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Black Leadership Position Paper

Description: Document discussing the Socialist Workers Party's actions, condemning their divisive actions, and supporting their termination from all activities of Latin-American assistance.
Date: April 18, 1981
Creator: Greene, Rick; Richardson, Lynda; Salas, Mario Marcel & Sanders, John H.
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

[Article Discussing a Memorial for Steve Biko]

Description: Article discussing the Steve Biko Memorial evening in San Antonio, Texas, listing the speakers and performances at the event.
Date: 1978
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

How to Get Started with Your Family History

Description: Document providing introductory information about how to begin researching genealogy and family history.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Indivisible Struggle Against Racism, Apartheid, and Colonialism

Description: Position paper of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee presented at the International Seminar on Racial Discrimination and Colonialism in South Africa, organized by the United Nations and the government of Zambia, in 1967. The paper discusses the similarities between the African liberation movement and Afro-Americans' struggles in the United States and the appendixes include past statements by SNCC condemning the United State's involvement in Vietnam and Chase Manhattan Bank's racially discriminating practices.
Date: {1966-01-06,1967-06-13,1967-07-24}
Creator: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

Crash at Crush

Description: Essay describing the Crash at Crush, a publicity stunt organized by MKT, [Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad], in which two train engines were crashed, as seen by Joseph Foit. The story was told by Joseph to his granddaughter, Patricia Stover Cloud.
Date: September 6, 2011
Creator: Cloud, Patricia Stover
Partner: History of West Museum

Reflections of an Immigrant

Description: Autobiogrpahy of John E. Lasovica, describing his childhood in Liptal, a town in modern-day Czech Republic, how his family immigrated to West, Texas, and his adult life in Hopewell, Virginia. His discusses how he learned to speak English, moving for various jobs, and his family.
Date: March 1984
Creator: Lastovica, John E.
Partner: History of West Museum

Sgt. Gary Schutza

Description: Autobiographical paper of Sgt. Gary Schutza's military service. He briefly describes his family and childhood, his decision to join the United States Marine Corps, and his experiences serving during the Korean War.
Date: ~2011
Creator: Schutza, Gary
Partner: History of West Museum

The Memoirs of Gary Schutza: "My Days at White Oak" 1931-1950

Description: Memoir of Gary A. Schutza, discussing his childhood, family, and experiences growing up working in his parent's store, the "White Oak." There are several photos and newspaper clippings included and the book is organized into sections, including "White Oak Dances," "The Hot Summers," and "West High."
Date: 2011?
Creator: Schutza, Gary A.
Partner: History of West Museum

[Charles C. Francis' Eagle Scout Certificate]

Description: Scan of a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout certificate that was granted to Charles C. Francis, of Post 72, on August 27, 1968. It is signed by the then Honorary President, President, and Chief Scout Executive of the association and has a gold seal on it with the group's emblem and motto "Be Prepared".
Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Governor & Mrs. George W. Bush reception invitation]

Description: Scan of a formal invitation to a reception honoring Governor and Mrs. George W. Bush after Bush's re-election. On one side of the invitation is a list of Honorary Chairpersons, Republican National Committee members, Co-Chairperson, Vice Chairpersons, and Host Committee members. Charles Francis is included in the list of Vice Chairpersons.
Date: June 18, 1998
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Well wishes written on a menu]

Description: A section of the menu from a restaurant called West Twentyfourth in Washington D.C. On one side are soups and salads as well as a few dishes and on the other are handwritten notes to Charles C. Francis written around the restaurant's name. The notes read "To Charles - A new mellinium you have personally ushered in the New Age Love - Mary M---- Carville", "To Charles, You have done a wonderful job with uniting us all - to the Bush years Maria", "To Charles - To a new beginning for the Republicans -- it's long overdue! Love you, Jill Hanson", and "Great Work! (unclear)".
Date: 2001~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Francis RUC business card]

Description: A business card for Charles C. Francis as Chairman of the Republican Unity Coalition. The card includes several forms of contact information including fax and phone numbers, as well as an email and physical address.
Date: 2000
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bush Holiday Reception invitation, December 1, 2005]

Description: An invitation from President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush to Charles C. Francis inviting him to the White House for a Holiday Reception on December 1, 2005. Included is an RSVP request card with contact information, the word "Declined" is written on the top and underlined. The front is a red and gold depiction of The White House surrounded by a wreath.
Date: 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Genealogy & Church Records]

Description: 1 sheet of paper that contains hand written text. At the very top is the title "Genealogy & Church Records".
Date: unknown
Creator: United Methodist Church (U.S.). Northwest Texas Conference.
Partner: Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church

[Business Flyer & Paper Fish]

Description: Flyer from the Woodworth Cycle Co in Waco, Texas. The flyer is themed after "fishing" for business and within the envelope there is a paper fish.
Date: unknown
Creator: Woodworth Cycle Co.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Map of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Map of Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Pictures from Three Rivers' Past

Description: Essay discussing the history of Three Rivers, Texas and photographs of the early days of the town.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hudson, Richard
Partner: Other

[Port Arthur Civilian Defense Card]

Description: Card certifying A. J. Krohn as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. A head shot of Krohn and his fingerprint are visible on the front of the card. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that A. J. Krohn has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: January 10, 1942
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Air Raid Warden George Gondron]

Description: Card certifying George Gondron as an air raid warden in Port Arthur, Texas. The front of the card has a head shot of Gondron next to his fingerprint. The text on the back of the card reads: "Port Arthur Civilian Defense Air Raid. This is to certify that George Gondron has been duly appointed an air raid warden. This is his authority to carry out the duties given wardens by the chief air raid warden."
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Teología Básica del Cristianismo

Description: Document on the basic theology of Christianity. Preface describes the current state of the world and its relationship with religion. Urbina then goes into detail on the theology of Christianity.
Date: January 30, 1967
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

IBM, The Ruthless Giant

Description: Preface and introduction to a paper written by a former IBM employee expressing his thoughts on the retirement and firing policies of the company.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Biographical Data of John B. Connally

Description: Detailed summary of the personal life, career (from service in World War II through appointment as Secretary of the Navy), and accomplishments of John B. Connally.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[David Mitchell and Descendants]

Description: Copy of "David Mitchell and Descendants" originally written by Thomas Mitchell, Jr. The manuscript starts with David Mitchell, possibly a Revolutionary soldier, and details what is known about his life and those of his descendants. The record ends with the marriage of his widow, Sarah Patterson Mitchell Frear, to Abraham Frear. It states that she was the mother and grandmother of many Frears and Mitchells in the family. After the record, there is a note about the original manuscript's author; it was then copied by Ora Osterhout.
Date: August 10, 1936
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Austin College