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Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015

Description: Audio interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Date: 2015
Creator: Armintor, Deborah Needleman
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, 2015

Description: Transcript of an interview with Dr. Deborah Armintor, an English professor at UNT (the University of North Texas) since 2002, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Dr. Armintor describes her involvement with the anti-fracking movement immediately following the passage of HB40 (House Bill 40).
Date: 2015
Creator: Armintor, Deborah Needleman
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with E. R. Dolinar, April 5, 2003

Description: Interview with E.R. (Ed) Dolinar, a serviceman with the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses going to boot camp, torpedo school and submarine school. He was on the SSN Stingray as a torpedo crewman that offloaded supplies and guerillas in the Philippines. It picked up stranded Japanese sailors and transported them to Australia. The Stingray was then decomissioned. He was then part of a crew that studied and stripped captured German submarines, and he discusses the differences between the U-boats and the US submarines. He also discusses the Bolomen, Filipino guerillas who fought the Japanese during the occupation. He also talks briefly about his experience of being hit with depth charges and gives his opinions on General MacArthur and President Truman.
Date: April 5, 2003
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Dolinar, E. R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Earl Smyth, Jr., October 20, 2003

Description: Interview with Earl Smyth, Jr., a serviceman during World War II. He discusses his time aboard the USS Saratoga at the Battle of Midway and at Guadalcanal, where the ship sustained two torpedo attacks. He saw Pearl Harbor three days after the attack.
Date: October 20, 2003
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Smyth, Earl, Jr.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Ed Carseth, August 6, 2003

Description: Interview with Ed Carseth, a pilot during World War II. He discusses an early interest in aviation and earned his pilot's license through the Civilian Pilot Training program. He spent a year as an instructor before joining the Air Transport Command. Through 1944 he delivered aircraft to Australia before being assigned to Myitkyina, Burma. He speaks of living conditions at Myitkyina. He flew materials over the Himalaya Mountains (the Hump) from Burma to Kunming, China. Carseth relates anectdotes about General Claire Chennault, Lord Louis Mountbatten, and a squadron mate who kept a baboon.
Date: August 6, 2003
Creator: Metzler, Ed & Carseth, Ed
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Eleanor MacDonald, May 19, 2000

Description: Interview with Eleanor MacDonald discussing her early life and education in New England; her early career in the Cancer Division in the American College of Surgeons; her recruitment and subsequent work at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute; her work in developing the biostatistics coding in the early years of the institution; and her relationship with various physicians and luminaries of the Texas Medical Center.
Date: May 19, 2000
Creator: MacDonald, Eleanor & Marchiafava, Louis
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015

Description: Audio interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Date: 2015
Creator: Perry, Lewis & Tomez, Elida
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Elida Tomez, 2015

Description: Transcript of an interview with Elida Tomez, an activist and long-time resident of Denton, Texas, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Tomez recounts her involvement in the anti-fracking movement and her beliefs concerning the effects fracking has had on Denton and the environment as a whole.
Date: 2015
Creator: Perry, Lewis & Tomez, Elida
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Elliott Ross, May 1, 2001

Description: Interview with Elliott Ross who joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. He discusses being a landing craft coxswain carrying troops and supplies from ships to the shore in seven invasions: Guam, Leyte, Luzon, Santacristo, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and as an occupation force in Japan after the surrender. He talks mostly about Guam, Leyte, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and Japan, but also mentions burials at sea and on the beachs, seeing his brother's ship get hit by torpedoes, and the emotional toll of the war.
Date: May 1, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd; Misenhimer, Richard & Ross, Elliott
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015

Description: Transcript of an interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Date: 2015
Creator: White, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Emily White, 2015

Description: Audio interview with Emily White, a professor of writing, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Professor White briefly defines fracking, explains hydraulic fracturing's effects on the environment, and recites her "Ten Reasons to Ban Fracking".
Date: 2015
Creator: White, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Estelle Adams, July 5, 2014

Description: Interview with Estelle Adams discussing her life growing up in Wheelock, Texas as well as her grandparents who left Georgia and other extended family members. She also talks about her experiences teaching in various Texas towns, including a segregated school in Bryan, Texas and being transferred to a school in Dallas, Texas during integration.
Date: July 5, 2014
Creator: Smith, Tiffany & Adams, Estelle Mitchell
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman regarding her experiences during World War II. She begins by discussing her family background: her parents were Jews born in Poland and emigrated to the United States. Ethel's European aunts, uncles and grandparents all likely died in the Holocaust. As a first grade student, she taught her mother, a Polish immigrant, how to read and write English. She recalls, wartime rationing, Victory Gardens, scrap drives, and antisemitism among her school-aged classmates in Dallas, Texas, and the end of the war.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisberg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisburg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Evan Stone, 2015

Description: Audio interview with Evan Stone, a copyright attorney who performs legal services for Frack-Free Denton, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Mr. Stone lists a few examples of how he's aided Frack-Free Denton, continues on to explain why HB40 (House Bill 40) was created, and relays instances where fracking companies have damaged the environment.
Date: 2015
Creator: Flach, Shelby & Stone, Evan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections