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Marna Brown

Marna Brown – Secret Service Agent Clint Hill

Marna Brown’s brother was friends with the Secret Service Agent, Clint Hill, who jumped onto the back of President Kennedy’s limousine when he was shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Diana Valtr

Diana Valtr – Family Move

Diana Valtr’s family moved from Pennsylvania to El Paso, TX. The whole family made the move in one car. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Ragan – Building a Glider in 1930

Bill’s father, an engineer, built a working glider himself shortly after Wilbur and Orville in 1930.   CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

SueAnne Painter

Sue Anne Painter – JFK On The News

  Sue Anne Painter describes seeing coverage of JFK’s assassination live on TV and the end of World War II. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story about the Ford Model T, in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! 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

Advice

Advice Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/Advice_2-17-16.mp4   Edited in 2016

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John Niland – Mafia

  John Niland met with the son of an infamous Mafia boss who later did his friend a favor. CLICK HERE to see John’s Short Story on how pro-football athletes are remembered in the Professional Sports Category! CLICK HERE to see John’s Short Story on his career with the Dallas Cowboys in the Professional Sports Category!…

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

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

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

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!

Anna Margaret Kazee McClanahan – Hospital Bill

Anna McClanahan’s hospital bill was $5.25 for the birth of each of her children. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gloria Mazer Quinlan

Gloria Mazer Quinlan – Marx Brothers

Gloria Mazer Quinlan was a dancer for the USO and was discovered by one of the Marx Brothers. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

James May MD

James May, MD – Delivering Babies

Dr. James May delivered more than 5,000 babies, one of which defied all odds against him. CLICK HERE to see James’ Short Story about the changes in obstetrics since he first started and now, in the Healthcare Category! 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

Theresa Tinghitella

Theresa Tinghitella – Boyfriend Expectations

Theresa Tinghitella talks about how hard it was to find a boyfriend that would meet her mother’s expectations. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Elma Stone

Elma Stone – Dating Advice

Elma Stone’s stepmother gave her some advice about dating. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ralph Dugger

Ralph Dugger – Social Security

Ralph Dugger processed Social Security applications the old fashioned way. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Toppy Bell

Toppy Bell – Houdini

Toppy Bell’s grandfather was an electrician who worked with Houdini and also worked on the Golden Gate Bridge. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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