91-year-old Henry Belcher tells his friend Major A. Mason III about tap dancing in the... more.
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91-year-old Henry Belcher tells his friend Major A. Mason III about tap dancing in the 1930s.
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Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Johnnie Tyson tells her niece Sandra Fleming about growing up obese.
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Recorded in Little Rock, Arkansas
Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block... more.
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Celedonia "Cal" Jones (L) tells his friend Robert Harris about moving to a new block in Harlem during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Showaye Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her... more.
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Showaye Selassie (L) tells her friend Susan Greenfield (R) about an early memory of her mother.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas... more.
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Cactus Car Wash owner Frank Lynch (L) talks with his employee and friend, Antonio Douglas (R), about helping him get ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American... more.
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A.P. Tureaud Jr. (R) tells his friend Steven Walkley (L) about becoming the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
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Wil Smith tells his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college.
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Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous,... more.
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Mamie Todd (R) tells her daughter, Ann Todd Jealous (L), and grandson, Benjamin Todd Jealous, about demanding supplies from the ...
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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
Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in... more.
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Robert Holmes talks about his family being among the first to integrate a neighborhood in Edison, New Jersey.
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Recorded in Newark, New Jersey
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
Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in... more.
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Larry Young (L) tells his friend Clyde Cleveland about trying to register for college in the early 1940s.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Veteran Grand Central Terminal ticket clerk Mike DeMeo to his colleague Clarice Brewer.
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Veteran Grand Central Terminal ticket clerk Mike DeMeo to his colleague Clarice Brewer.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in... more.
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South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in politics.
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Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Donald Taylor tells his son Cheo about falling in love with Cheo's mother, Doris.
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Recorded in Oakland, California
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
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Ricardo Pitts-Wiley tells his son Jonathan about a year that shaped his life.
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Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Andrea McKnight and her husband, Jay, remember meeting as teenagers in the 1950s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
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