History

Larry Mallory

Larry Mallory – Faulkner’s Plantation

Larry Mallory’s grandmother grew up on William Faulkner’s plantation. Faulkner’s daughter would teach the slave camp how to read. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Eli Davidsohn

Eli Davidsohn – Escaping The Holocaust

Eli’s family was lucky enough to be able to escape from Germany in 1936 to Bolivia, but it was not easy. CLICK HERE to see Eli’s Short Story on being a young boy during the Bolivian Revolution of 1956 in the General Military Experience Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about working for…

Margaret Hopkovitz

Margaret Hopkovitz – Auschwitz Survivor and Death March

Margaret Hopkovitz was part of the prisoner group that left Auschwitz in 1941 and went on a Death March en-route to other concentration camps and being shot if you didn’t keep up while walking. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

June Sachs

June Sachs – President Roosevelt

June Sachs’ father welcomed President Roosevelt to their hometown of Wichita Falls. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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 watch the full Oral History

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

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

Art Mueller

Art Mueller – Invention of the Integrated Circuit

Art Mueller roomed with Jack Kilby, the inventor of the integrated chip which plays a huge role in calculators, computers, cell phones, etc. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

David Romanik

David Romanik – Life During the Great Depression

David Romanik recalls how different life used to be during the Great Depression. He talks about using cardboard pieces he found as soles for his shoes, eating others’ scraps, and living in the barber shop his dad worked at. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History