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Transcript of Oral History Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, March 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, a 94 year old former teacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Schmerbeck discusses being brought up by her grandparents in Dallas, her education, her teaching career, and meeting her husband, Garrett Schmerbeck.
Date: March 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer & Schmerbeck, Marium Frances Hood
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[News Script: Indochina]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of American Air Attacks which have ended after almost 9 years.
Date: August 15, 1973, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[The Tincher Family Collection, No. 5 - Music Festivals and Travel]

Description: This home movie documents John Tincher and friends traveling, attending music festivals, making short-films, and spending time in Dallas. The film begins with Tincher and friends traveling to Indiana and Missouri, with footage of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Gateway Arch, and an American Airlines airplane. The film continues with the friends at a home near Tyler Street in Dallas, Texas with fast motion photography and footage of KRLD buses (2 min., 36 sec). the film continues with the Vietnam Moratorium Day at Winfrey Point on White Rock Lake on October 15, 1969 (4 min., 34 sec.). Footage includes protest signs and performances by unidentified rock bands (05 min., 50 sec.) and the Velvet Underground (8 min., 7 sec.). Musician Sue Morris appears as a singer at 6 min., 28 seconds.The film continues with footage of a B. F. Goodrich Store truck on fire in Oak Cliff (10 min., 34 sec.) and a jazz performance at El Centro College (13 min., 27 sec.). Tincher and friend then create an experimental short film (14 min., 29 sec.). While driving in an unidentified location, Tincher and friends shoot footage of the road and businesses including the White Owl Cafe, the Red Door, and Papa Dad's (18 min., 6 sec.). They then create a short claymation film (18 min., 38 sec - 23 min.) Tincher and friends spend time at the beach in Galveston (23 min.) and then travel to Lubbock, Texas for the Southwest Peace Festival in March 1970 (27 min., 37 sec. - 29 min., 32 sec.). The film concludes with the group shooting footage while driving through downtown Dallas (29 min., 37 sec. - 31 min., 55 sec.) and going to the Dallas Zoo.
Date: 1969-10-15/1970
Duration: 32 minutes 20 seconds
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Postcard to Harry Redeffer, January 15, 1937]

Description: Postcard to Harry Redeffer. The sender writes that she's able to stay another 3 weeks and discusses the state of the weather. The front of the postcard features a perspective view photograph of Main Street, Boerne, Texas. On either side of the street are trees and shopfronts. Electrical poles line the left side as well. The name of the street is printed at the bottom of the postcard.
Date: January 15, 1937
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Joplin, Missouri]

Description: Postcard of the Joplin Fire Department in four automobile fire engines outside of their station's garage. The vehicles are equipped (separately) with ladders, hoses, and water tanks. A note at the side of the postcard says, "Built and installed by the Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Company. Vincennes, Indiana. U. S. A"
Date: January 15, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Device for Feeding Envelops to Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for "a device for feeding envelops to type-writing machines, the object being to construct a device of the character described which is adapted to be mounted on the carriage of the machine and feed envelops to be addressed continuously and automatically to the platen on said machine." (Lines 26-32) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Wash, Benjamin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, September 15, 1870]

Description: Transcript of a letter from W. A. Hays to Charles Moore, discussing a local drought. Hays is setting up a homestead outside of Howell County, Missouri. Milling has suffered due to low water levels from the drought. He finishes by speaking of wars in Europe and of the city of St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: September 15, 1870
Creator: Hays, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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