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

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Bob VanSumeran served 6 years in prison for robberies he committed as a teenager. During that time, he developed an unlikely friendship with the fa...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:51
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Feeling isolated during the pandemic, Jinny Savolainen sought to connect with her neighbors. Using StoryCorps Connect, she created a collection of ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:55
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In 2018, Michelle Huston came to StoryCorps with her daughter, Lauren Magaña, to talk about her life’s calling to take care of the dying, and how i...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
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Debra Fisher, an occupational therapist in the New York City Public School System, speaks with her friend Emma Pelosi, a special education teacher,...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:24
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Erin Haggerty tells her father George about childhood memories she never shared with him before. They discuss the differences in racism between gen...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:10
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Retired New York City Fire Chief Albert Petrocelli died from COVID-19 in April, nearly two decades after losing his youngest son, Mark, in the Worl...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:27
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Joe Bianco speaks with his son Peter Bianco about working together and carrying on the family business of tool sharpening in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
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Dr. Ayim Darkeh speaks with his mother, Shirley, about his experiences being one of the few Black students at his predominantly white elementary sc...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Martha Escutia and her cousin Marina Jimenez remember their grandfather, nicknamed Papu, who came to the U.S. as a Bracero worker in the 1940s.

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Former Marines Mike Rudulph and Neil Rafferty, who are now married, remember how their relationship began during the era of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1