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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, June 24, 1971

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney L. DeWitt Hale, a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. He also share his thoughts on many issues that include revenue bills, corporate profits tax, the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, legislative ethics, the "Dirty Thirty", appropriations, redistricting, and personal legislation.
Date: June 24, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 29, 1971

Description: Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representative David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. David Allred was the son of former Governor James V. Allred. In the interview, Allred describes some of his experiences as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty -second Legislature. His topics of discussion include the origins of the "Dirty Thirty", the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, and his comments on former politicians Speaker Gus Mutscher and Representatives William Heatly, Frances Farenthold, and Tommy Shannon.
Date: July 29, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, June 23, 1971

Description: Interview with former Democratic Texas Senator Oscar H. Mauzy, an attorney from Dallas, Texas. The interview includes Mauzy's personal experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-second Legislature. The interview also includes Mauzy's views on revenue bills, corporate profits tax, the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, legislative ethics, appropriations, redistricting, and personal legislation.
Date: September 22, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with David Allred, November 13, 1968

Description: Interview with former member of the Texas House of Representatives David Allred, a journalist from Wichita Falls and son of former Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The interview includes Allred's personal experiences while serving as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislature, as well as his views on revenue legislation, the reform of liquor laws, increases in state sales tax, changes in House rules, and beer and liquor lobbies. The interview also includes Allred's comments on fellow politicians and other House members.
Date: September 30, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Emory M. Spencer, September 30, 1971

Description: Interview with attorney Emory M. Spencer. The interview includes Spencer's personal experiences about being an attorney. Spencer talks about the development of the Coastal Bend area of South Texas 1920-71, cotton farming, Irish settlers and the Ku Klux Klan, gambling, the development of the Aransas County Airport, oil exploration, housing subdivisions, the Coastal Bend Regional Planning Commission, hurricanes, agriculture, property values, and prominent citizens of the county.
Date: September 30, 1971
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Spencer, Emory M.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Frank A. Hoke, November 24, 1971

Description: Interview with Frank A. Hoke, banker and attorney. The interview includes Hoke's personal experiences about being an employee of the Dallas regional office of the Home Owners Loan Corporation during the New Deal. Hoke talks about mortgage buying, loan amortization, insurance, home improvements, accounting procedures, politics and patronage, taxes and appraising, foreclosures, and loan servicing.
Date: November 24, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hoke, Frank A.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Charles Wilson, January 1, 1972

Description: Interview with Senator Charles Wilson, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Lufkin, Texas. In the interview, Wilson discusses his personal views and experiences concerning specific problems in the Texas state government, personal legislation, utilities regulation, the appointment of committee members, lobbies, campaign financial disclosure, election filing fees, committee structure, annual legislative sessions, taxation, and legislative apportionment.
Date: January 4, 1972
Creator: Riddlesperger, James W. & Wilson, Charles
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with George Koury, Jr., April 27, 1972

Description: Interview with George Koury, Jr., Marine Corps veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. The interview includes Koury's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Koury talks about the Fall of Bataan and his capture, the Bataan Death March, Camp O'Donnell, Nichols Field, hell ship to Formosa and to Japan, Prison Camp No. 7, and liberation.
Date: April 27, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Koury, George, Jr.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Harcourt G. Bull, July 31, 1972

Description: Interview with tax consultant Harcourt G. Bull, Army veteran and survivor of the siege of Corregidor. The interview includes Bull's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Bull talks about the Fall of Corregidor and his capture, the Bilibid Prison in 1942, Tanagawa and Zentsuji, Honshu, and liberation. The interview includes an appendix with a notebook and a narrative written by Bull.
Date: July 31, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bull, Harcourt G.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Charley L. Pryor, 1972-1973

Description: Interview with college professor Charley L. Pryor, Marine Corps veteran and survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston. The interview includes Pryor's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Pryor talks about the sinking of the Houston, his capture and imprisonment at Serang, Java, Bicycle Camp, Changi Prison Camp, building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, American air raids, and liberation.
Date: November 4, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Pryor, Charley L.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, July 12, 1973

Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator and attorney Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Legislature. Subjects discussed include freshmen senators, committee appointments, reform legislation, and the Comparative Negligence Bill. Mauzy also comments on fellow politicians Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date: July 12, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Rayford Price, January 3, 1972

Description: Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Rayford Price, an attorney from Palestine, Texas. The interview includes Price's personal views on general problems in the Texas state government, taxation, lobby activities, annual legislative sessions, reforms in the office of the House Speaker, insurance legislation, appropriations, legislative ethics, redistricting, and House and Senate relations.
Date: September 24, 1973
Creator: Riddlesperger, James W. & Price, Rayford
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, September 30, 1973

Description: Interview with Democratic Representative and attorney L. DeWitt Hale, from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences as a member of the Regular Session of the Sixty-third Texas Legislature. He also talks about his personal views concerning reform legislation and appropriations, and comments on fellow politician Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Date: September 30, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974

Description: Interview with Dr. Arthur M. Sampley, a college professor, former college administrator, and former poet laureate from Denton Texas. In the interview, Dr. Sampley describes his life growing up in Denton and attending school at the University of Texas. He talks about becoming a poet and analyzes his poetry as well as describing tenure as director of libraries and vice-president for academic affairs at North Texas State College, his philosophy of teaching, and the desegregation of the college in 1955-56.
Date: November 8, 1973
Creator: Haggard, Margurite & Sampley, Arthur M.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with C. R. Gross, April 8, 1974

Description: Interview with C. R. Gross, civil servant and Army Air Corps veteran. The interview includes Gross' personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: April 8, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Gross, C. R.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Paul W. Neff, April 13, 1974

Description: Interview with Paul W. Neff, businessman and Army Air Corps veteran. The interview includes Neff's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 31st Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: April 13, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Neff, Paul W.
Item Type: Book

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
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Joel E. Bachner, May 17, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Joel E. Bachner. The interview includes Bachner's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: May 17, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bachner, Joel E.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Joseph S. Staley, May 17, 1974

Description: Interview with Army Air Forces veteran Joseph S. Staley. The interview includes Staley's personal experiences with the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: May 17, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Staley, Joseph S.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Earl L. Moudy, May 18, 1974

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Earl L. Moudy. The interview includes Moudy's personal experiences at Hickam Field with base security during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: May 18, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Moudy, Earl L.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Werner A. Land, May 18, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Werner A. Land. The interview includes Land's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: May 18, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Land, Werner A.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with William P. Harris, May 19, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran William P. Harris. The interview includes Harris' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Nevada during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: May 19, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, William P.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Joseph H. Strittmatter, June 8, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Joseph H. Strittmatter. The interview includes Strittmatter's personal experiences with VP-24 at Ford Island Naval Air Station during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: June 8, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Strittmatter, Joseph H.
Item Type: Book

Oral History Interview with Wilford A. Autry, July 1, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Wilford A. Autry. The interview includes Autry's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The interview includes an appendix with a letter.
Date: July 1, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Autry, Wilford A.
Item Type: Book