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The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Coffee in the Gourd

Description: Collection of miscellaneous folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folk songs, information about Indian pictographs, legends, superstitions, and weather lore. The index begins on page 105.
Date: 1923
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Interview with Carlos Maldonado]

Description: Interview with Carlos Maldonado regarding the adoption of Ivy Maldonado from Yiwu, China. He speaks about their decision to adopt, and particularly from China, and what the early years with Ivy were like. He shares some of Ivy's medical challenges, physically and psychologically, and the ups and downs of their relationship.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Carlos
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statements of Charlotte Cotter and Willa Mei Kurland]

Description: Personal statements of Charlotte Cotter and Willa Mei Kurland regarding their adoptions from Zhenjiang City in Jiangsu Province (Charlotte) and from Urumqi in Xinjiang Province, China. The statement begins with a brief overview of their trip to China to search for their birth families, then has reproduced their blog posts from their time in China. The blogs, written by both Charlotte and Willa, contain their reflections on the experience and describe the methods they used to search. The last couple pages include photos Willa and Charlotte and links to youtube videos.
Date: [2017..]
Creator: Cotter, Charlotte & Kurland, Willa Mei
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Grace Davis]

Description: Oral history with Grace Davis regarding her adoption by Kathryn Thompson and Scott Davis from Sichaun Province, China, describing her experiences growing up in California as an adopted child. She speaks about her school, friends, and interactions with Chinese culture.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Davis, Grace
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Carmelle Maldonado]

Description: Oral history with Carmelle Maldonado regarding the adoption of Ivy Maldonado from Yiwu, China, speaking about their decision to adopt and adjusting to life with Ivy. She describes finding out Ivy is autistic, the journey to discovering her diagnoses, and how they all learned to manage her disability. She also discusses Ivy's commitment to searching for her birth parents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Carmelle
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Ivy Maldonado]

Description: Narrative history of Ivy Maldonado regarding her adoption from Yiwu, China. She shares the information she knows about her adoption and the memories she has from her early life in China. She also speaks about her motivations for searching for her birth parents and the steps she's taken to begin her search. Ivy also shares details about her diagnosis with autism spectrum disorder, and how she and her family learned to cope with her disability.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Ivy Zhuhau Ni
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Kathryn Thompson]

Description: Personal statements of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Kathryn Thompson regarding the adoption of Camille and Grace from the Fuling Social Welfare Institute in Chongqing Municipality China (Camille) and SWI Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (Grace). Camille and Grace discuss their experiences growing up in California as adopted children and Kathryn describes her background and how she and her husband, Scott Davis, decided to adopt. There are three photos included of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Scott Davis and Kathryn Thompson.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Davis, Camille; Davis, Grace & Thompson, Kathryn
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Camille Davis]

Description: Oral history of Camille regarding her adoption by Kathryn Thompson and Scott Davis from Chongqinq Municipality, China. She describes her experiences as an adopted child, and interactions with other children adopted from China.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Davis, Camille
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Scott Davis and Kathryn Thompson]

Description: Oral history with Kathryn Thompson and Scott Davis regarding the adoption of Camille Davis and Grace Davis from the Fuling Social Welfare Institute in Chongqing Municipality China (Camille) and SWI Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (Grace). They speak about the process of adopting both girls and their experiences raising their daughters in California, including their efforts to connect them to Chinese culture.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Thompson, Kathryn & Davis, Scott
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Ivy Maldonado, Carmelle Maldonado, and Carlos Maldonado]

Description: Personal statements of Ivy Zhuhau Ni, Carmelle, and Carlos Maldonado regarding her adoption from Yiwu, China. Ivy describes the importance of unconditional love and how present it is in adoption. Carlos and Camille share their motivations to adopt and the challenges of parenting a child with a disability.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Ivy Zhuhua Ni; Maldonado, Camille & Maldonado, Carlos
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Creator: Sterner, Lizzie
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Sophie Mei]

Description: Personal statement of Sophie Mei regarding her adoption from the Yangxi County Social Welfare Institute in Guangdong Province, China. She describes her childhood in California and Utah, how she raised funds for her orphanage, and her trip to Guangdong Province where she visited the orphanage. There is a photo of Sophie on the last page of the statement.
Date: October 16, 2016
Creator: Sophie Mei
Partner: St. Edward’s University

In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

George L. Jackson Petition

Description: Petition to the United Nations to take jurisdiction of of the case of George L. Jackson and investigate his death in San Quentin Penitentiary. The petition is signed by nineteen people.
Date: 1971~
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas
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