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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 Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Gene Buehring, April 29, 2001

Description: Interview with Gene Buehring, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Vietnam and was wounded in action. Buehring describes what every day life was like in the service and his experiences upon returning home. He also talks about meeting Bob Hope and the two times he was injured on duty.
Date: April 15, 2003
Creator: Reitmeier, Sara & Buehring, Gene
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John David Burgess, April 28, 2002

Description: Interview with John David Burgess, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief with the 196th Infantry Brigade from Baytown, Texas. Burgess describes his experiences during the war and what a typical day was like while in Vietnam. He also speaks about an incident where the plane he was flying was shot down by enemy fire.
Date: March 16, 2003
Creator: Eakin, Elizabeth & Burgess, John David
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Mary Margaret Hall Doyen, February 27, 2000

Description: Interview with Mary Margaret Hall Doyen, who was born in the Philippines and moved to Kerrville, Texas when she was 9. Mrs. Doyen details the reasons her family moved to the Philippines, and then to Kerrville. Within the interview, she also talks about her family history (including her Cherokee Indian heritage), the flood of 1932, her grandparent's jewelry store, Self's Jewelry, her schooling in Kerrville, meeting her husband, Glen Doyen, during World War II, and her various occupations throughout her life. Mrs. Doyen says she possesses many photos of Kerrville because of her and her mother's work as photography developers.
Date: February 27, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Doyen, Mary Margaret Hall & Doyen, Glen
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Alert: HIV Immigration Act]

Description: An alert from the Center for Disease Prevention Services, addressing the CDC's opposition to HIV being on the list of communicable disease for The Immigrations Act (P.L. 101-649).
Date: February 22, 1991
Creator: Center for Disease Prevention Services
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Seconding Speech For Senator Lloyd Bentsen

Description: Text for a speech by Barbara C. Jordan at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, seconding the nomination of Lloyd Bentsen.
Date: July 21, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Women and the Constitution: The Challenge

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the omission of women from the Constitution, how that has changed over the years, and contemporary issues facing the rights of women.
Date: February 11, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara C. Jordan and Azie Morton Speeches]

Description: Text of a speech given by Azie Morton introducing Barbara C. Jordan, followed by her speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in Atlanta, Georgia.
Date: March 3, 1978
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Account of Wallace Family History]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this document, Moore discusses the Wallace family education and military history. Moore states that most of the family went to school with slaves or with freed African Americans.Moving from the family's educational history, he notes the wars that the Wallace men fought in, details the campaign to North Georgia to fight the Indians, and recalls an incident which occurred travelling to Georgia on the Mississippi River. Israel Moore, John Wallace, and Raby Herrell fought in this campaign. The document is undated. It is damaged on the edges of the letter and some of the words are missing due to the damage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B. Moore
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Frances Rohrer Sargent

Description: Information about WASP Frances Rohrer Sargent. Topics include her growing up, her stations while a WASP, and her life after the WASP disbanded. There is also a picture of Sargent about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Helen Wyatt Snapp in Her Own Words

Description: A document about Helen Snapp in her own words. She describes growing up, and her inspiration to become a pilot. She also mentions her stations while enlisted and her life after the WASP disbanded. There is also a picture of Snapp about halfway down the page on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Helen Wyatt Snapp W.A.S.P. 43-W-4 B-17F Memphis Belle

Description: An autobiography of Helen Snapp. There a photo of the B-17F Memphis Belle above the text with tail number 124485, and a portrait of Helen Snapp on the right side.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Recognition Certificate for Helen Snapp]

Description: Recognition certificate from Air Force Reserve Command to Helen Wyatt Snapp for providing outstanding support to the Air Force Reserve Command's Human Resources Development Council.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gross, Stephen P.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[A Sheet of Paper With Handwritten Notes About a Plane]

Description: A sheet of paper with handwritten notes about the UC 78 AT11 Beechcraft chase plane or mother ship. At Fort Stewart, they are used as targets, mostly for exhibition purposes for top brass.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Three Photographs of Women Flying Airplanes]

Description: Three photographs of women flying airplanes with captions. The top photo's caption reads, "Kathie 'M' is 'T202' of the Tow Target Squadron at Camp Stewart, GA, June 1944. The pilot is Woman Army Service Pilot (WASP) Helen W. Snapp. (USAF)". The left photo's caption reads, "WASPs gather around the cockpit of 41-18836, an A-25A-10-CS, Camp Davis, NC. WASPs, mainly known for their invaluable service as ferry pilots on the transatlantic run, also served as target-tug pilots at numerous training bases. This was the duty to which most Shrikes were assigned. (USAF)" The bottom photo's caption is, "Shrikes used as tugs or trainers were reclassified as a non-combat type and redesignated RA-25As (R for Restricted) (Bill Larkins via Jim Sullivan).".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from R. P. Westbruch to Blanche Perry]

Description: Envelope and handwritten letter from R. P. Westbruch requesting a baptistry painting from Perry for the Pennville Church of Christ in Trion, Georgia. Includes a sketch with measurements of the church auditorium interior and baptistry area.
Date: September 23, 1953
Creator: Westbruch, R. P.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Pricing Quotes for Baling Press]

Description: Price quote list from Sugarland Industries on a baling press for baling loose cotton from multiple companies.
Date: 1953-03~
Creator: Sugarland Industries
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Packet Items to Paul A. Hill]

Description: A collection of various military orders and documents pertaining to Paul A. Hill's Air Force and Air Reserve service.
Date: 1945-10-09/1958-08-12
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Special Orders Extract Number 80 WASP Reassignment]

Description: Special orders extract reassigning several WASP to new stations and agreeing to pay them by the mile flown or to reimburse them for expenses incurred while traveling.
Date: September 16, 1944
Creator: Pinkston, Sid C.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum