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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Series

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518 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: Chief Albert Naquin and Démé Naquin Jr. at their StoryCorps interview in Montegut, Louisiana on September 17, 2022., Credit: By Zanna McKay for StoryCorps
As stronger and more frequent storms hit the Louisiana coastline due to climate change, members of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation have been forced...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Faygele ben Miriam at his last Seder before his death in 2000., Credit: Courtesy of the University of Washington Library, Geoff Manasse special collection.
Patrick Haggerty and his friend, Ronni Gilboa, remember their friend, Faygele ben Miriam, a gay rights trailblazer who fought against workplace dis...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: Mikayla Stephens and Tesia Williams at their StoryCorps interview in Washington, D.C. on August 27, 2021., Credit: By Clean Cuts Studios for StoryCorps.
Tesia Williams talks to her daughter, Mikayla Stephens, about being at the Pentagon during the terrorist attack on 9/11 and how that day shaped her...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emily Fortner and Amy McNally. , Credit: Photos courtesy of the participants.
Amy McNally tells her sister, Emily Fortner, about a memory that shines bright against the backdrop of their difficult childhood.

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Nelva Williamson came to StoryCorps with her son Timothy J. Harris to reflect on a life in the classroom and her commitment to shedding light on hi...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2022
  • Length: 02:53
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Molly and Nevada Barr remember their mother Mary Barr, a firefighting aviator who was the first woman to fly for the U.S. Forest Service.

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Charlottesville resident, Lisa Woolfork, was in the crowd of counter-protesters at the “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. Five years later, she talke...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 02:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ashley and Nicholas Cosme at their StoryCorps interview in Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 2022., Credit: Taken for StoryCorps
Ashley Cosme sits down with her husband, Nicholas, to talk about how they are keeping alive her father’s memory and his love of cars.

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Loretta Berning at her StoryCorps interview in Mandeville, LA on May 11th, 2022., Credit: Katie Fernelius for StoryCorps
Loretta Berning’s father, Major Harold Martin, was an Air Force pilot during World War II. Loretta came to StoryCorps to remember her father and a ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Daily and Jami Miyamoto in Santa Monica, CA on July 26, 2022., Credit: Daily Miyamoto
Jami Miyamoto and her daughter, Daily, sat down at StoryCorps to talk about her adoption during the era of China’s “One Child" Policy.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1