As a member of the Association of Personal Historians, we provide this short introduction to help our clients begin to understand the process of creating their own legacy video.
Examples of three different legacy videos can be viewed in this short compilation video.
Igor, Marina’s husband, talks about the year 1948, when Soviet Communism arrived in his country, Czechoslovakia.
Irene was 16 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Here she recounts what that felt like, as well as her experience visiting Pearl Harbor after the war.
Pervomaysk was the name of the small village in Ukraine to which Marina and her family returned after WWII.
Joined by her husband in this video, Marina describes the best years of her life in her 20’s in Odessa.
Marina recounts the first harrowing years of her life as she and her family survived a German concentration camp during World War Two.
The Prague Spring was crushed in 1968 when the Russians invaded Igor’s country.
The little-known 1974 Nixon-Brezhnev program, “Cars for Jews,” is how Marina was finally able to leave Russia.
Saul is joined by his sister, Sylvia, as they describe their early childhood years growing up Jewish in the all-Catholic neighborhood of Quincy, MA during the Great Depression.