History

Marna Brown

Marna Brown – Secret Service Agent Clint Hill

Marna Brown’s brother was friends with the Secret Service Agent, Clint Hill, who jumped onto the back of President Kennedy’s limousine when he was shot. CLICK HERE to watch the 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

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – First TV

  Gerry Romanik recalls the first television her family bought. 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.

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

Al Davis – Integration in 1960’s Football

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Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Childhood Presidents

Bob Warren talks about the presidents during his childhood. 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

Al Golman

Al Golman – Lee Harvey Oswald’s Death

Al Golman was outside the Dallas Police Station and heard the shots when Jack Ruby killed Lee Harvey Oswald. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Phyllis Somer

Phyllis Somer – Eyeglasses Assembly Line

Phyllis Somer’s father pioneered the assembly line production of prescription eyeglasses. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Irwin Grossman

Irwin Grossman – After JFK’s Assassination

Irwin Grossman received the cold shoulder when he said he was from Dallas after the assassination of JFK. 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

Marian Kestenberg – The Great Escape

Marian Kestenberg escaped from the concentration camps. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – MLK

Larry Mallory was in Memphis when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dean Willis

Dean Willis – JFK

Dean Willis recalls the day President Kennedy was shot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Farming for Food

  Bob Warren talks about how his family got their food during the Great Depression. 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

Mitchell Jones

Mitchell Jones – Segregated Trolley

Mitchell Jones’s father operated a trolley during the time when there was segregation. 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

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

Tom Watkins

Tom Watkins – Greatest Invention of His Time

  Tom Watkins considers the self starter in an automobile to be the most remarkable invention of his lifetime. 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

Bill Ragan – Lunar Module

CLICK HERE to see the full oral history! Bill’s father worked on the lunar module that landed on the moon in 1969!

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

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