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

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

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

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

Art Mueller

Art Mueller – Integrated Circuit

  Art Mueller roomed with Jack Kilby, the inventor of the integrated circuit. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Charlene Mallory Turner – Hangings in the 1930’s

Charlene describes what happened when she was forced to view hanging bodies in her town. Click HERE to watch Charlene’s Featured Short about what life was like when your mother owned a one woman school house in the 1930’s. Click HERE to watch Cherlene’s full Oral History

Robert “Bob” Applebaum – Holocaust Losses

Bob Applebaum lost most of his relatives in the Holocaust CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Paul Rollin

George Paul Rollin – Meeting Martin Luther King Jr.

George Rollin met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 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.

Mimi Arnoff

Mimi Aronoff – Jack Ruby

Mimi Arnoff saw Jack Ruby on the day that President Kennedy was shot. A couple of days later, Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald. 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

Cosette Cosy Parker

Cosette “Cosy” Parker – Tennessee Great Depression

Coey Parker recalls growing up during the Great Depression in Tennessee. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ito Perl

Seinwil “Ito” Perl – JFK Convoy

Ito Perl talks about how he saw JFK go by while he was at work before the President went to Dallas. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Byron Wiliams

Byron Williams – Sharecropping and Integration

Byron Williams’ great grandparents were sharecroppers in East Texas; and his school was integrated in 1968. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

June Sachs

June Sachs – JFK Motorcade

June Sachs watched President Kennedy’s motorcade travel from the airport to downtown Dallas. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Reverend Wilson Canafax

Wilson Canafax – First soldier in Buchenwald

Reverend Wilson Canafax was a chaplain with the US Army at the end of the war in Germany, and was the first US soldier to enter the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History.

Bob Northington

Bob Northington – First TV

Bob Northington talks about what it was like to get his first TV. 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

Melvin Waters

Melvin Waters – Bergen Belsen Liberator

Melvin Waters was one of the first liberators to arrive at the Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gigi McWhirter

Mary Gene “Gigi” McWhirter – Corner Stores

Gigi McWhirter talks about the difference in prices during the Great Depression. 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

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

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

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – First TV

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

Rex Crowell

Rex Crowell – Banks of the Great Depression

Rex Crowell talks about what happened to the banks during the Great Depression and how they affected his father. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History