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Oral History Interview with Ornell H. Balzer, September 4, 2003

Description: Interview with Ornell Balzer, beginning with the evolution of her career at M.D. Anderson. She recounts how she moved to Houston after graduating from nursing school and her return to M.D. Anderson. Ms. Balzer then details her memories of time spent working at Baker Estate and her interactions with colleagues and patients.
Date: September 4, 2003
Creator: Balzer, Ornell H. & Brunet, Lesley Williams
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

Oral History Interview with Thomas S. Matney, September 27, 2007

Description: Interview tith Dr. Thomas S. Matney discussing his youth, family, education, and career at MD Anderson. He begins the interview by talking about growing up in Texas and attending Trinity University of his bachelor's and master's degrees. He discusses his early career at MD Anderson and his research into bacteria and genetics.
Date: September 26, 2007
Creator: Matney, Thomas S. & Brunet, Lesley Williams
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

Oral History Interview with David Braden, September 30, 2000

Description: Interview with David Braden, a member of the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He discusses his training in the U.S. to become a navigator; his deployment to Saipan with the 870th Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 73rd Wing; initial attacks on Tokyo in a B-29 bomber at high altitude (during which the jet stream interfered with the bombing raids); a low-altitude fire-bombing mission over Tokyo in March, 1945; living conditions on base at Saipan; a mission in which the B-29 he was on ditched in the ocean and his subsequent rescue; Victory in Europe (V-E) Day on Saipan; completing 35 missions; and going home.
Date: September 30, 2000
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Braden, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Straus, September 17, 2001

Description: Interview with David Straus of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Marine Corps during World War Two in the Pacific Theater as well as the Korean War. The interview includes some of Straus' background before the war and his personal experiences while in the Marines, including memories of Okinawa, various weapons, what happened at the end of World War Two, and his assignment in Korea.
Date: September 17, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Straus, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Jack Kleiss, September 29, 2000

Description: Interview with Jack Kleiss, a pilot during World War II. He discusses training for carrier landings on USS Enterprise; the arrival of VMF-211 aboard Enterprise and their delivery to Wake Island; and the attack on Pealr Harbor on 7 December 1941. Kleiss was in a dive bomber and attacked Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway, where he earned the Navy Cross.
Date: September 29, 2000
Creator: Nichols, Chuck & Kleiss, Jack
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Norman Apelt, September 23, 2001

Description: Interview with with Norman Apelt, an airplane mechanic during World War II. He discusses his service in the US Army Air Corps as an airplane mechanic in Pampa, Texas. After the war ended, Apelt was assigned duty in occupied Japan.
Date: September 23, 2001
Creator: Bryk, Clarence & Apelt, Norman
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Willie Higgs, September 21, 2001

Description: Interview with Willie Higgs, a U. S. Marine during World War II. He joined the Marines in 1944 and trained at Camp Pendleton before being assigned to the 4th Marine Division. Higgs discusses arriving at Iwo Jima, making a grenade attack on a cave there, and subsequently breaking his leg. He then spent time aboard the hospital ship, USS Solace (AH-5). Upon returning home, Higgs finished his degree at Southwest Texas State in San Marcos, where he majored in music.
Date: September 21, 2001
Creator: Pickard, Kevin & Higgs, Willie
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

Description: Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.
Date: September 28, 2002
Creator: Graham, Eddie & King, O. H.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with W. A. (Bill) Henderson, a pilot during World War II. He discusses his time as a bombardier and navigator on a B-24 in the China-Burma-India Theater. His crew hit the bridge over River Kwai (Mae Klong) while making bombing runs along the Burma Railway and also flew runs to supply gasoline to various bases in China, India and Burma. He relates anecdotes about the food and living quarters on the bases and the time he saved his co-pilot's life. He helped his co-pilot land the plane after a bullet tore through the plane's nose wheel and injured the man's leg.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr, September 9, 2001

Description: Interview with Helen Louise Dietert Orr from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes stories of growing up on her grandfather's ranch and eventually living on her own ranch with her husband.
Date: September 9, 2001
Creator: Orr, Helen Louise Dietert; Craig, Brenda & Bethel, Ann
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Marguerite Sammons Voges, September 9, 2000

Description: Interview with Marguerite Sammons Voges from Hunt, Texas. The interview includes her stories of growing up in Hunt, including the floods of 1932 and 1978, and the lives of farmers in Kerr County.
Date: September 9, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Voges, Marguerite Sammons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Denton Presentation]

Description: Sound recording of a jingle for the "We've Got Go" ad campaign and a radio presentation on the campaign, including an interview with narrator of the campaign, actor Hans Conried.
Date: September 1968
Creator: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Going Out (of Bounds) - Dating Violence in American Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Dating violence in America is a very real experience among many young people, including those in our congregations. Licensed professional counselor Chelsie Sargent shares stories, warning signs, and hope for change in this unfortunately prevalent occurrence."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Sargent, Chelsie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - The Strange Cast of Characters in the Parables in Luke, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In most stories the good guys are easy to recognize from the bad guys. In the best stories, however, the characters are harder to peg and full of surprises. Jesus tells the best stories. Listen to them again."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living the Questions

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Faith is not about being right; it's about being in a relationship. Sometimes having all the right answers is less important than asking good questions. Book signing follows in the Moody concourse."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Evans, Rachel Held
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Jesus as a Man and As More Than a Prophet: A Christian and Muslim View - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A short look at the lives and significance of the two most influential religious figures in history and in the modern world, as seen from the perspective of one committed adherent of Christianity and one of Islam respectively."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Mitchell, Lynn & Sumer, Ibrahim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Wanting More Than Entertainment

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Images of intimacy with God parade through scripture. Abraham heard God; David danced as he prayed; and Paul (or his friend) visited heaven! They make it seem so easy. How do the rest of us find God?"
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Brecheen, Marcus
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The ABCs of Christian Money Management - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In this upbeat, practical presentation, Steve shows how to reverse money failure, beat credit card debt, restore romance in marriage, use nine keys for a successful spending plan, and keep the wolf from your door. Come regain a 'God heart' with your money."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Diggs, Steve
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Why Rich Religion Gets It Right

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most Christians say they reject 'health and wealth' theology. Most Christians seem to want more than anything to be healthy and wealthy. Amos has something to say to most Christians."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - The Strange Cast of Characters in the Parables in Luke, Part 3

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In most stories the good guys are easy to recognize from the bad guys. In the best stories however, the characters are harder to peg and full of surprises. Jesus tells the best stories. Listen to them again."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

True Grit, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Jesus teaches His followers to pray for things to be on earth as they are in heaven. But what does it look like when things on earth begin to take on realities of heaven? In the wake of Jesus, the future is more present than many realize."
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Graves, Josh & Seidman, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library