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Posted on: January 17, 2021

"Recollections" FIlm - Vol. 1


Recollections: an oral history of Brenham - Vol. 1 is a DVD available for purchase. This movie is being Premiered March 1, 2020, at the Barnhill Center Hasskarl Auditorium at the historic Simon Theater in Downtown Brenham Texas.

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In 2015, Main Street Brenham began recording recollections of Brenham elders to preserve an oral history of a time long gone. It is these people, their friends, and families who helped shape the community in which we now live. And for that, we are grateful. It is to them that this film is dedicated.

The following individuals are featured in Volume 1:

  • Donald Ray Ahrens
  • Mary "Puddin" Barnes
  • Jane and John Barnhill
  • Darrell Blum
  • Wilfred Dietrich
  • Arthur Al Geick
  • David Folschinsky
  • Eddie Harrison
  • A.W. Hodde
  • Atwood Kenjura
  • Gertrude Krinke
  • Norwood Lange
  • Carrie Marsh
  • Lois McNair
  • Joe Al Picone
  • Ethel Randle
  • Alietha Mae Richter
  • Sarah & Pierre Roberts
  • Charlie Rosenbaum
  • Ruth Struwe Schoenemann
  • Carl Schomburg
  • Emma Gene Schroeder
  • Gertrude Lehrmann Schroeder
  • Twila & Milton Tate
  • Chuck Thomas
  • Mildred & John Tiaden
  • Leon Toubin
  • Dorothy Dallmeyer Utesch
  • Sally Stuckert Van Dyke
  • Ellen Wiese
  • Owen Zeiss

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