Ray Martinez remembers growing up in an orphanage during the 1950s.
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Ray Martinez remembers growing up in an orphanage during the 1950s.
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Recorded in Fort Collins, Colorado
U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a... more.
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U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in... more.
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Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in 1963.
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Recorded in Georgetown, Delaware
Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
91-year-old Donald Huffman talks about surviving the Bath School disaster of 1927. For images... more.
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91-year-old Donald Huffman talks about surviving the Bath School disaster of 1927. For images from the disaster, click here.
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Recorded in Cedar Springs, Michigan
Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Mweupe Mfalme Nguni remembers his first day at an integrated elementary school in 1965.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during... more.
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Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the... more.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA... more.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier... more.
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World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier he killed in combat.
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Recorded in Columbus, Ohio
Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as a teenager.... more.
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Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as a teenager. Click here to see a photo ...
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing... more.
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James Hanover Thompson (L) tells his brother Dwight (R) about his involvement in the "Kissing Case" of 1958.
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Julie Sanders talks about being a member of of a white supremacist group as a... more.
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Julie Sanders talks about being a member of of a white supremacist group as a teenager.
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Recorded in Portland, Oregon
LJ Evans (R) and Suzanne Bishop (L) remember working at an animal rescue clinic following... more.
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LJ Evans (R) and Suzanne Bishop (L) remember working at an animal rescue clinic following the Exxon Valdez oil spill ...
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Recorded in Fairbanks, Alaska
Roscoe Brown, Jr., telling his friend Javier Henriquez about being a Tuskegee Airman.
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Roscoe Brown, Jr., telling his friend Javier Henriquez about being a Tuskegee Airman.
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Recorded in
Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City... more.
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Lawrence Cumberbatch (R) tells his son, Simeon (L), how he traveled from New York City to Washington DC with Brooklyn ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at... more.
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Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at an Army mortuary near Saigon.
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Recorded in St. Louis, Missouri
Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond... more.
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Zenobbie Clark (L) and her sister, Diana Carter (R), remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr., who was shot in ...
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Recorded in Plantation, Florida