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Marsha Ring

Marsha Ring – The Book Mobile

Marsha Ring talks about the Book Mobile that she used to visit as a kid. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jim O'Neill

Jim O’Neill – Meeting Senator JFK

Jim O’Neill recounts meeting President Kennedy when he was still a US Senator, and then later reacting to his assassination. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Roy Elsner

Roy Elsner – Al Capone

Roy Elsner grew up in the shadow of Capone’s machine gun. CLICK HERE to see Roy’s Short Story on rationing during WWII, in the World War II – Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Kim Sullivan – Musical Memories

Kim Sullivan reminisces getting her first Viola, working with different composers, and recording music.

Paul Gips

Paul Gips – Pranks

Paul Gips talks about a prank he pulled growing up. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Raymond Bass

Raymond Bass – Oklahoma Land Rush

Raymond share how his grandparents came from Czechoslovakia to join the land rush in Oklahoma. CLICK HERE to see Raymond’s Short Story where he shares a scary moment in WWII in our Short Story WWII-Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his family struggles during The Great Depression in The Great…

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

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

Jack Douglass JD Ashabranner

Jack Douglas “JD” Ashabranner – Milk Man

JD Ashabranner talks about his milk route and explains how it was done. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Connie Rudick

Connie Rudick – College Tuition

Connie Rudick talks about how college tuition has changed since her years at UT. CLICK HERE to see Connie’s Short Story on Ann Richards in the Famous or Notorious People Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

June Sachs

June Sachs – President Roosevelt

June Sachs’ father welcomed President Roosevelt to their hometown of Wichita Falls. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joy McAllister

Joy McAllister – First Female Supervisor at Bell Helicopter

Joy McAllister was the first female supervisor at Bell Helicopter CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Flozelle Norred

Flozelle Norred – Daughter’s Role in Midnight Cowboy

Flozelle Norred’s daughter had a role in the movie Midnight Cowboy. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dorothy Skip Winnette

Dorothy ‘Skip’ Winnette – Moving to Dallas After the Assassination

Dorothy talks about the reaction she got when she moved to Dallas after JFK’s assassination. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

Ralph Bo McCann

Ralph “Bo” McCann – Cuba

Bo McCann relates his story of sneaking into Cuba and the trouble that it caused with dignitaries and an American spy. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gloria Titcomb

Gloria Titcomb – Europe After JFK’s Assassination

Gloria talks about the sympathy she received in Europe after JFK’s Assassination. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!  

Dorothy DeHaas

Dorothy DeHaas – 50 lbs of Ice

Dorothy talks about what it was like getting 50 lbs of ice twice a week form the Ice Man. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story about what it was like when her family’s home was finally hooked into the electric grid in the Great Inventions Category! CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

Virginia C Maestri

Virginia C. Maestri – Meeting Jack Ruby

Virginia talks about the time she and her husband met Jack Ruby. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

Alan Waters

Alan Waters – Public Relations Agent for Glenn Miller

Alan Waters was the public relations agent for Glenn Miller and the military band he formed. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History