Miami Valley StoryCorps

Miami Valley StoryCorps interviews are the result of WYSO’s collaboration with StoryCorps, the national oral history collection project that visited Dayton in the spring of 2010 and 2014. All the Miami Valley StoryCorps segments consist of interviews between two local residents.

Ebony Davenport and Karen Brame El-Amin
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear Ebony Davenport and her mentor and former teacher Karen Brame El-Amin talk about importance of education.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Marika Snider.

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring.  Today, we meet Jessie Gooding and Dr. Junior Greenlee. These lifelong friends have spent many years as community organizers in Dayton and came to the StoryCorps booth to reflect on their friendship and the African American experience in Dayton past and present.

This interview was edited by WYSO News intern Asha Brogan.

 

Paul Armstrong, Sarah Armstrong, and Paul Armstrong
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear Paul Armstrong and his two children, Sarah Armstrong and Paul Armstrong Jr., discuss their love of learning.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Alan Staiger.

StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear Sophia Johnson interview her father Jim Johnson about his career in radio. Jim Johnson is the owner of WDAO, Dayton's first minority own and operated radio station.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Jason Reynolds.

StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear WYSO's Jazz Night host Dave Barber interview his friend Jerry Gillotti, owner of Gilly's, a jazz club in downtown Dayton.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Renee Wilde.

Jim McCarthy and David Dailey
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear David Dailey and his husband Jim McCarthy talk about their relationship of nearly 20 years.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer and Antioch College student Ellie Burck.

Miami Valley StoryCorps: Kevin Stallo & Mike Moroski

May 6, 2015
Kevin Stallo and Mike Moroski
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring.   Today we hear a conversation between Kevin Stallo and Mike Moroski.  Kevin was Mike's student at Moeller, a Catholic High School in Cincinnati.  Years after Kevin graduated, Mike went on to teach at another area Catholic high school that fired him after he wrote a blog post in which he stated he supports gay marriage.  Kevin brought his former teacher to the StoryCorps booth to talk about that experience.

Miami Valley StoryCorps: Millie Smith & Rhine McLin

Apr 29, 2015
Rhine McLin and Millie Smith
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today, we hear Millie Smith interview her mentor, Rhine McLin. McLin is a third generation politician. She was also the first female mayor of Dayton and the first African-American woman elected to the Ohio State Senate.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Jason Reynolds.

Miami Valley StoryCorps: Guy Jones and Jean Berry

Apr 22, 2015
Guy Jones and Jean Berry
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today we meet Guy Jones from Dayton, who came with his friend Jean Berry. Guy had lots of memories of growing up with his Lakota grandmother.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Jason Reynolds.

Miami Valley StoryCorps: Tahja Archie & Nava Archie

Apr 15, 2015
StoryCorps

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton last spring. Today we meet Tahja Archie, who visited the StoryCorps booth with her mother, Nava Archie. As part of their conversation about Tahja's sexuality, they talked about relationships, including Tahja's most recent one.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Allison Loy.

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