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Oral History Interview with Inga Pennock, January 27, 1990

Description: Interview with Inga Pennock, a Holocaust survivor from Berlin. Pennock discusses her family background, experiencing antisemitism and the start of Nazi rule, trying to leave Germany and hiding, increasing violence, Kristallnacht, losing family, fleeing to Shanghai, Japanese occupation and the ghetto, working as a nurse for the Japanese, living conditions, liberation, and life afterwards.
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Date: January 27, 1990
Creator: Rosen, Keith G. & Pennock, Inga
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Baird, 1998

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Melvin R. "Pancho" Baird. It includes a combination of interviewing and reading from Baird's personal correspondence about his pre-World War II experiences with the U.S. Asiatic Fleet and his later experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Baird talks about his stationing aboard the destroyer USS Alden as a radioman, the grounding of the SS President Hoover off of Hoishito Island, the Sino-Japanese War, liberty ashore various Asian port cities, events o… more
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Date: August 18, 1998
Creator: Baird, James & Baird, Melvin R.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: China]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: April 16, 1971, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Roles of Individual and Psychosocial Factors in Predicting Quality of Life Among Working Women in Shanghai

Description: Paper describes study aiming to investigate the roles of individual factors, particularly age, in addition to occupational stress and burnout on quality of life for working women in Shanghai, China.
Date: March 7, 2020
Creator: Xiao, Yi; Zhang, Tao; Gu, Xiangli; Lee, Joonyoung & Wang, Hongying
Partner: University of North Texas
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Oral History Interview with T. G. Crews, January 22, 1972

Description: Interview with T. G. Crews, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Stephenville, Texas. Crews, among the first Americans taken prisoner by the Japanese during the war, discusses his time with the North China Marines in Peking, his unit's duties there, his capture, and his experiences during internment at Tianjin, Shanghai, Peking, Busan, and Hakodate.
Date: January 22, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Crews, T. G.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: Banker tells of life in red China]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a stop in Fort Worth by Dutch banker Peter Huizer, who discusses his life as head of the Shanghai Bank of America during the communist Chinese regime.
Date: March 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 291st week of the war, 173rd week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans Isolate Ruhr; Vienna Threatened; Ryukyus Invaded. Maps: Eastern Europe, South Pacific, Okinawa. Back: Map of China's southeast coast. Includes inset maps: Shanghai, Wenchow, Foochow, Swatow, Canton, Hong Kong.
Date: April 9, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Oral History Interview with Billy Allen, March 1, 1976

Description: Interview with Billy Allen, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Van Alstyne, Texas. Allen discusses his entry into the Marine Corps, deployment to Shanghai with the China Marines in 1940-41, arrival in the Philippines, the Japanese attack on Mariveles Navy Yard, the retreat to Corregidor, capture by the Japanese, and experiences in internment at Bilibid Prison in Manila, Cabanatuan, Osaka, and Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.
Date: March 1, 1976
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allen, Billy
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Heading for 100 % renewable urban transport: Policy recommendations

Description: The brochure promotes urban transportation policy to increase the use of renewable energy to 100%. Seen globally, transport is one of the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Yet fossil fuels are becoming scarce, will become increasingly expensive and will eventually stop being viable as transport fuels. Before this happens, climate change will have begun to have a serious impact on human lives. The authors believe that it is crucial to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy as soon … more
Date: unknown
Creator: Gust, Iris & Meusel, Titus
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Statue on Roof]

Description: Photograph of the corner of a roof in the Yu Garden of Shanghai, China. In the foreground, a stone statue of a male figure is visible on the left side of the roof. The roof curves upward on the right side. Tree branches are visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Rock Garden]

Description: Photograph of a rock garden within the Yu Gardens in Shanghai, China. Large decorative rocks are visible in the foreground. In the background, a pointed roof is visible above the trees.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Roof Detail]

Description: Photograph of the Yu Garden in Shanghai, China. In the foreground, the detail of a tile roof is visible. The roof has multiple serpent-like carvings under the tile edge. A statue of a male figure is visible among more roofs in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Yu Garden]

Description: Photograph of the Yu Garden in Shanghai, China. In the foreground, a building, bushes, and a stone lion are visible. Rooftop carvings are visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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