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Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004

Description: Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.
Date: October 8, 2004
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

Description: Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.
Date: September 28, 2002
Creator: Graham, Eddie & King, O. H.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisburg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Joseph B. Brown, March 23, 2001

Description: Interview with Joseph B. Brown of Abilene, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown recalls memories of growing up and his time in the Marines, particularly from training, being wounded, and working campaigns in the South Pacific.
Date: March 23, 2001
Creator: Cox, William G. & Brown, Joseph B.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

The Spirit of Missions

Description: This text discusses St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, focusing on the history of the church in Texas, as well as the music, artwork, and outreach services of the congregation.
Date: 2000
Creator: Fowler, Beth
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Ostrich farm]

Description: Photograph of a large group of ostriches on an ostrich farm in Quail, Texas. They are pictured in a field behind a fence.
Date: September 26, 1989
Creator: Tyler, Guy
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Three women outside cafe]

Description: Photograph of three elderly women standing outside of Dodson Cafe, identified as Merle Black, Edna Crow, and Edith Carter. They are all wearing red ribbons on their outfits and smiling at the camera.
Date: April 6, 1985
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Oral History Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton, May 26, 1984

Description: Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton of Austin, Texas, an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Francis recalls memories of her younger days during childhood, as a student at Southern Methodist University, and traveling with her husband and children. She describes what life was life during the great depression and the war, and also as a member of the church.
Date: May 26, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Horton, Francis Rebecca
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Eleanor Tyler, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Eleanor Tyler of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. Eleanor describes what it was like being a student during the Great Depression, and also talks about her family life. She recalls some history about the church and also talks about founding Next to New Consignment.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Vickers, Joan & Tyler, Eleanor
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Virginia Sumners, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Virginia Sumners of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Virginia talks about her family and their values as well as details about her younger life. She recalls some events in the history of the church and describes her involvement.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Sumners, Virginia
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Jessie Wand, April 29, 1984

Description: Interview with Jessie Wand of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Jessie talks about her family and their travels when she was young, her time at Rice University and Texas Woman's University, and life during the Great Depression and war. She recalls some history about the church and talks about her involvement through the years.
Date: April 29, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Wand, Jessie Ziggler
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with George Samson Nalle, April 24, 1984

Description: Interview with George S. Nalle of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church and veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, George recalls memories of the Air Force, attending church, getting married, and living in the Governor's Mansion.
Date: April 24, 1984
Creator: Dougherty, Mary Ann & Nalle, George Samson
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Katherine Jones, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Katherine Jones of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Katherine talks about her family, working at the Capitol, and some changes that the city of Austin has undergone over the years. Katherine also recalls when she first joined St. David's Episcopal Church and her education in music and Spanish.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Jones, Katherine
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Lynette Giesecke, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Lynette Giesecke of Austin, Texas, who grew up with St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Lynette recalls memories of her younger years and as a student at Columbia University, the University of Houston, and the Diocese of Texas. She also recounts some details of the history of St. David's Episcopal Church and explains why she chose to attend the church.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Giesecke, Lynette
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Evelyn Carrington, August 15, 1980

Description: Interview with Dr. Evelyn Carrington of Austin, Texas, a professor at the University of Texas and a long-time member of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Dr. Carrington recalls memories of her productive younger years in school and during her career as a professor. She mentions some history about Saint David's Episcopal Church and her involvement.
Date: August 15, 1980
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Carrington, Evelyn
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church