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Oral History Interview with Ernie W. Totten, July 7, 1974

Description: Interview with Army Air Forces veteran Ernie W. Totten. The interview includes Totten's personal experiences with the Detachment Quartermaster Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 7, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Totten, Ernie W.

Oral History Interview with Bennie G. Snider, June 10, 2002

Description: Interview with banker and Navy veteran Bennie G. Snider. The interview includes Snider's personal experiences about the Pacific Theater during World War II, youth and education in Denton, Texas, joining the Navy, and boot training and electrical engineering school. Snider talks about duties aboard the USS Hancock, his assignment to Task Group 58 and the invasion of the Philippines, as well as the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, kamikaze attacks and the Hancock being hit by a kamikaze, burials at sea, and his postwar duties aboard the Hancock as part of Operation MAGIC CARPET.
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Date: June 10, 2002
Creator: Lane, Peter B. & Snider, Bennie, G.

Oral History Interview with Melvin Fenoglio, July 19, 2000

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Melvin Fenoglio, educator and farmer-rancher. The interview includes Fenoglio's personal experiences about the Pacific Theater during World War II, and the Iwo Jima and Okinawa Campaigns. Fenoglio also talks about early family history, his pre-war education, his acceptance in the V-7 Program, failing out of the Midshipman School and transferring to the U.S. Naval Training Center, yeoman training, gunnery practice off the Hawaiian Islands, his personal observations of the flag-raisings on Mount Suribachi, the USS Little's assignment to radar picket duty at Station Ten, his ship being hit by four kamikazes and sinking on May 3, 1945, rescue in the water by his shipmates, survival in the water for three hours before being picked up by LCS(L)-25, and the lasting effects of his World War II experiences. The interview also includes an appendix with a map.
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Date: July 19, 2000
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Fenoglio, Melvin

Oral History Interview with Archie Gantt, August 31, 1999

Description: Interview with Army veteran Archie Gantt. The interview includes Gantt's personal experiences about the European Theater during World War II, boyhood in central Texas, basic training, shipping to England, combat on the Siegfried Line, and the Battle of the Bulge. Additionally, Gantt talks about leadership problems, combat living conditions, Officer Candidate School and commissioning, and his postwar war service in Europe.
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Date: August 31, 1999
Creator: Lane, Peter B. & Gantt, Archie

Oral History Interview with James F. Anderson, May 15, 1982

Description: Interview with Navy veteran James F. Anderson. The interview includes Anderson's personal experiences while aboard the hospital ship USS Solace during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: May 15, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Anderson, James F.

Oral History Interview with Richard E. Cole, August 8, 2000

Description: Interview with Army Air Forces veteran Richard E. Cole. The interview includes Cole's personal experiences about being Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot during the Tokyo Raid on April 8, 1942, pre-war education, flight training, volunteering for a secret mission and meeting Colonel Doolittle, being assigned as Doolittle's co-pilot, mission training, various B-25 missions against Japanese targets in China and Burma, flying supplies over "The Hump." transferring to the states and volunteering for service in Burma with the 1st Air Commandos to support Wingate's Chindits and Merrill's Marauders, and reunions of Doolittle's Raiders the following war.
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Date: August 8, 2001
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Cole, Richard E.

Oral History Interview with Salvador Espino, September 26, 2007

Description: Interview with Fort Worth city councilman Salvador Espino as part of the North Texas Immigrant Rights Movement Oral History Project. The interview includes Espino's personal experiences about childhood and education, having a career a computer consultant, accountant, and attorney, volunteering for Catholic Diocese, and running for a seat representing District Two on the Fort Worth City Council. Espino also discusses the district demographics and priorities, the creation of Latinos Unidos, and his involvement in Fort Worth's 2006 immigrant rights march. The interview also includes an appendix with an article written by Espino.
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Date: September 26, 2007
Creator: Moye, Todd & Espino, Salvador

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.
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Date: November 4, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Pryor, Charley L.

Oral History Interview with Carl Denmon, April 8, 2006

Description: Interview with Carl Denmon, African-American alumnus of North Texas State University. The interview includes Denmon's personal experiences about childhood in Houston, Texas and undergraduate education at Wiley College. Additionally, Denmon discusses his employment as band director at Fred Moore High School in Denton, graduate studies in Music and Education at NTSU, his career with and retirement from Dallas County Community College, and his perceptions of changes in Denton and at North Texas over forty years.
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Date: April 8, 2006
Creator: Johnson, Michael & Denmon, Carl

Oral History Interview with Norman Mailer, August 25, 2004

Description: Interview with Norman Mailer, novelist and Army veteran. The interview includes Mailer's personal experiences about World War II in the Philippines, Army life, jungle patrols, and the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay. Mailer talks about the role of his wartime experiences in his novel, The Naked and the Dead.
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Date: August 25, 2004
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Mailer, Norman

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.
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Date: May 17, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bachner, Joel E.

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.
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Date: April 13, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Neff, Paul W.

Oral History Interview with James Cory, December 21, 1976

Description: Interview with Marine Corps veteran James Cory. The interview includes Cory's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Arizona during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The interview includes an appendix with a letter, news bulletin, memorandums, and a narrative.
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Date: December 21, 1976
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Cory, James

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.
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Date: May 9, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Edwards, Sterling

Oral History Interview with Marla Bullard, December 14, 2003

Description: Interview with salesperson Marla Bullard. The interview includes Bullard's personal experiences about the Texas International Pop Festival. Bullard talks about her Mexican-American family values, her use of drugs and alcohol in high school, her attitudes toward the Vietnam War, hippie activities at Allen's Landing in Houston, Texas, conflicts between rednecks and hippies, her attraction to the musical groups of the Sixties, the importance of lyrics in Sixties music, her decision to attend the festival, drug use at the festival, Janis Joplin's performance, and the influence of the festival on her life.
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Date: December 14, 2003
Creator: Tittle, Dennis & Bullard, Marla

Oral History Interview with Arthur B. Clark, September 29, 2000

Description: Interview with Army veteran and member of the "Lost Battalion" Arthur B. Clark. The interview includes Clark's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and capture, the Changi Prison Camp, building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, and liberation by the OSS. The interview includes an appendix with a reference page and a written flight log by Col. Tom Sledge.
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Date: September 29, 2000
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Clark, Arthur B.

Oral History Interview with Charles C. Christensen, October 1, 1979

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Charles C. Christensen. The interview includes Christensen's personal experiences while aboard the auxiliary repair ship USS Argonne during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The interview includes an appendix with postcards and letters.
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Date: October 1, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Christensen, Charles C.

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.
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Date: November 1974
Creator: Caruth, Donald L. & Ash, Mary Kay

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.
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Date: May 18, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Land, Werner A.

Oral History Interview with Hugh W. Calvert, September 10, 2003

Description: Interview with Army veteran Hugh W. Calvert. The interview includes Calvert's personal experiences about the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II, youth during the Great Depression, his assignment to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, tank school at Fort Knox, transferring to Service Troop, his assignment to New Caledonia and to Woodlark Island, operation on Arawe, the Driniumor River Campaign, and his rotation back to the States.
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Date: September 10, 2003
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Calvert, Hugh W.

Oral History Interview with Russell Waldron, December 7, 1980

Description: Interview with Army Air Forces veteran Russell Waldron. The interview includes Waldron'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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Date: December 7, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Waldron, Russell

Oral History Interview with R. D. Nicholas, March 3, 1977

Description: Interview with Navy veteran R. D. Nicholas. The interview includes Nicholas' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: March 3, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Nicholas, R. D.