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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497 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: Latasha Harlins as an early teen., Credit: Christina Rogers.
Christina Rogers and Vester Acoff sat down to remember the death of their sister, Latasha Harlins, whose killing over 30 years ago was one of the c...

  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Alan and Ron Amen at their StoryCorps interview in Dearborn, Michigan on August 10, 2012., Credit: Erin Dickey for StoryCorps.
Ron Amen speaks with his brother, Alan, about their bond, and how it persevered even after Ron was drafted in the Vietnam War.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
Caption: Daniel Jacob and Rob Maiden at their StoryCorps interview in Dallas, TX in 2014., Credit: Liyna Anwar for StoryCorps.
Rob Maiden tells his friend and fellow Mavs ManiAACs performer, Daniel Jacob, about what led him to join their hip--hop dance group of self--procla...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, Harold Lucas, Jr. and Darryll Lucas at their StoryCorps interview in Daytona Beach, Florida on March 21, 2022., Credit:  Jarrod Sport for StoryCorps.
Harold Lucas, Jr. sits down with his daughter, D’Lorah Butts-Lucas, to remember seeing Jackie Robinson train to become the first Black player in M...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lourdes Matamoros and Gianna Paniagua at their StoryCorps interview in Nashville, Tennessee on March 17, 2022., Credit: StoryCorps.
Gianna Paniagua sits down with her mom, Lourdes Matamoros, to talk about how her life has changed following her second heart transplant.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta, Georgia on May 30th, 2021 for StoryCorps.
Cousins Monica Jordan and LaTonya Walker reflect on their strict upbringing and remember one afternoon when they decided to break the rules.

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Suzi and Donna Wong at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta on March 15, 2022., Credit: Hillery Rink for StoryCorps.
Sisters Suzi and Donna Wong remember growing up in the back of their parents’ laundry business in Hollywood, CA.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rodger Patience and Kirby Metoxen at their StoryCorps interview in Green Bay, Wisconsin on January 27, 2022. , Credit: Carl Romey for StoryCorps.
Kirby Metoxen and his priest Father Rodger Patience talk about the forced removal of Oneida children to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 02:21
Caption: Richard and Angel Hoy in Seattle, WA on Feb. 22, 2022., Credit:  Courtesy of Richard Hoy.
U.S. Army veteran Richard Hoy tells his daughter, Angel, about serving as a medic during the Vietnam War.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Carles and David Carles at their StoryCorps interview in New York City on November 6th, 2019., Credit: Mia Warren for StoryCorps.
Brothers Mark Carles and David Carles talk about how they’ve dealt with Mark’s cancer diagnosis at age 24.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 03:12