The Stories of Our Past – Living History Podcasts and Videos
The ASC Archive Oral History is a historical story telling production of the ASC Archival Committee. It’s goal is dedicated to illuminating and remembering the great history of our club, its members, Cocker Spaniels and their fanciers in particular.
Living history features interviews with past Hall of Fame members and other Cocker Spaniel fanciers who will share personal perspectives as breeders, fanciers and contributor to the breed or the club.
Living History Podcasts and Videos
Interview with Tom O’Neil from 2018
Famous for his Dreamridge Particolor Cockers. Hall of Fame Cocker breeder Tom O’Neil and his partner handler Ron Fabis became synonymous for beautiful type and quality in their Cockers for decades in the last half of the 20th century. An ASC Life member, former ASC President and friend to many, in this interview Tom shares some of the highlights of his decades of success within the breed and some of the things he learned along the way.
Interview with Bill Mixon from 2018
(Pictured above Bill & Cindy, Hot Rod Lincoln with Cindy and Bill’s Parents in 40’s and 50″s with their companion cockers)
With a love for cockers since childhood, Bill Mixon and his wife Cindy bred cockers under the Denali Cockers prefix for over 30 years. Breeder of 32 US champions and many more in foreign countries, for the past 13 years Bill has been a licensed judge. He is a life member of ASC, life member of Ft. Vancouver CSC and an author of numerous articles. In this podcast Bill shares with us valuable insights he gained from his many mentors and offers advice on lessons learned over the many decades he has been in the Cocker fancy.