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Oral History Interview with Sterling Edwards, May 9, 1974

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Sterling Edwards. The interview includes Edwards' personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 407th Signal Aviation Company during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The interview includes an appendix with a narrative and letters.
Date: May 9, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Edwards, Sterling

Oral History Interview with Thomas B. Maston, 1974

Description: Interview with Thomas B. Maston, college professor and theologian. The interview includes Maston's personal experiences about religious fundamentalism in Texas during the 1920s. Maston talks about his philosophy of Christian ethics, the Norris Movement, his teaching philosophy, and Southern Baptists and social concern.
Date: July 30, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Maston, Thomas B.

Oral History Interviews with Mary Kay Ash, November 1974

Description: Interview with cosmetics entrepreneur Mary Kay Ash. The interview includes Ash's personal experiences about her early sales career and its impact upon her future business philosophy, methods, and the success of Mary Kay Cosmetics. Ash talks about planning prior to launching the company, problems and solutions in the beginning, early legal problems with competitors, her concern for women's opportunities, development and growth of sales, the role of her children in the company, methods of recruiting, training, and attitude building, marketing and sales techniques, incentive plans, sales territories, pricing, the party plan, employee promotion, her views on successful managerial traits and on the motivational differences between men and women, applying the Golden Rule toward employees and customers, her attitudes and philosophy toward employee relations, using her intuition in decision making, and reasons for the growth of Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Date: November 1974
Creator: Caruth, Donald L. & Ash, Mary Kay

Oral History Interviews with Richard, November 1974

Description: Interview with Richard Rogers, president of Mary Kay Cosmetics. The interview includes Rogers' personal experiences about forming a company. Rogers talks about his mother's (Mary Kay) selling career and its impact on her own company, relations with sales personnel, marketing and sales motivation, the wig business, pricing, the dual management system, legal aspects and government regulations, his views on government regulation, self-regulation, consumerism, product quality, reasons for going public with stock, financing methods, contract and private labeling, budgeting, expansion, reasons for the success of Mary Kay Cosmetics, specialization vs. diversification, building a management team, and his views on motivational differences between men and women.
Date: November 1974
Creator: Caruth, Donald L. & Rogers, Richard

Oral History Interview with Robert Taylor, 1974-1975

Description: Interview with Robert Taylor, Protestant chaplain for the U.S. Army and survivor of the Bataan campaign. The interview includes Taylor's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Taylor talks about the Fall of Bataan and his capture, Bilibid Prison in Manila, American air raids in Manila, hell ship to Japan, Fukuoka Prison Camp, and liberation by Soviet troops.
Date: November 2, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Taylor, Robert