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Transcript of Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[The Epic of Flight Memo to the Reader]

Description: Photocopy of a memo to the reader printed in a volume of "The Epic of Flight" book series that discusses the initial struggles in creating "Women Aloft", a book in the series about female pilots.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hicks, Jim
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Oral History Interview with Charley Cole, April 14, 2001

Description: Interview with Charley Cole, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Korean War and was wounded in action. Cole describes his time with the 34th Regiment in Korea at length, with many details about various combat missions and the weapons utilized. He also speaks on his injuries, including being shot in the shoulder.
Date: October 23, 2003
Creator: Cole, Charley
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with W. R. Barker, April 25, 2001

Description: Interview with W. R. Barker, a veteran who served as a combat engineer with the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. The transcript includes a conversation with Barker as he talks freely about his time in basic training at Camp Cook, when Bob Hope visited jungle training in Hawaii, and interactions between U.S. soldiers and the native islanders. He also discusses the Marines mission on Pelilu Island and meeting his brother in the Philippines.
Date: February 23, 2003
Creator: Amador, Yacel & Barker, W. R.
Partner: Lee College

[Rifle Descriptions]

Description: Typed note which includes descriptions of a rifle which was made in Italy in 1940.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

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 Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: 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.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007

Description: 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.
Date: October 4, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Walker, Dale R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Alf Klaveness, April 16, 2004

Description: Interview with Alf Klaveness, a commanding officer on the destroyer USS Benham. Klaveness begins by discussing his family history after coming here from Norway and working for John Rockefeller; he answers questions about his role in the Navy and describes being in Tokyo Bay during the surrender of Japan on the USS Missouri.
Date: May 20, 2005
Creator: Walker, Tracy & Klaveness, Alf
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Antonio Amador, April 25, 2001

Description: Interview with Antonio Amador, a veteran who was wounded in action as a sniper with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. The transcript includes a list of questions, which include a focus on Amador being shot and his experiences while serving and back at home.
Date: February 22, 2003
Creator: Amador, Y. & Amador, Antonio
Partner: Lee College

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

Oral History Interview with E. G. Warren, April 10, 2001

Description: Interview with Warren, E.G., an electrician in the US Navy during WWII. He describes volunteering to join the military and life during his service.
Date: December 12, 2003
Creator: York, Ann Marie & Warren, E. G.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with David Straus, September 17, 2001

Description: 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.
Date: September 17, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Straus, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Vaughn Bercaw, April 22, 2002

Description: Interview with Vaughn Bercaw, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force from East Lansing, Michigan who served in Germany during the Cold War and Thailand in the early days of the Vietnam War. Bercaw describes his training in basic aircraft weapon systems and experiences on various missions in both wars, including life upon returning to the United States.
Date: February 28, 2003
Creator: Brown, Chambra & Bercaw, Vaughn
Partner: Lee College

[Summary of an Interview with Oswall Harmon]

Description: Summary describing an interview with Oswall Harmon highlighting his service to the military as an electrician in the US Army during WWII, and his experiences of coming home. It also includes comments and observations by the author about the interview experience and Mr. Harmon himself.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Lopez, Tisma & Harmon, Oswall
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Russell Colburn

Description: Interview with Russell Colburn, a tank troop in the US Army. He answers questions about his time in the military during WWII.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Burleson, Jennifer & Colburn, Russell
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Paul F. Lemmon, August 16, 2002

Description: Interview with Paul F. Lemmon, a fireman in the US Navy during WWII. He answers questions about his life prior to enlisting and his experience overseas.
Date: September 21, 2003
Creator: Coates, Evan & Lemmon, Paul F.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Cheryl Hall, December 4, 2018

Description: Interview with Cheryl Hall discussing her career writing for the Dallas Morning News and her perspectives on the field of journalism. Hall also talks about her childhood and family, as well as her educational background.
Date: December 4, 2018
Creator: Poteet, Maddison; Sarder, Sarah & Hall, Cheryl
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Lynn A. Seamans, March 30, 2002

Description: Interview with Lynn A. Seamans, a naval reservist in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He answers questions about his time in the military and his experience abroad.
Date: May 12, 2004
Creator: Brown, C. & Seamans, Lynn A.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Roy Sistos, April 15, 2001

Description: Interview with Roy Sistos, an infantryman in the US Marine Corps during Korea. He answers questions about his service to the military and life during the war abroad.
Date: December 11, 2003
Creator: Flores, Jessica & Sistos, Roy
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jesse F. Stovall, Jr., April 29, 2002

Description: Interview with Jesse F. Stovall, Jr., a soldier in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He answers questions about his time in the Marines and his experiences overseas.
Date: May 17, 2004
Creator: Contreras, Francisco & Stovall, Jesse F., Jr.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Ira Allen Brown, November 16, 2004

Description: Interview with Ira Allen Brown, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served as an intelligence analyst in Iraq post September 11th. Brown describes his time in basic training, moving up the ranks, and his experiences in the service.
Date: June 16, 2005
Creator: McBride, Angelo & Brown, Ira Allen
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Pete Craig, July 10, 2002

Description: Interview with Pete Craig, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II from Houston, Texas. Craig describes his time as a Private 1st Class in the Infantry, as well as his experiences in basic training and the places he visited throughout the United States. Included at the end of the transcript is a written summarization by the interviewer, Colby Burmaster, which was provided with the two audiotapes of the interview.
Date: April 26, 2003
Creator: Burmaster, Colby & Craig, Pete
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Phillip Patton, April 11, 2002

Description: Interview with Phillip Patton, an aircraft mechanic in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He answers questions about life before the war, his experiences overseas, and returning home post-war.
Date: December 30, 2004
Creator: Elterman, Dora & Patton, Phillip
Partner: Lee College