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

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Willie Ito tells his son, Vince Ito, about his dreams of becoming an animator.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Karama Neal (left) with Judge Olly Neal (right).
Judge Olly Neal tells his daughter how discovering African American author Frank Yerby's books in his school library turned him around academically.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:32
Caption: Denise Baken (center) with her children Christian Yingling (left) and Richard Yingling (right) at their StoryCorps interview in Baltimore, MD on August 23, 2019., Credit: By Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps.
Denise Baken tells her children about her family's legacy of military service—and the battles faced along the way.

Bought by PRX Remix and WHRV


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Caroline Dezan and Maria Rivas at their StoryCorps interview in Fresno, California on April 4, 2014., Credit: Courtesy Caroline Dezan.
Maria Rivas cared for her ailing mother over the last six years of her life, but she remembers her as anything but fragile while talking to social ...

Bought by PRX Remix and WHRV


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:05
  • Purchases: 2
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.

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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.

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
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.

Bought by WHRV and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 2
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.

Bought by WHRV


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1