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Oral History Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, January 21, 2008

Description: Interview with Glenn E. McDuffie, an Armed Guard in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses lying about his age in order to join the navy at 15 and his experience in boot camp. He served as an Armed Guard on merchant ships that transported supplies across the Atlantic and remembers being in London while German bombers flew overhead. He transported German prisoners out of Marseilles and Naples shortly after the liberation of those cities. He remembers going to Times Square upon hearing that the Japanese had surrendered. He claims to have been the sailor in the iconic photo of the sailor kissing the nurse in Times Square on V-J Day. He describes how he proved he was the sailor in the photo, what he did after the war, and how he learned that his brother survived the Bataan Death March.
Date: January 21, 2008
Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & McDuffie, Glenn E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin], October 10, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin] discussing land grant issues in Texas, and outlining a portion of the Austin family genealogy. Archibald also mentions the military uniform that he and Mrs. Mexia have created for Stephen to wear in the Mexican national militia, as well as a family coat of arms that Stephen wishes to have engraved.
Date: October 10, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Investigatory Reports on George de Mohrenschildt #1]

Description: Photocopies of a report which resulted from a confidential investigation into the background of George de Mohrenschildt. The report states that George de Mohrenschildt and his wife lived a "beatnik" lifestyle and were highly educated. An account of his credit report, arrest record, and marriage record is included. De Mohrenschildt was an acquaintance of Lee Harvey Oswald and his wife, Marina.
Date: September 3, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Investigatory Reports on George de Mohrenschildt #2]

Description: Photocopies of a report which resulted from a confidential investigation into the background of George de Mohrenschildt. The report states that George de Mohrenschildt and his wife lived a "beatnik" lifestyle and were highly educated. An account of his credit report, arrest record, and marriage record is included.
Date: September 3, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[News Script: 10PM sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story going over the daily sports highlights.
Date: June 17, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Government]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering different news stories regarding the United States and the British government.
Date: October 3, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Loren-Tamiroff-Thomas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a mental patient breaking into actress Sophia Loren's Rome villa with an axe stating that he has the right to take away her 3-year-old son, actor Akim Tamiroff passed away and a burglar breaking into the apartment of Danny Thomas.
Date: September 18, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: World news]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about murder by mail campaigns, bomb explosions, and China's foreign minister having dinner with William Rogers.
Date: October 6, 1972, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: 10PM sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story going over the daily sports highlights.
Date: September 3, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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