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[Oral History Interview with Jian Rzeszewicz]

Description: Oral history with Jian Rzeszewicz regarding her adoption to Washington from Zhan-Jian, Guadong Province, China. She shares what her childhood was like, particularly that the diversity of the general population in Washington helped her feel more accepted, and her parents' efforts to connect her to Chinese culture and other adoptees. She also discusses her connections to the other girls adopted at the same time as her and her trip to China where she visited the orphanage where she lived as a baby. She also shares the emotional impact of meeting her foster mother and her advocacy for adopted children in the United States.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 47 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Rzeszewicz, Jian
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Timothy Tian Bao Estes]

Description: Oral history with Timothy Tian Bao Estes regarding his adoption from Luyong SWI in Hunan Province, China at the age of 14. He describes his childhood in China, growing up with a woman who took him in and in an orphanage and his adoption to the United States. He also speaks about his experiences as a teenager in Washington, the difficulties of adjusting to his new circumstances and how he joined the Jobs Corps program and later, Americorps.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 1 hour 53 seconds
Creator: Estes, Timothy Tian Bao
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview with Lizzie Sterner]

Description: Interview with Lizzie Sterner regarding her adoption from the Bengbu SWI in Anhui Province, China. Lizzie speaks about visiting China where she was interviewed about searching for her birth parents and visited her orphanage.
Date: unknown
Duration: 7 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Sterner, Lizzie
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Zoi Kunkle]

Description: Personal statement of Zoi Kunkle regarding her adoption from Chenzhou City in Hunan Province, China, describing her future aspirations to be a vet and her desire to find her birth parents someday. There is a picture of Zoi and her parents posing with two sea lions on the second page.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Kunkle, Zoi
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Timothy Tian Bao Estes]

Description: Personal statement of Timothy Tian Bao Estes regarding his adoption from Luyong SWI in Hunan Province, China at the age of 14. He discusses his childhood in China and his difficulties after moving to the United States with his adoptive family. There is a photo of Timothy included at the end of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Estes, Timothy Tian Bao
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview with Bobbie and Vic Sterner]

Description: Interview with Bobbie and Vic Sterner regarding the adoption of of their two daughters from China. They speak about their decision to adopt from China and the challenges surrounding identity, particularly for adopted children of a different race than their parents. They describe one of their daughter's adoption from the United States foster care system following a failed adoption to a family in Texas.
Date: unknown
Duration: 17 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Sterner, Bobbie & Sterner, Vic
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statements of Colleen McKisson and Corinne McKisson]

Description: Personal statements of Colleen and Corinne McKisson regarding the adoption of Colleen from Kunming, China. Colleen shares her adoption story and discusses her life in Washinton and her interests. Corinne describes how she and her husband arrived at the decision to adopt Colleen and her older sister Campbell from China, discusses her daughter's interests and personalities, and the community support she received following her divorce. There is a photo of Colleen in a soccer uniform on the fourth page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: McKisson, Colleen
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Jian Rzeszewicz]

Description: Personal statement of Jian Rzeszewicz regarding her adoption from Zhan-Jian, Guadong Province, China. She discusses her feelings on adoption and her advocacy for adoptees at her university. There is a photo of Jian as a baby with her mother, and a caregiver included on the second page of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Rzeszewicz, Jian
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[News Script: Grass]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: May 2, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Old man]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 10pm.
Date: April 10, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, May 15, 1945]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing taking a train with other Red Cross workers from Chicago to Seattle, the Seattle area, traveling by ship to Oahu, and impressions of the island. Written on Burlington Hotel (Washington DC) stationary.
Date: May 15, 1945
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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[News Clip: 747]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about the Boeing 747 Super-jets, including some bought by Pan American airlines, ready to receive passengers. This story shows the first passenger 747 at the Boeing plant hanger in Washington.
Date: March 10, 1969
Duration: 1 minute 04 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Mitchell Rawlinson]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This clip concludes the story of Mitch Rawlinson, a young boy with leukemia who raised money to receive treatment in Seattle but returned to Texas for his last days.
Date: December 16, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 41 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Mitchell Rawlinson Return to Texas]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. It provides an update about the case of Mitchell Rawlinson, a boy with leukemia, whose family raised money for a procedure in Seattle, but who suffered complications and wanted to return to Texas as his final wish.
Date: December 9, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Soil map, Washington, Sunnyside sheet.

Description: Map shows soil composition, roads, existing and proposed canals, railroads, towns, and township grid, for a portion of Yakima County; Yakima Indian reservation boundary. Includes soil profile and legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad System.

Description: Map shows major railroad company lines and connections; state boundaries, cities and towns along each train routes, steamship lines for coastal ports, and notable physical features. Alphabetical listing of railroad companies shown in margin text. Scale not given.
Date: [1907..1910]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the western United States]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century cities, military posts, and railroads in states and territories west of the Mississippi River. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:7,500,000].
Date: 1889
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Oregon and Washington.

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, counties, military posts, areas of Native American habitation, mining activity, cities, and towns. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1865
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 1]

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities and towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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