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Description: Newspaper article about the digitization efforts by the UNT Libraries' digital newspaper unit resulting in over one million Texas newspaper pages available freely online at the Portal to Texas History. There is a photograph of Trista Barker in the upper-right corner of the article holding a roll of microfilm in front of her face with a computer, monitor, and Mekel Mach V Microfilm Scanner behind her. There is a partial article on the back of the clipping.
Date: March 17, 2013
Creator: Smith, Diane & Faulkner, Max
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Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

[Clipping: Sharing the Thrill of Flight]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Sharing the Thrill of Flight" from the Miami Herald. It includes four photographs. The top left photo is of Fernando Botlho posing with former Women Airforce Service Pilot, Helen Snapp in front of the Brazilian Demoiselle aircraft. The top right photo is of a young boy posing in a restored antique aircraft. The bottom left photo is of Dennis Labbe taking off in a Cessna O-2A aircraft. The bottom right photo is of Dennis Labbe's aircraft flying, leaving behind a trail of smoke.
Date: November 6, 2011
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Rain 'n Pain]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Rain 'n Pain" discussing a recent possible tornado that traveled through the SUN 'n FUN grounds and damaged about eighty planes.
Date: April 1, 2011
Creator: Wood, Janice
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Winged victory]

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "Winged victory: WWII female pilots getting long-overdue recognition." written by Ozzie Roberts for the San Diego Union-Tribune. It discusses the lives of former-Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) Vivian Eddy and Joyce Secciani and the WASP congressional medal.
Date: August 30, 2009
Creator: Roberts, Ozzie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Obituary for Burton Edwin Estill]

Description: Obituary for Burton Edwin Estill, a World War II veteran. He was born February 24, 1924, and died June 10, 2007 at the age of eighty-three. The text includes details about the memorial service, memorials, brief biography, and surviving family members. A portion of a photograph and separate news article is visible on the back.
Date: June 12, 2007
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Clipping: WWII fliers no longer forgotten]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Daily Herald, "WWII fliers no longer forgotten" by Harry Hitzeman.
Date: July 30, 2006
Creator: Hitzeman, Harry
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Newspaper clipping: Louisiana gay rights groups form]

Description: Dallas Voice article clipping about the formation of two gay rights groups formed in Shreveport, Louisiana: the North Louisiana Concerned Citizens for Equality and the Gay Straight Alliance.
Date: January 7, 2005
Creator: Dallas Voice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Gladys Strickland Obituary]

Description: Clipping of Gladys Srickland obituary, wife of Denton Independent School district superintendent, Chester O. Strickland who served as superintendent from 1946 through 1969.
Date: January 6, 2005
Partner: Denton Independent School District

[Clipping: Aviation annex reaches for the sky]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Tennessean, "Aviation annex reaches for the sky" by Michael Kilian discussing the new National Air and Space Museum annex.
Date: January 11, 2004
Creator: Kilian, Michael
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Airplay]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the San Diego Union-Tribune, "Airplay: Old Globe's 'Sky Girls' depicts nations first military-trained female pilots; two local women were aviation pioneers" by James Hebert discussing the debut of a new play about five fictional women in the final WASP class. It also focuses on two real WASPs, Vivian Eddy and Joyce Secciani.
Date: January 9, 2004
Creator: Hebert, James
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: 'Sky Girls']

Description: Newspaper clipping titled "'Sky Girls': Female pilots say they saw no discrimination" from the San Diego Union-Tribune discussing Joyce Secciani, a former Women Airforce Service Pilot, and her story. It also discusses gender discrimination within the WASP program.
Date: January 9, 2004
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: She set the bar for all pilots]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Desert Sun, "She set the bar for all pilots: Jackie Cochran had more flight records than anyone and became part of valley history" by Mary Anne Pinkston. The story continues from the front page to page E5 and discusses her flying accomplishments and trophies, as well as her marriage to Floyd Odlum and their life together.
Date: September 14, 2003
Creator: Pinkston, Mary Anne
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Danish Culture Newspaper Article]

Description: Newspaper article titled "Danish culture cherished" discussing the grand opening of the new Danish Cultural Center in in 2001 in Danevang, Texas, known as "The Danish Capitol of Texas." The names of the people in the middle and bottom photographs are listed. The article appeared in the El Campo Leader in June 6, 2001.
Date: June 6, 2001
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Newspaper clipping: Hate Crimes Bill]

Description: Dallas Morning News clippings about energy policies and the passing of a hate crimes bill in Texas.
Date: May 2, 2001
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections