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Delivering Pretzels in Berlin

Description: Front cover of the Winter 2009 issue of The Hexagon, featuring a man in a Berlin shirt riding a bicycle laden with large pretzels. A small dog on a leash follows alongside of him. The inside cover has a table of contents, a list of staff, and an editorial.
Date: Winter 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Nikolaikirche and Apotheke zum Bären, Berlin, Germany

Description: Front cover of volume 100, issue 1 of The Hexagon, featuring the multistory brick and stone church, Nikolaikirche. The church's first several floors are comprised of older stone work while the upper stories use newer red brick. People and vehicles are on the street near the church, and a row of buildings can be seen in the background to the left. The magazine's logo is printed over the church's bluish roof spires. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff credits, and an editorial.
Date: Spring 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The view of the exterior detail of a steel structural hinge is visible from the sidewalk.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The detail view shows the southeast corner with rounded stone edges and legs of the steel hinged arch.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The exterior view shows a portion of the main entrance and a raking view of the long side exterior wall. The view is from the southeast and shows the steel hinged arches showing through the surface.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The view is a close detail of the surface treatment of the stonework.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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A. E. G. Turbine Factory

Description: The view is from the sidewalk and shows clearly the steel arched frame pieces.
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Date: 1909
Creator: Behrens, Peter
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Berlin indictment

Description: Front: Photographs of 24 German leaders set into the shape of a swastika include names, titles, and crimes they are accused of committing. Back: "The world we'll live in" -- illustration of a group of men inside a globe is accompanied by text highlighting the need for nations to work together for a better world ahead.
Date: October 29, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cloche

Description: Cloche hat of beige felt. The high, domed crown is of dark beige/brownish felt, pulled and gathered to create texture at top back. The brim, of the same felt, is narrow, curving down at sides and up at back. Around the base of the crown is a wide band of brown grosgrain ribbon, which passes through slots in the upturned back section of the brim. At the side of the hat, the ribbon is gathered slightly, and has three segments that extend forward around the crown, fanning upwards to partly cover the front of the hat. The hat is lined in a slightly iridescent bronze fabric. In crown of hat is ornate embroidered label consisting of an oval surmounted by a device with triple ostrich plumes; small coats of arms at the ends of the oval, and the text " Imported / Amhat / Chiffon Felt", with inscription below: "Reg. U.S. Patent Office". Attached inside base of crown is original paper tag: "Berlin / Amhat / New York" and "Triste / Imported / Chiffon Felt".
Date: 1923
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Rediscovery of the Elements: Mineral Waters and Spectroscopy

Description: Article describing the career of Robert Bunsen and the history of spectroscopy and its use in mineral analysis. The discovery of cesium and rubidium using spectroscopy on mineral water is included. In addition, the authors offer tourist information regarding locations pertinent to Bunsen and certain mineral water springs.
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Second Discovery of Vanadium

Description: Article describing how vanadium was "rediscovered" in Sweden and found to be identical to del Rio's sample. Includes tourist information regarding areas relevant to this portion of vanadium's history.
Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

[News Script: Phone wedding]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth wedding between a German woman and a Fort Hood soldier, conducted via trans-oceanic telephone call.
Date: January 5, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Newsmap. Monday, February 7, 1944 : week of January 27 to February 3, 230th week of the war, 112th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Italy, USSR, Air war, Burma. Maps show Marshall Islands; Allied advances during the week. Photographs: Artillery technique in Italy; American helmets of the 25th Division and hats of a New Zealand brigade mingle at Vella Lavella; Navy mobile photographic laboratory comes ashore in the Solomons; African Goummiers of the Fifth Army don traditional gowns over American uniforms; Pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron talk tactics; German transport vehicles retreat from the Soviet front; Photographer positioned where a .50 caliber gun would be mounted in a Navy reconnaissance Liberator; Soldiers stuff 250 pamphlets into each 25 pound shell in Italy; Fifth Army infantry battalion's 81 mm. mortars travel by mule in Venafro. Back: Jap army uniforms. Color illustrations of seasonal and miscellaneous uniforms of officers and men.
Date: February 7, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Eleonore Greenfield, November 2, 2009

Description: Interview with Eleonore Greenfield, Germany-born immigrant to Weatherford, Texas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Greenfield's personal experiences of childhood and education in Germany, escaping to Berlin from the Soviet army, and again to Bavaria, and marriage to an America GI. Greenfield also discusses her family's experiences with occupying U.S. Army forces, the decision to settle in Weatherford, the struggle to pass on German language and culture to her children and grandchildren, and her family history. The interview includes an appendix with photographs.
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Date: November 2, 2009
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Greenfield, Eleonore
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge. Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin. Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.
Date: February 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 284th week of the war, 166th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies press western front Offensive; Manila battle continues - B-29's active; Soviets make new crossings Maps: Western Front, Soviet Salient, U.S. troops continue to clear Manila. Back: Text and illustration and photographs highlight the role of Military Police.
Date: February 19, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 283rd week of the war, 165th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies close on Reich from two sides, Aircraft strike over wide Pacific area, Manila liberation frees prisoners. Maps: [Germany]; [Pacific area]; Manila liberated. Insets: Manila Back: Text and 17 photographs show Japan in 1939.
Date: February 12, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Description: Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Newsmap. Monday, November 29, 1943 : week of November 18 to November 25, 220th week of the war, 102nd week of U.S. participation

Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR; New Guinea; Gilbert and Marshall Islands; Bougainville; Air Offensive; Italy. Maps: Berlin; Global map. Inset map: Areas under Jap Control. Photograph: An American Army Signal Corps telephone lineman repairs a line in Capriatti. Back : Surprise... a powerful weapon. Photographic sequence of a hatchet attack on a Nazi soldier illustrates text urging whole-hearted cooperation of all to guard military information.
Date: November 29, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department