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[News Script: Judge Wilson]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Judge Wilson accepting a gift of thanks from Norfolk, Virginia.
Date: November 12, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release: Virginia Congressman Jim Moran Becomes 104th Cosponsor of Federal Lesbian and Gay Rights Bill]

Description: A press release document from the Human Rights Campaign Fund, announcing Congressman Jim Moran as a cosponsor of the Federal Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Bill. The back of the paper lists national Representatives and Senators cosponsoring the Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights Bill.
Date: June 25, 1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mrs. America]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. America winner, Linwood Findley, visiting Dallas before flying home to Virginia.
Date: August 20, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Laura Nevada Weger, March 31, 2013

Description: Interview with Laura Nevada Weger, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class, Cryptologic Technician, and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran, for the Women Veterans Oral History Project. The interview includes Weger's personal experiences of childhood, her family history of military service, reasons for joining the Navy, reaction from her family to her enlistment, training as a cryptological technician, first duty station at Whidbey Island, Washington. Weger talks about the lack of women in unit, rate of pregnancy among unit, sexual assault in the Navy, being a sexual assault victim advocate at SPAWAR, Chantilly, Virginia, deployments aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the Shellback Ceremony and hazing, her activity in veterans groups, the civilian reaction to service, reflections on military service, her second duty station at SPAWAR, Chantilly, Virginia, and advice for future female service members. Additionally, she includes her thoughts on the lifting of combat exclusion ban on women, working at a joint command, integrated barracks, women on submarine duty, the Naval medical system, and her grandmother's service in the Women's Army Corp during the Korean War. The interview includes an appendix with photographs and a list detailing Weger's military career.
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Date: March 31, 2013
Creator: Hedrick, Amy & Weger, Laura Nevada
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Marjorie Rae Lutkins Babcock, March 31, 2013

Description: Interview with Marjorie Rae Lutkins Babcock, Women's Army Corps Enlisted, Keypunch Operator, and Korean War-ere Veteran, for the Women Veterans Oral History Project. The interview includes Babcock's personal experiences of childhood in Michigan, basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, duty assignments at Governor's Island, New York and Hanau, Germany, her temporary duty assignment at the Pentagon, her placement in the Veterans of Foreign War's Women's Auxiliary despite veteran status, and her brother's experience in the Merchant Marines during World War II. Additionally, the interview includes her reason for enlisting, her family's reaction to her enlistment, impressions of post-war Germany, advice for future women service members, her views on service and women in combat, and her daughter's views of the military and the military service of her mom and other family members. The interview includes an appendix with photographs and a list detailing Babcock's military career.
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Date: March 31, 2013
Creator: Hedrick, Amy & Babcock, Marjorie Rae Lutkins
Partner: UNT Oral History Program