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Catalog of Hardin-Simmons University, 1981-1982 Graduate Bulletin

Description: Catalog describes the governance, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life in the Division of Graduate Studies at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1981
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Catalog of North Texas State University, 1981-1982, Graduate

Description: The North Texas State University Graduate Bulletin includes information about class offerings as well as general information about the university (academic calendar, admissions and degree requirements, financial information, etc.) about research, and about the colleges and schools on campus. Index starts on page 318.
Date: June 1981
Creator: North Texas State University
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History Interview with Clarence S. Turbeville, June 17, 1981

Description: Transcript of an interview with Clarence S. ("Turby") Turbeville, one of the founders of Bomber Bait Company in Gainesville, Texas. Turbeville discusses his family background, his employment by his father selling appliances, butane gas systems, and sporting goods in Gainesville in 1934, the sale of the butane business in 1944, experimentation with fish baits, and his partnership with Ike Walker in founding Bomber Bait Company. At the end of the interview, a one-page leaflet is inserted that de… more
Date: June 17, 1981
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Turbeville, Clarence S.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

Description: Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, owner and operator of Frank Ellis Dealer in Everything. The interview includes Ellis' personal experiences of employment with his father, Frank Ellis, in the general store. Ellis talks about his family background, effects of the Great Depression in New Hope, Texas businesses, food market opening, business operations during World War II, his employment as a feed salesman, general store advertising, his father's use of peddling wagon, Dallas fair and Mesquite trade… more
Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Ellis, Ernest L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, June 9, 1981

Description: Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Hughes Springs, Texas. Summerlin discusses his experiences as a captured member of 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, or the "Lost Battalion" of the 36th Infantry Division, including: being drafted in 1940 and training; deployment to East Asia and diversion to Brisbane after December 7th; assignment to Sangosari Airfield, Malang, Java; the Japanese assault and American surrender; internment and labor at T… more
Date: June 9, 1981
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Summerlin, Granville T.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Henry Faulk, June 9, 1981

Description: Interview with John Henry Faulk, an English professor from Austin, Texas, about his education and teaching career at the University of Texas, interest in folklore, race relations in the South, his experience participating in the Medical Corps during WWII, time spent with J. Frank Dobie, Roy Bedichek, and Walter Prescott Webb, and the lawsuits he participated in.
Date: June 9, 1981
Creator: Smallwood, J. B. & Faulk, John Henry
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with William J. Stewart, June 11, 1981

Description: Interview with William Stewart, a Navy veteran and a survivor of the sinking of the USS Houston, concerning his experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II. Forsman talks about the sinking of the Houston (1942), his capture and imprisonment at Serang, Java, Bicycle Camp in Batavia (1942), the hell ship to Japan (1942), Ohasi, Honshu (1942-1945), and his liberation.
Date: June 11, 1981
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Stewart, William J., 1920-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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