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STROUD, Wendolyn (b. 1927)

Interview ID: OH 1923

For the Weatherford Oral History Project. Childhood memories growing up in a family as one of eight children in Weatherford, TX during the Great Depression.
Date of Interview: 25/02/2010

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STROUD, Wendolyn (b. 1927) and DAVIS, Donald (b. 1935)

Interview ID: OH 1923A

For the Weatherford Oral History Project. Sister and brother sharing childhood memories growing up in a family of eight children in Weatherford, TX during the Great Depression.
Date of Interview: 30/03/2010

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STUTH-WADE, Robert (b. 1953)

Interview ID: OH 1499

Artist. Recollections of his relationship with Dallas painter Perry Nichols, 1971-1985. His early interest in drawing and art; his introduction to Nichols; comments about Nichols’s marital life and alcoholism; Nichols’s teaching style and mentorship; his description of Nichols’s studio; his comparison of Nichols’s lifestyle to that of Ernest Hemingway; his critique of Nichols’s works and work habits; his criticisms of abstract expressionism; Nichols’s marriages; comments about the “Dallas Nine” and Nichols’s contribution to the Texas art scene.
Date of Interview: 19/02/2003

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SUDDUTH, Joseph (b. 1921)

U.S. Marine Corps WWII Veteran.

Interview ID: OH 0797

His experiences with B Company, Barracks Detachment, at the Marine Barracks between Pearl Harbor and Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date of Interview: 05/07/1990

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SULLIVAN, Mary George Billingsley (b. 1908)

Interview ID: OH 1682

For the Denton County Historical Commission. Longtime Denton County resident. Family history; farming life, religious practice, and education in the public schools of Argyle, Texas; marriage to Carson Sullivan and 1929 move to city of Denton; work for Denton Building and Loan Association; 1951 move to Dallas and 1973 return to Argyle; recollections of Influenza epidemic, Great Depression, World War II, and Kennedy assassination; admiration for Barack Obama.
Date of Interview: 26/11/2009

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SUMMERLIN, Granville T. (b. 1919)

U.S. Army WWII Veteran. 2nd Battalion. 131st Field Artillery. Texas National Guard.

Interview ID: OH 0543

Member of the "Lost Battalion." His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; Bicycle Camp, Batavia, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi, Thailand, 1944, and American air raids; Bangkok, 1944-45; liberation.
Date of Interview: 09/06/1981

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SUMMERS, J. L. (b. 1921)

U.S. Army WWII Veteran. 2nd Battalion. 131st Field Artillery. Texas National Guard.

Interview ID: OH 1079

Member of the "Lost Battalion." His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Fall of Java and capture; Bicycle Camp, Batavia, 1942; Changi Prison Camp, Singapore, 1942; building the Burma-Thailand Death Railway, 1942-44; Kanchanaburi and Tamarkan, Thailand, 1944; railroad maintenance work in Burma, 1944; Phet Buri, Thailand, 1944-45; Bangkok, 1945; liberation.
Date of Interview:
21/08/1995 to 22/08/1995

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SUN, Hui (b. 1968)

Interview ID: OH 1831

For the DFW Metroplex Immigration Oral History Project. Chinese-born immigrant to Plano, Texas. Childhood in China; education; family dynamics in China compared to United States; children; decision to immigrate; Chinese culture; importance of language; American parenting; importance of religion and family; community building in Plano; Chinese military service.
Date of Interview: 18/11/2012

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SURRATT, Jessie Marie (b. 1915)

Interview ID: OH 1063

Her recollections concerning women’s lives in Texarkana, Texas, during the Progressive Era. Childhood descriptions of business community; “Swampoodle” and speakeasies and prostitution; folk medicines; funeral practices; education; stay at Fort Worth Masonic Home; memories of parents; church activities; mother’s membership in Maccabees; gender roles; child rearing; holiday customs.
Date of Interview: 28/10/1994

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SWAIM, Kenneth (b. 1939)

Interview ID: OH 1854

For the Desegregating DFW Oral History Project. Lifetime Tolar, Texas resident. Childhood in Tolar; rural life; memories of segregation; race relations in Tolar; visits to Fort Worth; work experience; electrifying rural Texas; integration of little league sports; post-World War II changes to rural Texas; John F. Kennedy assassination; desegregation in Tolar.
Date of Interview: 13/03/2014

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SWAIN, C. N. (b. 1924)

U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.

Interview ID: OH 0676

His experiences while aboard the auxiliary repair ship USS Vestal during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Date of Interview: 16/04/1986

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SWETLICK, Stephan (b. 1900)

Interview ID: OHB 0106

Farmer-rancher, Robstown, Texas. Family background; farming and social activities near Hillje, Texas; comments on preserving meat; description of family farm auction, 1924; employment as cottonseed culler operator, Robstown, 1925; establishment of meat delivery route, 1925; operation of cafe; comments on leasing farm, 1926; purchase of farm, 1928; description of clearing 1,400 acres of rented farmland near Robstown; description of land deals, 1930s; sale of farm produce; comments on cotton and maize production; distribution of land to his children; description of cattle and hog raising; comments on farm equipment; civic activities.
Date of Interview: 10/07/1984

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SYKES, C. S. (b. 1913) and Ruth (b. 1915)

U.S. Army WWII Veteran.

Interview ID: OH 0092

Veteran and his wife. Their account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, while living at Kawailoa.
Date of Interview: 27/09/1971

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