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[Clipping: Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Carter's stance on homosexuality]

[Clipping: Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Carter's stance on homosexuality]

Date: August 7, 1980
Creator: Parmley, Helen
Description: Sheet of newspaper clippings from articles in the Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald. The articles cover Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Jimmy Carter's stand on homosexuality and Falwell's subsequent apology for his comments. The first article by Helen Parmley of the Dallas Morning News, dated August 7, 1980, discusses Falwell's characterization of the supposedly "pro-gay rights" stance of the Carter administration. The second article, a United Press International story printed in the Dallas Times Herald on October 13, 1980, describes Falwell's apology for his remarks on Carter's position on gay rights. The article quotes Falwell as saying, "It was a reckless statement."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
The National Geographic Magazine Map of Alaska : showing latest explorations by U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

The National Geographic Magazine Map of Alaska : showing latest explorations by U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Date: 1914
Creator: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: Map shows proposed and existing railroads, steamship lines, glaciers, volcanoes, telegraph and cable lines, postal routes, military reservations, settlements, missions, mining activity and mineral resources. Includes explanations. Inset: "Western Extension of Aleutian Islands." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 5,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Description: Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Mr. Gibson's background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in 1964]

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in 1964]

Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Postcard from Alaska; Sled Dog Team

Postcard from Alaska; Sled Dog Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of people preparing to leave on a cross country trip in Alaska. There is one woman sitting under a blanket on a sled that is attached to a sled dog team. There is writing on the bottom half of the photograph with a description of events addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Perini. There is a building in the background to the right and snow on the ground.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Scouting, Volume 47, Number 1, January 1959

Scouting, Volume 47, Number 1, January 1959

Date: January 1959
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. A table of contents appears on page 1.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to Mr. and Mrs. John J. Herrera - 1969-07-20]

Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to his parents, John J. and Olivia C. Herrera, dated July 20, 1969 and mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Houston, Texas. Douglas informs his parents of a new job he has acquired on a salmon fishing boat and comments on the moon landing.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Alaska.

Alaska.

Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Description: Map shows early twentieth century Alaska coastal detail, rivers, lakes, mountains, volcanoes, glaciers, major cities and settlements. Inset: [Map of the Aleutian Islands]. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes index and statistical data. Scale [1:7,856,640].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Description: Interview with Buck Gibson of Waco, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War Two. The interview includes some of Strauss' background before and after the war as well as his personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of his training, life in the Navy, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and what happened after he was rescued.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-05-16]

[Letter from Douglas M. Herrera to John J. Herrera - 1969-05-16]

Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Description: Letter to John J. Herrera from his son, Douglas M. Herrera, dated May 16, 1969. Douglas details his plans to leave university for summer work in Alaska. The letter is handwritten on loose leaf paper and mailed from the University of the Americas in Mexico to Houston, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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