the first day but towards the end of the day and onward she was very much more relaxed with where was was in. She hopes to graduate on time in...

Founding of New Amsterdam School

Chris Huson explains how and why he founded New Amsterdam School and offers insights into what it takes to start a school.

The Numbers Racket in our Apartment

My dad remembers his mother. There are some comments he makes that are offensive, but he says he is a product of his time. I however apologize if someone takes offense. From a cultural perspective, it does clearly show a...

Interview with my Aunt

Family History and her life as a child and how it was like being a child of Chinese immigrants

Noah Brooks talks to Dewain Lanfear about growing up in New York City.

In this interview recorded in Novemer of 2018 in Anderson, South Carolina, Noah Brooks (13) talks to his grandfather, Dewain Lanfear (76), about growing up in New York. We discussed his exstensive sports career and his favorite teachers among other...

The Life of an FBI Special Agent

This is an interview with former FBI Agent Jim Maxwell, a first responder to 9/11 as well as a bomb tech. He worked several high profile cases throughout his highly successful career.

Wilma talks to her granddaughter about catholic school, growing up around the block, and meeting her husband.

Wilma and her granddaughter Amy discuss her journey to the United States, growing up in catholic school, meeting her husband at 15, and family life.

Interview with Grandma

What she was like growing up. What she did growing up.

Interview with grandma

In this interview, conducted on November 2018 in East Fairview, Paul Hardy (15) interviews his Grandma Linda Hardy (76). We talk about how her family left Latvia during WWII. She does tell a story she never has before about and...

Home (Ireland) to the great “Land of Opportunity”

Nora Collins visited her aunt, Marian this Thanksgiving in Mountain Home Arkansas. In this interview conducted on November 23, 2018, they discussed Marian and her family’s immigration story to the New York City area from rural Kerry, Ireland. They also...

9/11

This interview is from the perspective of my mom(Stephanie Stevens) about the event 9/11.

Dave Adams discusses the aspects of his life.

In this interview, conducted in Saint Clair, PA, Logan Maurer (age 17) interviews her Uncle’s friend David Adams (65), about the different aspects of his life. Dave Adams reveals the worst parts of living in New York City and why...

Talking to Grandpa Gene

Interview with my grandfather, about his life and the special times in his life like meeting my grandmother, joining the military, and his information about his parents.

Thanksgiving Talk With Tio Rico

While I got to talk with my family during our thanksgiving get-togethers, my Tio Rico and Tia Diana live in Virginia and were unable to come. As a result, I wanted to make sure that I called and was able...

An American in Havanna and Then Some

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in New York City, New York, Michael Poplawski (17) interviews his great-uncle John Ambacher (75). John recounts experiences during his stay in Havanna, Cuba, and his first days teaching as a professor. He...