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Fritz Dietrich

Fritz Dietrich – WWII and Family

Fritz talks about growing up on a farm during WWII. CLICK HERE to watch Fritz’s full Oral History!

Neil Morrow MD

Dr. Neil Morrow – Kids Today and Mistakes

Dr. Neil Morrow doesn’t think kids are allowed to make mistakes any more. CLICK HERE to see Dr. Neil Morrow’s Short Story about what life was like during The Great Depression when he was working for his father’s pharmacy in The Great Depression Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Genender

Larry Genender M.D. – Medicine Changes

Larry Genender compares the practice of medicine in Canada to the US and talks about some of the changes he’s seen during his career as a surgeon. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Karen Glanger

Karen Glanger – First Video Store

Karen Glanger and her husband opened the first video rental store known as VideoLand. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – TV

Lois Goldberg recalls her sister’s 7-inch television. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Sarah Yarrin

Sarah Yarrin – Doctor for Kennedy

Sarah Yarrin and her husband were in a doctor’s office when the nurse informed the doctor he was needed to attend to President Kennedy who had just been shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Emma Engibous

Emma Engibous – Ice Skating at Home

Emma Engibous used to ice skate in her own backyard in Michigan. 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

Colonel Bob Bullock

Colonel Bob Bullock – Moon Landing from Germany

Colonel Bob Bullock watched the live NASA feed of the moon landing while stationed in Germany. 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

Shirley Hosek

Shirley Hosek – Used Cars

Shirley Hosek talks about her father’s car sales tactics. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – MLK

Larry Mallory was in Memphis when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. He says the vast presence of the military and police in his neighborhood afterward had a lasting effect on him. CLICK HERE to see Larry’s Short Story on the first African American field goal holder in the NFL in the Professional Sports Category! CLICK HERE…

Bill Krisher

Bill Krisher – Remembering the Assassination of JFK

Bill Krisher recalls the day President Kennedy was assassination. 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

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!

S.D. Houston

S.D. Houston – Playing Golf with Arnold Palmer

S.D. Houston had a lot of business golf games, and he even got to play with some famous people. CLICK HERE to see S.D. Houston’s Short Story on some of the scary moments he experienced, in the WWII – In Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his brother…

Pat Quigley-Hired by EMI

How Pat was hired by EMI to get into the music industry and shares some amazing Garth Brooks stories. CLICK HERE to see Pat’s Short Story about how Garth Brooks and Chris Gaines went on Saturday Night Live. CLICK HERE to see Pat’s Short Story about signing Keith Urban and more. CLICK HERE to see Pat’s full…

Freedom-Meeting Nelson Mandela

A conversation with Nelson Mandela influenced his life.   CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s short story about going to court over a grade. CLICK HERE to see Freedom’s 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…

Patricia Robinson

Patricia Robinson – Assassination at Lunch

Patricia talks about hearing JFK’s Assassination reported live on the radio while she was taking her lunch break. CLICK HERE to see Patricia’s Short Story about studying abroad in France when World War II broke out in the WWII – In Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see Patricia’s full Oral History!