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oral history

Meyer Rachofsky

Meyer Rachofsky was involved in several Dallas community organizations, both Jewish and Secular. He was interviewed by Ginger Jacobs on December 14, 1971. Click the orange "play" button below to listen to his interview.   dallasjewishhistorical · Meyer Rachofsky - Dallas Jewish Historical Society Oral History Interview
DJHS Admin
February 25, 2021
oral history

Morton Rachofsky

Morton Rachofsky, an avid inventor and artist, was a native Dallasite. He was interviewed by Nancy Ungerman on February 4, 2013. To watch the video, or click here.
DJHS Admin
February 25, 2021
oral history

Charles Rosenson

Charles "Chip" Rosenson Interviewed by Jo Reingold on July 17, 2019. Chip passed away June 22, 2020, may his memory be for a blessing. Click here to watch his interview.
DJHS Admin
June 29, 2020
newsoral history

Roger Horchow

Samuel Roger Horchow was interviewed by May Sebel on November 10, 2011. He was a theater producer, retailer, and generous philanthropist. Roger passed on May 2, 2020. May his memory be a blessing. Click here to watch the interview.
DJHS Admin
May 11, 2020
newsoral history

Marvin Greenberg

Marvin Greenberg Interviewed by Jo Reingold on February 20, 2017. Marvin was on January 27, 1931 in Waco, TX. As a Teenager he moved to Dallas, and later returned after graduating from the University of Texas. He opened Greenberg Drugs in Preston Center and maintained the successful business for over 40 years. Marvin passed April 23, 2020. DJHS will miss our longtime friend and supporter who not only added to Dallas Jewish history, but also understood its importance.                                            Click here to watch his oral history interview.  
DJHS Admin
April 28, 2020
oral history

Stuart Rosenfield

Stuart Rosenfield, 2019 Stuart Rosenfield President of the DJHS Board of Trustees 2016-present (at time of publication) Click here to watch the video.
DJHS Admin
August 13, 2019
oral history

Shirley Tobolowsky

Shirley Tobolowsky Shirley was born late 1920s and grew up in Chicago with her three sisters. She attended the University of Michigan. She visited Dallas in 1950 where she met Edwin Tobolowsky and married him few months later. She was actively involved in V&A, Senior citizens of Greater Dallas, CJW and Sisterly's Women Council. She also organized a brown-bag project where they helped people understand their medications. She is also involved in an education project called "Scholarchips" where the head of various organizations motivate the middle & high school kids to learn technology and gives a chance to students to ask questions. She loves art and is considered as a career woman Published on Oct 22, 2018 Click on the image to watch the video, or click here
DJHS Admin
February 19, 2019
oral history

Derval Kirshenbaum

Derval Kirshenbaum Derval grew up in South Africa. Her father had a huge departmental store just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Her husband proposed her when she was 19 years. They got married and had three sons. They had 13 stores of their own in South Africa but had to leave the country due to the increasing crime rate. They moved to US in 1993 and settled in Dallas since then. Published on Apr 25, 2016 Click on the image to watch the video, or click here  
DJHS Admin
February 12, 2019