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
[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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
'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
[Middlesboro railroad station]

[Middlesboro railroad station]

Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of people walking at the railroad station in Middlesboro, Kentucky. In the image, a man holds a little boys hand as they walk down a paved sidewalk where other people stand around waiting for the train.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Railroad station at Middlesboro]

[Railroad station at Middlesboro]

Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of people boarding the train in Middlesboro, Kentucky. In the image, there is a line of people boarding the train, one woman is holding the hand of a man through the window, and a family of four stands closest to the camera.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Clipping, 1898]

[Clipping, 1898]

Date: 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Two newspaper clippings from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first clipping, dated August 24, 1898, details the trip Moore took to Colorado. Moore describes his experiences on the train to his destination and in Colorado Springs, Manitou, and Pike's Peak. The second clipping, dated September 2, 1898, details the experiences Moore had traveling in Colorado. In this clipping, Moore describes the latter part of his travels to Grand Junction, Pueblo, and the Royal Gorge. He also notes the travel plans of his companions. At the close of his reminiscence, he states that he will be traveling home in a few days time.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David S. Kennard to Jennie Kennard, June 6, 1862]

[Letter from David S. Kennard to Jennie Kennard, June 6, 1862]

Date: June 6, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Description: Letter from David S. Kennard, to his sister Jennie updating her on his current living situation. He describes how often he has been traveling, and he also mentions how he is in need of a wagon. He tells her about a skirmish that resulted in the death of 200 Yankees. He also promises to send her needles if he finds the correct size.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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