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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468 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: From left to right, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Jennifer Arnold, and Janet Saia in New York in 2016. Courtesy of Janet Saia.
Kelly Jeanne Grant and Janet Saia remember their friend, Jennifer Arnold, the costume dresser for Broadway’s longest running show, Phantom of the O...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Grete Bergman and Sarah Whalen-Lunn at their StoryCorps interview in Anchorage, Alaska on August 14, 2018. , Credit: Camila Kerwin
Grete Bergman came to StoryCorps with her friend, Sarah Whalen, to talk about their experiences giving and receiving traditional Native markings.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 02:06
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Gina Olaya and Kellen Quinton remember their family member, Wilma Mankiller, and talk about how she made history when she became the first woman Ch...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Lieutenant Commander La’Shanda Holmes talks to her mentor, Commander Jeanine Menze, about being the first two Black female pilots in the United Sta...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:25
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Mary Clark came to StoryCorps with her friend, Ron Gibson, to talk about the complicated history of their relationship, and where they are now.

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Myeshia Oates and Derek Bart at their StoryCorps interview in Santa Clarita, CA on August 23, 2021.
Nearly 30 years after surviving a house fire as a kid, Myeshia Oates reunites with the Los Angeles County firefighter who saved her life, Derek Bart.

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2021
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Anderson and Karen Lawson remember their father, engineer, Gerald Lawson and how his pioneering spirit influenced their childhood in 1970’s Silicon...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
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For the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Former Marine Sergeant Jason Thomas opens up to his youngest son, Jason Christian Thomas, about the search and re...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 03:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Ronnie and Richie Palazzolo were identical twins who did everything together, including working at the World Trade Center. They were both there on ...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Ajmal Achekzai reflects on escaping Afghanistan as a child, returning as a U.S. Marine, and his fears and hope for the future of its people.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 1