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Errol Jacobson

Errol Jacobson – Starting Comp USA

Errol Jacobson started a small business, re-selling software to tech companies. His small business grew into Comp USA. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Rose Ashkinaz

Rose Ashkinaz – Trash Disposal

Rose Ashkinaz’s family had to get creative at family get-togethers for a unique approach to trash disposal. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Paul Rollin

George Paul Rollin – Meeting Martin Luther King Jr.

George Rollin talks about the time he met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Phyllis Somer

Phyllis Somer – Eyeglasses Assembly Line

Phyllis Somer’s father pioneered the assembly line production of prescription eyeglasses. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Sel Heller

Sel Heller – Jazz Musicians

Sel Heller met some of the greatest musicians of his time. He talks about some experiences he had with some like Buddy Richards. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Stanley Feld

Dr. Stanley Feld – Moon Landing

Stanley was fascinated to learn about the moon landing. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Allen Mondell

Allen Mondell – AE: Peace Corp

Allen Mondell was an early member of the Peace Corp. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Michael Gundy

Michael Gundy – Bush Inauguration

Michael Gundy went to President George W. Bush’s Inauguration and visited the White House 5 other times. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about the Dreams he had while he was coming out of a coma and a funny experience he had in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to watch the…

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer – JFK

Larry Kramer remembers the weekend President Kennedy was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

David Arant

Hugh “David” Arant – Meeting His Wife

CLICK HERE to see David’s Short Story on how he found comfort in Winston Churchill’s words, “There is nothing more exhilarating in life than to be shot at with no results.” in the WWII – In the Pacific! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History Born in 1924 Raised in Greenville, TX US Marine Corps World War…

Allan Cantor – Kent State Shooting of 1970

Allan Cantor speaks about how he was supposed to go on a blind date with one of the four students who were shot at Kent State. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

June Sachs

June Sachs – Starting the Dallas Gay-Straight Alliance

June Sachs’ father helped start the Dallas Gay-Straight Alliance. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jay Fichtner

Jay Fichtner – Grandmother’s Coffee

  Jay Fichtner talks about his memories of his grandmother and the unique way she took her coffee. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Nancy F. Holland

Nancy F. Holland – Coal for Hogs

Nancy F. Holland talks about walking along trains and picking up coal to feed their hogs. The coal is used to clean the hogs teeth. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ormand & Eve Knowles – NBC Security

Ormand tells his story about an interesting encounter with Gene Shalit while working security at NBC. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History.

James May MD

Dr. James May – Delivering Babies

Dr. James May delivered more than 5,000 babies, one of which defied all odds against him. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Clarice Post

Clarice Post – University Tuition in 1949

Clarice Post went to Columbia University in 1949 with very different tuition rates. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Peter Vogel

Peter Vogel – Judge Hughes

Peter Vogel’s mother was with Judge Hughes the morning before she would swear in Vice President Johnson after the assassination of President Kennedy. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jeremy Butler – Deployed in the Middle East

Jeremy Butler, a Navy soldier, discusses his deployment in the Middle East, in which his crew was one of the maritime escorts through the Persian Sea prior to the invasion of Iraq.   CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his wife working for Michelle Obama! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on the George…

Ann Hearn

Ann Hearn Tobolowsky – Telling her Parents She Wanted to be an Actress

Ann Hearn Tobolowsky recalls the time she rubbed elbows with the talented Julie Harris and laughs at what her mom once said. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History