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
Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March,... more.
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Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March, a brutal trek that claimed ...
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Recorded in Lawton, Oklahoma
Keith Meerholz and his wife, Grete, talk about his escape from the World Trade Center's... more.
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Keith Meerholz and his wife, Grete, talk about his escape from the World Trade Center's North Tower on September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of... more.
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Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of the largest nuclear tests conducted ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Eric Lamet remembers reuniting with his father in Italy, where Eric and his mother lived... more.
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Eric Lamet remembers reuniting with his father in Italy, where Eric and his mother lived as Jewish refugees during WWII.
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Recorded in Miami, Florida
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
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
Brian Delate tells his daughter, Tirsa, about serving during the Vietnam War.
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Brian Delate tells his daughter, Tirsa, about serving during the Vietnam War.
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Recorded in New York City, 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
Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died... more.
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Mary Morris remembers her husband, Thomas, one of two Washington D.C. postal workers who died from exposure to anthrax ...
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Recorded in Beach Park, Illinois
97-year-old Willis Cressman, who survived the Bath School disaster of 1927, with Johanna Cushman-Balzer, the... more.
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97-year-old Willis Cressman, who survived the Bath School disaster of 1927, with Johanna Cushman-Balzer, the daughter of his younger sister, Wilma, ...
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Recorded in DeWitt, Michigan
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
Gloria Del Bianco and her nephew, Lou, remember her father, Luigi Del Bianco, one of... more.
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Gloria Del Bianco and her nephew, Lou, remember her father, Luigi Del Bianco, one of the chief stone carvers of ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane... more.
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Antoinette Franklin (R) and her niece, Iriel Franklin, talk about relocating to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
Paul Bizzaro (R) and his brother James (L) remember growing up on Liberty Island--home of... more.
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Paul Bizzaro (R) and his brother James (L) remember growing up on Liberty Island--home of the Statue of Liberty.
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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
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
David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers... more.
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David Wilson, a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, remembers the death of his first partner.
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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