Posts Tagged ‘oral history’

Devine Discipline

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson recall their fearsome Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine, the only woman who had more power than their grandmother. Set in the small Florida town of the cousins’ memories, this animation resounds with the joy of sharing stories with family. Found at YouTube from storycorps.

Regret: Germans In The Woods

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

This sad short film from StoryCorps features a recorded memory from Battle of the Bulge veteran Joseph Robertson, who recalls a particularly poignant moment from his World War II experience. Found at Vimeo from StoryCorps via The Daily What.

WWII Trumpeteer Induces German Surrender With Song

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

World War II veteran Col. Jack Leroy Tueller shares an incredibly moving story of how “the power of music” neutralized a German sniper and humanized the enemy. Found at YouTube from paranoidfrandroid via The Best Of YouTube.

Pearl Harbor Oral History

Friday, December 7th, 2007

This is a remarkable oral history by a man who was stationed at Hickman Field next to on December 7, 1941.