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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

Oral History Interview with Mary Margaret Hall Doyen, February 27, 2000

Description: Interview with Mary Margaret Hall Doyen, who was born in the Philippines and moved to Kerrville, Texas when she was 9. Mrs. Doyen details the reasons her family moved to the Philippines, and then to Kerrville. Within the interview, she also talks about her family history (including her Cherokee Indian heritage), the flood of 1932, her grandparent's jewelry store, Self's Jewelry, her schooling in Kerrville, meeting her husband, Glen Doyen, during World War II, and her various occupations throughout her life. Mrs. Doyen says she possesses many photos of Kerrville because of her and her mother's work as photography developers.
Date: February 27, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Doyen, Mary Margaret Hall & Doyen, Glen
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Wilburn L. Snyder, 1979

Description: Transcript of an interview with Wilburn L. Snyder, a resident of Baytown, Texas. Mr. Synder is a veteran of World War II and discusses his experiences in the war and specifically as a prisoner in the Bataan Death March.
Date: 2018
Creator: Chandler, Patricia M. & Snyder, Wilburn L.
Partner: Lee College

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Courtney Sieker Wiggins Lutz, December 16, 2010

Description: Interview with Courtney Sieker Wiggins Lutz, the descendant of a ranching family in Kimble County, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Lutz discusses her ranching family, meeting her husband, Warren Wiggins, who was later killed in the Philippines during World War II, meeting her second husband who had been in Wiggins's company in the Philippines, and the Dodge dealership her second husband ran.
Date: March 23, 1918
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Heffington, Susan Wiggins & Lutz, Courtney Sieker Wiggins
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with A. B. Rawlinson, June 25, 2002

Description: Interview with A. B. Rawlinson, a machine gunner in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his life during the war and his experience abroad.
Date: January 14, 2005
Creator: Collins, Kim & Rawlinson, A. B.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Description: 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.
Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Alfonso Nava, March 26, 2004

Description: Interview with Alfonso Nava, a technical sergeant in the US Army during WWII. He answers questions about his decision to enlist and his experiences in the military.
Date: June 8, 2005
Creator: Coy, Marisa E. & Nava, Alfonso
Partner: Lee College

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

[Memorandum for West Texas Trip]

Description: A memorandum written by D. W. Kempner discussing his trip to west Texas with corresponding reflections.
Date: April 24, 1951
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[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

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Clifford Warren, November 10, 1987

Description: Transcript of an interview with Clifford Warren, a veteran of World War II spending 3 1/2 years in captivity following the Battle of Corregidor. Warren answers many questions regarding his participation in World War II and shares his experiences of being held prisoner in Japanese prison camps.
Date: 2018
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Warren, Clifford
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Austin Karr

Description: Interview with Austin Karr, a POW in WWII. He talks about his time as a POW and his reason for joining the service.
Date: 1995~
Creator: Musfy, Omar & Karr, Austin
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Wilburn Snyder, April 16, 2002

Description: Interview with Wilburn Snyder, a POW of the Japanese in the Philippines. He answers questions about his time in the military and as a POW in the Philippines.
Date: April 28, 2004
Creator: Stroble, Brandy & Snyder, Wilburn
Partner: Lee College

[Baptistry Painting Dedication, Zamboanga City, Philippines]

Description: Two identical black and white photographs bearing the printed caption "Baptistry Picture Dedication, Church of Christ, Zamboanga City, April 24, 1949." The photos show the interior of the church. A baptistry painting is on the platform framed with curtains. The Philippine flag is to one side and an unidentified man on the other. The first few pews of people in the congregation are shown. Two men seated on the front row but seen from the back have handwritten labels identifying them as O'Neal and Hamilton.
Date: April 24, 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Baptistry Painting Dedication, Zamboanga City, Philippines #2]

Description: Two identical black and white photographs bearing the printed caption "Baptistry Picture Dedication, Church of Christ, Zamboanga City, April 24, 1949." The photos are taken from the back of the church building looking down the center isle at the framed baptistry painting. A man identified as "Evans" stands in the front with a Philippine flag on the side. Males are seated on the right, females are on the left. Handwritten labels identify two people, seen from the back, as Brother Almonte and Sister Almonte.
Date: April 24, 1949
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Biography for Sargent Cleto Rodriguez]

Description: Military biography of Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez, recounting his heroic actions during the Battle for Manila. Note at end of document reads: "Currently he is associated with Project S.E.R. (Service, Employment, Rehabilitation) in San Antonio."
Date: 1976?
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Rodriguez, Cleto: Citation

Description: Military biography of Sgt. Cleto Rodriguez, recounting his heroic actions during the Battle for Manila. Rodriguez was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Silver Star, two Bronze Medal for Valor, six Purple Hearts and military decorations from Mexico.
Date: 1976?
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library