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Schloß Taxis mit Dischingen vom Flugzeug aus

Description: Postcard featuring an aerial view of Schloß Taxis and the surrounding area. Schloß Taxis is a castle with a large primary building that is surrounded by smaller secondary buildings. A forest is visible to the right, and a village in the background is located among vast expanses of fields.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. Weber & Co.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Academic Year 1967-1968, Unit 3: Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany

Description: This booklet is the third unit of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the armed forces of non-communist countries. This unit discusses the armed forces of West Germany and includes background information, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: January 1967
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Command Study 12, Chapter 3. The Warsaw Pact Forces

Description: This booklet is the third chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about the military strength of communist countries. This chapter discusses the military strength of communist countries in Eastern and Central Europe and includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: May 1964
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 8, Chapter 1. Berlin - A Divided City

Description: This booklet is the first chapter of a training course developed for Air Force Reserve personnel about major areas of conflict in the Cold War. This chapter discusses "the historical background on divided Berlin and [provides] an understanding of the impact -- both positive and negative -- that the area has had on the Western World's attempts to achieve a guaranteed peace through diplomacy" (p.1). It includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: August 1962
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 9, Chapter 3. The United States Air Forces in Europe

Description: This booklet is the third chapter of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about commands within the United States Air Force. This chapter discusses the Unites States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE), its history, mission, and "its relationship to the total European and world military situation." It includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: November 1962
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Current Study 9, Chapter 5. Military Air Transport Service

Description: This booklet is the fifth chapter of a training course developed for Air Reserve personnel about commands within the United States Air Force. This chapter discusses the mission, organizational structure, and functions of the Military Air Transport Service. It includes background information, analysis, review questions, and a list of readings for further study.
Date: February 1963
Creator: Air University (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Document concerning Slasi Albrecht's travel to Texas, October 9 and October 26, 1843]

Description: Document describing how Slasi Albrecht will have to pawn his goods for the 45 francs given him as an advance to help pay his expense for travel to Texas. Signed Slasi Albrecht in Neufreystaedt on October 9, 1843. Receipt of francs acknowledge below and signed by Albrecht in Antwerp on October 26, 1843.
Date: 1843-10-09/1843-10-26
Creator: Albrecht, Slasi
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brief History of the Balzen Family in Texas

Description: History of the Balzen family in Texas including narratives and family charts for the various branches of the family, and anecdotes about family members, with reproductions of the family brand, maps, and other supplementary materials. The text includes a number of handwritten corrections and additions.
Date: July 14, 1982
Creator: Balzen, Richard W. & Balzen, Martha C.
Partner: Castroville Public Library

[Road South of Danube]

Description: Copy photograph of a road south of the Danube River, where Bob Beach was promoted to major and wounded on the same day. There are trees and electric poles on both sides of the road.
Date: 1945
Creator: Beach, Bob
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Oral History Interview with Robert Edward Sieker, August 3, 2000

Description: Interview with Robert Edward Skieker, a pilot from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Sieker discusses his grandfather's immigration from Germany. In addition to his stories from his extensive flying career, he also talks about his service in the military during World War II, his various occupations throughout the years, and his work against the screwworm infestation.
Date: August 3, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Sieker, Robert Edward
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Anna Elisabeth Sullivan Strohacker, August 31, 2001

Description: Interview with Anna Elisabeth "Betty" Sullivan Strohacker, a former Rations Board worker during WWII, from Kerrville, Texas. Betty talks about her family's migration to the area, her work on the Rations board, life on a ranch, and her activity in the Kerr County Historical Commission and the Republican Party.
Date: August 31, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Strohacker, Anna Elisabeth Sullivan
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Jack and Frances Real Stevens, January 31, 2001

Description: Interview with Jack and Frances Real Stevens, a ranching and former Navy couple from Kerrville, Texas. The couple describes their individual childhoods, growing up in town and on a ranch, as well as their travels around the world. Mr. and Mrs. Stevens also discuss their involvement with the Kerrville community. The interview includes a history of the Kerrville German Dance Club, on pages 2-4.
Date: January 31, 2001
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Stevens, Jack & Stevens, Frances Real
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Program: Ludwig Börne Statue Dedication Ceremony, June 11, 1995]

Description: Program for a dedication ceremony held by the Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society, on June 11, 1995, at 2 p.m., at the Boerne Public Library. The ceremony is for the dedication of a bronze Ludwig Börne statue, sculpted by Jonas Perkins, to the town of Boerne, Texas. the program includes an order of events, a brief history and background of Ludwig Börne, and a short bio about the statue's sculptor.
Date: 1995-06~
Creator: Boerne Area Historical Preservation Society
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[One O'Clock Lab Band drummer, James Hall]

Description: Photograph of drummer, James Hall. Description on back of photograph states "1 O'Clock Lab Band drummer James Hall is dwarfed by his equipment during the filming of a television special in Baden Baden, Germany." Stamped with identifier "Public Information North Texas State University Denton, Texas 76203."
Date: 197X
Creator: Bray, Roy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scrapbook of John Briggs travels in Europe]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the travels of John Logan Briggs Jr. between 1969 and 1970, including color photographs, tickets, opera programs, menus, business cards, stamps, notes, membership cards, wine labels, receipts, postcards, coasters, clippings, coins, stickers, and other records of travel throughout Europe. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community.
Date: [1969..1970]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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