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Haydn Roberts

Hayden Roberts – DC-7 Plane

Hayden Roberts recalls a scary moment piloting a DC-7. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Andre Lepine

Andre “Andy” Lepine – Playing Outside

Andy Lepine recalls a time when kids played outside for 12 hours a day and shared freely. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Herb Weitzman

Herb Weitzman – Real Estate

Herb Weitzman recounts how he got started in his real estate career. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Moises Maurice Bramnick

Moises “Maurice” Bramnik – Jewish Family in Dallas

Maurice, his wife and two children were the first Jewish family to arrive in Dallas, TX from Cuba, and they came without family, friends or sponsors. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Fonda Schepps Arbetter

Fonda Schepps Arbetter – Schepps Dairy

Fonda Schepps Arbetter’s Great Grandparents came from Russia and recreated their Schepps Dairy company in Dallas, TX. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Liesel Masek

Elizabeth “Liesel” Masek – AE: Father’s Prayer

  Liesel Masek can still remember the prayer her father used to say to her when she was a child. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dr George Sibley

George Sibley – Orthopedic Surgeon

George Sibley lost an eye in World War I which caused him to lose job opportunities, so he used the GI bill to go to medical school and become an Orthopedic Surgeon. CLICK HERE to watch 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

Texas Back Institute

  Co-founders of the world renowned Texas Back Institute, Dr. Ralph Rashbaum M.D., Dr. Stephen Hochschuler M.D. and Dr. Richard Guyer M.D., share their history, and discuss modern and future technology.

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Childhood Presidents

Bob Warren talks being born during Warren Harding’s presidency and President Hoover coming into office when Republicans were still seen in a negative light. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mauriel Stitsky

Muriel Stitsky Romick – Child Born on 11/22/63

Muriel Romick talks about 11/22/63, the day of President Kennedy’s assassination, and how her daughter was born on that same day. She was still recovering in the hospital when Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Eli Davidsohn

Eli Davidsohn – Max Factor

Eli came to America alone and wound up working at Max Factor Cosmetics. Little did he know that he would soon be attending the same synagogue as the CEO, Max Factor Jr. CLICK HERE to see Eli’s Short Story on being a young boy during the Bolivian Revolution of 1956 in the General Military Experience…

Audree Disraeli

Audree Disraeli – Barbershop Deals

Audree Disraeli reflects on some of her memories as a child in her father’s barbershop including her father’s shoeshine employee that hosted Numbers Racket, a form of illegal gambling, in the back of the shop. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Janet Hershman

Janet Hershman – JFK

Janet Hershman recalls learning that President Kennedy had been shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Zona Pidgeon

Zona Pidgeon – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Zona Pidgeon’s grandfather owned a business right near where St. Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Connie Rudick

Connie Rudick – Ann Richards

Connie Rudick knew Texas Governor, Ann Richards, in her early years. She also recalls Ann Richard’s speech at their high school reunion. CLICK HERE to see Connie’s Short Story talk about how much the cost of college has changed over the years in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to watch the…

Kitzi Ball

Kitzi Ball – Workplace Discrimination

Kitzi Ball encountered discrimination in the workplace in 1951. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Adolph Word

Adolph Word – Redrock Ampitheater

Adolph helped build the Redrock Ampitheater in Morrison, Colorado. CLICK HERE to see Adolph’s Short Story on having watermelon fights as a child in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to see his full Oral History.

Beverly Tobian

Beverly Tobian – Frugal with the Ice

Beverly talks about the Ice Man delivering ice to her house every week. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!