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[Wesley Phelps interview with Marc Stein, November 16, 2022]

Description: Audio interview from the Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection recorded on November 16th, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Phelps interviews Marc Stein over the Supreme Court case Boutilier v. Immigration and Naturalization Service. A case through which Canadian immigrant Clive Michael Boutilier fought back against the INS after being deported for his sexuality. Boutilier, due to his sexuality, was considered to be afflicted with a psychopathic personality disorder, and was therefor denied… more
Date: November 16, 2022
Duration: 59 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Phelps, Wes
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Walter Gallagher, July 21, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Walter Gallagher. Gallagher joined the Navy after quitting high school and trained in aviation ordnance. In May, 1944 he was assigned to USS Franklin (CV-13) where he would arm dive bombers. Gallagher describes an injury he sustained while loading bombs as well as various enemy attacks on the Franklin, including a kamikaze. He was aboard when the Japanese bombed the Franklin in March, 1945. Gallagher recalls the attack and was or… more
Date: August 30, 2022
Creator: Gallagher, Walter
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Walter Gallagher, July 21, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Walter Gallagher. Gallagher joined the Navy after quitting high school and trained in aviation ordnance. In May, 1944 he was assigned to USS Franklin (CV-13) where he would arm dive bombers. Gallagher describes an injury he sustained while loading bombs as well as various enemy attacks on the Franklin, including a kamikaze. He was aboard when the Japanese bombed the Franklin in March, 1945. Gallagher recalls the attack and was or… more
Date: July 21, 2022
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Gallagher, Walter
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Muriel Usselman, June 13, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Muriel Usselman. Usselman was a child living in Hawaii when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Her father worked as an electrician and the family lived on base. She recalls what she witnessed during the attack on 7 December as well as her experiences in the following days. She returned with her family to the Mainland in 1944.
Date: June 13, 2022
Creator: Usselman, Muriel
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Rose Dern, March 31, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Rose Dern. Dern enlisted in the WAVES and went to Madison Wisconsin to train in communications. After training, Dern was stationed close to home at Floyd Bennett Field in New York City. She then went to a communications station on Maui. Dern was discharged when the war ended.
Date: March 31, 2022
Creator: Dern, Rose
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Carnes, March 28, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with James Carnes. Carnes joined the Navy in 1944 before he finished high school. In the Navy, he became a signalman and was assigned to USS Norton Sound (AVM-1). Carnes was aboard when the ship went to Okinawa, where he describes being attacked by kamikaze aircraft. When the war ended, Carnes went to Japan briefly before returning to the US and receiving his discharge.
Date: March 28, 2022
Creator: Carnes, James
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Floyd Cox, February 7, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Floyd Cox concerning his recollections about the Great Depression and his life as a child during World War II. He recalls the family raising a victory garden and his participation in scrap iron drives. He also tells of the patriotism that existed in the United States and of being subjected to various forms of propaganda.
Date: February 7, 2022
Creator: Cox, Floyd
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Dean Caswell, December 8, 2021

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Dean Caswell. Caswell volunteered for the Marine Corps two weeks prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He eventually went to flight training before being assigned aboard USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) from which he flew Corsairs. Caswell made over 100 combat flights from Bunker Hill, eventually becoming an ace with Marine Fighter Squadron 221 (VMF-221). He shares on anecdote about getting seven enemy planes in one mission. He also shares… more
Date: December 8, 2021
Creator: Caswell, Dean
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music cancellation notice letter]

Description: Photograph of a typed letter from Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music's Executive Director and Board President notifying the recipient about the cancellation of the summer event due to the "current imperative for “social distancing”" and issues regarding performers traveling.
Date: March 31, 2020
Creator: Bernaert, Angelica
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bikini dress

Description: Sweater dress of acrylic knit in figural design of a woman in a purple bikini. Mini length; short sleeves. Pullover style; rounded neckline. Designer label: Fashion Brand Company by Penelope Gazin
Date: 2020
Creator: Fashion Brand Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, part 2]

Description: Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, parents of Duane Puryear, an AIDS activist who died from complications of AIDS. Topics covered include: making a NAMES Project Memorial AIDS Quilt square for Duane (a re-creation of the square he made for himself, which was lost on an airplane flight), the grief support group the Puryears attended, Marilyn Hollingsworth and her husband, the composition and style of Duane's art, Duane's career goal to be an art educator, Duane's legacy, and a … more
Date: August 17, 2019
Duration: 24 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, part 1]

Description: Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, parents of Duane Puryear, who died from complications of AIDS. Topics covered include: the couple's childhoods, how they met, and their careers and family life. The majority of the interview concerns Duane Puryear's life and legacy.
Date: July 30, 2019
Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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