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IDAR, Ed (b. 1920).
Interview ID: OH 0039
His experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum, Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations (PASO), and other Mexican-American social action groups. Back-to-school drives; undocumented workers problem; bracero problem; school segregation; jury service; poll tax drives; LULAC; Viva Kennedy movement; gubernatorial election, 1962; Crystal City incident, 1963.Date of Interview: 20/02/1969
IMBER, Nat (b. 1911).
Interview ID: OH 1660
Childhood and education in New York, N.Y.; education at New York University; work with Works Progress Administration-funded physical education programs; career in New York public schools; enlistment in U.S. Navy following Pearl Harbor; experience in the service as a Jew; assignment as physical training instructor to bases in Virginia, California, and Maryland; marriage to Dorothy; move to wife’s hometown of Fort Worth, then to New York City, and again to Fort Worth; career in sales, culminating in ownership of several clothing and liquor stores.Date of Interview: 11/10/2007
INGRAM, Jack W. (b. 1921).
Interview ID: OH 1106
His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.Date of Interview: 20/10/1995
IRELAND, Tennie (b. 1922).
Interview ID: OH 1613
Experiences growing up in McKinney; work career at Texas Textile Mill beginning at age thirteen; her experiences and other family members’ experiences at mill; experience in “mill block” housing; union organizing; memories of 1948 tornado that destroyed the McKinney mill and many other buildings in town; work career at Texas Instruments; opinions regarding practice of women’s unequal pay as compared to men’s for equal work at mill.Date of Interview: 14/11/2006
IRICK, Clifton (b. 1919).
Interview ID: OH 0045
Family background; description of Pilot Point, 1930s; work in dry goods store and as insurance salesman; purchase of White Auto Store franchise; purchase of Pilot Point National Bank, 1983; race relations in Pilot Point; experiences in retailing business; history of Pilot Point banking; comments on bank directors; expansion of bank; views on government regulations of banking; comments on bank personnel; sale of bank and entry into full-time real estate work, 1975; advantages of Pilot Point’s location; development of homeowner property and horse farm property; comments on land prices in Pilot Point area; cotton ginning in Pilot Point; views on financing loans; advertising sources; civic activities; vignettes of Pilot Point history.Date of Interview:
08/03/1980 to 12/04/1980
Interview ID: OH 1445
His random reminiscences about life in Pilot Point, Texas, 1920-1987. Effects of the Great Depression on his family and Pilot Point; description of businesses in downtown Pilot Point; gardening, butchering, and food preservation; race relations; local entertainment; civic organizations; identification of long-time families in the area; discovery of oil and its effects on the local economy in the 1930s.Date of Interview: 02/09/1987
ISAACS, Kenneth (b. 1915) and Eliza (b. 1909).
Interview ID: OH 0248
His experiences while living in Honolulu and reporting aboard the repair ship USS Dobbin during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941; her experiences while living in Honolulu during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.Date of Interview: 24/08/1974
ISACKSEN, R. N. (b. 1918).
Interview ID: OH 0476
His experiences while aboard the seaplane tender USS Tangier during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.Date of Interview: 09/05/1979
ITES, Frank (b. 1920).
Interview ID: OH 0610
His experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.Date of Interview: 21/10/1983
IVEY FAMILY. Olgie Ivey, Mary Louise Ivey Bardas, and Ben Ivey, Jr. (b. 1935).
Interview ID: OHB 0039
IVEY, Olgie and Mary Louise Ivey Bardas. Family business of Ben C. Ivey, Sr. in Denton, Texas. Family background; Ben Ivey’s education; ownership of automobile dealerships and Sinclair distributorship in 1930s and 1940s; civic activities. IVEY, Ben C., Jr. President, Ben C. Ivey Oil Company, Denton, Texas. Family background; Ben Ivey’s education; ownership of automobile dealerships and Sinclair distributorship in 1930s and 1940s; civic activities. IVEY, Ben C., Jr. President, Ben C. Ivey oil Company, Denton, Texas. Family background; father’s automobile and oil business; creation of Ben C. Ivey Oil Company, 1959; growth of business; background of Sinclair Oil Company; sale of gasoline and automotive products; gasoline price fluctuations; purchase and delivery of oil products to markets; personnel; financing of business; government regulations; future of oil jobbing; volunteer activities with Denton State School; cab and limousine business; civic activities.Date of Interview:
17/10/1979 to 14/11/1979, 28/11/1979
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