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[Sawmill in the Big Thicket]

Description: Photograph of a sawmill in the Big Thicket area of East Texas near Livingstone. There is a pile of trees located on the left side of the photo and there is miscellaneous milling equipment in the surrounding area.
Date: 1973
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Anti- Big Thicket Expansion Protest Sign]

Description: Photograph of East Texans protesting expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve on April 29, 1989. Their sign reads "Give me Liberty or Give me death, but Don't Give me 'Charlie'." Congressman Charles Wilson supported the expansion of the area protected by the federal government, an opinion that put him at odds with some of his constituents, particularly private property owners and those who made their living from the forest products industry.
Date: April 29, 1989
Partner: The History Center

[Photograph of Big Thicket Inn]

Description: Photograph of the Big Thicket Inn at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas, Texas. The front of the building is visible, including a series of large windows and a porch on either end. There is a grassy area with several trees in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "29." Text under the image says "White Rock Lake Park, Big Thicket Inn, Front view."
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Texas Highways, Volume 47, Number 2, February 2000

Description: Monthly travel magazine discussing locations and events in Texas to encourage travel within the state. Featured articles in this issue provide readers with information on Mardi Gras in Galveston, Big Thicket folk medicine, Big Bend's wildflowers, King Cotton in the Brazos River Valley, and Texas food critics favorite choices.
Date: February 2000
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Timber Charlie Stinks]

Description: Photograph of a sign at a protest against the expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve in Southeast Texas on April 29, 1989. The sign, attached to a protestor's vehicle, reads, "'Timber Charlie' Stinks."
Date: April 29, 1989
Partner: The History Center

[Richard D. Curtin aka Edna Jean Robinson, Outrageous Oral: Four Dallas Icons]

Description: A recording of Richard D. Curtin in character as his drag persona Edna Jean Robinson speaking at the "Four Dallas Icons" edition of Outrageous Oral held on May 21, 2015 in the Rose Room at S4 in Dallas. Curtin expresses outrage about Governor Rick Perry's opposition to gay marriage. Curtin credits Donna Day as his mentor. Fellow drag queen Pitiful Bitch and Todd Savell, Curtin's frequent collaborators, are mentioned. Curtin talks about his other drag personas, Elizabeth "Betty" Bliss and Heather Hardin. The story of Edna Jean Robinson's creation at a Turtle Creek Chorale retreat is told. A few times Curtin pauses his monologue while footage of pageant highlights are projected on the screen behind him. Curtin talks about his work as a "charity girl" (drag queen who raises money) and his work as a TCC (Turtle Creek Chorale) Angel, assisting those who contracted AIDS in the early 1990s. Curtin discusses the stigmas and prejudices he witnessed against those ill with HIV/AIDS when he visited AIDS patients in Dallas hospitals. Curtin's husband, Jack Bliss, is remembered. A video parody of the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" opening credits is shown, with Edna Jean Robinson walking through downtown Dallas. Outrageous Oral is a quarterly evening of GLBT storytelling hosted by The Dallas Way, a GLBT history organization.
Date: May 21, 2015
Creator: The Dallas Way
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail: Upper Texas Coast

Description: Map of popular bird watching destinations located in the upper Texas coast portion of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. Map includes illustrations and common names of birds that can be seen in this area. On the back destinations are listed and separated first by Loop then UTC number.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department