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Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

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Date: May 27, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Josephson, Leigh D.
Description: Interview with executive of Caltex Petroluem Corporation, Leigh D. Josephson, including his personal experiences related to employment with Standard Oil of California, his assignment to Bahrain and transfer to Caltex, the construction of Ras Tanura refinery in Saudi Arabia, and the bombing of the Bapco refinery in Bahrain. Josephson also talks about refinery operations in Bahrain during and after World War II, his various positions and responsibilities with Caltex and Bapco, work in Bahrain and the Philippines, his personal relationship with the Bahraini royal family, and the OPEC and Arab oil embargoes in 1967.
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Oral History Interview with Joseph Mannion, April 26, 1986

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mannion, April 26, 1986

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Date: April 26, 1986
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mannion, Joseph
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Joseph Mannion. The interview includes Mannion's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Nevada during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Ernest Griffith, November 4, 1982

Oral History Interview with Ernest Griffith, November 4, 1982

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Date: November 4, 1982
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Griffith, Ernest
Description: Interview with Ernest Griffith, owner and operator of Griffith's Independent Ginner. The interview includes Griffith's personal experiences about education in Texola, Oklahoma, part-time employment as cotton picker, and being involved in building cotton gins and operating drug stores. Griffith also talks about his family background, the operation of Griffith and Stith cotton gin, buying cotton and retaining cotton seed, variations in cotton prices, sale of coal to farmers, buying grain for Kimball Milling Company, Weinert cotton gin personnel, significant changes in the cotton ginning business during thirty years, the ginning procedure, and civic and trade association activities.
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Oral History Interview with William W. Fomby, May 15, 1982

Oral History Interview with William W. Fomby, May 15, 1982

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Date: May 15, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Fomby, William W.
Description: Interview with Navy veteran William W. Fomby. The interview includes Fomby's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Raymond S. Cannon, June 6, 1980

Oral History Interview with Raymond S. Cannon, June 6, 1980

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Date: June 6, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Cannon, Raymond S.
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Raymond S. Cannon. The interview includes Myers' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Nevada during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Bob and Ada Reed Brewer, March 14, 1984

Oral History Interview with Bob and Ada Reed Brewer, March 14, 1984

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Date: March 14, 1984
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd; Brewer, Ada Reed & Brewer, Bob
Description: Interview with Ada Reed and Bob Brewer, owners and operators of A. B. McGill and Company General Merchants. In the interview, the Brewers discuss their family backgrounds, marriage, losses on charge accounts during the Great Depression, the change from clerk-service to self-service operation of the store, the credit business, purchasing clothes at the Dallas fashion market, customer interests, changes in product lines, commercial and residential growth in the Bertram area, using direct mail and radio advertising, their involvement with the Texas Retail Association, factors in developing a successful business, and civic activities. The interview includes an appendix with a flyer, photographs, articles, and letters.
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Oral History Interview with William Hill, October 13, 1986

Oral History Interview with William Hill, October 13, 1986

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Date: October 13, 1986
Creator: Kumler, Donna & Hill, William
Description: Interview with retired schoolteacher William Hill. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences concerning race relations in Sherman, Texas, 1915-30. Hill talks about the lynching of George Hughes in 1930, the African-American business and professional community in Sherman, and Ku Klux Klan marches.
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Oral History Interview with John D. Devine, December 5, 1980

Oral History Interview with John D. Devine, December 5, 1980

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Date: December 5, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Devine, John D.
Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran John D. Devine. The interview includes Devine's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 31st Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with John Korba, May 3, 1984

Oral History Interview with John Korba, May 3, 1984

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Date: May 3, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Korba, John
Description: Interview with Navy veteran John Korba. The interview includes Korba's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Earl Selover, May 4, 1984

Oral History Interview with Earl Selover, May 4, 1984

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Date: May 4, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Selover, Earl
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Earl Selover. The interview includes Selover's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Jane Armstrong, August 20, 1987

Oral History Interview with Jane Armstrong, August 20, 1987

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Date: August 20, 1987
Creator: Renner, Steve & Armstrong, Jane
Description: Interview with homemaker Jane Armstrong. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences about life on the Scott Jacobs Farm in Denton County. Armstrong talks about the purchase of the land by her grandfather, implements and outbuildings found on the farm, oil income and farm improvements during the 1920s and 1930s, rural entertainment and leisure activities, crops and planting, food preservation, in-town shopping, making homebrew and bootlegging activities, schools and churches, cemeteries, epidemics, and folk medicines and remedies.
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Oral History Interview with Eunice Gray, October 16, 1987

Oral History Interview with Eunice Gray, October 16, 1987

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Date: October 16, 1987
Creator: Renner, Jim & Gray, Eunice
Description: Interview with Eunice Gray, schoolteacher and local historian. The interview includes Gray's personal experiences about Denton County, Texas from 1900 to 1987. Gray talks about the early history of her descendants, cattle raising and marketing, and the oil industry.
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Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

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Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Ellis, Ernest L.
Description: Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, owner and operator of Frank Ellis Dealer in Everything. The interview includes Ellis' personal experiences of employment with his father, Frank Ellis, in the general store. Ellis talks about his family background, effects of the Great Depression in New Hope, Texas businesses, food market opening, business operations during World War II, his employment as a feed salesman, general store advertising, his father's use of peddling wagon, Dallas fair and Mesquite trade day, and retirement.
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Oral History Interview with Ernest Galeassi, September 16, 1988

Oral History Interview with Ernest Galeassi, September 16, 1988

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Date: September 16, 1988
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Galeassi, Ernest
Description: Interview with Army veteran Ernest Galeassi. The interview includes Galeassi's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 324th Signal Company during the Japanese attack a Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with David Bedell, April 25, 1986

Oral History Interview with David Bedell, April 25, 1986

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Date: April 25, 1986
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bedell, David
Description: Interview with Army veteran David Bedell. The interview includes Bedell's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 443rd Signal Battalion during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Warren G. Harding, December 7, 1980

Oral History Interview with Warren G. Harding, December 7, 1980

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Date: December 7, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harding, Warren G.
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Warren G. Harding. The interview includes Harding's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Billy Barker, September 3, 1977

Oral History Interview with Billy Barker, September 3, 1977

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Date: September 3, 1987
Creator: Renner, Steve & Barker, Billy
Description: Interview with homemaker Billie Simpson Barker. The interview includes Barker's personal experiences about rural life in Denton County, Texas from 1925-1985. Barker talks about her father's sawmill operation, creek flooding, threshing operations, changes in land ownership, her husband's death, effects of the Great Depression, social life, the county's longtime residents, recreational activities, epidemics, wildlife problems, the tornado of June 8, 1937, her childhood, and homemade clothing.
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Oral History Interview with Stephen E. Van Nostrand, April 20, 1987

Oral History Interview with Stephen E. Van Nostrand, April 20, 1987

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Date: April 20, 1987
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Van Nostrand, Stephen E.
Description: Interview with Stephen E. Van Nostrand, former executive at Caltex Petroleum Corporation. The interview includes Van Nostrand's personal experiences about service during World War II, employment with Caltex in China, the formation of Ryuku Oil Corporation, and holding various positions within Caltex. Van Nostrand talks about joint ventures with Nippon Oil Company and Koa Oil Company, increasing the refining capacity from 60,000 bbls. to 900,000 bbls. per day, crude oil contracts, the Nippon Petroleum Refining Company, refinery rehabilitation and construction, his role in Caltex operations in Japan, the Nippon Oil Staging Terminal Company, relations between Caltex (Japan) and New York headquarters, OPEC and its effects upon Caltex, character sketches of Neal Lilley, Alec Singleton, and James Voss, and various Japanese oil executives. The interview includes a personal history of S. Nomura.
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Oral History Interview with James W. Goodwin, Jr., October 23, 1982

Oral History Interview with James W. Goodwin, Jr., October 23, 1982

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Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Goodwin, James W., Jr.
Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran James Goodwin. The interview includes Goodwin's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Virgil Green, December 5, 1980

Oral History Interview with Virgil Green, December 5, 1980

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Date: December 5, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Green, Virgil
Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Virgil Green. The interview includes Halliday's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 31st Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Andrew White, September 24, 1986

Oral History Interview with Andrew White, September 24, 1986

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Date: September 24, 1986
Creator: Kumler, Donna & White, Andrew
Description: Interview with Andrew White, business executive and president of the local chapter of the NAACP in Sherman, Texas. The interview includes White's personal experiences about race relations and the development of African-American businesses in Sherman during the 1980s.
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Oral History Interview with John W. Bruce, December 4, 1982

Oral History Interview with John W. Bruce, December 4, 1982

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Date: December 4, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bruce, John W.
Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran John W. Bruce. The interview includes Bruce's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 36th Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Oral History Interview with Jess Stanbrough, April 15, 1985

Oral History Interview with Jess Stanbrough, April 15, 1985

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Date: April 15, 1985
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Stanbrough, Jess
Description: Interview with Jess Stanbrough, physicist, businessman, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Stanbrough's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and being captured, and Bicycle Camp. Stanbrough also talks about the construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp, being an iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, continued operation of clandestine radio, American air and naval bombardment, Kamaishi, and liberation.
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Oral History Interview with Russell R. Argabrite, May 3, 1984

Oral History Interview with Russell R. Argabrite, May 3, 1984

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Date: May 3, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Argabrite, Russell R.
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Russell R. Argabrite. The interview includes Argabrite's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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