About Our Grandparents Stories
Our Grandparents Stories is a not-for-profit video library created to:
- preserve and catalog memories of the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s,
- provide younger generations with a platform to learn about history through first-hand accounts, from a variety of perspectives, and to
- promote intergenerational conversations..
Help Build the Library!
Seniors & Grandparents: Share your memories of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's and help younger generations learn about history through your stories.
Parents: Promote discovery through intergenerational learning by having your children interview and record grandparents and seniors sharing their memories.
Teachers: Enrich your curriculum through service learning by having students interview and record grandparents and seniors sharing their memories.
Students: Learn about history while preserving history by interviewing and recording grandparents and seniors sharing their memories.
Meet The Board
Susan Saunders: Family Documentary producer, videographer and editor. Owner of Family Line Video, LLC.
Kathy Irvin: Director of The Early Childhood Program, North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, IL. Wife, Mother, Grandmother.
Allison Warren: Teacher at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Owner of Modern Plum.