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Arlington World War II Memories

Description: Compilation of biographical and autobiographical information about persons from Arlington, Texas who served during World War II. It includes narratives, copies of letters, forms, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items detailing their lives and service.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[World War II Memories: Mercedes McCaleb]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Mercedes Laverne McCaleb's time in the U.S. Navy during World War II, including her enlistment, training, and assignment to Kansas City, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Creator: McCaleb, Mercedes Laverne
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[World War II Memories: Frank M. Smith, Jr.]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Frank M. Smith, Jr.'s experiences during World War II and the Korean War, including his training, his time in the army reserves, and being stationed in Germany.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smith, Frank M., Jr.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[World War II Memories: Charlie McFadin]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Charlie McFadin's experiences during World War II in the U.S. Army including a timeline of events with annotations and photographs.
Date: unknown
Creator: McFadin, Charlie
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[World War II Memories: August W. Benner]

Description: Autobiographical text describing August W. Benner's experiences during World War II when the 3rd Platoon of Company B, 142 Infantry was captured near Limberg, France.
Date: 1983
Creator: Benner, August W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

Description: Autobiographical text describing Joe Nations' early memories of the 1920s and 1930s, and his time in the military during World War II.
Date: 199u
Creator: Nation, Joseph Beverly
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 569.
Date: 1992
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

A Cowman's Wife

Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 103.
Date: June 2000
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Description: This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).
Date: [c. 1925]
Creator: Steele, Alfonso
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Description: This book contains a series of anecdotes about Lewis Rigler's life, focusing on his time as a law enforcement officer in Texas. He discusses his life growing up, various cases that he worked on as a Texas Ranger, and general observations that he gained from his job. Index starts on page 181.
Date: 1995
Creator: Rigler, Lewis C., 1914- & Rigler, Judyth Wagner
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

The Farmer's Tale

Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Autobiography of David Dahlberg]

Description: Autobiography of David Dahlberg written for a high school English class assignment. His work covers his ancestral and family histories as well as his life from his birth up to 1944.
Date: November 8, 1944
Creator: Dahlberg, David
Item Type: Book
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Interview with T. Boone Pickens, Jr., March 29, 1989

Description: Interview with T. Boone Pickens, Jr., oil and gas magnate and financier. In the interview, Pickens discusses his autobiography, "Boone."
Date: March 29, 1989
Creator: Pickens, T. Boone, Jr. & McCaleb, Gary
Item Type: Video
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum