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Oral History Interview with Adam Briggle, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Adam Briggle, a professor at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Briggle focuses on several topics including his initial engagement with the fracking referendum, being contacted by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), the writing of the fracking ban, his reactions to the passing of the ban, and his arrest for protesting fracking.
Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004
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.
Oral History Interview with Alana Irby, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Alana Irby, a geography major at the University of North Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum.
Oral History Interview with Amy, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Amy (last name is unknown), an English major at Texas Women's University (TWU), regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. The interview appears to take place at a rally designed to inform listeners about the effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002
Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Oral History Interview with Candice Bernd, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Candice Bernd, a journalist and anti-fracking activist in Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. MS. Bernd reviews her involvement and opinion on the Fracking Referendum and the overarching effects of House Bill 40 (HB40).
Oral History Interview with Carolyn Barta, March 30, 2012
Interview with Carolyn Barta,a journalist and professor in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her educational background and her career writing for The Dallas Morning News about features and covering political campaigns.
Oral History Interview with Chad Pearson, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Chad Pearson, a history professor at Collin College in Plano, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor Pearson specializes in the study of employers and business organizations that engage in tactics to present their own personal agendas as the desires of a larger population.
Oral History Interview with Clarice Tinsley, November 11, 2012
Interview with Clarice Tinsley, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as a reporter and a news anchor.
Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007
Interview with Dale R. Walker of Kingsville, Texas, a United States Marine Corps veteran from World War Two. The interview includes Hill's memories about growing up as well as his personal experiences while in the Marines, including details from his involvement in the Iwo Jima attacks, 3rd Battalion, and the occupation of Nagasaki.
Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003
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.
Oral History Interview with David Straus, September 17, 2001
Interview with David Straus of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Marine Corps during World War Two in the Pacific Theater as well as the Korean War. The interview includes some of Straus' background before the war and his personal experiences while in the Marines, including memories of Okinawa, various weapons, what happened at the end of World War Two, and his assignment in Korea.
Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001
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.
Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975
Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.
Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009
Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Oral History Interview with Garrett Graham, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Garrett Graham, a Denton, Texas resident and director of the documentary "Don't Frack with Denton", regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Graham recounts how he became involved with the anti-fracking movement, his stance on fracking in general, and how he feels "Don't Frack with Denton" has impacted the community.
Oral History Interview with Gayle Reaves-King, April 4, 2012
Interview with Gayle Reaves-King,a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life, and her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers.
Oral History Interview with Glenn G. Morgan, February 17, 2005
Interview with Glenn G. Morgan of Weatherford, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. In the interview, Mr. Morgan talks about his time before the war as well as his military training, travels, life on and the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and his survival at sea.
Oral History Interview with Gloria Campos, October 24, 2012
Interview with Gloria Campos, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as a reporter.
Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000
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.
Oral History Interview with James Mays, 2015
Transcript of an interview with James Mays, the Superintendent of Planning and Construction with the City of Denton Parks and Recreation department, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mays discusses the issues surrounding the fracking referendum as well as his responsibilities as superintendent.
Oral History Interview with Jarrett Keim, 2015
Transcript of a phone interview with Jarrett Keim, a professional fracking driller in Oklahoma, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Keim describes his job responsibilities and the intricacies of hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with Jill Labbe, November 8, 2012
Interview with Jill "J.R." Labbe, a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career as an editorial director for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Oral History Interview with Jim Nelson, April 7, 1977
Interview with Jim Nelson, a resident of Baytown, Texas since 1919. Nelson describes life prior to moving to Baytown, his family history in the area, and his later work with the oil rigs.
Oral History Interview with Joseph B. Brown, March 23, 2001
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.
Oral History Interview with Karen Hughes, April 12, 2012
Interview with Karen Hughes,a journalist and political advisor who worked in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career at KXAS-TV Channel 5. She also talks about her time as an advisor to George W. Bush, starting when he ran for governor in 1994.
Oral History Interview with Katie Sherrod, November 10, 2012
Interview with Katie Sherrod, a journalist in Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her involvement in various women's rights movements during the 1970s, and her career as a newspaperwoman and a broadcast journalist.
Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2Ora Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Oral History Interview with Kevin Roden, October 29, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Kevin Rodan, a Denton City Councilman, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Councilman Roden describes how he became informed about hydraulic fracturing and the effects the fracking referendum had on both the Denton City Council and the community as a whole.
Oral History Interview with Keynan Swanner, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Keynan Swanner, a safety supervisor in the oil and gas industry from Houston, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Swanner describes his job responsibilities and his personal views on hydraulic fracturing.
Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007
Transcription of a phone interview with L. B. Blackmon of Corpus Christi, Texas, a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown talks about his time in the Marines as well as life growing up during the Great Depression and other biographical information. He recalls memories of surviving Pearl Harbor, guard duty around naval storage in Hawaii, and the Horse Marines.
Oral History Interview with Laurene Douglas, January 27, 1976
Interview with Laurene Douglas, a former junior high teacher from Baytown, Texas. Mrs. Douglas answers questions regarding life in Baytown during the Depression and specific events such as Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Oral History Interview with Michael Hennen, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Michael Hennen, president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hennen briefly reviews what hydraulic fracturing is, the purpose of Denton Drilling Awareness, and how he views the impacts fracking has had on the environment.
Oral History Interview with Nancy Lieberman, November 8, 2012
Interview with Nancy Lieberman, a sports broadcast journalist. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up in New York, her time on the first women's Olympic basketball team, and her career as a coach, author, and journalist on ESPN.
Oral History Interview with Norma Adams-Wade, April 6, 2012
Interview with Norma Adams-Wade, a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, and her career doing investigative reporting and other writing for The Dallas Morning News.
Oral History Interview with Norman Brooks Culver, February 25, 1976
Interview with Norman Brooks (Doc) Culver, a Humble Oil Refining Company hospital worker, after World War One, from Baytown, Texas. Mr. Culver answers questions and describes his experience in Baytown working as a hospital worker for Humble, after he arrived in 1919.
Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002
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.
Oral History Interview with Rena Pederson, April 5, 2012
Interview with Rena Pederson, a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers, the books she has written, and her work in communications and public affairs.
Oral History Interview with Suzie Humphreys, March 15, 2012
Interview with Suzie Humphreys,a former journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her work reporting for Channel 8 and KVIL radio station, and her career as a motivational speaker.
Oral History Interview with Tara Hunter, 2015
Transcript of an interview with Tara Linn Hunter, a volunteer coordinator for the Frack Free Denton campaign, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Hunter is also the president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group. In this interview, Ms. Hunter speaks to her job responsibilities, how she perceives the Texas State legislature, and the effects the frack-free movement has had on neighboring Texas communities.
Oral History Interview with Vivian Castleberry, March 29, 2012
Interview with Vivian Castleberry,a journalist in Dallas, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life raising her children, and her international peace work. She also discusses her career at The Dallas Times Herald and the field of journalism.
Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007
Interview with Lieutenant Col. W. A. Bill Henderson of Gatesville, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, Mr. Henderson answers biographical questions and talks about his military flight training, traveling, and bombing the Kwai River Bridge during World War II.
Oral History Interview with William Hensley, 2015
Transcript of an interview with William Hensley, a Denton resident, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Hensley elaborates on the movie "Gasland" and its role in informing Denton about the fracking movement as well as his thoughts on the harms and benefits of hydraulic fracturing.
[Outline for an Interview with James E. Roche, May 1976]
Questions for an interview with James E. Roche, a carpenter from Baytown, Texas after moving from New Britain, Connecticut the previous year. This outline only contains the list of questions created for the interview; most questions concern the job market and migratory labor in Texas.
[Outline of an Interview with Roy Long, May 30, 1986]
Outline of an interview with Roy Long, a longtime resident of Baytown after moving in 1929 from Houston, Texas. This outline states what topics Long covered at certain times on the tape, from side 1 to side 2; Long covers his employment at the Humble Refinery, being a Goose Creek Policeman, law offices, etc.
[Outline of an Interview with Ruth Mageors, November 10, 1975]
Outline of an interview with Ruth Mageors, a resident of Baytown, Texas beginning in 1921 when the town was named Pelly. Mageors explains living in town during the early days of Baytown as being very tough, and also discusses the ferry boat and Herring's Drug Store.