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[Aircraft Delivery Orders #6]

Description: Orders for several Air Force pilots and WASP to ferry various aircraft from Love Field in Dallas, Texas to Grand Prairie, Texas.
Date: July 25, 1944
Creator: 555th Army Air Forces Base Unit - 5th Ferrying Group
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Oral History Interview with Delma Abalos, July 14, 2016

Description: Delma Abalos was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. She attended Odessa College as well as the University of Texas-Permian Basin. Abalos gained her undergraduate degree in political science and her master’s degree in history. She now teaches courses in history, including Mexican American history, at Odessa College. Delma also served within the Ector County ISD board of trustees.
Date: July 14, 2016
Creator: Abalos, Delma; Moye, Todd; Wisley, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Feliz Abalos, July 15, 2016

Description: Feliz Abalos was born (1979) and raised in Odessa, Texas. Abalos graduated from Odessa High School in 1996 a semester early and attended one spring semester at Sul Ross State University. She graduated from the University of Houston in 2001 and then attended law school at Ohio Northern University Abalos has been chair of the Ector County Democratic Party. She has worked in various local political campaigns since she was a child. Abalos was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Premium Basin Planned Parenthood.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Abalos, Feliz & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Richard Abalos, July 7, 2016

Description: Richard C. Abalos grew up in Rankin, Texas. After graduating early from high school, Abalos moved to Odessa, Texas where he attended Odessa College and worked for a law form as an investigator and aide. Before obtaining an undergraduate degree, Abalos entered law school at St. Mary’s University in San Antono, Texas. After law school, he was drafted into the military. Upon returning to Odessa, he became the city’s first Mexican American attorney and handled several civil rights cases, including the nationally recognized Larry Lozano police beating that galvanized the region’s Chicano Movement.
Date: July 7, 2016
Creator: Abalos, Richard; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library


Description: Patent for a simply, durably, and efficiently constructed plow-stock that "will admit of changes being made in an expeditious and convenient manner to facilitate the grouping of the shares or plows to be carried by the stock" (lines 11-14).
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Abbott, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trains Magazine Back Cover]

Description: Clipping of the back cover of Trains Magazine. There is a photo of T&P train #610 on the tracks. The Caption reads "En route to the site of The Great Dynamometer Test, Southern's ex-Texas & Pacific 2-10-4 is eased down 2.1 per cent toward Old Fort, N. C., by Engineer Frank Clodfelter. The Texas type, only survivor of original Lima Super-Power design, was working an Asheville-Salisbury excursion on July 29, 1977, when photographed near Andrews Geyser." Written underneath the clipping is "-Trains Feb. 1978 rear cover."
Date: July 29, 1977
Creator: Abernathy, Robert E.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Oral History Interview with Diana Abrego, July 19, 2016

Description: Diana Abrego talks about being a migrant worker in her early years. She also talks about living in the borderland; being of two worlds, both Mexico & the U.S. She also talks about Del Rio's San Felipe's barrio and the segregation. Some black/brown relations in San Felipe. Being in the brown berets in Del Rio.
Date: July 19, 2016
Creator: Abrego, Diana; Arionus, Steve & Sinta, Vinicio
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library