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A Book Lover in Texas

Description: This autobiographical text discusses Evelyn Oppenheimer's role as a reader and book reviewer in Texas. The book discusses both her life and opinions regarding books and various topics. A selection of her poetry and one of her short stories ("The Green Conscience") are also included. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1995
Creator: Oppenheimer, Evelyn, 1907-
Partner: UNT Press

[Group Sitting at a Restaurant Table]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven woman and a man sitting in a booth at Jalisco's restaurant. The women sit on both sides of the table and the man at the far end in the middle. On the wall behind him,"Jalisco" is painted in red letters. On the table, there are glasses, plats and silverware available.
Date: 1995
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Funeral Program for Isaac A. Alcorn, April 5, 1995]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Isaac A. Alcorn, Jr., born September 28, 1919. The funeral was held April 5, 1995 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Robert E. Felder. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas
Date: April 5, 1995
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

Perceptions, 1995

Description: The Perceptions literary journal of Howard Payne University includes original student works of non-fiction and forums of faculty and student exchanges. This issue contains a keynote essay by the university’s president, Don Newbury, and student essays on Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the Romantic Era.
Date: 1995
Creator: Howard Payne University
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Major grant provides a new window to art

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on a collaborative educational project between the University of North Texas, North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Edward and Betty Marcus foundation whose grant of nearly $785,000 will make the art education computer software possible. Graduate students and museum's staff will explore ways to create interactive programs that link children's easy acceptance of computers with an exploration of the visual arts.
Date: March 1995
Creator: Brunner, Cass
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thomas A. Hatfield to Jack Davis]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Thomas A. Hatfield, Executive Director of The National Arts Education Association, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to the reform Goals 2000 and other initiatives that focus on implementation of art and art education in the public school curriculum. Included in the letter is a chart which has rhetoric / rationale for arts education. At the end of the letter a scribbled note reads, "Would appreciate any ideas."
Date: [1995..]
Creator: Hatfield, Thomas A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Description: This book contains a series of anecdotes about Lewis Rigler's life, focusing on his time as a law enforcement officer in Texas. He discusses his life growing up, various cases that he worked on as a Texas Ranger, and general observations that he gained from his job. Index starts on page 181.
Date: 1995
Creator: Rigler, Lewis C., 1914- & Rigler, Judyth Wagner
Partner: UNT Press

[Photograph of a Corner Shop in Salado, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a one-story building with white wood-siding, a tin roof, and a large arched window in the front left of the house, with part of the building extending out of shot on the left. China cabinets sit on the covered front porch, while white statues, birdbaths, and fountains sit in front of the short shrubs bordering the porch. There are trees around the building on the right and rear side, with vines creeping up the side of the building on the right corner. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo indicate the photo was owned by Patricia Lamb, then a gift shop named "Die Wigglesworth," and then other shops.
Date: 1995
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Partner: Salado Public Library

[Tibetan Buddhist Monks Creating a Sand Mandala]

Description: Photograph of a team of Tibetan Buddhist monks creating a sand mandala. Their work area is a black table that they use as a canvas. The monks are wearing masks over their mouths and noses and are using tools to place the sand in the correct place. The mandala has very intricate details and designs and full of different colors. On a table near their canvas, there are clear cups of colored sand.
Date: 1995
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Tibetan Buddhist Monks Creating a Sand Mandala]

Description: Photograph of a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks. All but one are of Asian descent, the other man is Caucasian. Most of them are wearing sweatshirts or jackets over red robes. There are three men in the front sitting on the ground. Behind them are six men standing up and the Caucasian man is standing behind them.
Date: 1995
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[WASPS Under a Banner]

Description: Photograph of a large group of women, many wearing WASP uniforms, gathered together in three rows on the steps in front of a brick building with two white columns; above them a large blue and white banner reads "W.A.S.P. W.W.II. Women Air Force Service Pilots" and features an image of the diamond wings. A man in a gray sports coat is standing on the right facing the women and appears to be addressing them.
Date: June 1995
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Fotografie Aus Den U. S. A.

Description: A booklet for an exhibit featuring Byrd Williams IV, Lawrence McFarland, and Clarissa Sligh, entitled "Fotografie Aus Den U.S.A.", in Trier, Germany at the Stadtischen Museum, 1995. The booklet features photographs, Night Triptychs, from Byrd Williams as well as include an excerpt about the photographer.
Date: 1995
Creator: Eine Ausstellung des Stadtischen Museum
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections