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Oral History Interview with Thomas Weir Labatt, III, April 27, 2022

Description: Interview with Thomas Weir Labatt, III, community leader from San Antonio. Weir Labatt discusses the history of his family, which had roots in Kerrville, his grandfather's company, his career in water conservation, and the various leadership positions he held in Kerrville and San Antonio.
Date: April 27, 2022
Creator: Jones, Mary Elaine & Labatt, Thomas Weir, III
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Spring Metroplex Archivists Meeting

Description: Flyer inviting the Dallas & Fort Worth Metroplex Archivists to meet at the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design Texas Fashion Collection and to view the TFC exhibition "Delight" in the CVAD Gallery on April 27, 2022.
Date: April 27, 2022
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Dr. Bill Blackburn, April 20, 2022

Description: Transcript of an interview with Dr. Bill Blackburn, Kerrville pastor, author, and mayor. Blackburn discusses his family, education, call to ministry, service as a Family Life Consultant to the Christian Life Commission of the Baptist General Convention, leadership in many community-based service organizations, and terms as Mayor of Kerrville.
Date: April 20, 2022
Creator: Jones, Mary Elaine & Blackburn, Bill
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Richard Byler, April 30, 2021

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Richard E. Byler. Byler joined the Navy on March 12, 1943. He completed radio operator training at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and became proficient in Morse Code. In 1943, he deployed to Hawaii. In February of 1944, he was transferred to Kwajalein and worked at Navy Base 824. He was on board a transport ship during the Battle of Kwajalein. Once the fighting ceased, he worked as a Radioman Second-Class on the island, translat… more
Date: April 30, 2021
Creator: Byler, Richard
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Roy Barrera, April 27, 2020

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Roy Barrera. Barerra grew up in Texas during the Depression and enlisted in the Army at 17 in 1944. He was assigned to the 6th Infantry Division and shipped out with the unit to Luzon in 1945. After the war, Barerra served in occupied Korea playing in the division band. He injured one of his finger badly and had to switch to playing trumpet. He used the GI Bill to finish law school upon being discharged in December 1946.
Date: April 27, 2020
Creator: Barrera, Roy
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[TXSSAR McKinney Chapter #63 meeting minutes: April 27, 2020]

Description: Minutes for the April 27, 2020 TXSSAR virtual meeting, held by the McKinney chapter. Photographs have been included in the document.
Date: April 27, 2020
Creator: Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution, McKinney Chapter 63
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Michael Keaveny, April 1, 2020

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Michael Keaveny. Keaveny joined the Navy in May 1944. After training in Virginia, Keaveny joined the crew of USS Raymon W. Herndon (APD-121) in November as a signalman. They arrived in Manila the following March where they embarked some Underwater Demolition Team 16 and took them to Okinawa. Keaveny was discharged in June 1946.
Date: April 1, 2020
Creator: Keaveny, Michael
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Robert Storey, April 25, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Robert Murry Storey. Storey joined the Navy in 1939. He served with the deck crew aboard USS Salt Lake City (CA-25). They were with USS Enterprise (CV-6) task group west of Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. They docked in Pearl Harbor on 8 December, and Storey describes the overturned ships and casualties that he witnessed in the harbor. He discusses their involvement in the Doolittle Raid. Storey does not go into great detail abo… more
Date: April 25, 2019
Creator: Storey, Robert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Laughery, April 23, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with David Laughery. Laughery joined the Navy in June of 1943. He served as Seaman 2nd Class aboard the USS Harrison (DD-573), assisting the 20mm gunner and working in the fireroom as a Water Tender 1st Class. They survived 11 encounters with Japanese defenses at Bougainville, Tarawa, New Guinea, Kwajalein, Guam, the Philippines, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Laughery was discharged in April of 1946.
Date: April 23, 2019
Creator: Laughery, David
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Texas SAR Arlington Chapter Secretary Report - April 13, 2019

Description: Document containing a collection of notes taken by John Anderson, secretary for the Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution Arlington Chapter, during the April 13, 2019 chapter meeting.
Date: April 13, 2019
Creator: Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution, Arlington Chapter 7
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Enola-Gay Mathews, April 7, 2019

Description: Interview with Enola-Gay Mathews about her radio career with KSST, her upbringing, her interactions with her childhood hero Bill Bradford, and her perspective on changes in broadcasting.
Date: April 7, 2019
Creator: Mathews, Enola-Gay & Owens, Savannah
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

[Transcript of an interview with Zilpha Etta Scott Dockery]

Description: Transcript of an interview with Zilpha Etta Scott Dockery about her life published in the Dallas Morning News on January 17, 1902. Dockery had the distinction of living in three centuries (the 18th, 19th, and 20th). Transcriber Mike Anglin, Dockery's great-great-great grandson, has provided footnotes with more information about the subjects mentioned.
Date: April 7, 2019
Creator: Anglin, Michael W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Krys Boyd, April 4, 2019

Description: Interview with Krys Boyd, a managing editor of the talk show "Think" at KERA radio discussing her childhood in Long Island and El Paso, her family, and highlights from her career in working in media.
Date: April 5, 2019
Creator: Zerez, Megan & Villaseñor, Krys Boyd
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Maynard Saugstad, April 5, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Maynard Saugstad. Saugstad joined the Navy in July of 1943. He served as Storekeeper 2nd Class, and worked on bases including Pearl Harbor, Palmyra Island and Maui, where he was working when the war ended. Saugstad was in charge of several warehouses, where he distributed supplies. He was discharged in late 1945.
Date: April 5, 2019
Creator: Saugstad, Maynard
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Public Utility Rulebook Updates: April 4, 2019

Description: Memorandum providing updates to rulebook related to public utilities with revised pages containing amendments and instructions for inserting the new pages into existing books.
Date: April 4, 2019
Creator: Texas. Public Utility Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with John Couch, April 3, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with John Couch. Couch joined the Army Air Corps in 1939. He served in the armament section as an aircraft mechanic. Once the war began, he worked as the Chief Armorer of the armament section of the 73rd Bombardment Squadron until 1943. He traveled to New Guinea, Morotai Island and to Clark Field in the Philippines, where he was stationed when the war ended. He continued his service after the war ended, retiring in 1960 as a Master Se… more
Date: April 3, 2019
Creator: Couch, John
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Harry Borst, April 1, 2019

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an interview with Harry W. Borst. Borst joined the Navy on 31 December 1942. Beginning May of 1943, he served as a signalman aboard USS Caperton (DD-650). Beginning in January of 1944, they participated in the Battle of Kwajalein, the invasions of Emirau Island and Hollandia, the battles of the Philippine Sea and Leyte Gulf. They assisted with picket duty off Okinawa through June of 1945. He shares experiences of kamikaze planes attacking ships. A… more
Date: April 1, 2019
Creator: Borst, Harry
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

DART art contest won by Plano student

Description: News release about the winner of DART's annual student art contest.
Date: April 27, 2018
Creator: Lyons, Morgan & Ball, Mark
Partner: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Oral History Interview with Jack M. Lyons, April 27, 2018

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Jack M. Lyons. He discusses his childhood and growing up during the Great Depression and what led him to join the Us Naval Aviation program. He describes his experiences in flight school, basic training and fighting in the Pacific Theatre during World War Two.
Date: April 27, 2018
Creator: Lyons, Jack M. & Misenhimer, Richard
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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