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Oral History Interview with BJ Austin, October 28, 2017

Description: Interview with BJ Austin, a former KERA radio reporter in which she discusses her 40-year broadcast journalism career. She particularly comments on the treatment of women in the newsroom and her personal experiences.
Date: October 28, 2017
Creator: Austin, B. J.; Byers, Jade & Roe, Angela
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to A. J. Yates, January 22, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to A. J. Yates, on January 22, 1836, allowing him to receive proposals for a loan from the United States government.
Date: January 22, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.; Archer, Branch T. & Wharton, William H.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, July 21, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, on July 21, 1836, giving a brief overview of their attempts to raise money and volunteers in the United States while the revolution continues in Texas.
Date: July 21, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.; Archer, Branch T. & Wharton, William H.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy… more
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, December 6, 1996

Description: Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, the great-great granddaughter of James Kerr, from Canyon Lake, Texas. Mrs. Ray discusses her ancestor's life and his history in the Hill Country, as well as the Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at the Kerr County Courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Ray, Ruth Simons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to I. H. Kempner, August 2, 1948]

Description: Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to I. H. Kempner discussing enclosed copies of letters that are being mailed to the New York Cotton Exchange and New Orleans Cotton Exchange discussing the bonds made in the state of Texas and exchanges for the handling of certified cotton. Blackshear also discusses wanting to get away from the monthly statements for the banks while discussing upcoming arrangements with the banks.
Date: August 2, 1948
Creator: Blackshear, A. H., Jr.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to Robert Lee Kempner, Daniel W. Kempner. and I. H. Kempner, September 20, 1948]

Description: Letter from A. H. Blackshear, Jr. to I. H. Kempner, Daniel W. Kempner, and Robert Lee Kempner explaining the current value of Galveston, New York, New Orleans, and Liverpool Cotton Exchange companies and discussing the change in shares advised by the Liverpool Cotton Exchange.
Date: September 20, 1948
Creator: Blackshear, A. H., Jr.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Alex Bradford to the C.O. of Engineer Fire Suppression School - October 14, 1943]

Description: Letter from Alex Bradford to the Commanding Officer of the Engineering Fire Suppression School asking for the address or APO number for Glenn G. Griswold. Mr. Bradford mentions that he has met with several service members that have said wonderful things about the school.
Date: October 14, 1943
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Scrapbook of John Briggs personal life, business and travel, 1945-1961]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the life of John Logan Briggs Jr. between 1945 and 1961, including photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, business cards, tickets, and various other documents. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community.
Date: [1945..1961]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History - BJ Austin

Description: This article is a short biography of radio journalist BJ Austin, describing her career and experiences with gender inequality in broadcast journalism.
Date: December 7, 2017
Creator: Byers, Jade; Deen, Francis; Talbot, Amanda & Roe, Angela
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Hat

Description: Hat of burnt ocher/light brown felt. The hat is styled somewhat like a beret, with low, slightly domed oval crown. The crown is embellished with scattered beading, in a pattern of golden, clear, and purple beads in strings of four or five, and with scattered larger oval cabochon golden yellow "gems". The edge of the crown folds under at front, and folds back out at sides to form slight brim. Around the front half of the hat is attached a veil of black which is formed from two different desi… more
Date: 1955
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letters from Citizens to the Dallas Police Department]

Description: A collection of letters from citizens to the Dallas Police Department. Letters regard school projects, autograph requests, and a negative regard for the Police Department's handling of the Kennedy assassination. Some letters are accompanied by carbon copies of responses by Chief J. E. Curry.
Date: [1965..1966]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from Frank E. Dawson to D. W. Kempner, August 2, 1949]

Description: Letter from Frank E. Dawson to D. W. Kempner discussing travel routings and addresses the topic of traveling with small pet dog into Canada, including the need for veterinarian's certificate and information about hotels that accept pets. He also provides recommendations for garages in New York for car service where guests can also be accommodated.
Date: August 2, 1949
Creator: Dawson, Frank E.
Partner: Rosenberg Library
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