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Oral History Interview with Alexander Bate, September 19, 1986
Interview with retired schoolteacher Alexander Bate. The interview includes Bate's personal experiences about the African American business community in Sherman, Texas, and the lynching of George Hughes. Bate also talks about being an African-American educator, and local race relations in Sherman.
Oral History Interview with Andrew White, September 24, 1986
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.
Oral History Interview with Billy Barker, September 3, 1977
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.
Oral History Interview with Ernest Galeassi, September 16, 1988
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.