Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, May 30, 1969

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, May 30, 1969

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Date: May 30, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Albin, J. W.
Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, who have been resident farmers in the town of Taft, Texas for a number of years. In the interview, the Albin's describe their observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around the rural town. They also talk about when they first moved to Taft in 1910, and what agrarian life was like until the 1930's. The Albin's discuss Mexican-Anglo relations in the community as well as the rise and impacts of the Ku Klux Klan.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Alla Clary, August 12, 1969

Oral History Interview with Alla Clary, August 12, 1969

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Date: August 12, 1969
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Clary, Alla
Description: Interview with Alla Clary, former secretary to Representative Sam Rayburn, from McKinney, Texas. In the interview, Miss Clary discusses her personal experiences and recollections from her many years of service in the office of Congressman Rayburn in Washington D.C.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 28, 1969

Oral History Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 28, 1969

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Date: May 28, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Sparks, Walter
Description: Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, a homemaker and long-time resident of the town of Portland, Texas. In the interview, Mrs. Sparks describes her early life when she first came to Portland with her parents. She also discusses what it was like to live an agrarian lifestyle in the small community. Mrs. Sparks shares her observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around Sinton and Portland throughout the years.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Date: 1953
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
[News Clip: Girls Tour Nation on Motor Scooters ]

[News Clip: Girls Tour Nation on Motor Scooters ]

Date: August 21, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about three young women touring the United States and Europe on motor scooters.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[NTSN Students at a Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas]

[NTSN Students at a Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of NTSN posing in front of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas. In the image the group poses with banners of the university wearing suits and hats. A beggar boy wearing one shoe is watching and standing close to the group. The open entrance doors to the Cathedral is behind the group and two signs providing information about the church services, both in English and Spanish, are hanging on either side. Another set of doors are closed to the Cathedral in the far left of the frame and a metal fence separates the group from the entrance.
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'A Time of Gifts': Europe Revisited

'A Time of Gifts': Europe Revisited

Date: Spring 1992
Creator: Desiderato, Michelle
Description: Colloquium written by a student in the UNT Honors College as a short story that features traveling to Europe and the wisdom of observation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
[Otto Walker and Harry England Heading to the Spring for Water]

[Otto Walker and Harry England Heading to the Spring for Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of Otto Walker and Harry England leaving the school house to get more water from the spring one mile away. In the image, Walker and England are just stepping out of the school house, bucket in hand, as they begin their journey for fresh water at the spring.
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