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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

Europe Centrale.

Description: Map shows the mid-nineteenth century Austrian Empire, Kingdom of Poland, Kingdom of Prussia, and the federation of German states. Insets: [Detail map of German states on the western border of Prussia] and [Detail map of the Rhine River Valley]. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1861
Creator: Legay.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scouting, Volume 2, Number 7, August 1, 1914

Description: Semi-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.
Date: August 1, 1914
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Map of Europe as queen]

Description: Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1550..1570]
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Von der Grenze bis vor Warschau

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Weisbuch und Führerkundgebungen

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, October 1, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner, advising him on how to economize on postage, discussing his previous stay in Germany, and his planned stay in Breslau, Poland. Although he writes that he is still in Germany, his letter is marked as being written in Breslau.
Date: October 1, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his plans for travel into the Russian frontier, as well as a few details from his travels thus far. He mentions that he thinks America should not pay off Cuba and Puerto Rico's debts, and that he will give a description of life in Poland in his next letter.
Date: November 2, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel Webster
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund