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Oral History Interview with Francis H. "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, May 28, 2008

Description: Interview with Frances Howland "Fuzzy" and Cora Nell Cunningham Swayze, a couple from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their individual childhoods, life during the depression, and life in the Kerr County area. Mr. Swayze discusses his service in the Air Force and Mrs. Swayze discusses her teaching career.
Date: May 28, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Swayze, Francis H. & Swayze, Cora Nell Cunningham
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Peruanos desplazados por Katrina

Description: This article details the experiences of Peruvians Cynthia Canepa and Luis Alberto Ponce and how hurricane Katrina impacted thier lifes. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: August 30, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Links Chapter Documentation: Newspaper copy item about Jackson, Mississippi chapter of The Links, Inc.]

Description: Unpublished newspaper copy for an article to be headlined "Black Civic Groups Wants [sic] to Honor Veteran Journalist" about the efforts of the Jackson, Mississippi chapter of The Links, Inc. to raise funds to assist Hazel Brannon Smith. Smith was a publisher and journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her editorials in support of the civil rights movement, a stance which resulted in her ostracism from local white society and her newspaper's eventual bankruptcy. Aaronetta Pierce (referred to here as A. M. Pierce) passed this unpublished copy of the article on to Margaret Winn, president of the San Antonio chapter. Includes handwritten notes.
Date: January 31, 1986
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000 & Andrews, Thelma
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book Transcription]

Description: Line-by-line typed transcription of the text portion of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The expenditure lists and other notes at the end of the original document are not included in this transcript.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Copy of Narrative From A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Description: Photocopy of a partial, typed transcript of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. This transcription includes only the narrative portions of the memorandum book describing military experiences and is not formatted to match the original.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Telegram from Cochran and Arnold to Betty Jo Streff]

Description: Photocopied telegram from Cochran and Arnold to Betty Jo Streff discussing instructions for an interview to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots. A second partial telegram can be seen on the bottom half of the page, also addressed to Betty Jo Streff on reporting for duty at Columbus Air Force Base.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cochran, Jacqueline & Arnold, Henry Harley
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Legett Family Record

Description: Copy of an attachment mailed to Mr. W.R. Nettles, who then mailed it to Mrs. Percy Jones. The attachment includes a history and genealogical record of the Legett family.
Date: February 14, 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Special Orders Number 80, Extract 2]

Description: Special orders extract reassigning several Women Airforce Service Pilots to new stations and agreeing to pay them by the mile flown or to reimburse them for expenses incurred while traveling.
Date: September 16, 1944
Creator: Pinkston, Sid C. & Ward
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Certificate of Dimission: T. T. Dew]

Description: Certificate of Dimission for T. T. Dew stating that he is permitted to dimit his membership in the Royal Arch Mason Canton Chapter, No. 10.
Date: June 3, 1873
Creator: Royal Arch Masons. Canton Chapter No. 10 (Canton, Miss.)
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten memorandum book written by A. C. Lenert documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Date: 1862/1865
Creator: Lenert, A. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Initiation Certificate from the Quitman Masonic Lodge #18]

Description: Initiation certificate from the Quitman Masonic Lodge #18, Georgetown, Copiah County, Mississippi stating that David Catchings Dickson was initiated, passed and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason, August 21, 1841.
Date: August 21, 1841
Creator: Quitman Masonic Lodge #18
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation
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