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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382 Pieces

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

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2 Pieces

For use in promoting the StoryCorps project or for developing local StoryCorps content.


Pieces

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 ...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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.

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 1
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 ...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julia and Joel Helfman at their StoryCorps interview in Philadelphia, PA in 2019., Credit: By Eleanor Vassili for StoryCorps
Joel and Julia Helfman remember how they became friends -- and how that friendship blossomed into a decades-long love story.

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Greg Force and Abby Force at their StoryCorps interview in Greenville, SC on May 21, 2019., Credit: By Alletta Cooper for StoryCorps
Greg Force tells his daughter, Abby Force, about what it was like to play a small role in the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, when he was a ten-yea...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kathleen Payne and Corinthia Isom at their StoryCorps interview in New York City, New York on September 29, 2015., Credit: Carolina Escobar for StoryCorps
Corinthia Isom and Kathleen Payne remember Corinthia’s mother, DeSeane Isom, and how Kathleen took Corinthia in after DeSeane died from an AIDS-rel...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Jamal and Aden Batar at their StoryCorps interview in West Valley City, UT on March 17, 2017., Credit: Mia Warren for StoryCorps.
Aden Batar speaks with his son Jamal Batar about fleeing civil war and being among the first Somali refugee families to resettle in Utah.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: Sean Sala and Fernando Zweifach Lopez at their StoryCorps interview in San Diego, CA on January 5th, 2013., Credit: Luis Gallo for StoryCorps.
Sean Sala and Fernando Zweifach Lopez talk about organizing the first-ever military contingent in a Pride parade during the final days of Don’t Ask...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:45
Caption: Tina Dietz and Patrick Conteh at StoryCorps in Bismarck, North Dakota., Credit: By Savannah Winchester for StoryCorps.
Tina Dietz speaks to her partner, Patrick Conteh, about seeking refuge at her great aunt Shirley’s farm in rural North Dakota.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:57