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
J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a... more.
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J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo remember having acid thrown on them after jumping into a whites only swimming pool ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the... more.
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Karen Slade, Eric "Rico" Reed, and Arthur "Sonny" Williams of radio station KJLH remember the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s... more.
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Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s final speech.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
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
Blanca Alvarez tells her daughter, Connie, about crossing the border from Mexico to the United... more.
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Blanca Alvarez tells her daughter, Connie, about crossing the border from Mexico to the United States.
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Willie Watson talks to his son, PJ Allen, one of only six children at the... more.
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Willie Watson talks to his son, PJ Allen, one of only six children at the day care center in the ...
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Recorded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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
Gay Talese interviews Bob Walsh, one of the ironworkers who built the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the... more.
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Gay Talese interviews Bob Walsh, one of the ironworkers who built the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Barbara Cooper (L) tells her mother, Jody Houston (R), about living with a form of... more.
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Barbara Cooper (L) tells her mother, Jody Houston (R), about living with a form of the rare genetic condition, Progeria.
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Recorded in Abilene, Texas
Martha Conant (L) tells her daughter-in-law, Brittany, about surviving the crash of United Airlines Flight... more.
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Martha Conant (L) tells her daughter-in-law, Brittany, about surviving the crash of United Airlines Flight 232.
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Recorded in Greeley, Colorado
81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
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81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
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Recorded in Bismarck, North Dakota
Harvey Sherman remembers attending the final game at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field on September 24, 1957.
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Harvey Sherman remembers attending the final game at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field on September 24, 1957.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Trudy Henry tells her daughter Jan Scoggins about some unexpected visitors.
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Trudy Henry tells her daughter Jan Scoggins about some unexpected visitors.
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Recorded in Garden City, Kansas
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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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
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
Seventeen years after Darius Clark Monroe robbed a bank at gunpoint, he came to StoryCorps... more.
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Seventeen years after Darius Clark Monroe robbed a bank at gunpoint, he came to StoryCorps with David Ned, one of ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Stefan Lynch Strassfeld talks to his friend Beth Teper about growing up with gay parents... more.
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Stefan Lynch Strassfeld talks to his friend Beth Teper about growing up with gay parents in the 1980s. To see ...
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