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Abilene Military History: Ft. Phantom, Camp Barkeley, and Dyess Air Force Base

Description: This video recording of the military story of Abilene was presented in three parts. The first part of the story was presented by Jerri Alexander, who talked about Fort Phantom Hill, the 1850s army fort now owned by the Alexander family. Mike Myers, a graduate student in history at Hardin-Simmons University spoke about the World War II installation known as Camp Barkeley. Lt. Pam Fenner introduced and spoke of the history of Dyess Air Force Base, the SAC installation and home of the C-130s and B-1 bombers located in Abilene after the close of Camp Barkeley.
Date: 1981
Duration: 49 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Alexander, Jerri
Partner: Abilene Public Library

The Abilene Village in my Heart

Description: Greene presented a lecture for the Abilene Centennial Series on his memories of growing up in Abilene. His talk included stories about Abilene's Carnegie Library, when his grandmother was the librarian; selling newspapers on the Sunshine Special train; and encountering connections to Abilene as far away as New York City.
Date: 1981
Duration: 31 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Greene, A. C., 1923-
Partner: Abilene Public Library

Architecture and Development of Abilene

Description: A videorecording of a speech entitled "Architecture and Development of Abilene," by Richard Dillard, regarding the history of architecture in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1981
Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Dillard, Richard
Partner: Abilene Public Library

Catclaw Country

Description: Speech entitled "Catclaw Country" given by Katharyn Duff, regarding the history of the area around Abilene.
Date: 1981
Duration: 34 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Duff, Katharyn
Partner: Abilene Public Library

A Century of Fashion

Description: Recording of a fashion show presented by the Abilene Chapter of the American Association of University Women at the public library as part of the Abilene Public Library Centennial Series.
Date: 1981
Duration: 51 minutes
Partner: Abilene Public Library

Did the Jazz Age come to Abilene?

Description: A lecture for the Abilene Centennial Series with Paul Lack and Gerald McDaniel discussed the coming of jazz to Abilene. The program was a part of a research project conducted by Dr. Lack and Dr. McDaniel.
Date: 1981
Duration: 37 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Lack, Paul
Partner: Abilene Public Library

Farming and Ranching in West Texas

Description: This video is a recording of a lecture presented by Harry Holt on the history of West Texas agriculture as part of the Abilene Public Library Centennial Series.
Date: 1981
Duration: 32 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Holt, Harry
Partner: Abilene Public Library
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First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Description: A videorecording of a program on the history of Abilene, Texas, produced by First Financial Bank.
Date: 2010
Duration: 24 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Moore, Jay
Partner: Abilene Public Library
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Interview with 101st District Court Judge Craig T. Enoch, 1985

Description: A videorecording of an interview with 101st District Court Judge Craig T. Enoch, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University in 1985.
Date: 1985
Duration: 30 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Enoch, Craig Trively & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Aaron George and George Keidii

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Aaron George, the senior price control official for the country of Liberia, and George Keidii, Abilene Christian University student also from the country of Liberia. The interview is conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 30 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: George, Aaron; Keidii, George & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Abilene Christian University President Dr. William J. Teague

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Abilene Christian University President Dr. William J. Teague, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University. The interview centers around the relationship between business and higher education.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 30 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Teague, William J. & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Abilene Christian University President Dr. William J. Teague

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Abilene Christian University President Dr. William J. Teague, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb, Abilene Christian University Vice-President.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 29 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Teague, William J. & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Admiral Bobby Ray (B. R.) Inman

Description: A videorecording of an interview with retired Admiral Bobby Ray (B. R.) Inman, who was serving at the time of the interview as Chief Executive Officer of Westmark Sytems, Inc. Prior to leaving the Navy, Inman served as Director of Naval Intelligence, Director of the National Security Agency, and Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The interview is conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 30 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Inman, Bobby Ray & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Alan Loy McGinnis, 1986

Description: Interview with Alan Loy McGinnis, author of the books "The Friendship Factor" and "The Romance Factor." In the interview, McGinnis discusses his newest book, "Bringing Out the Best in People."
Date: 1986
Duration: 29 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: McGinnis, Alan Loy & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Albert Lawrence and Greg Meghoo

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Albert Lawrence and Greg Meghoo, silver medalists in the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University. At the time, Lawrence was a senior, and Meghoo was a freshman at Abilene Christian University.
Date: [1984..1985]
Duration: 30 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Lawrence, Albert; Meghoo, Gregory & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Alex Haley

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Alex Haley, Pulitzer-prize winning author of the best-selling book "Roots: The Saga of an American Family," conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 30 minutes 01 second
Creator: Haley, Alexander Murray Palmer & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Alvarito Domezq, October 30, 1989

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Alvarito Domezq, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University on October 30, 1989.
Date: October 30, 1989
Duration: 29 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Domezq, Alvarito & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Angélica María, 1984

Description: Interview with Angelica Maria, international singer and actress. In the interview, Maria discusses her career as a singer, stage actress, and film star
Date: 1984
Duration: 28 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Maria, Angelica & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Arlie Hoover

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Arlie Hoover, Professor of History at Abilene Christian University, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University. In the interview, Hoover discusses his book "Don't You Believe It: Poking Holes in Faulty Logic."
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 29 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Hoover, Arlie J. & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Arthur Culpepper, Pat Bidwell, and Roderick Johnson, April 15, 1987

Description: Interview with Arthur Culpepper, ACU football player, Pat Bidwell, ACU women's basketball player, and Roderick Johnson, ACU men's basketball player. In the interview, the student athletes discuss the growing problem of student drug use.
Date: April 15, 1987
Duration: 30 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Culpepper, Arthur; Bidwell, Pat; Johnson, Roderick & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Arthur Duncan

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Arthur Duncan, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University. Duncan is a tap dancer, known for his stint as a performer on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1964 to 1982, which made him the first African-American regular on a variety television program. Duncan was in Abilene for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center's annual telethon.
Date: [1984..1991]
Duration: 29 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Duncan, Arthur & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with B.J. Pierce, January 30, 1988

Description: Interview with B.J. Pierce, owner of the Lone Star Trading Card Company in Fort Worth, Texas. In the interview, Pierce discusses the hobby of collecting baseball cards.
Date: January 30, 1988
Duration: 30 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Pierce, B. J. & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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Interview with Ben Crenshaw and Andy Bean, 1985

Description: Interview with Ben Crenshaw and Andy Bean, both professional golfers. In the interview, they discuss their backgrounds and careers in golf.
Date: 1985
Duration: 30 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Crenshaw, Ben; Bean, Andy & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
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