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Oral History Interview with Katie Sherrod, November 10, 2012

Description: Interview with Katie Sherrod, a journalist in Dallas and Forth Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, her involvement in various women's rights movements during the 1970s, and her career as a newspaperwoman and a broadcast journalist.
Date: November 10, 2012
Creator: Mehdi, Sahar; Nolasea, Diana & Sherrod, Katie
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Vern "Bucky" Blodgett, May 3, 2001

Description: Interview with Vern "Bucky" Blodgett, an armed forces veteran and Veteran's Administration worker from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Blodgett describes moving to and growing up in Kerrville, and his work with the VA Hospital there (first as a clerk, and finally, as acting associate director). Besides serving in the service for four years, he also worked in several VA facilities around the country before making his way back to Kerrville. His memories of the town include details of the flood of 1932, his role in founding the Buck 'N' Bull Club (a rifle club) in 1946, and a few stories concerning the religious community. A historical profile of the Kerrville VA Hospital is included at the end of interview transcript.
Date: May 3, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Blodgett, Vern
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Report and Recommendations to the 84th Texas Legislature

Description: This is a report by the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations. The report offers current investigations on the impact of federal actions on active-duty service members, the Texas Military Department, veterans, their families, defense-related contractors, small businesses, local governments, and state agencies.
Date: December 1, 2014
Creator: The Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1002, Chapter 429

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the designation of program costs for providing bill payment assistance to certain military veterans as a necessary operating expense that is a first lien against revenue of certain electric and gas utilities' revenue securing certain public securities or obligations.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3613, Chapter 1405

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes on the basis of the property's value as a residence homestead and to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain totally disabled veterans and to the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation to which a disabled veteran is entitled based on disability rating.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Senate Concurrent Resolutions 38

Description: Concurrent resolution introduced by the Texas Senate and House of Representatives relating to Memorializing Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to veterans who served on the inland waterways, territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 540, Chapter 397

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled.
Date: 2011-04/2011-06
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department