The Aerie, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1984

The Aerie, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1984

Date: 1984
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: Yearbook for North Texas State University in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations.
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[News Script: Transportation Union Leader Arrives in Dallas]

[News Script: Transportation Union Leader Arrives in Dallas]

Date: October 26, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about The President of Transportation Workers of America, Michael J. Quill, arriving in Dallas, Texas. Quill was en route to negotiations in San Francisco.
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[News Script: Pickets parade at Carswell gate]

[News Script: Pickets parade at Carswell gate]

Date: July 14, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Teamster picketers resuming protests near Carswell Air Force base after a judge ruled in their favor against an injunction. The picketers were protesting the Fort Worth Sand and Gravel Company, which was working on a construction project at Carswell.
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[News Script: Threat of Dallas bus walkout ends]

[News Script: Threat of Dallas bus walkout ends]

Date: June 5, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the proposed Dallas transit workers walkout being cancelled in wake of a new contract being accepted.
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[News Script: Paper strike]

[News Script: Paper strike]

Date: July 5, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the CIO United paper workers union going on strike to demand better wages.
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The Forty-fifth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment: the Washburne Lead Mine Regiment in the Civil War

The Forty-fifth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment: the Washburne Lead Mine Regiment in the Civil War

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Date: December 2015
Creator: Mack, Thomas B.
Description: Of the roughly 3,500 volunteer regiments and batteries organized by the Union army during the American Civil War, only a small fraction has been studied in any scholarly depth. Among those not yet examined by historians was one that typified the western armies commanded by the two greatest Federal generals, Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman. The Forty-fifth Illinois Volunteer Infantry was at Fort Donelson and Shiloh with Grant in 1862, with Grant and Sherman during the long Vicksburg campaign of 1862 and 1863, and with Sherman in the Meridian, Atlanta, Savannah, and Carolinas campaigns in the second half of the war. These Illinois men fought in several of the most important engagements in the western theater of the war and, in the spring of 1865, were present when the last important Confederate army in the east surrendered. The Forty-fifth was also well connected in western politics. Its unofficial name was the “Washburne Lead Mine Regiment,” in honor of U.S Representative Elihu B. Washburne, who used his contacts and influences to arm the regiment with the best weapons and equipment available early in the war. (The Lead Mine designation referred to the mining industry in northern Illinois.) In addition, ...
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