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Boris Gremon

Boris Gremont – The World Wide Banned Vuvuzela

Boris Gremont shows the “V” instrument and explains why it was banned all over the world. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

SueAnne Painter

Sue Anne Painter – Model T Ford

Sue Anne Painter talks about what it was like back in the day in Sulfur Springs, Indiana. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Liffort Hobley

Liffort Hobley – Rural Life

Liffort Hobley talks about growing up in a very large family in a rural area near Shreveport, Louisiana. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Art Mueller

Art Mueller – New Jersey Corruption

Art Mueller talks about corruption in Jersey City, New Jersey. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Homemade Telephone

Edward Stone

Edward Stone – P&G, Clorox, and Frito Lay

Edward Stone worked at the highest levels of marketing for Proctor and Gamble, Clorox, and Frito Lay. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Pauline Barr

Pauline Barr – First Telephone

Pauline Barr talks about the first telephone her family had. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story on her family house getting electricity and using the radio in the Great Inventions Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bunny Radman

Bunny Radman – High School with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Bunny Radman went to James Madison High School with Ruth Bader Ginsburg who would become a US Supreme Court Justice. 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

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

Hurles Scales

Hurles Scales – Cuban Missile Crisis

Hurles Scales recalls hearing about the Cuban Missile Crisis and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jay Fichtner

Jay Fichtner – Plane Crash

  Jay Fichtner talks about some of his flying experiences. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Christina Waller

Christina Waller – Adopted During Vietnam War

Christina Waller talks about the conditions of the orphanage she lived in as a young child. She tells the story of how she was adopted by an American family from Vietnam during the Vietnam war. CLICK HERE to see 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 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

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

Adolph Word

Adolph Word – Old Car Brakeman

Adolph Word’s family moved from West Texas to San Antonio in 1934 and he was given the job of brakeman for their car during the move. He talks about making the journey with using a rock as his car’s brakes.   CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Leodiker

Bill Leediker – Cost of a New Model T Ford

Bill Leediker remembers how he paid $4 for his first car in the 1930s. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dennie Lindsey, Jack and Claire

Dennie Lindsey – High School Experiences

Dennie Lindsey talks about her unconventional extracurricular activities during high school; competitive rifle shooting. CLICK HERE to watch the full Kids Corner.

Alvie Bell – Bootlegger Grandfather During Prohibition

Alvie Bell’s grandfather was a bootlegger CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History