History

Jerry Kasten

Jerry Kasten – Interviewing LBJ

Jerry Kasten attempted to interview Senator Lyndon Johnson and US House Speaker Sam Rayburn. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

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!

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

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

Glenn Ison – Witnessing a Hydrogen Bomb Explosion

Glenn Ison witnessed a 6.9 megaton hydrogen Bomb explosion from a distance of 25 miles and an altitude of 20,000 feet. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Al Davis – Integration in 1960’s Football

Click HERE to see Al’s 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

Marian Kestenberg – The Great Escape

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

Charles Alford

Charles Alford – Battle of the Bulge

Charles Alford was in the Battle of the Bulge and was a Liberator. 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

Joe Applewhite

Joe Applewhite – Sharecropping

Joe Applewhite relates the story of his great grandfather during and after the Civil War, including the start of sharecropping. 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

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

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.

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

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

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

Janet Hershman

Janet Hershman – JFK

Janet Hershman recalls learning that President Kennedy had been shot. 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