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Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Texian Stomping Grounds

Description: Collection containing sketches of post-war life in East Texas, including descriptions of early recreations and games, stories about Southern food and cooking, religious anecdotes, Negro folk tales, a first-hand account of a Negro folk play about the life of Christ, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 159.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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Oral History Interview with Bernest Mitchell, July 27, 2016

Description: Mr. Mitchell was born and raised in Stamps, Arkansas. Mitchell traveled to the Cleveland area after the saw mill in Arkansas was shut down. Mr. Mitchell received his barber's license and started his own barbershop in the 1960s. Mr. Mitchell worked in other industries while sustaining his barber shop. Mr. Mitchell and other members of the Cleveland Black community organized in efforts to integrate Cleveland. They attended several government meetings and negotiated with officials. Mr. Mitchell once showed up at a meeting of the local white citizen council and received death threats after revealing his opinion about the council's proposal of halting integration by providing more funding for the Cleveland Black school. Following the meeting, Mitchell received a death threat by a local pastor. Mitchell ultimately served for decades on the Cleveland school board after being elected in the 1960s.
Date: July 27, 2016
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Howard, Jasmin & Mitchell, Bernest
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library
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Oral History Interview with L. Clifford Davis, June 11, 2015

Description: Interview with L. Clifford Davis, an attorney and community leader from Fort Worth, Texas. In this interview, Davis discusses his early life, education, law practice and civil rights activism in Texas and Arkansas.
Date: June 11, 2015
Duration: 2 hours 3 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Davis, L. Clifford; Enriquez, Sandra; Moye, Todd & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History - Janice Tomlin

Description: This article is a short biography of Janice Tomlin, a network television documentary producer, based on an oral history discussing her education and career.
Date: December 1, 2014
Creator: Ogle, Amanda; Levine, Lauren; Sigman, Ashlea & Vela, Brianna
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Janice Tomlin, November 24, 2013

Description: Interview with Janice Tomlin, a network television documentary producer. The interview includes discussion of her youth, education, and career as a television producer in New York City, including an expose on Romanian orphanages for 20/20.
Date: November 24, 2013
Creator: Sigman, Ashlea & Tomlin, Janice
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Barkman Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.56 -94.19
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bloomburg Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.19 -94.06
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Daniels Chapel Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.56 -94.44
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Domino Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.31 -94.06
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Redbank Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.56 -94.31
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texarkana Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location: 33.44 -94.06
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, August 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, a former middle school secretary from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Lidiak talks about growing up in Kerrville, her family, and her work at various businesses and the Veterans Administration hospital. She also discusses her husband's education, his service in World War II, and the auto companies he worked at. The interview transcript includes photos of Mrs. Lidiak and her family, on pages 23-28.
Date: August 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Sutton, Jeanne Schumacher & Lidiak, Jean Mathis
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission
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