Texas -- Aransas Pass
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral histories recorded by students in HIST 3345-America by Nature taught by Dr. Jennifer Brown during fall semester 2017. The students interviewed people in the Corpus Christi area affected by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast at Rockport in August 2017. Transcriptions are also available.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 32 minute 38 second oral history interview of Charles DeHart conducted by TAMU-CC student Malcolm Kunicek. Charles talks about preparing for Hurricane Harvey, why he decided to ride out the storm and his experiences doing so, and the experiences of his neighbors and pets. He also discusses the damage to his house and surrounding area including Aransas Pass, Texas and the toll the storm took on him psychologically.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 90 minute oral history interview of FEMA worker Lyric West conducted by TAMU-CC student Kianna Sills. Lyric talks about her experience responding to Hurricane Harvey in Rockport and Aransas Pass, Texas and the people she met during her work.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 27 minute 45 second oral history interview of Raychel Smyer conducted by TAMU-CC student McKenna Coffey. Raychel talks about evacuating for Hurricane Harvey and living in the aftermath with her family, the damage to her house and Rockport businesses, and the relief efforts.
Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 22 minute 55 second oral history interview of Rosario Arambula conducted by Tabitha Adkins. Rosario talks about her experiences with Hurricane Harvey including evacuating and returning to Corpus Christi as well as volunteering with a group of friends in Gregory, Ingleside, and Aransas Pass.