History

Kimberly Archie – Differences in Perspectives

  Kimberly Archie talks about some of the struggles her father faced while serving in the military CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

Colonel Bob Bullock

Colonel Bob Bullock – Father’s Home

Colonel Bob Bullock’s father lost his home during the Great Depression even though he had money in the bank to pay his mortgage. 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

Patsy Furr

Patsy Furr – Food for Stangers

Patsy Furr talks about how she used to feed a man that wandered around her neighborhood. 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

Joy McAllister

Joy McAllister – Breakfast with President Kennedy

Joy McAllister’s husband attended a breakfast meeting with President Kennedy the morning before he was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Stanley Feld

Dr. Stanley Feld – JFK News

Dr. Stanley Feld was working with a 25 year old heart attack victim when he heard about President Kennedy being shot. 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

Colonel Bob Bullock

Colonel Bob Bullock – Next Door Neighbor Nixon

Colonel Bob Bullock and his family lived next door to the Congressman Richard Nixon, who later became President. 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

Bill Prindible

Bill Prindible – JFK and Roosevelt

Bill Prindible was abroad during the assassination of JFK and then he recalls where he was when he learned that President Roosevelt died. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Liffort Hobley

Liffort Hobley – 1800’s Landowner

Liffort Hobley’s grandfather was a landowner in Louisiana in the 1800s. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Marylyn Andrews

Marylyn Andrews – First TV

Marylyn Andrews recalls some of the technological advancements of her time including her first television. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Orville Rogers

Orville Rogers – On 24/7 Call to Drop an Atomic Bomb in Moscow

As a Strategic Command pilot Orville’s assignment was to drop a nuclear bomb on Moscow if war broke out. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jay Beck MD

Jay Beck, MD – Ice-Box

  Jay Beck talks about his grandmother refusing to buy or allowing the family to buy her a refrigerator, since her Ice-Box worked just fine. 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

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

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Childhood Presidents

Bob Warren talks about the presidents during his childhood. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer – Tales of the Great Depression

Larry Kramer’s father told his about the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Allan Cantor – Kent State Shooting

Allan Cantor speaks about how he was supposed to go on a blind date with one of the four students who were shot at Kent State. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History

Ormand & Eve Knowles – Working for Mrs. Roosevelt

Ormand tells his story about how he used to work for a dry cleaning service and would personally deliver Mrs. Roosevelt her dresses. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History.

Norma Apt

Norma Apt – JFK’s Funeral

Norma Apt saw President Kennedy on Veterans Day in 1963 and attended his funeral a few days later. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Margery Nudelman Karpel

Margery Nudelman Karpel – 1950’s Segregation

Margey Karpel first witnessed segregation as a new bride in Dallas, TX in the early 1950s. 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