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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512 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: Charlee Rios, Jennifer Hidrogo, and LilyRose Hidrogo-Booth at their StoryCorps interview in Austin, TX on March 13th, 2022. , Credit: StoryCorps.
Jennifer Hidrogo talks with her children about their family’s journey, and the promise she made to her neighbor.

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hunny and Elliot Reiken at StoryCorps in New York City., Credit: StoryCorps
At StoryCorps, Hunny and Elliot Reiken remember when Hunny and her identical twin sister met Elliot and his twin brother, Danny, in the Catskills.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:17
Caption: Hajime Issan Koyama at his StoryCorps interview in New York City on July 17, 2015. By Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps., Credit: Mitra Bonshahi for StoryCorps.
Hajime Issan Koyama tells his husband, Paul Boos, about the childhood memories that shaped his understanding of death and grief.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: Paula Reed and Mandy Cooke at StoryCorps in Denver, CO., Credit: Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps.
Mandy Cooke tells Paula Reed about her enduring trauma from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which both women survived.

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gena Gear and Ryan Walz at their StoryCorps interview in Minneapolis, MN, on May 5, 2022.
Gena Gear and her son, Ryan Walz, remember Army Sergeant First Class Jodi Walz, a Desert Storm veteran who served as a trumpet player in the United...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Betty Thompson on April 14th, 2016, in front of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, in Jackson, Mississippi., Credit: Photo by Natalia Fidelholtz for StoryCorps.
Ms. Betty Thompson talks about her work at the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi, and what led her there.

  • Added: May 24, 2022
  • Length: 02:47
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...

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  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 03:03
  • Purchases: 1
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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 03:07
  • Purchases: 1