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Irish Girl: Stories

Irish Girl: Stories

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Date: November 2009
Creator: Johnston, Tim, 1962-
Description: Inside Tim Johnston's Irish Girl, readers will find spellbinding stories of loss, absence, and the devastating effects of chance—of what happens when the unthinkable bad luck of other people, of other towns, becomes our bad luck, our town. The contents include: Dirt men -- Water -- Things go missing -- Antlerless hunt -- Jumping man -- Lucky gorseman -- Up there -- Irish girl.
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Oral History Interview with Marguerite Lang, May 28, 1969

Oral History Interview with Marguerite Lang, May 28, 1969

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Date: May 28, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Lang, Marguerite
Description: Interview with Marguerite Lang, a long-time resident of Portland, Texas. In the interview, Miss Lang describes her observations on land speculation, settlement, and development of Portland. She also discusses what it was like growing up and living an agrarian lifestyle in Portland.
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Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 29, 1969

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 29, 1969

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Date: May 29, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Sparks, Walter
Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sparks, husband and wife from Portland, Texas who are in the cotton farming, banking, and insurance industries. In the interview, Mr. and Mrs. Walter both describe their childhood and early years in school and work. They both share their personal observations on land speculation, settlement, and development in the Coastal Bend area of South Texas, where they have been residents for many years. They also describe the small town's social life and relations with Hispanics.
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Aunt Puss & Others: Old Days in the Piney Woods

Aunt Puss & Others: Old Days in the Piney Woods

Date: 1969
Creator: Emery, Emma Wilson
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains memorable and comical stories about Emma Wilson Emery's family members, including her Aunt Puss, Uncle Lum, Uncle Noah, Aunt Chlo and others.
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2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

Date: 2001
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "is a journey or odyssey through the Texas Folklore Society as of the year 2001 A.D. It contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more (inside front cover). The index begins on page 339.
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[Douglas Clark with Old Mag]

[Douglas Clark with Old Mag]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. Here he is with Old Mag. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
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[Douglas Clark]

[Douglas Clark]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
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[Douglas Clark with "Junebug" Wade Hampton Clark, Jr.]

[Douglas Clark with "Junebug" Wade Hampton Clark, Jr.]

Date: 1946~
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Douglas Clark with his father, Wade Hampton Clark, Jr. whose nickname is "Junebug." Photograph was taken in Cumberland Gap, TN.
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[Douglas Clark]

[Douglas Clark]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
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[Douglas Clark at Christmas]

[Douglas Clark at Christmas]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be Christmas time in 1945.
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Oral History Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., March 7, 1992

Oral History Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., March 7, 1992

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Date: March 7, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Evans, John M., Jr.
Description: Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., an army veteran and nurse from Berwick, Pennsylvania. Herein he recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Included: his assignment to a convalescent center, Cam Ranh Bay; attack by enemy sapper team, August, 1969; morale and drug problems; living conditions; recreation; and readjustment to stateside life.
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Oral History Interview with Dick Hooper, May 25, 1992

Oral History Interview with Dick Hooper, May 25, 1992

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Date: May 25, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hooper, W. Richard (Dick)
Description: Interview with Dick Hooper, veteran army nurse from Mount Zion, Illinois. The interview recounts his experiences as a nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1969-70. His civilian and military educations are covered, as well as his experiences with the 18th Surgical Hospital at Camp Evans, Quang Tri City, battle casualties, social life, and relations with the Vietnamese. Also included are his personal thoughts about U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
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[Letter from Irene Williams to B. M. Williams, February 11, 1923]

[Letter from Irene Williams to B. M. Williams, February 11, 1923]

Date: February 11, 1923
Creator: Williams, Irene
Description: Letter from Irene Williams to her husband, complaining that he has not been writing to her and updating him on family and local news. She also enclosed clippings of four newspaper articles on various topics related to El Paso, Texas. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in Long Beach, California.
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Oral History Interview with Sally Bermejo Bravo, March 24, 2013

Oral History Interview with Sally Bermejo Bravo, March 24, 2013

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Date: March 24, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Bravo, Sally Bermejo
Description: Interview with Sally Bravo, second generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Bravo's recollections of schooling in Fort Worth, the scholastic structure of her home life, cultural expectations and limitations on education, and the meaning of high school graduation, as well as educational goals for children, the role in sending children to college, and the generational changes in educational goals. It includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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[Photograph of People at Campsite]

[Photograph of People at Campsite]

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of a group of people at a campsite with a tent. Included in the group are one man, two children, and four women. They appear to have set up camp on a hill, and have put cots outside.
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Oral History Interview with Josephine Bermejo, February 16, 2013

Oral History Interview with Josephine Bermejo, February 16, 2013

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Date: February 16, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Bermejo, Josephine
Description: Interview with Josephine Bermejo, first generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Bermejo's recollections of schooling in Minnesota and Iowa, learning in English schools, leaving school for family obligations, and getting a GED in Fort Worth, Texas. Bermejo also talks about children's education and her thoughts on the future of Mexican American education. It includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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Oral History Interview with Nicole Deluna, March 17, 2013

Oral History Interview with Nicole Deluna, March 17, 2013

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Date: March 17, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Deluna, Nicole
Description: Interview with Nicole Deluna, third generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Deluna's personal experiences of schooling in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the meaning of high school graduation, reasons for not attending college, a discussion of cultural expectations of Mexican American women, her daughter's educational plans, and the benefit of an education in the workplace. The interview includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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[Photograph of Rutledge Family]

[Photograph of Rutledge Family]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Rutledge family, including a man, woman, girl, and boy. They pose on a bench in front of their house.
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[Douglas Clark playing in bed with another baby]

[Douglas Clark playing in bed with another baby]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of Douglas Clark as a baby playing in bed with an unidentified adult and a newborn baby. He is leaning down close to inspect the baby's face.
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[Clark family eating dinner]

[Clark family eating dinner]

Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of the Clark family eating dinner together. Wade "Junebug" Hampton Clark, Jr. (Joe Clark's brother) sits at one end of the table, facing the camera. His son, Douglas Clark sits to his left. Joe Clark's father, Wade "Pappy" Hampton Clark, Sr. sits at the opposite end of the table, his back to the camera. Iris Clark, Joe Clark's mother, serves biscuit in the far left frame.
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[Mother pours milk while baby waits]

[Mother pours milk while baby waits]

Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of a baby waiting in a high chair with a spoon in its mouth. A woman in the background of the photograph pours milk from cartons into glass bottles.
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[Junebug's first steps]

[Junebug's first steps]

Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of Junebug Clark taking his first steps with guidance from his mother, Bernice Clark. There is a poem mounted on the mat entitled "Walking."
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[Joe Clark with three children]

[Joe Clark with three children]

Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of Joe Clark with three unidentified children.
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[Aunt Tilda]

[Aunt Tilda]

Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Photograph is of Aunt Tilda from 1941 taken in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Not an aunt related by blood, but one earned by age and respect." Aunt Tilda was 87 years old in this photograph. On the envelope containing the negative Russell T. Forte notes that in March of 1962 the photo was used for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Division Centennial photo exhibit.
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