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Oral History Interview with Albert Barton, November 6, 2010

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Albert Barton. Barton joined the Navy and was trained as a radioman. He became a crewman on an Avenger torpedo bomber in October 1943. Barton flew off of the USS Mission Bay (CVE-59) and the USS Tripoli (CVE-64) and performed anti-submarine patrols in the North Atlantic. He describes how depth charges were dropped, the armament of the plane, and how they were trained to skip-bomb. Barton was then sent to the Pacific where he… more
Date: November 6, 2010
Creator: Barton, Albert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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Oral History Interview with Albert Barton, November 6, 2010

Description: The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Albert Barton. Barton joined the Navy and was trained as a radioman. He became a crewman on an Avenger torpedo bomber in October 1943. Barton flew off of the USS Mission Bay (CVE-59) and the USS Tripoli (CVE-64) and performed anti-submarine patrols in the North Atlantic. He describes how depth charges were dropped, the armament of the plane, and how they were trained to skip-bomb. Barton was then sent to the Pacific where he… more
Date: November 6, 2010
Duration: 58 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Barton, Albert
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Joe Schmerber, December 5, 2017

Description: Transcript of an interview with Joe Schmerber, who worked for and helped establish departments in Mooney Aircraft Company and Bridgestone Tires. The interview discusses his parents, early years as one of nine children, his work experience, education, interest in aviation, and family life. Copies of photographs follow the transcript.
Date: December 5, 2017
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Schmerber, Joe Henry
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission
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Oral History Interview with Joe Schmerber, December 5, 2017

Description: Interview with Joe Schmerber, who worked for and helped establish departments in Mooney Aircraft Company and Bridgestone Tires. The interview discusses his parents, early years as one of nine children, his work experience, education, interest in aviation, and family life.
Date: December 5, 2017
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes 38 seconds
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Schmerber, Joe Henry
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Mailgram from John J. Herrera and Angel Fraga to Ray A. Gano - 1977-03-11]

Description: Mailgram from John J. Herrera and Angel Fraga, LULAC National Legal Advisors, to Ray A. Gano, League of United Latin American Citizens State Director, sent on March 11, 1977, care of Sunburst Hotel. The telegram expresses Herrera and Fraga's regrets at not attending the banquet in honor of LULAC National President Manuel Gonzales' testimonial.
Date: March 11, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J. & Fraga, Angel Z.
Partner: Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Memo from D. W. Kempner, September 9, 1947]

Description: Memo from D. W. Kempner providing some questions a Virginia bank asked MacGruder Wingfield about a job applicant and the answers Wingfield gave. He also states that the bank wants answers about the applicant's brother for the same questions.
Date: September 9, 1947
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. Kempner to Dr. F. P. Gaines, October 26, 1955]

Description: Letter from I. H. Kempner to Dr. F. P. Gaines discussing his hopes that Gaines will visit him at his home for dinner on November 13th while he is in Texas as a guest speaker for the Southern Medical Association Convention and Washington & Lee Alumni Chapter events in Houston.
Date: October 26, 1955
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from I. H. Kempner to Fred C. Cole, July 2, 1963]

Description: Letter from I. H. Kempner to Fred C. Cole expressing appreciation for previous correspondence and shares nostalgic reflections on past college days. He discuss logistical challenges and seeks advice on travel plans for a visit, indicating a preference for independence over imposing as houseguests.
Date: July 2, 1963
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Letter from Marion W. Ripy to I. H. Kempner, January 13, 1955]

Description: Letter from Marion W. Ripy to I. H. Kempner discussing the loss of several of Ripy and Kempner's friends and Ripy describing a drive to Lexington where everything seemed to have changed since the last time he visited. Ripy also explains that he will be traveling to Houston soon and wishes to meet Kempner in Galveston.
Date: January 13, 1955
Creator: Ripy, Marion W.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[News Script: Rangers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Baltimore righthander Jim Palmer who came within an eyelash or two of pitching a perfect game against the Texas rangers.
Date: June 16, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala at the 42nd national convention]

Description: Video footage provided by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters shown during the Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala. The footage shows an animated slideshow with photo slides of famous members of the sorority along with their names and city. A narrator speaks over the slideshow giving a brief description of the women's accomplishments. The women commonly serve their community in positions of education, politics, civil rights, and public service.
Date: October 6, 1994
Duration: 23 minutes 47 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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["Spirit of the Cloth" textile exhibition gallery walk through video]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during a gallery walkthrough during the summer exhibition of the James E. Kemp Gallery "Spirit of the Cloth: African American Fiber Artisans". The footage shows an unnarrated walkthrough of the gallery with pauses on piece descriptions. The work features 60 works of traditional and contemporary textile pieces ranging from quilts to dolls to wearables all bright and vibrant in color and design.
Date: August 1993
Duration: 7 minutes 05 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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