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Dress and jacket ensemble

Description: Ensemble of a dark grey wool mohair consisting of: A) Jacket in boxed style. Single breasted with three large, circular, horn buttons and bound buttonholes; notched collar. Bracelet length, set-in sleeves. Lined in dark gray silk. Designer's label at inside center back neckline: "Made in France / Boutique / Christian Dior / Paris " and stamped on label: "10118" B) Dress. Sleeveless, with shallow, wide rounded neckline. Natural waist with an A-line over skirt and with under skirt of dark gray… more
Date: 1958
Creator: Christian Dior (Firm)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fuchsia silk ensemble

Description: Evening ensemble of fuschia /pink silk shantung. A) Jacket. Hip length or slightly longer. Shawl collar. 3/4 sleeves. CF opening with no closures. Slit pockets at sides. Designer's label at right side near hem: "Christian Dior Original / Made in U.S.A. / Christian Dior-New York Inc / trade mark" Retailer's label at cb neckline: "Neiman-Marcus" Union label at right armpit. B) Dress. Knee-length. Bodice part of thin fuchsia "lining" material, with rounded neckline and sleeveless. Skirt of h… more
Date: 1955/1965
Creator: Christian Dior (Firm)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Day dress

Description: Day dress in orange wool knit. Knee-length. Six circular gold-colored, basket weave buttons on front top stitched seam. Decorative orange cord "tie" below wide, pointed collar with reeded, gold-colored spherical terminal beads. Short, set-in sleeves. Skirt is A-lined with pleats coming from waist. Center back zipper closure with hook & loop and 2 hook & loops on collar. Lined in orange silk crepe. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Christian Dior - New York Inc." Retailer's label below… more
Date: 1965/1969
Creator: Christian Dior (Firm)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening dress

Description: Ballgown of pink silk satin. Strapless edged in a band of same. High waist. Very full balloon/bubble skirt, heavily gathered at waist. Wide vertical pleated panel attaches at waist and extends down and under front of skirt creating a slight pick up with bow at waist. Bodice is boned and lined in crepe silk. Inner panels of horsehair and hoop for support. Bodice has center back zipper which continues as inner skirt zipper and is concealed with a hook and eye and small bow at top. Skirt has snaps… more
Date: 1956
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Oral History Interview with George Medcalf, December 27, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Geroge Medcalf from Greensville, South Carolina. He discusses his experience in training in Camp Mcoy in Wisconsin and meeting his wife there. He also discusses his time in the Second Infantry Division with the 38th Regiment, Company C, preparing for the Normandy Invasion. Mr. Medcalf also relays how he had to take over command of his Company during the invasion when he was injured by flying shrapnel and sent back to England… more
Date: December 27, 2000
Duration: 1 hour 1 minute 18 seconds
Creator: Medcalf, George
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with George Medcalf, December 27, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Geroge Medcalf from Greensville, South Carolina. He discusses his experience in training in Camp Mcoy in Wisconsin and meeting his wife there. He also discusses his time in the Second Infantry Division with the 38th Regiment, Company C, preparing for the Normandy Invasion. Mr. Medcalf also relays how he had to take over command of his Company during the invasion when he was injured by flying shrapnel and sent back to England… more
Date: December 27, 2000
Creator: Medcalf, George
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Al D'Agostino, April 19, 2012

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al D’Agostino. D’Agostino joined the Merchant Marine in 1945 and received training in Brooklyn. Upon completion, he was assigned to the SS Monterey where he worked as a butcher. His first trip to the Pacific was transporting European troops, who were unhappy about the looming invasion of Japan. The war ended while the Monterey was in transit, and the soldiers returning home were a much happier bunch. Even more joyful was the… more
Date: April 19, 2012
Duration: 41 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: D'Agostino, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Alan Pilot, August 10, 2010

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Alan Pilot. Pilot joined the Army in January 1943 and received basic training at Camp Howze. He received further training in Louisiana for the European Theater and then in California for the Pacific Theater. In January he left for Camp Old Gold at La Havre, where he served as a combat medic, supporting Companies E, G, and H of the 343rd Infantry, 86th Division. His unit relieved the 8th Division and fought in Cologne, where … more
Date: August 10, 2010
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Pilot, Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Al D'Agostino, April 19, 2012

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Al D’Agostino. D’Agostino joined the Merchant Marine in 1945 and received training in Brooklyn. Upon completion, he was assigned to the SS Monterey where he worked as a butcher. His first trip to the Pacific was transporting European troops, who were unhappy about the looming invasion of Japan. The war ended while the Monterey was in transit, and the soldiers returning home were a much happier bunch. Even more joyful was the… more
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: D'Agostino, Al
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Alan Pilot, August 10, 2010

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Alan Pilot. Pilot joined the Army in January 1943 and received basic training at Camp Howze. He received further training in Louisiana for the European Theater and then in California for the Pacific Theater. In January he left for Camp Old Gold at La Havre, where he served as a combat medic, supporting Companies E, G, and H of the 343rd Infantry, 86th Division. His unit relieved the 8th Division and fought in Cologne, where … more
Date: August 10, 2010
Creator: Pilot, Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Paul R. Nixon

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Paul R. Nixon. Nixon grew up in Kenya. After reporting for duty in Nairobi, he enlisted in the Army at 20 in Eritrea. He was assigned as an engineer near Cairo, Egypt. While on guard duty, he saw Faruk I, King of Egypt. His work involved mostly civil engineering. He won a trip to Palestine. After visiting, he then traveled through Iran and Iraq by plane to assist in building an airport in Dhahran, Arabia. Although VJ Day occ… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Nixon, Paul R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Silk pumps

Description: Pumps of ivory silk satin with oval rhinestone embellishment on vamp; 1 3/4" chunky heel; off-white leather interior. Size 7 AA Markings: L- "Saks-Fifth Avenue" R- "Designed by / Roger Vivier / Paris"
Date: 1946/1976
Creator: Vivier, Roger Henri
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pink silk pumps

Description: Pumps of pink silk with scalloped vamp and narrow heel. Measurements: L: 21.5 cm. W: 7.5 cm. H: 12 cm. Heel: 7 cm, 2 3/4 inches Markings: L- "Saks-Fifth Avenue" R- "Designed by / Roger Vivier / Paris"
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Vivier, Roger Henri
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[News Script: National briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a dynamite bomb which was found in one area of the United nations building in New York, had been lit but the fuse had went out before the device could explode.
Date: August 7, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: APB207]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about famed aviator Charles Lindbergh who has been in a hospital in New York for a week.
Date: July 30, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Eight summary last take]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a 25 year old secretary from France who has made her faith in America was renewed by 180 New York Taxi drivers.
Date: July 8, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about baseball team and players who were at U. S open at Mamaroneck, New York.
Date: June 15, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wall Street]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of heavy selling among oil stocks which ragged the stock market lower today.
Date: January 21, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Alex Bradford to Charles L. Austin - March 25, 1944]

Description: Letter from Alex Bradford to Charles L. Austin discussing how he should approach writing a scathing letter to Congressman Hugh D. Scott about the potential passing of the Solider bill in the U.S. Congress. Mr. Bradford mentions that his children are abroad serving in military. Finally, Mr. Bradford proposes writing about his time in service of foreign countries.
Date: March 25, 1944
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran
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