StoryCorps® is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind. Since 2003, StoryCorps® has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews from more than 80,000 participants, and this past January StoryCorps® spent a month in St. Petersburg recording the stories from your Tampa Bay friends and neighbors.
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This Week on Radio
In this week's edition of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, lifelong friends Debra Woodard and Arthurene Williams reminisce about growing up in the church and how that informed their careers as educators and child and family advocates in Pinellas County.
Recent Storycorps Tampa Bay episodes
Ruth Parrish has lived to be 94 years old. In her nine decades alive, she’s learned a few things.
In this edition of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Ruth talks with her daughter Paula Parrish about life, lipstick, and how to be happy.
Gregory Porter brought his cousin Betty Harden to the StoryCorps Booth at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg to share her story.
Betty became a part of St. Pete history one June day in 1958 when she and her friends went swimming at...
Edgar Pickett, Jr. was the first black police officer on the force in Lakeland, a job he held for over 29 years.
But there was one day 50 years ago his career was almost cut short.
He shared the story - along with other stories from...
Michael Dalton has done many things in his life – he’s been a teacher, an engineer, and a business owner. But about 20 years ago he stumbled into a new passion: training parrots to speak. Dalton didn’t have much experience with animals, so he...
Not every friendship starts on the set of a movie.
But that’s how Tampa teen Shelby Ronea and fellow actor Noah Diggs of St. Petersburg met. The pair was among the actors tapped for the Haley Joel Osment film, “...
Every Monday, WUSF 89.7 presents Story Corps Tampa Bay, and this week’s story comes from a recording at the John F. Germany Public Library in Tampa as part of the “StoryCorps @ your library” series.
Today we meet two professional...