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Oral History Interview with Charles Weldon Burgoon, May 23, 2012

Description: Interview with Charles Weldon Burgoon, life-time Denton resident and owner of Weldon's Saddle Shop. The interview includes Burgoon's experiences as a child in Denton, his genealogy, and Denton city and country history. Burgoon gives details about area rodeos, schooling in Denton, his summer job mowing lawns, experience with country living, and other various jobs including leather-working and tooling. He talks about the lack of shotgun shells and metal bathtubs during the Second World War, the courtship and marriage of his wife, the Cowboy Turtle Association, selling hand-made goods at rodeos, the Dallas Sportatorium, and professional wrestling. The interview also includes the opening of Burgoon's saddle shop and western store, Harpool's Farm Store, changes in his saddle shop, and the involvement of his daughter in the saddle shop. Burgoon talks about his son's college years and move to California, rental properties and the effect of the recession, and his thoughts on work ethic. It includes an appendix with photographs, a list detailing the images, and an article on The North Texas State Fair and Rodeo.
Date: May 23, 2012
Creator: Fox, Lisa A. & Burgoon, Charles Weldon

Oral History Interview with L. B. England, January 23, 2002

Description: Interview with Navy veteran L. B. England. The interview includes England's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. England also talks about the death of his brother, Boyd England, who was killed on the West Virginia during the attack. The interview includes an appendix with an article about England.
Date: January 23, 2002
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & England, L. B.

Oral History Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., February 23, 1992

Description: Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., an army veteran from Tennessee. This interview delves into his experiences as an Army nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1972-73. Topics include: his decision to enter nurse training and the military; attending anesthesia school at William Beaumont Medical Center, 1972; his attitudes toward Vietnam War; being assigned to 95th Evacuation Hospital, China Beach, Vietnam; camp living conditions; work at Da Nang and Pleiku; the treatment of battle casualties; work with Montagnards and Vietnamese medical personnel; social life and recreational activities; morale and drug problems; personal relationships among camp personnel; communications with home; decision to stay in the military; and the effect on Vietnam experience on his later life.
Date: February 23, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Houser, Oscar, Jr.

Oral History Interview with Arthur Manganello, October 23, 1982

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Arthur Manganello. The interview includes Manganello's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Manganello, Arthur

Oral History Interview with Charles H. Miles, Jr., October 23, 1982

Description: Interview with Army veteran Charles H. Miles. The interview includes Gage's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Miles, Charles H., Jr.

Oral History Interview with James W. Goodwin, Jr., October 23, 1982

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran James Goodwin. The interview includes Goodwin's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Goodwin, James W., Jr.

Oral History Interview with Wallace H. Gage, October 23, 1982

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Wallace H. Gage. The interview includes Gage's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Gage, Wallace H.

Oral History Interview with William W. Coffey, October 23, 1982

Description: Interview with Army Air Corps veteran William W. Coffey. The interview includes Coffey's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: October 23, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Coffey, William W.

Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980

Description: Interview with Former professor, administrator, and director of the North Texas State University New Service James L. Rogers, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Rogers remembers the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also shares his thoughts and memories on the admission of A. Tennyson Miller in 1954, the Adkins case, the admission of Mrs. Irma E. L. Sephas, the role of President J. C. Matthews in the desegregation of NTSC, and when Abner Haynes became the first African-American athlete at NTSC in 1956.
Date: October 23, 1980
Creator: Comrie, Moray Hume & Rogers, James L.

Oral History Interview with Sarah T. Hughes, August 23, 1979

Description: Interview with Judge Sarah T. Hughes, former state legislator, state district judge, and federal district judge. In the interview, Sarah describes her experiences and personal views concerning the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, the Dallas County Jail, the constitutionality of abortion, and the desegregation of the Dallas Independent School District.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hughes, Sarah T.

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, October 23, 1978

Description: Interview with Democratic Attorney-Senator Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy discusses his experiences as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. He also expresses his personal views on Proposition 13 in California, ad valorem taxation, the roles of Speaker Bill Clayton and Governor Dolph Briscoe, election year politics, the Senate caucus, repeal of sales tax on residential utility bills, increase in inheritance tax exemptions, taxation of agricultural and timber land, homestead exemptions for the elderly, and the Peveto Bill.
Date: October 23, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.

Oral History Interview with Jack W. Robinson, April 23, 1978

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Paul R. Rose. The interview includes Belotti's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date: April 23, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Robinson, Jack W.

Oral History Interview with Martin Dies, April 23, 1966

Description: Interview with former U.S. congressman Martin Dies, Sr., an attorney from Lufkin, Texas. The interview includes Dies' experiences as a Texas politician and U.S. Congressman, 1931-49 and 1950-56, and chairman of House Committee on Un-American Activities during the New Deal. Also includes his personal views on communism.
Date: April 23, 1966
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Dies, Martin