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[Adoption Statement of Tinka]

Description: Personal statement of Tinka regarding the adoption of her son from Hunan Province. Tinka discusses her work as a volunteer in orphanages in Hunan Province from 1995-2005 and how she adopted her son and moved back to Switzerland. There is a photo of her with her son at the end of her statement.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Tinka
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History With Tinka]

Description: Oral history with Tinka regarding the adoption of her son from Hunan Province. She speaks about her work as a volunteer orphanage worker in China, particularly her work with children with impairments or disabilities, and her NGO's efforts to build support systems for children with disabilities. She speaks about how she adopted her son, who has cerebral palsy and a mental disability, and the transition for him from China to Switzerland.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Tinka & Heath, Jena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

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: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

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: 2017
Creator: Johnson, Edward A. (Edward Austin), 1860-1944
Partner: Other

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: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with D. K. L. Rittimann and J. L. Mays, January 26, 2016

Description: Interview with Doris Kathlyeen Lowrance Rittimann and Janice Lowrance Mays, descendants of one of the original families to settle in Kerrville, from Kerrville, Texas. They speak about their memories of growing up in Kerrville.
Date: January 26, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Rittimann, Doris Kathlyeen Lowrance & Mays, Janice Lowrance
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with D. K. L. Rittimann and J. L. Mays, January 26, 2016

Description: Interview with Doris Kathlyeen Lowrance Rittimann and Janice Lowrance Mays, descendants of one of the original families to settle in Kerrville, from Kerrville, Texas. They speak about their memories of growing up in Kerrville.
Date: January 26, 2016
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes; Rittimann, Doris Kathlyeen Lowrance & Mays, Janice Lowrance
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[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

[Adoption Statement of Gao]

Description: Personal statement of Gao (last name not given) regarding her adoption of from Xi'an, China to the Netherlands. She discusses her struggles with identity as an adoptee and her trip to China in 2014. There is a photo of her, looking away from the camera, on the second page.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Gao
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Gao]

Description: Oral History with Gao (last name not given) regarding her adoption of from Xi'an, China to the Netherlands. She discusses her childhood growing up in the Netherlands and the racism and bullying she experienced. She also shares her desire to learn about her own history, speaks about a trip to China where she visited the village where she was abandoned, and hopes that DNA testing might help her find her birth parents.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Gao
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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~
Creator: Hong, Helena & Triginer, Elena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

Oral History - Janice Tomlin

Description: This article is a short biography of Janice Tomlin, a network television documentary producer, based on an oral history discussing her education and career.
Date: December 1, 2014
Creator: Ogle, Amanda; Levine, Lauren; Sigman, Ashlea & Vela, Brianna
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

[Transcript: A Paris Journal]

Description: Edited transcript of a diary kept by Bill Nelson, Jr. from January 31 to August 2, 1971 while he was living in Paris, France for eight months in his early twenties. The original handwritten diary has been transcribed and images of subjects mentioned are embedded in the text. In the diary Nelson details his sightseeing trips in France, as well as his romantic and sexual encounters with men.
Date: 2014~/2017~
Creator: Anglin, Mike
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Janice Tomlin, November 24, 2013

Description: Interview with Janice Tomlin, a network television documentary producer. The interview includes discussion of her youth, education, and career as a television producer in New York City, including an expose on Romanian orphanages for 20/20.
Date: November 24, 2013
Creator: Sigman, Ashlea & Tomlin, Janice
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 23, Number 2, Fall 2011

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Connections."
Date: 2011
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Heritage, 2010, Volume 3

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: 2010
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
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