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Oral History Interview with Robert W. Pratt, August 17, 2016

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Robert W. Pratt. He discusses his family and his childhood growing up during the great depression. He describes his time in midshipmen's school and his experiences fighting in the Pacific Theatre of World War Two.
Date: August 17, 2016
Creator: Pratt, Robert W. & Misenhimer, Richard
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Lee White, August 18, 2015

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Lee White. He discusses his childhood and education and what led him to join the US Air Force. He describes his experiences during training and fighting in the Pacific Theatre during World War Two.
Date: August 18, 2015
Creator: White, Lee & Fargo, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Floyd Thorne, August 14, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Floyd Thorn. He discusses his childhood and family and what led him to start flying planes for the US Navy. He describes his experiences in the Pacific Theatre of World War Two, including witnessing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and fighting in the battle of Midway.
Date: August 14, 2000
Creator: Thorne, Floyd & Alexander, William J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Edward Nielsen, August 23, 2001

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Edward Nielsen from Medaryville, Indiana. He discusses undergoing Amry training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, before being assigned as B Company of the 69th Army Regiment at Fort Knox as a private. Afterwards he got lucky and was assigned to drive a truck from Louisiana to North Carolina, Mr. Nielsen describes this as the best job he ever had in the Army. After Pearl Harbor he is transferred to the 1st Armored Division and Regimen… more
Date: August 23, 2001
Creator: Nielsen, Edward
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with William R. Sanchez, June 24, 2011

Description: Transcript of an oral interview with William R. Sanchez. Born in Texas in 1918, Sanchez joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1938. He was drafted into the Army in 1940 and elected to serve in the Philippines. He was assigned to the 59th Regiment, Coast Artillery, Battery D and later Battery H at Fort Mills (Corregidor). He was then assigned to Army Intelligence in the Harbor Defense Headquarters. He recounts how the Army Intelligence at Corregidor provided advance notification of the… more
Date: August 2012
Creator: Sanchez, William R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Alan Pilot, August 10, 2010

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Alan Pilot. Pilot joined the Army in January 1943 and received basic training at Camp Howze. He received further training in Louisiana for the European Theater and then in California for the Pacific Theater. In January he left for Camp Old Gold at La Havre, where he served as a combat medic, supporting Companies E, G, and H of the 343rd Infantry, 86th Division. His unit relieved the 8th Division and fought in Cologne, where … more
Date: August 10, 2010
Creator: Pilot, Alan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Afton Keeton, August 30, 2007

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Afton Keeton. Keeton joined the Navy in July of 1942. He completed Hospital Corps School and became a Pharmacist Mate. He first served aboard the USS Sea Dragon (SS-194). They patrolled the Aleutian Islands. He was then stationed at the Submarine Base in Pearl Harbor, working in a sick bay. He then served aboard the USS Apollo (AS-25) with a relief crew. He provides some detail of working aboard a submarine, serving as the Doc, l… more
Date: August 30, 2007
Creator: Keeton, Afton
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Adrian Miller, August 3, 2001

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Adrian Miller. Miller was born in Winamac, Indiana 16 November 1924 and graduated from high school in 1942. He entered the Army in March, 1944 and took his basic training at Ft. Blanding, Florida. He volunteered for the paratroopers at Fort Benning, Georgia and describes the six weeks of rigorous training, which included jumps. In November, he joined the 101st Army Airborne and was assigned to the 505th Parachute Infantry, C… more
Date: August 3, 2001
Creator: Miller, Adrian
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Orland J. ""Bud"" Harris, August 22, 2000

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Orland Harris. Harris went to Santa Anna, California for Aviation Cadet training in the Army Air Corps in 1942. He went to primary flying school in Visalia, California and then went to LaeMoore, California for more training. From there he went to replacement training units, flying the P-38, P-322 and P-39. Harris had take civilian pilot training for one year at college before he went into the service. He received his wings a… more
Date: August 22, 2000
Creator: Harris, Orland J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Walter Gallagher, July 21, 2022

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Walter Gallagher. Gallagher joined the Navy after quitting high school and trained in aviation ordnance. In May, 1944 he was assigned to USS Franklin (CV-13) where he would arm dive bombers. Gallagher describes an injury he sustained while loading bombs as well as various enemy attacks on the Franklin, including a kamikaze. He was aboard when the Japanese bombed the Franklin in March, 1945. Gallagher recalls the attack and was or… more
Date: August 30, 2022
Creator: Gallagher, Walter
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Bachelor of Arts Certificate: F. M. Allen]

Description: Degree certificate with the text: "The University of Texas has conferred on Frances Marion Allen the degree Bachelor of Arts and all the rights and privileges thereunto appertaining In witness thereof, this diploma duly signed has been issued and the seal of the University affixed. Issued by the Board of Regents upon recommendation of the faculty at Austin on this the twenty-sixth day of August, A.D., 1929."
Date: August 26, 1929
Creator: University of Texas
Partner: Tarrant County Archives

[A Celebration of the Life of Keith I. Lasley]

Description: Program for a celebration of the life of Keith Irven Lasley. A photograph of Mr. Lasley wearing a patterned sweater appears on the front of the program.
Date: August 1, 2003
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release Announcing the "Art + Soul = Jazz" Exhibit - 1991]

Description: Press release from Barnes-Blackman Galleries announcing the "Art + Soul = Jazz" art exhibit featuring the "artistic expression" of five artists. The exhibit ran from August 16 through September 22, 1991.
Date: August 1991
Creator: Barnes-Blackman Galleries
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

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

Description: Supplemental materials to accompany an interview with pilot Robert Edward Sieker, including photographs of airplanes, family, Louis Schreiner Airport, illustrations, and writings of Robert E. Sieker.
Date: August 3, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Sieker, Robert Edward
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Louis Heimann, Jr., August 3, 2000, Supplement

Description: Supplemental materials to accompany an interview with Kerrville Bus Company driver Louis Heimann, Jr., including family photographs, photographs of early Kerrville stores, Kerrville Bus Company, and Louis himself, and a series of poems written by his wife, Verda Heimann.
Date: August 3, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Heimann, Louis, Jr.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

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

Description: Supplemental materials to accompany an interview with former WWII Rations Board worker Anna Elisabeth "Betty" Sullivan Strohacker, including family photographs, excerpts of her contributions to books and newspapers, and a document she wrote about the history of the Sullivan family.
Date: August 31, 2001
Creator: Strohacker, Anna Elisabeth Sullivan; Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Transcript of Notice of John Billups Bankruptcy]

Description: Transcribed text for a letter from A. P. Blocker to debtors of John Billups discussing Mr. Billups bankruptcy and what debtors may do now.
Date: August 12, 1868
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Transcript of Notice of E. A. Daniels Bankruptcy]

Description: Transcript of letter from A. P. Blocker to debtors of E. A. Daniels discussing Mr. Daniels bankruptcy and what debtors may do now.
Date: August 12, 1868
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Oral History Interview with O. H. "Ike" Harris, August 11, 1975

Description: Interview with O. H. "Ike" Harris, an attorney and a Republican member of the Texas Senate from Dallas, concerning his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. Harris discusses public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revision, and personal legislation.
Date: August 11, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, Ike, 1932-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from Marilyn Crawford to Mike Anglin, August 22, 1978]

Description: Letter from Marilyn Crawford to Mike Anglin on August 22, 1978. The letter is in regards to an individual named Mr. Rowan giving Anglin permission to reprint his article, "Anita Bryants Bible Bigotry."
Date: August 22, 1978
Creator: Crawford, Marilyn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Email from John Thomas to multiple individuals]

Description: Email thread from John Thomas to multiple individuals with progress updates on his health and how he is doing.
Date: August 5, 1996
Creator: Thomas, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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