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IDAR, Ed (b. 1920)

Interview ID: OH 0039

Attorney. 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

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IMBER, Nat (b. 1911)

U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.

Interview ID: OH 1660

For the Tarrant County War Veterans Oral History Project. Childhood and education in New York, New York; 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

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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

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IRELAND, Tennie (b. 1922)

Interview ID: OH 1613

For the Texas Textile Mill Oral History Project. Former textile mill worker. Experiences 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

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IRICK, Clifton (b. 1919)

Interview ID: OHB 0045

Realtor, owner and operator, Clifton Irick Real Estate, Pilot Point, Texas. 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

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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

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ISAACS, Kenneth (b. 1915) and Eliza (b. 1909)

U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.

Interview ID: OH 0248

Navy veteran and his wife. 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

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ISACKSEN, R. N. (b. 1918)

U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.

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

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ITES, Frank (b. 1920)

U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.

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

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IVEY FAMILY. Olgie Ivey (b. *), Mary Louise Ivey Bardas (b. *), 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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