History

Byron Wiliams

Byron Williams – Sharecropping and Integration

Byron Williams’ great grandparents were sharecroppers in Queen City, East Texas. He talks about how his school was integrated in 1968. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Edna Purcell Bridges

Edna Purcell Bridges – Working for the first American Computer Inventor

Edna Purcell Bridges talks about working for the first American computer developer. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Robert “Bob” Applebaum – Holocaust Losses

Bob Applebaum’s mother and father survived Auschwitz, but most of his aunts and uncles did not. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

I Survived Doc - Marian

The Holocaust Compilation

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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!

Marylyn Andrews

Marylyn Andrews – First TV

Marylyn Andrews recalls some of the technological advancements of her time including her first television and a capacitor. CLICK HERE to see Marylyn’s Short Story about how her Japanese classmates were treated in Littleton, CO, in the WWII – Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Repp

Jack Repp – Life in Occupied Poland

Jack talks about what it was like to live under Nazi rule in occupied Poland. CLICK HERE to see Jack Repp’s Short Story on being a nazi hunter in The Holocaust Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

JFK

President Kennedy Compilation

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Richard Aston

Richard Aston – Early Automation

Richard Describes how early automation technology affected his bakery business. CLICK HERE to watch as Richard gives a new meaning to “child care”, defines “farmed out” and discusses the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch as Richard’s Short Story about going to the Movie Theater to watch Newsreels during WWII, in the WWII – Europe…

Donald Halsey

Donald Halsey – Nixon’s Plane

  Donald Halsey designed the interior of President Nixon’s airplane in Air Force 1. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mark Jacobs

Mark Jacobs – Father’s Story

Mark Jacobs relates his father’s story of surviving the Holocaust. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Norred

Bill Norred – Family’s Car Showroom

Bill Norred’s family owned a car dealership that only had one car on the showroom floor. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Rosellen Utterback

Rosellen Utterback – Coal Miner

Rosellen Utterback’s father was a coal miner during the winter and farmer in the summer during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Billie Woodard

Billie Woodard – Asking President Johnson for Help

Billie Woodard and her husband asked Lyndon B. Johnson for help buying a house. CLICK HERE to watch 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

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – Faulkner’s Plantation

Larry Mallory’s grandmother grew up on William Faulkner’s plantation. Faulkner’s daughter would teach the slave camp how to read. CLICK HERE to see Larry Mallory’s Short Story on MLK! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on the first African American field goal holder in the NFL in the Professional Sports Category! CLICK HERE to see…

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – Texas License Plate

Lois Goldberg remembers the bad feelings her Texas license plate evoked on a trip to New York the year after President Kennedy was killed in Dallas. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Peter Vogel

Peter Vogel – Judge Hughes

Peter Vogel’s mother was with Judge Hughes the morning before she would swear in Vice President Johnson after the assassination of President Kennedy. 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

Robert Kennard

Robert Kennard – The Radio and Television

Robert talks about the greatest inventions of his time. CLICK HERE to see Robert’s Short Story where he narrowly escaped a drowning accident when growing up in Ohio in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about an unlikely event that almost ended his military career in the WWII…

Renate Kahn

Renate Kahn – Eyewitness to Kristallnacht

Renate Kahn grew up in Germany where she experienced antisemitism from teachers, parents, and other kids. She was an eyewitness to Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass when Jewish owned business were ransacked. 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!

Jeanne Gould

Jeanne Gould – Inventor of the Battery Charger

Jeanne Gould hosted a domestic exchange student whose father invented the battery charger. 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

Atomic Bomb

Atomic Bomb Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/AtomicBomb_12-17-15.mp4 Edited 2015