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Oral History Interviews with Mary Kay Ash, November 1974
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.
Oral History Interviews with Richard, November 1974
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.
Oral History Interview with Gilbert C. Garcia, March 3, 1969
Interview with Gilbert C. Garcia, businessman. The interview includes his experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum, the Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations (PASO), and other Mexican-American social action groups. It also includes his opinions on the Delgado Case, the poll tax drives, the Texas gubernatorial campaign of 1962, and the Crystal City elections, 1963.
Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974
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.
Oral History Interview with Bertha Rosenzweig, November 15, 1979
Interview with Bertha Rosenzweig, co-founder of Tex-Glass, Inc. in Decatur, Texas. The interview includes Rosenzweig's personal experiences about her education in New York, and having a teaching career. Rosenzweig talks about her family background, her knowledge of her husband's family background and his life in Europe during the Hitler era, his technical training, work in glass factories, starting his own glass factory in Vienna, fleeing Nazis and migrating to Greece, the Jewish underground in Central Europe, fleeing to Egypt, Palestine, and his migration to the U.S. Additionally, Rosenzweig talks about their meeting and marriage, work in Canada and Mexico, opening a glass factory in Athens, Texas, moving to Decatur, employee relations, products and the production process, the distribution system, financing methods, her managing the business, sale of the business, and reparations from the Austrian government.
Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965
Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, a former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislature. It also includes his personal views on appropriations, revenue bills, the budget-making process, the legislature's relationship with Governor John Connally, liquor legislation, and urban-rural conflict.
Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, February 18, 1977
Interview with J. C. Matthews, Former president of North Texas State College and North Texas State University, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, he discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's, and the initial period of integration on campus. He also expresses his views on the Atkins suit, the Campus Theatre incident, the desegregation of local businesses, and the desegregation of the athletic program.
Oral History Interview with Lillie Abbey, December 11, 1974
Interview with Lillie Abbey, long-time resident of Denton, Texas. The interview includes Abbey's personal experiences of the Oklahoma land rush, farm life, and life in Denton during the 1920s and 1930s.
Oral History Interview with Kenneth V. Adams, February 16, 1976
Interview with Navy veteran Kenneth V. Adams. The interview includes Adams' personal experiences while aboard the destroyer USS Henley during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Fred Agnich, August 11, 1975
Interview with Fred Agnich, businessman and member of the Texas House of Representatives, Republican. The interview includes Agnich's personal experiences as a member of the 64th Legislature. Agnich talks about the House speakership race, appropriations, committee appointments, the strip mining bill, public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revision, and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
Oral History Interview with Fred Agnich, November 14, 1977
Interview with Fred Agnich, businessman and member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Republican. The interview includes Agnich's personal views concerning the development of water resources in Texas.
Oral History Interview with Fred Agnich, November 30, 1979
Interview with Fred Agnich, businessman and member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Republican. The interview includes Agnich's personal experiences about being a member of the 66th Legislature. Agnich talks about his relationship with Governor William Clements, appropriations, tax relief, the Peveto bill, consumer legislation, "Killer Bees," and the split primary.
Oral History Interview with Fred Agnich, September 9, 1977
Interview with Fred Agnich, businessman and member of the Texas House of Representatives, Republican. The interview includes Agnich's personal experiences as a member of the 65th Legislature. Agnich talks about budget surplus, highway appropriations, public school financing, the Peveto bill, and personal legislation.
Oral History Interview with Marvin Alexander, July 7, 1978
Interview with Navy veteran Paul R. Rose. The interview includes Belotti's personal experiences at Ford Island Naval Air Station with VP-24 during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, April 7, 1970
Interview with Democratic Representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Dave discusses his experiences as a member of the Special sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also describes his personal views on issues including one-year versus two-year budgets, increases in sales tax, the expansion of sales tax, "grocery tax", conflicts with Speaker Gus Mutscher, beer lobbying, corporate taxes, voter disillusionment, urban-rural conflicts, Wichita Falls politics, and his campaign for reelection and contest for House speakership.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 8, 1975
Interview with David Allred, a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Allred discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also describes his thoughts on issues such as the House speakership race, committee chairpersons, House rules, Equal Rights Amendment, the establishment of Public Utilities Commission, public school financing and the Constitutional Convention.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, July 29, 1971
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.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, March 17, 1970
Interview with Democratic journalist and member of the Texas House of Representatives David Allred, from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences while serving as a member of the Regular and Special Sessions of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, revenue bills, the extension of state sales tax, the Cavness Plan, minimum wage laws, workman's compensation, welfare legislation, student unrest on college campuses, and the establishment of additional four year college campuses. Allred also comments on Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, Speaker Gus Mutscher, and Governor Preston Smith.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, November 13, 1968
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.
Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 25, 1978
Interview with Democratic representative and political journalist David Allred from Wichita Falls, Texas. In the interview, Allred discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also talks about his personal views on issues such as Proposition 13 in California, treasury surplus, the repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, the increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, initiative-referendum, the Peveto Bill, the formation of the "Filthy Fifty", the Sam Houston Caucus, and the House Study Group. Allred also comments on Governor Dolph Briscoe, Speaker Bill Clayton, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby
Oral History Interview with David Allred, October 31, 1979
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 Sixty-sixth Legislature. His topics of discussion include the Sam Houston Caucus, his impressions of Governor William Clements and Speaker Bill Clayton, consumer legislation, interest rates, tax reliefs, the Peveto Bill, and the "Killer Bees".
Oral History Interview with Wilford A. Autry, July 1, 1974
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.
Oral History Interview with Joel E. Bachner, May 17, 1974
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.
Oral History Interview with Ben Barnes, January 5, 1970
Interview with former Democratic Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes. The interview includes Barnes' personal experiences while serving as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, as well as his thoughts on issues such as one-year versus two-year budgets, the creation of four-year colleges, the influence of beer and liquor lobbyists, sales tax exemptions, revenue legislation, annual legislative sessions, and future political ambitions. The interview also includes the former governor's comments about Speaker Gus Mutscher.
Oral History Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, July 7, 1974
Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, former Army nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas. The interview includes Barron's experiences at Tipler General Hospital at Fort Shafter during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Angelo H. Belotti, August 5, 1978
Interview with Navy veteran Angelo H. Belotti. The interview includes Belotti's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with William L. Bierschwale, August 24, 1974
Interview with Navy veteran William L. Bierschwale. The interview includes Bierschwale's personal experiences aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970
Interview with a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Jack Blanton, who is also a businessman from Carrollton, Texas. In the interview, Blanton discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his opinions on issues including his personal political philosophies, one-year versus two-year budgets, the Caveness Plan, social legislation, the establishment of the University of Texas at Dallas, the creation of new four-year colleges, unrest on current college campuses, revenue legislation, beer and liquor lobbies, and person legislation. He also comments on Governor Preston Smith.
Oral History Interview with Joseph Bolen, October 11, 1976
Interview with Navy veteran Joseph Bolen. The interview includes Bolen's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Arthur Brindley, June 11, 1976
Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Arthur Brindley. The interview includes Brindley's personal experiences at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Harcourt G. Bull, July 31, 1972
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.
Oral History Interview with Anna Urda Busby, December 8, 1978
Interview with Anna Urda Busby, an army nurse from German, Pennsylvania. This interview contains her experiences at Tripler General Hospital, Fort Shafter, during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Charles C. Christensen, October 1, 1979
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.
Oral History Interview with James Cory, December 21, 1976
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.
Oral History Interview with William Cottingame, September 13, 1978
Interview with Navy veteran Paul R. Rose. The interview includes Belotti's personal experiences while aboard the aircraft tender USS Curtiss during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Tom Creighton, July 15, 1975
Interview with Democratic Texas Senator Tom Creighton, who was an attorney from Mineral Wells, Texas. The interview includes the Senator's personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-fourth Texas Legislature. The interview also includes the Senator's thoughts on fellow politicians, committee assignments, lobbying, reform of the local and uncontested calendar, constitutional revision, the public school finance bill, public utilities legislation, and personal legislation.
Oral History Interview with Van B. Cross, May 15, 1976
Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Van B. Cross. The interview includes Cross' personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 14th Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Ben Dei Santi, April 21, 1978
Interview with Navy veteran Ben Dei Santi. The interview includes Dei Santi's personal experiences while aboard the destroyer USS Schley during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Robert D. Duvall, April 12, 1976
Interview with Navy veteran Robert D. Duvall. The interview includes Duvall's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Stanton H. Enchelmeyer, April 7, 1976
Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Stanton H. Echelmeyer. The interview includes Echelmeyer's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 50th Reconnaissance Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Sterling Edwards, May 9, 1974
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.
Oral History Interview with Odis P. Elmore, July 6, 1974
Interview with Odis P. Elmore, an Army Air Corps veteran from Springfield, Tennessee. This interview includes his experiences at Hickam Field with the post medical detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with H. R. Epps, May 14, 1976
Interview with Navy veteran H. R. Epps. The interview includes Epps' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Vernon Fuller, July 3, 1974
Interview with Navy veteran Vernon Fuller. The interview includes Fuller's personal experiences while aboard the repair ship USS Argonne during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Joseph L. George, August 5, 1978
Interview with Navy veteran Joseph L. George. The interview includes George's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Vestal during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Noel E. Gill, December 21, 1974
Interview with Navy veteran Noel E. Gill. The interview includes Gill's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Louis Grabinski, October 18, 1977
Interview with Navy veteran Louis Grabinski. The interview includes Grabinski's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Hedwige Kaczanowski Gray, July 5, 1974
Interview with Hedwige Kaczanowski Gray, a United States Army nurse from Detroit, Michigan. The interview includes her experiences at the Schofield Barracks hospital before and during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Robert Greenwood, July 7, 1974
Interview with Army veteran Robert Greenwood. The interview includes Greenwood's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 16th Coast Artillery during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Robert Gregg, March 24, 1971
Interview with Robert Gregg, postal worker, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Gregg's personal experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Gregg talks about the Fall of Java and his capture, Bicycle Camp, Changi Prison Camp, building the Burma Thailand death Railway, and liberation.