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

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."
Date: August 7, 1980
Creator: Parmley, Helen
Item Type: Clipping
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.

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].
Date: 1914
Creator: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

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.
Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby in 1964]

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.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Postcard from Alaska; Sled Dog Team

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Scouting, Volume 47, Number 1, January 1959

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.
Date: January 1959
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

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

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.
Date: July 20, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Alaska.

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].
Date: 1901
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Buck Gibson, October 19, 2002

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.
Date: October 19, 2002
Creator: Cox, Bill & Gibson, Buck
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

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

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.
Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Alaska.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Alaska settlements and military posts. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1868..1888]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North western America : showing the territory ceded by Russia to the United States.

Description: Map shows ports, inland settlements, military posts, and notable physical features for Alaska and northwestern British possessions. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by isolines. Scale [ca. 1:12,500,000].
Date: 1871
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North western America : showing the territory ceded by Russia to the United States ; reduced from the map published by the U.S.C.S. Dept.

Description: Map shows ports, inland settlements, military posts, and notable physical features for Alaska and northwestern British possessions. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by isolines. Scale [ca. 1:12,700,000].
Date: 1870
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Iditarod placer fields, Alaska, 1910.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Alaska settlements, trails, travel distances, settlements, and placers; course of Iditarod River, Otter and Bonanza Creeks, and tributaries; porphyry dike location and surrounding watershed. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:110,000].
Date: 1910
Creator: Dodds, C. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Alabama.

Description: Map shows geography, cities, and towns in early twentieth century Alabama. Includes index to "Counties of Alabama" and Principal Cities and Towns of Alabama." Verso side shows Alaska and includes an index to "Principal Cities and Towns of Alaska" and an inset depicting the Aleutian Islands. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca.1:10,138,000] and [ca.1:2,087,000].
Date: 1917
Creator: L.L. Poates Engr'g Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Alaska and adjoining territory.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Alaska boundaries, ice fields, settlements, coastal detail, volcanoes, and readings for the Bering Strait and Sea. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: [Aleutian Islands]. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1887
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States and Territories.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century United States geography, political boundaries, cities, military posts, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Océan Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur, et des Côtes qui le bornent des deux côtés : |b d'aprés les dernieres Découvertes faites par les Espagnols, les Russes et les Anglois, jusqu'en 1780.

Description: Map shows settlements and routes of Captains Cook and Clarke along coastlines of northeastern Asia and northwestern North America; route of Spanish galleons between Manilla and Acapulco. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1781
Creator: Lotter, Tobias Conrad, 1717-1777
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique.

Description: Map shows major cities and areas of Indian habitation for Greenland, New Britain, the United States, the islands of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and Russian America [Alaska]. Inset: [Map of the Aleutian Islands]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Delamarche
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library