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Oral History Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, March 29, 2003

Description: Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Olivares dropped out of high school and decided to join the U. S. Navy after hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor. He took his 16-week basic training course at Great Lakes in Illinois where he learned how to fire various guns and recognize aircraft. After basic training, he was assigned to Algiers, Louisiana where he learned how to weld. Aboard the USS Bordelon (DD-881), he served as a Ship Fitter in the damage control department. After WWII, he remained in the reserves and was called up for duty in Korea. He served aboard the USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE-86). After Korea, he worked as a civilian for the Army Corps of Engineers as an oiler on a dredge. He then served in the Merchant Marines, hauling refined petroleum products from South America to North America. He also discusses going to French Indochina (Vietnam) and traveling up the Saigon River in a merchant vessel.
Date: March 29, 2003
Duration: 49 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Olivares, Hazael R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Description: Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.
Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.
Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Soldiers Posing and Eating Apples]

Description: Photograph of five soldiers posing together in a field. They are wearing U.S. Army uniforms, field jackets, and helmets. Bernikow and Dan Melli are eating apples while standing behind the kneeling trio of Irving Denemark and two other soldiers. Several other soldiers are visible near small trees and a truck in the background.
Date: September 29, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Treating a Patient on a Litter]

Description: Photograph of Dan Melli, Nathan Levine, and Irving Denemark standing over another soldier who is lying on a litter. Melli sponges the man's face while Denemark is holding and bandaging his left leg. The men are all wearing U.S. Army uniforms and helmets.
Date: September 29, 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Draft Device for Wheeled Gang Plows

Description: Patent for a draft device for wheeled gang plows. This invention is and improvement to equalize draft devices for motor drawn gang plows to avoid pulling the plow out of the straight line of draft. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1912
Creator: Weiler, Nicholas & Shrader, B. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: 4-H]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about thirty young Texan 4-H Club members boarding a train in Fort Worth bound for the club's annual national convention in Chicago.
Date: November 29, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Riots]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: April 29, 1969, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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