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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462 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: Jo and Chad Vill in Brooklyn, N.Y., Credit: Nathan West
Chad Vill talks to his dad, Jo Vill, about following in his footsteps as a DJ, and starting a dance party on their block in the midst of the COVID-...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Six years after Jennifer Sumner brought her 12-year-old Kaysen Ford to StoryCorps, the two reflect on Kaysen’s struggles and joy.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sabrina Beavers and Shantay Davies-Balch at their StoryCorps interview in Sanger, CA on May 3, 2019. By Nicolas Cadenat for StoryCorps., Credit: Nicolas Cadena
Sabrina Beavers talks to her friend and colleague, Shantay Davies- Balch about Black maternal health and the premature births of their children.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Connie Doria Rocha talks about her experience as a civilian mechanic during WWII, and how that taste of independence changed her life.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Casimiro “Cas” Torres reflects on how his childhood led him to incarceration at New York City’s Hart Island, where he buried the poor and unclaimed...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alvy Powell and Yvonne Powell at their StoryCorps Interview in Norfolk, Virginia on July 14th, 2021.
Master Sgt. Alvy Powell Jr. talks with his sister, Yvonne Powell, about being the oldest enlisted soldier in the Army, and the role Yvonne played i...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Greg Klatkiewicz and Gary "Zooks" Bezucha seen on one of their regular camping trips in 2019., Credit: Greg Klatkiewicz
Best friends Greg Klatkiewicz and Gary “Zooks” Bezucha came to StoryCorps to look back on their memories as classmates, wingmen and lifelong friends.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Max García and his grandfather, Mario, in early July., Credit: Mario García
Dr. Mario García sits down with his grandson, Maximilian, to reflect on the acting career he left behind when he immigrated from Cuba in the 1960s.

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Charles Drew, pictured in a lab at Howard University in 1942, was known as the father of blood banking for pioneering the way we store and transport blood today., Credit: Dr. Charlene Jarvis
In the 1940s, Dr. Charles Drew was a surgeon and blood scientist, and today he is known as the “Father of Blood Banks.” His daughter, Dr. Charlene ...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Isaiah Acosta talks to his mom, Tarah Acosta, about being born with life-threatening health issues and how he’s done far more than beat the odds.

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:21