History

Merle Hacker

Merle Hacker – Family War History

Merle Hacker’s mother’s father was in the Russia-China War, her grandmother, her aunt, and uncle suffered in the Holocaust. Her father and his brothers later built a chain of supermarkets. 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

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

Marylyn Andrews

Marylyn Andrews – First TV

Marylyn Andrews recalls some of the technological advancements of her time including her first television and a capacitor. CLICK HERE to see Marylyn’s Short Story about how her Japanese classmates were treated in Littleton, CO, in the WWII – Europe and at Home Category! 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 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

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

Barbara Hebert

Barbara Herbert – JFK Memories

Barbara recalls seeing JFK’s assassination on TV. CLICK HERE to see her full Oral History!

Herb Harter – The Plume of an Atomic Bomb

Herb Harter was the co-pilot on the World War II B-24, Jeter Bug. He also witnessed the plume from the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki. CLICK HERE to watch the 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

Jack Repp

Jack Repp – Nazi Hunter

Jack Repp survived unbelievable conditions for 6 years in Nazi Concentration Camps. He was forced to walk 12 hours a day, he had all his teeth pulled out, and was forced to burn piles of live people. After his release, he went to work for the US Secret Service as a Nazi Hunter. CLICK HERE…

Pauline Barr

Pauline Barr – Electricity and The Radio

Pauline Barr talks about getting electricity in their home for the first time and playing with the radio as a child. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story on getting the telephone in the Great Inventions Category! CLICK HERE to see her Short Story about watching JFK’s assassination live on TV in the Kennedy Presidency…