History

Billie Woodard

Billie Woodard – Asking President Johnson for Help

Billie Woodard and her husband asked LBJ for help. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Allan Cantor – Bayonet

Allan Cantor speaks about his experience with military on the Kent State campus. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

Max Edward Tonkon

Max Edward Tonkon – Jackie Kennedy’s Hat

Max Tonkon kept a hat just like Jackie Kennedy’s on his credenza. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Herb Weitzman

Herb Weitzman – Motorcade Route

Herb Weitzman was standing along the motorcade route when he learned that President Kennedy had been shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Ragan – Glider

CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History. Bill’s father built a working glider himself shortly after Wilbur and Orville!

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – First TV

  Gerry Romanik recalls the first television her family bought. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

David Romanik

David Romanik – Life During the Great Depression

  David Romanik recalls how different life used to be during the Great Depression CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer – JFK

Larry Kramer remembers the weekend President Kennedy was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Alexander

George Alexander – Atomic Weapon Tests

George Alexander talks about how he felt during atomic weapon tests. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Desmond Fuller

Desmond Fuller – Childhood During The Great Depression

Desmond Fuller talks about his difficult childhood during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Myron Ball

Myron Ball – First use of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Myron Ball talks about when anti-inflammatory drugs were first used in the medical field. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Julius Red Coleman

Julius “Red” Coleman – Many Presidents

Julius “Red” Coleman talks about the many Presidents that he knew. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Al Davis – Integration in 1960’s Football

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Esther Bramnick

Esther Bramnick – Marina Oswald

Esther talks about how she waited on Marina Oswald at the Nieman Marcus department store. She also talks about the Cuban Missile Crisis. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Prindible

Bill Prindible – George Bush Before he Became a President

Bill Prindible recalls the time he met George Bush prior to becoming President of the United States. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mitchell Jones

Mitchell Jones – Nuclear Weapon Testing on Animals

Mitchell Jones witnessed the testing of nuclear weapons. While in the military he was tasked with recovering animals that were killed in the tests of the weapons. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Margaret Hopkovitz

Margaret Hopkovitz – Auschwitz Survivor and Death March

Margaret Hopkovitz was part of the prisoner group that left Auschwitz in 1941 and went on a Death March en-route to other concentration camps. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Burt Einspruch

Dr. Burt Einspruch – Medical Advancements

  Dr. Burt Einspruch talks about the innovations he saw made in the medical industry. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jerry Kasten

Jerry Kasten – Interviewing LBJ

Jerry Kasten attempted to interview Senator Lyndon Johnson and US House Speaker Sam Rayburn. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

June Sachs

June Sachs – President Roosevelt

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

Margaret Hopkovitz

Margaret Hopkovitz – Bergen Belsen

Margaret Hopkovitz was transferred from Auschwitz to Bergen Belsen where she stole two potatoes in order to feed herself and her sister. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Sydelle Schectman

Sydelle Schedctmen – Nazi Killing Squad

Sydelle Schectmen’s grandmother was shot by a Nazi killing squad in Belarus, Russia. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Conger

Bob Conger – Great Inventions Throughout Life

  Bob Conger talks about his first indoor toilet, running water, his first TV in college, and more. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Field

George Field – Car Air Conditioning

  George Field remembers his first car in Uvalde, TX that had an aftermarket air conditioner. He also talks about his unsuccessful attempts at providing air conditioning in his family’s car. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History