Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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Ezra Awumey to his grandfather, Sam Harmon.
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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
88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor,... more.
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88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Ed Miller (L) tells his son EJ (R) about his father, Ed Miller, Sr.
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Ed Miller (L) tells his son EJ (R) about his father, Ed Miller, Sr.
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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
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
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
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
Mitchell Agoos remembers protesting the 1955 Carnegie Hall debut of conductor Herbert von Karajan, a... more.
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Mitchell Agoos remembers protesting the 1955 Carnegie Hall debut of conductor Herbert von Karajan, a former member of the Nazi party.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Michael Levine (R), who witnessed the Stonewall Riots in 1969, speaks with his friend Matthew... more.
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Michael Levine (R), who witnessed the Stonewall Riots in 1969, speaks with his friend Matthew Merlin (L).
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
Ironworkers Kerry Davis (L) and Ken Hopper (R), who have been working together for 25... more.
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Ironworkers Kerry Davis (L) and Ken Hopper (R), who have been working together for 25 years, talk about rescuing suicide jumpers ...
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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
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
Lucinda Marker and her husband, John Tull, talk about being diagnosed with bubonic plague in... more.
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Lucinda Marker and her husband, John Tull, talk about being diagnosed with bubonic plague in 2002.
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Recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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
Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Mary Ellen Noone remembers a story from her great-grandmother.
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Recorded in Montgomery, Alabama