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[Oral History with Helena Hong and Elena Triginer]

Description: Oral History with Helena Hong and Elena Triginer regarding the adoption of Helena Hong from Heilongjiang Province, Hegang to Barcelona Spain. Helena speaks about her childhood in China and how she came to live in the orphanage and Elena describes her decision to adopt and particularly to adopt an older child. Helena also shares how she established contact with the family she lived with in China through social media and her decision to not maintain contact at the time of the interview. They both speak about the transition to living in Spain. The interview is conducted in English, Catalan, and Mandarin with Shanshan Zhang acting as Mandarin interpreter.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 41 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Hong, Helena & Triginer, Elena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Adoption Statement of Helena Hong and Elena Triginer]

Description: Personal statement of Helena Hong and Elena Triginer regarding the adoption of Helena Hong from Hegang in Heilongjiang Province, China, at the age of ten to Barcelona, Spain. Helena describes her childhood in China and the stories she was told about why she was left with the orphanage. There is a photo of Helena, Elena, and Elena's son, Alex Casas, on the second page of the statement.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Hong, Helena & Triginer, Elena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

Legendary Ladies of Texas

Description: Collection of historical anecdotes providing "a study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them" (back cover). The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1994
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Texas

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest.

Description: Book describing the causes of the Spanish American War, the incident with the Battleship Maine, African Americans in the Navy, African Americans on San Juan Hill, Roosevelt, McKinley, Buffalo Soldiers, African American officers and regiments. General themes include civil rights and prejudice.
Date: 1899
Creator: Johnson, Edward A. (Edward Austin), 1860-1944
Partner: Other

Transatlantic Steamship Routes: Supplement to the Pilot Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean, January, 1893.

Description: Map shows southern and northern routes across the Atlantic Ocean between Europe and North America with coordinates of points along routes. Includes text, tables, compass, "Proposed New York-Gibraltar steamship routes," "Table of distances in nautical miles, from New York and Boston to Fastnet and Bishops Rock," "Latitudes of Great Circle Intersections on the Porposed Routes," and "Proposed Steamship Routes between New York and the Straits of Gibraltar." Also includes detailed navigational instructions for sailing from New York and Boston to Ireland and the Straits of Gibraltar. Scale not given.
Date: 1893
Creator: United States. Hydrographic Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Europe as queen]

Description: Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1550..1570]
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Africae tabula geographica.

Description: Map shows northern coast of Africa, Iberian and Italian peninsulas, and larger islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Includes notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1742
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plano de las rias de Ferrol, Coruña y Betanzos [Espana]

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century navigational data for the confluency of the Ferrol, Coruña and Betanzos Rivers in Spain. Shore structures are noted. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1787
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan de combat naval d'Algesiras.

Description: Map shows progression of the naval battle in 1802 at Algeciras in the Bay of Gibraltar off the coast of Spain; positions of French, Englilsh, and Spanish forces; towns, roads, fortifications, structures and ships. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1825..1845]
Creator: Tardieu, Ambroise, 1788-1841
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Folklore of Texan Cultures

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of various ethnic and religious groups residing in Texas, including songs, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 363.
Date: 1974
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Transcript of letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress, July 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress discussing the infringement of their rights by the Mexican military and government and requesting that Stephen F. Austin be released since neither his nor their actions constitute treason.
Date: July 28, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Oral History Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra, April 29, 2004

Description: Interview with Valentin R. Ybarra regarding his experiences during World War II. He discusses his wartime experiences in Peleliu and Okinawa as well as occupation duty in Japan and China. He also had an assignment in Spain. He remembers the Cuban Missile Crisis, the revolt in the Dominican Republic, and his service in Vietnam.
Date: April 29, 2004
Duration: 47 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Ybarra, Valentin R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna]

Description: Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna. Don Miguel is standing against a tree and listening to one of the soldiers. Osuna is a town and municipality in the province of Seville, southern Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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