Have you ever sat around a table telling
stories of days gone by? Ever wished you could ask your grandparents about
your heritage? The Story Project was created to keep alive these stories
of our heritage and the folklore that accompanied them.
Please share your stories of family,
friends, loved ones, or your community!
Send your stories to Sally Wheeler.
Project - Memories of Home
Born in Jail
"…he was named Swaraj, a name
picked by Ghandi himself."
Love and the FBI
"Rachel’s wedding is one of
the happy stories…except for the FBI investigation."
"…a booby-trapped mine with its broken
tripwire wrapped around my left boot."
"…Murphy’s lifeless corpse was
becoming so beat up, the police had to intervene."
"…glass breaking, furniture
colliding, and the wind’s fury going through our house."
"In 1908…no Welfare Program and almost
no jobs outside the home for women."
"Miss Annie Mae repeatedly tried
to apply for worker’s comp and other assistance but was repeatedly turned
"…with machine guns going off
all around, the French were running around in the streets dishing out cognac,
wine and cookies."
"He cursed loudly….we had to get away
The Christmas Trip
"After purchasing another
six pack of Old Milwaukee, Grandpa drove the ’37 Chevy into the burning
"I took a big breath of air
and began performing CPR on my lifeless child."
To submit your stories, contact Sally Wheeler
Story Project Creator
Sally Wheeler, Associate Professor of English
Web Administrator: Jean
Georgia Perimeter College