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[Aircraft Delivery Orders #2]

Description: Orders for several Air Force and WASP pilots to ferry planes from Love Field in Dallas, Texas to Moultrie, Georgia, San Antonio, Texas, and Fort Worth, Texas. The three WASP pilots are Gayle D. Ewing, Nadine B. Ramsey, and Helen A. Turner.
Date: August 24, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[News Release: New Board Member]

Description: A news release from the AIDS Interfaith Network about Rev. Charles Carnhan being elected to the Board of Directors of the AIDS National Interfaith Network.
Date: September 24, 1990
Creator: AIDS Interfaith Network
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Information]

Description: A memo from Julie Abel, program associate for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the participants for the Student Assessment Meeting, the Directors' meeting and the Barton Creek Conference. The memo is in regards to information needed for the directors to make travel arrangements, transportation, weather and clothing, meals functions and recreation after the meetings.
Date: October 24, 1989
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Urgent Information RE: May, 1994 Regional Institute Directors' Meeting]

Description: Photocopy of a memo from Julie Able, program associate for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the Regional Institute Directors. The memo is in regards to urgent information for the May, 1994 regional institute directors' meeting. Due to unforeseen scheduling obstacles, Leilani Lattin Duke will be unable to attend the director's meeting on Friday, May 7th, 1994. To accommodate this, Duke requests that the directors' meeting in Laguna Beach be moved back one day.
Date: March 24, 1994
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Emilio Abeyta, June 24, 2016

Description: Emelio E. Abeyta was born in the Santa Rosa, New Mexico area. His family moved to Littlefield for his father’s work. Abeyta began attending Catholic seminary in Santa Fe, New Mexico and then Ohio as a teenager. He served as a priest in various West Texas towns. While serving in Slaton, Texas, Abeyta ran for school board, becoming the first ethnic Mexican school board member and aiding in the integration of the town’s schools. He left the priesthood to work for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Afterwards, he attended law school in the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He returned to West Texas, Lubbock, to practice law. In Lubbock Abeyta also ran for a judgeship.
Date: June 24, 2016
Creator: Abeyta, Emilio; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Draft of Ordinance Granting Abilene & Southern Railway Company Right of Ways and the Right to Build a Railroad in Abilene, Texas]

Description: City ordinance granting the Abilene & Southern Railway Company right of ways over property owned by the City of Abilene and granting the company the right to build and operate a railroad on property belonging to the City of Abilene, Texas. The ordinance details the specific locations the railway company has rights to, and the rights of the city to regulate the railroad. This copy of the ordinance contains ink corrections.
Date: March 24, 1909
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oral History Interview with Ofelia Vasquez-Philo, June 24, 2016

Description: Ofelia Vasquez-Philo was born December 28, 1932 in Seguin, Texas, and was the oldest of nine children. She grew up on Freeman Ranch, in Wimberley, Tx., where her father was the ranch foreman. She married Joe Vasquez, Jr. in 1950 and they raised 7 children in San Marcos. After Joe's death in 1986, she married Harry Philo. Ofelia worked part-time in 1966 at the Office of Community Action. In 1970, she became executive director, a position she would hold until her retirement in 1993. During this period, she obtained her GED certificate, and her bachelor's degree from Antioch University, Austin campus in 1978. She was the first Latina to serve on the San Marcos Independent School Board from 1969-1971. She was a charter member of the San Marcos Heritage Foundation, and a member of the Hays County Historical Commission, the San Marcos League of Women Voters, the Hijas de Maria, the Archicofradia of St. John's Catholic Church, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Finance Council and the Bereavement Ministry of St John's Catholic Church. She also worked for the preservation of Hispanic cemeteries and served on numerous other city and county boards and commissions. She is coauthor of Suenos y Recuerdos del Pasado, an historical account of the Hispanic settlers of San Marcos, Texas. Mrs. Vasquez-Philo died in 2017.
Date: June 24, 2016
Creator: Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés & Vasquez-Philo, Ofelia
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library