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The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

Description: This book discusses the history of the McMullen-McGloin Colony in San Patricio County, Texas. According to the table of contents (which starts on page ix), the book is divided into three major sections: Part I includes biographical sketches of original settlers, Part II includes an overview of the history of the settlement itself, and Part III includes stories and songs from the oral tradition.
Date: 1981
Creator: Hébert, Rachel Bluntzer
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Barbara Jordan Acceptance Speech at Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies]

Description: Text of acceptance speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies commemoration of the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She discusses immigration policy and and the civil rights of immigrants. Handwritten edits appear throughout the photocopied document.
Date: 1994
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Americanization Ideal

Description: Text wherein Barbara Jordan, Peter Goldmark, and Antonia Hernandez discuss immigration in America. The text begins with a copy of an article by Barbara Jordan that also discusses the subject of immigration and xenophobia.
Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Commuter problem]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas AFL-CLO as well as 189 citizens of Texas border towns, filing suit against the U.S. Attorney General and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, asking that Mexican workers not be allowed to commute for jobs in the U.S., claiming that unemployment in border towns is a direct result of job competition from foreign laborers.
Date: December 29, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cubans parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Cuban refugee parade in Houston.
Date: April 14, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Artist allowed to remain in U.S.]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Italian artist Manlio Ciani being granted the right to remain in the United States, despite INS claims that he committed fraud in order to enter the U.S.
Date: December 24, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Naturalization]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the naturalization process of several immigrants from various parts of the world in Dallas.
Date: September 17, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

History of Texas: From Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1

Description: Book describing Texas history up to the time of annexation to the United States of America. This first volume is broken into 22 chapters covering the start of European immigration (roughly 1685) through the establishment of the Republic of Texas in 1835, with a number of appendices containing supplementary information.
Date: 1855
Creator: Yoakum, H. (Henderson K.), 1810-1856
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Cubans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 4 Cuban refugees in Fort Worth; Brothers Ignacio and Vicente Perez, Louis Canizares and Jose Gonzales were on their way to California to find jobs when they broke down in Fort Worth and liked it so much they decided to stay. The youths left Cuba to escape serving in Castro's militia, two of them escaping in a rented rowboat with 3 others and rowing and drifting the 100 miles to Miami.
Date: December 21, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Russian]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio woman wanting to talk to Russian Premier Khrushchev to see if he will let her dying mother come to the United States.
Date: October 8, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Immigrants]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about George and Vera Kyriakides immigrating to the United States from Germany with the help of Emmett Godfrey.
Date: October 27, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Forty become citizens]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about naturalization ceremonies for 40 new U.S. citizens in Fort Worth.
Date: January 10, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a school run by the Council of Jewish Woman for immigrants seeking citizenship.
Date: September 28, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, November 11, 1998

Description: Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, a 99 year old Mexican woman who immigrated to Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Hollar is almost 100 years old at the time of the interview. Her family were some of the early residents of Kerrville and Kerr County, and her younger sister, Mary, eventually married Mr. H. E. Butts (founder of HEB). One of the oldest surviving members of the community, she describes her education, her career as a teacher, and how the area has changed over the years.
Date: November 11, 1998
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann; Hollar, Frankie Rosita Holdsworth & Salter, Ammie Rose
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission