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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413 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: T. Chick McClure and Chas McClure in Los Angeles, California., Credit: T. Chick McClure.
T. Chick McClure speaks with their father, Chas McClure, about the hard times in their relationship, and the road trip that brought them together a...

Bought by WERA-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rohulamin Quander at his home in Washington D.C. in 2016 and Alicia Argrett in Madison, Mississippi in 2010., Credit: Rohulamin Quander and Alicia Argrett.
An African American family that traces its roots back to Nancy Carter Quander, a woman who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington, talks abou...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
Caption: Tomás Ybarra-Frausto at his StoryCorps interview in San Antonio, Texas on March 23, 2012., Credit: Anaid Reyes for StoryCorps.
In a conversation with his long-time friend, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto reminisces on his childhood in San Antonio and the lessons he learned about land,...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
Caption:  Nia Cosby and Chalana McFarland in Marietta, GA on June 28, 2020., Credit: Michael Reese for StoryCorps.
After being incarcerated for 15 years, Chalana McFarland is reunited with her daughter following a federal memorandum that called for releasing non...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State and WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 27, 2020
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kenneth Felts and Rebecca Mayes after their StoryCorps interview in Arvada, Colorado in July 2020., Credit: Kenneth Felts and Rebecca Mayes for StoryCorps.
In the late 1950s, Kenneth Felts met the love of his life, Phillip. But he kept their relationship a secret for more than 60 years. It wasn’t until...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State and WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hadiyah-Nicole Green-Argieard and Tenika Floyd at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on January 28, 2017., Credit: Jacqueline Van Meter for StoryCorps.
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green speaks with her cousin Tenika Floyd about being raised by her Auntie and Uncle, and how their separate battles with cancer...

Bought by WERA-LP


  • Added: Jul 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vivian Garcia Leonard (left), Baby Liana, Marissa Ochs, and Vivian J Leonard. , Credit: Marissa Ochs.
Three generations of hospital pharmacists discuss staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and what carrying on their family legacy means to them.

Bought by WERA-LP and KVNF


  • Added: Jul 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Dr. Joseph Kras and his daughter, Sophie Kras, at their StoryCorps interview in Olivette, Missouri on June 13th, 2020. , Credit: The Kras family
Dr. Joseph Kras speaks with his immunocompromised daughter about the tough choices they’ve had to make as a family due to his regular exposure to C...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rugenia Keefe, left, a paraprofessional who assisted Cole Phillips for most of high school after he lost his sight, spoke with the graduating senior for a remote conversation from Bentonville, Ark., Credit: Cole Phillips
Cole Phillips lost his vision just months before starting high school. As a freshman, he met paraprofessional Rugenia Keefe -- or Miss. Ru -- who a...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Albert and Aidan Sykes in Jackson, Mississippi, 2020, Credit: Albert Sykes.
Albert Sykes returns to StoryCorps with his son Aidan--now 14-- to talk about how Aidan is feeling as a young Black man in 2020.

Bought by WERA-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 2