Retired New York City firefighter John Vigiano Sr. remembers his sons, John Jr., a firefighter,... more.
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Retired New York City firefighter John Vigiano Sr. remembers his sons, John Jr., a firefighter, and Joe, a policeman, who ...
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Recorded in Baldwin, New York
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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Robert Griffo remembers how his life changed after the "Black Monday" stock market crash of... more.
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Robert Griffo remembers how his life changed after the "Black Monday" stock market crash of 1987.
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Recorded in Canandaigua, New York
Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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Patricia Adams tells her friend Louisa Stephens about traveling in the South during segregation.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's... more.
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Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's farm during World War II.
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Recorded in Logan, Utah
Granvilette Kestenbaum remembers her husband, Howard, who died in the World Trade Center attacks on... more.
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Granvilette Kestenbaum remembers her husband, Howard, who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
James Bost remembers his father, a salesman during the Great Depression, in an interview with... more.
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James Bost remembers his father, a salesman during the Great Depression, in an interview with his son Doug.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Maureen Krekian tells her daughters, Lynn Everett and Joanne Krekian, about surviving the Hartford Circus... more.
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Maureen Krekian tells her daughters, Lynn Everett and Joanne Krekian, about surviving the Hartford Circus Fire of 1944.
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Recorded in Hartford, Connecticut
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
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
Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Bob Heft remembers designing the 50 star U.S. flag as a high school student... more.
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Bob Heft remembers designing the 50 star U.S. flag as a high school student in 1958. At the time there were ...
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Recorded in Saginaw, Michigan
Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end... more.
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Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end of World War II.
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Recorded in Austin, Texas
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
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
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
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
Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the... more.
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Reverend James Seawood remembers how African-American families were forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, when the schools attempted to integrate.
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Recorded in Staten Island, New York