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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

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
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Oral History Interview with Jerell E. Crow, August 24, 2002

Description: Interview with Jerell E. Crow. He entered the Coast Guard in 1940 and trained in Florida and New York City. He served aboard a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) when those ships were first introduced. He traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Neville Island Shipyard operated by the Dravo Corporation as part of a crew that brought an LST down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. From there, the crew practiced operations at Biloxi, Mississippi. Eventually, Crow travelled to San Diego aboard the LST through the Panama Canal. From there, he went to Guadalcanal and unloaded tanks. Eventually, his ship was hit at Saipan and he was wounded. He also served aboard an LST during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Afterwards, Crow's LST was present in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. He visited Hiroshima while on occupation duty after the atomic bomb was dropped. Eventually, his LST made its way back to San Francisco where he was discharged.
Date: August 24, 2002
Duration: 51 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Rabalais, Larry & Crow, Jerell E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

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

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 Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission
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[Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala at the 42nd national convention]

Description: Video footage provided by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters shown during the Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala. The footage shows an animated slideshow with photo slides of famous members of the sorority along with their names and city. A narrator speaks over the slideshow giving a brief description of the women's accomplishments. The women commonly serve their community in positions of education, politics, civil rights, and public service.
Date: October 6, 1994
Duration: 23 minutes 47 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Clinton/Flowers News]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 27, 1992, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 3 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of four different incidents rescue team who have recovered eight bodies, Mayor calling for gun control legislation, vote count for district attorney and concern about malfunctioning gyroscope.
Date: December 16, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fugitive Arrested]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of one of the FBI's ten most wanted fugitive was arrested in New Orleans.
Date: September 2, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Narcotics raid]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about arrest warrants following a drug raid.
Date: February 24, 1971, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: 6 pm sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the NBA/ ABA merger, Ned Harkness named new coach Red Wings, New Orleans Open Golf tournament, and Minnesota Twins remain unbeaten.
Date: April 16, 1970, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[WASP Group Picture Photo Samples]

Description: Document listing photo proofs of group portraits taken at a WASP reunion available to purchase as prints. Charlyne Creger has filled out the order section at the bottom of the first page to purchase photo number 14.
Date: unknown
Creator: Reunions, Inc.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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