History

Gloria Titcomb

Gloria Titcomb – Europe After JFK’s Assassination

Gloria talks about the sympathy she received in Europe after JFK’s Assassination. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!  

Tony Berry – Overcoming Segregation

Tony Berry talks about growing up with everything being segregated, from movie theaters and water fountains to hospitals and cemeteries. He remembers having to order his food with his mom and leave the store since they were not allowed to sit in the many empty seats. Growing up segregated gave him an inferiority complex and…

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

Sol Weinberger - Part II

Sol Weinberger – Trip to America

Sol talks about his trip from Hamburg to the United States during The Holocaust and how he and his brother would provide entertainment to the passengers to keep things light. CLICK HERE to see Sol’s Short Story on the Nazi’s first target in The Holocaust Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on how his…

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

Richard Aston

Richard Aston – Child Care

Richard Aston 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 and at Home category! CLICK HERE to watch Richard’s Short Story about how automation…

Raymond Bass

Raymond Bass – Family Struggles During The Great Depression

Raymond talks about various struggles his family experienced during The Great Depression. CLICK HERE to see Raymond’s Short Story where he shares a scary moment in WWII in our Short Story WWII-Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his grandparents coming from Czechoslovakia to join the land rush in Oklahoma…

Margaret Hopkovitz

Margaret Hopkovitz – Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz

Margaret Hopkovitz talks about being taken from her parents before never seeing them again and her experiences in Auschwitz. She also encountered Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lois Daneman

Lois Daneman – Moving to Dallas after JFK’s Assassination

Lois describes what it was like to move to Dallas after JFK’s assassination. CLICK HERE to watch her 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

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

Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer – Tales of the Great Depression

Larry Kramer’s father, who worked as a book keeper in New York City, told him stories about the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Reid Heller

Reid Heller – JFK

Reid Heller remembers the Kennedy assassination. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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Al Davis – Integration in 1960’s Football

Al Davis went to a segregated school until 1963-64 when a quarter back from the other schools recruited him.   Click HERE to see Al’s 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

Raymond Bass

Raymond Bass – Greatest Inventions

Raymond sums up his life through great inventions. CLICK HERE to see Raymond’s Short Story where he shares a scary moment in WWII in our Short Story WWII-Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his family struggles during The Great Depression in The Great Depression Category! CLICK HERE to see his…

Dorothy Willingham

Dorothy Willingham – Growing Up During the Great Depression

Dorothy Willingham talks about what it was like growing up during the Great Depression. CLICK HERE to see Dorothy’s Short Story about the moon landing and JFK’s Assassination in the Kennedy Presidency and the 60s/70s Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tina Israel

Tina Israel – JFK Assassination Impact

Tina Israel recounts the tragedy of President Kennedy’s assassination and the impact she felt. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Raymond Lambert

Raymond Lambert – JFK and Dallas

Raymond Lambert talks about President Kennedy’s assassination and the effect it had on Dallas. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ann Kahn

Ann Kahn – Dallas Native in Conneticut

Ann Kahn was a proud Dallas native living in Connecticut when President Kennedy was assassinated; and she felt the backlash from the event. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lenore Farber Part 2

Lenore Farber – Child During the Depression

Lenore Farber talks about how a child’s experience of the Great Depression was much different than an adults. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Ragan – Lunar Module in 1969 Moon Landing

Bill Ragan’s father worked in the design field of the Lunar Module which took part in the 1969 moon landing.   CLICK HERE to see the full oral history! Bill’s father worked on the lunar module that landed on the moon in 1969!

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

Joe Applewhite

Joe Applewhite – Sharecropping

Joe Applewhite discusses his grandfather who took part in the start of Sharecropping after the Civil War. Joe also talks about his great-grandfather who was a Captain in the Civil War until he was petitioned out. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Joe’s Short Story about his near-death experience…

Allan Cantor – Bayonet

Allan Cantor speaks about his experience with military on the Kent State campus including a Bayonet being shoved in his throat and a group of M-16s being pointed at him. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History