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
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
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
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
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during... more.
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Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
Harvey Sherman remembers October 3, 1951, when the Brooklyn Dodgers lost the pennant on a... more.
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Harvey Sherman remembers October 3, 1951, when the Brooklyn Dodgers lost the pennant on a home run known as the "shot heard ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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
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
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
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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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
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
90-year-old Sid Radner talks about the annual Halloween seance he holds to try to contact... more.
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90-year-old Sid Radner talks about the annual Halloween seance he holds to try to contact Harry Houdini.
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Recorded in Holyoke, Massachusetts
Mary Caplan tells her friend Emily Collazo about her brother's death from AIDS in the... more.
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Mary Caplan tells her friend Emily Collazo about her brother's death from AIDS in the early 1980s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Glenda Rike tells her son, Larry, how his father, Aubrey Rike, came to be one... more.
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Glenda Rike tells her son, Larry, how his father, Aubrey Rike, came to be one of the few present when ...
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Recorded in Dallas, Texas
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