StoryCorps

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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378 Pieces

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

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Pieces

Caption: Ian Bennett and his mom, Connie Mehmel, at their StoryCorps interview in Wenatchee, WA on June 4, 2009., Credit: By Chaela Herridge-Meyer for StoryCorps.
Connie Mehmel speaks with her son, Ian Bennett, about their shared calling for fighting fires.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:56
Caption: Donnie Pedrola and Tom Gasko at their StoryCorps interview in Rolla, Missouri on June 26, 2019. , Credit: By Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps.
Tom Gasko has been a vacuum repairman for some 35 years, but his passion for vacuums extends far beyond that and into a collection of hundreds and ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:21
Caption: Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebbers at their StoryCorps interview in Orlando, FL on May 21, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebberts talk about their experiences as critical-care nurses in Kansas City, MO.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Pedro Lopez (left) stands beside his mother, Consuelo Lopez (right) in May of 2011 at St. Bridget Catholic Church on the 10th anniversary of the Postville raid. Consuelo is carrying the Book of Names — a record of those arrested and detained. , Credit: Photo by Jim Slosiarek of The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA.
Pedro Lopez remembers the day his mother was detained and deported in the largest single-site, single-day immigration raid in U.S. history.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Susan Ahn Cuddy (far right) at the US Naval Air Station in Florida in 1943., Credit: Courtesy of Flip Cuddy.
Flip and Christine Cuddy remember their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, a Navy gunnery officer who served in World War II.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Elizabeth Coffey-Williams and Jennifer Coffey at their StoryCorps interview in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 8, 2019., Credit: By Jud Esty-Kendall for StoryCorps.
Elizabeth Coffey-Williams tells her niece, Jennifer Coffey, about what it was like to come out as transgender to her family in the early 1970s.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: A young Gilbert Seltzer in uniform in October, 1942, after graduating from Officer Candidate School in Fort Belvoir, VA., Credit: Courtesy Gilbert Seltzer
104-year-old Gil Seltzer speaks with his granddaughter, Sarah Seltzer, about what it was like to be part of a top-secret deception unit in World Wa...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Elizabeth Vega and Jamell Spann at their StoryCorps interview in St. Louis, Missouri on June 27, 2019. , Credit: Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps
Five years after they met in Ferguson protesting the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by police officer Darren Wilson, Jamell Spann and Elizabeth Vega ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Amanda Farrell and Craig Farrell at their StoryCorps interview in Appleton, WI in July 2019., Credit: By Sylvie Lubow for StoryCorps
Amanda Farrell tells her husband Craig about how she lost -- and ultimately regained -- control of her mental health.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: Walter Dixon and Russ Dixon at their StoryCorps interview in Waynesville, Missouri on June 26, 2019., Credit: By Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps
When Walter Dixon fought in the Korean War, he was captured and kept a prisoner of war for more than two years. The whole time, he was believed to ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:53