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…

Kimberly Archie – Differences in Perspectives

Kimberly Archie talks about some of the struggles her father faced while serving in the military including racial segregation among the troops. CLICK HERE to see 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

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – Childhood Presidents

Bob Warren talks being born during Warren Harding’s presidency and President Hoover coming into office when Republicans were still seen in a negative light. 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

Reid Heller

Reid Heller – JFK

Reid Heller remembers the Kennedy assassination. 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 see Bob’s Short Story about his dad’s work as an “Ice Man” in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! 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…

Nita Mae Tannebaum

Nita Mae Tannebaum – JFK Campaign

Nita Mae Tannebaum campaigned hard for President Kennedy’s election and recalls the day he was assassinated. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Esther Bramnick

Esther Bramnick – Marina Oswald and Missile Crisis

Esther talks about how she waited on Marina Oswald at the Nieman Marcus department store. She also talks about the Cuban Missile Crisis. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Northington

Bob Northington – First Television Set

Bob Northington talks about what it was like to get his first TV. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Richard D. Kingsberry – Integrated Schools

  Richard D. Kingsberry describes his experience of attending both a segregated and integrated school and how it felt growing up with everything being seperate. He also talks about students being receptive to the integration but teachers, not so much. CLICK HERE to see Richard’s Short Story about planes that would go missing after launch!…

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

Jerry Nunes

Jerry Nunes – Abe Lincoln Home

Jerry Nunes lived two streets away from the only home Abe Lincoln ever owned. 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

Sol Weinberger - Part II

Sol Weinberger – The Nazi’s First Target

Sol talks about how the Nazi’s first target was the communist before turning their attention to the Jewish people. CLICK HERE to see Sol’s Short Story on how his cousins almost made it to the United States at the beginning of the Holocaust, but ultimately ended up in Auschwitz in The Holocaust Category! CLICK HERE to…

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

Sydelle Schectman

Sydelle Schedctmen – Nazi Killing Squad

Sydelle Schectmen’s grandmother was shot by a Nazi killing squad in Belarus, Russia. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Wilhoit

Bill Wilhoit – President Truman Shooting

Bill Wilhoit heard the gun shots fired in an attempt to assassinate President Truman. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on how he was at Normandy on D-Day and Okinawa later in the war in the WWII – In the Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see Bill’s Short Story about a Kamikaze fighter who almost hit his…

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.  She talks about the meals given during her imprisonment and what she had to do while working in the kitchen there. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dottie Winchester

Dottie Winchester – Married to an Auschwitz Liberator

Dottie Winchester talks about her husband, Rush, who was a Liberator of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and her relatives lives in East Germany, behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Dean Willis

Dean Willis – JFK

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

JFK

President Kennedy Compilation

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David Romanik

David Romanik – Modern Inventions

  David Romanik talks about modern inventions that he saw change the world. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History