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: Chloe Longfellow at her StoryCorps interview in Seattle, Washington, Credit: Vanessa Gonzalez-Block for StoryCorps
Chloe Longfellow came to StoryCorps to remember some of the life lessons she learned as a kid, while spending time in her grandmother’s kitchen.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ruth Owens with her grandson, James Taylor, in April of 2019 at their StoryCorps recording in Cookeville, Tennessee., Credit: Rochelle Hoi-Yiu Kwan for StoryCorps.
Ruth Owens tells her grandson, James Taylor, about the four decades she worked as a nurse in rural Tennessee.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Thomas Germano and Tom Germano at their StoryCorps interview in North Babylon, NY, on February 7, 2020. , Credit: Camila Kerwin for StoryCorps.
Tom Germano speaks with his son, Thomas, about the Great Postal Strike of 1970, and his love of delivering the mail.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Rep. James Clyburn speaks with his granddaughter, Sydney Reed, about the lessons he’s learned from success and failure.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
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Dr. Olivia Hooker, who lived to be 103, sat down with her goddaughter Janis Porter to discuss her groundbreaking life as the first African American...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:05
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Shig Yabu tells his grandson Evan about an unlikely friend he made as a Japanese American internee during World War II.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Eddie Chang came to StoryCorps with his daughter Tria, to talk about how he met her mom, E.F, and what they miss most since her death.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2020
  • Length: 02:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Kate Quarfordt and her dad Kevin Craw remember the night that an impromptu singing performance helped Kate embrace the unexpected.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 03:04
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Growing up, Derrick Storms tormented his little brother, Raymond. Years later, they talked about how they transformed their relationship.

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA Engineer Joey Jefferson talks with his six-year-old nephew, Jerry Morrison, about their shared passion for space.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:34