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The Golden Log

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, June 9, 1981

Description: Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Hughes Springs, Texas. Summerlin discusses his experiences as a captured member of 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, or the "Lost Battalion" of the 36th Infantry Division, including: being drafted in 1940 and training; deployment to East Asia and diversion to Brisbane after December 7th; assignment to Sangosari Airfield, Malang, Java; the Japanese assault and American surrender; internment and labor at Tanjong Priok and Bicycle Camp in Batavia, Changi in Singapore, Thanbyuzayat and several camps on the Burma "Death" Railway, and Bangkok; liberation, and recovery in Calcutta.
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Date: June 9, 1981
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Summerlin, Granville T.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Cathy Hartman, December 7, 2015

Description: Interview with Cathy N. Hartman, the Associate Dean of the University of North Texas Libraries before her retirement in December 2015. She discusses her education and her career as an academic librarian, particularly working with government information and digital preservation.
Date: December 7, 2015
Creator: Moye, Todd & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Clip: Navy]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 16, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Rufus Smith, June 13, 1989

Description: Interview with Rufus Smith, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Hughes Springs, Texas, who survived the Palawan Massacre. Smith discusses joining the Marines, the bombing of Cavite Naval Yard, his capture at Corregidor and internment at Cabanatuan, transfer to Palawan and experiences in captivity there, the massacre and escaping, rescue by Filipinos and traveling with them, evacuation, returning to the United States, and life after the war.
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Date: June 13, 1989
Creator: Burlage, George & Smith, Rufus
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

The Golden Log

Description: Volume of popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: January 13, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections