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OH 0963

Minister. His experiences as a resident of Hamilton Park, Texas, 1956-72. Youth in Southeast Texas; education in segregated schools; decision to move to Hamilton Park; church activities; home improvements; shopping; zoning problems; school activities; deed restrictions; desegregation of Hamilton Park School.

OH 1695

For the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. Mexican-born immigrant to Arlington, Texas and UNT graduate student. Family history; childhood and education in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico; college experience at the University of Chihuahua; interest in broadcast journalism; transfer to UTEP; struggles to learn English; experiences with U.S. immigration bureaucracy; career in television production; career as bilingual elementary school teacher; decision to enter UNT’s PhD program in educational research; desire to remain in Dallas-Fort Worth era and earn U.S.

OH 0855

Holocaust survivor. Her experiences during the Holocaust. Childhood in Berlin, Germany; education; discrimination during the early Hitler years, 1933-38; early attempts to emigrate; Kristallnacht, 1938; emigration to China, 1939; life in the Shanghai Ghetto under the Japanese; liberation, 1945; meeting her future husband in Shanghai; emigration to the United States, 1946; lasting effects of Holocaust experience.

OH 1710

For the Tarrant County War Veterans Oral History Project. Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Navy. Childhood in Rotan, Texs; father's military service; 1967 enlistment in U.S. Navy; service as hospital corpsman at naval hospitals in San Diego, Jacksonvilee, and Okinawa, and as a reconnaissance corpsman with a Marine unit in South Vietnam; difficulties in return to civilian life; enlistment in Naval Reserves; return to active duty; service aboard the USS Richard E.