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Oral History Interview with Joseph Neal Luther, November 11, 2015

Description: Interview with Joseph Neal Luther, a retired professor from Kerrville, Texas. He recalls his time as an Air Rescue Medic in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, as well as his time as a professor at a few different universities, some of which were in foreign countries.
Date: November 11, 2015
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Luther, Joseph Neal
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Buck A. Young, October 11, 2001

Description: Interview with Buck A. Young, a radar bombardier in the US Air Force. He answers questions about his time in the military during WWII and the Vietnam War.
Date: October 11, 2001
Creator: Siman, Michael & Young, Buck A.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with W. Orville Tidmon, August 11, 1976

Description: Interview with W. Orville Tidmon, a resident of Baytown, Texas since approximately 1920. Topics include the history of Baytown, TX, including local politics and government.
Date: August 11, 1976
Creator: Roberts, Linda & Tidmon, W. Orville
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with J. O. Horn, April 11, 2001

Description: Interview with Master Sergeant J. O. Horn, a veteran of World War II in the Pacific Theater. Horn answers questions and goes into great detail about his training and experience overseas including living conditions during his time on Saipan. Horn also discusses his like back home once he was discharged from the service after the war was over.
Date: April 11, 2001
Creator: York, Ann Marie & Horn, J. O.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with T. C. Hsu, April 11, 2001

Description: Interview with Dr. Tao-Chiuh Hsu, beginning with the doctor recounting his early career in the United States as a graduate student at the University of Texas in Austin and the University of Texas, Medical Branch in Galveston. He shares his story about how he stumbled upon the hypotonic solution to separate chromosomes for deeper analysis of genes. Dr. Hsu explains his reasons for leaving the Medical Branch and joining M. D. Anderson for better laboratory and teaching opportunities. He shares an anecdote about the original main building of the institution. The interview explores Dr. Hsu’s promotions and positions held within the institution and touches on his relationships and collaborative work with Drs. R. Lee Clark, Charles M. Pomerat, Felix Haas, and Daniel Billen. Dr. Hsu shares his cultural experiences in terms of language barriers, naturalization and family immigration process. The interview concludes with Dr. Hsu answering questions about colleagues who worked with him in his lab over the years.
Date: April 11, 2001
Creator: Hsu, T. C. (Tao-Chiuh); Olson, James Stuart & Brunet, Lesley Williams
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

Oral History Interview with W. B. Brown, III and S. W. Brown, October 11, 2016

Description: Interview with Werdna Burton Brown, III ("Pinky"), and Spencer Whitewood Brown, both alumni of Tivy High School, from Kerrville, Texas. Pinky and Spencer share their memories of growing up in Kerrville in the 1940's and 50's.
Date: October 11, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Brown, Werdna Burton, III & Brown, Spencer Whitewood
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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: April 11, 2002
Creator: Elterman, Dora & Patton, Phillip
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Brinton Cate, April 11, 2001

Description: Interview with Brinton Cate, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served in World War II from Jackson, Michigan. Cate describes his time as a corporal with the military police and how he was on Iwo Jima when the atomic bomb was dropped, as well as seeing the aftermath at Nagasaki.
Date: April 11, 2001
Creator: Campbell, Justin L. & Cate, Brinton
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Chris Walker, February 11, 2003

Description: Interview with Chris Walker, a carpenter during World War II. He discusses working as a carpenter in the Marines at Camp Pendleton and on Tinian and Saipan. He was present at Okinawa and in Nagasaki after Japan surrendered. He also tells stories about generals, his colonel, rations, and friendly fire. He describes some of the memorabilia he kept.
Date: February 11, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Walker, Chris
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation