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Winfield Scott and the Sinews of War: the Logistics of the Mexico City Campaign, October 1846--September 1847

Description: This study analyzes the procedures and operations of the Quartermaster, Ordnance, Commissary, and Medical Departments during Scott's campaign to determine the efficiency of the prevailing logistical system. Unpublished and published government documents, official records, manuscript collections, memoirs, diaries, and newspapers provide the data. The first chapter describes the logistical departments interworkings; the remaining chapters detail the operations of the bureaus during the expedition's assembly and campaign against Mexico City. The evidence revealed organizational deficiencies which caused severe shortages, particularly in transportation, for Scott's army. The shortages severely hampered the expedition. Because of .the numerous victories over 'Mexican forces, however,. American leaders ignored the organizational deficiencies, These shortcomings reappeared to .impede operations during the Civil War.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Miller, Roger Gene
Partner: UNT Libraries

T-Shirt - Che Guevara

Description: T-shirt of white cotton, having short sleeves and a rounded neckline, which is printed with an artistic rendering of a portrait of Che Guevara, arranged as large main central portrait in black, surrounded by four smaller renditions in pale gray. Acquired by the donor in Mexico City in 1971 from a vendor in the Mexico City Metro. Ernesto "Che" Guevara (b. June 14, 1928 in Rosario, Argentina - d. La Higuera, Bolivia, October 9, 1967) commonly known as El Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, military theorist, and major figure of the Cuban Revolution.
Date: 1970
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Album page with two photos "river boats"]

Description: Photograph of an early family album page with two photographs of different members of the Cuellar family. The top of the front page has a photograph of trajineras, flat-bottom river boats, on an unidentified canal. The bottom photograph shows trajineras, the canal, and trees from a farther perspective. Location is most likely Xochimilco, Mexico.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore, October 13, 1901]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Minnie O. Rawlings to Charles B. Moore. In this letter, Rawlings informs Moore that she has received the invitation to Linnet's wedding courtesy of her mother and she details that it may be a difficult time for Moore as he will have an empty nest. She wishes a long and full marriage for Linnet and notes that with Linnet's happiness, Mary and Charles will also be happy. She discusses her teaching position in Mexico city, how she enjoys the climate, and how she is well health-wise. She describes the climate in detail and how is affects the growth of flowering plants. She notes that Mexico has an abundance of historical places that would be of interest to Charles, primarily Chapultepec. She describes Chapultepec and the Alameda, noting that the school she teaches at is a half block from the Alameda. She details her plans for Christmas vacation and details upcoming and past events. She closes the letter by sending warms wishes to Mary Ann, Linnet, and Charles. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: October 13, 1901
Creator: Rawlings, Minnie O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Austin college football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Austin College football team traveling to Mexico for a game against Mexico City University.
Date: October 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Band]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about members of the Arlington High School band arriving from Mexico City, where they staged several concerts and parades as well as performing in three other cities.
Date: July 7, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Ivan Arteaga, October 27, 2009

Description: Interview with Ivan Arteaga, Mexican national and immigrant to Princeton, Texas, as part of the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Arteaga's personal experiences of childhood and education in Mexico City. Arteaga also talks about his family's decision to immigrate to Provo, Utah, his first impressions of the U.S., marriage, deciding to relocate to Texas, opinions regarding anti-immigrant feelings prevalent in American culture and regarding the U.S. immigration bureaucracy, as well as his feelings about his two children's U.S. citizenship.
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Date: October 27, 2009
Creator: Dunbar, Paul & Arteaga, Ivan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Plane TN]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a former Naval pilot, George Williams, attempting to circumnavigate the globe in 8 days.
Date: August 27, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: O'Dwyer and Medina Pause in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the brief stop in Dallas by federal judge Harold Medina and former New York Mayor and Ambassador William O'Dwyer. Both are headed to El Paso, O'Dwyer is returning to Mexico while Medina is staying in El Paso to speak at the League of United Latin-American Citizens convention.
Date: June 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Pierina E. Mercado Beckman, April 19, 2011

Description: Interview with University of North Texas Professor Dr. Pierina E. Mercado Beckman, Mexican-born immigrant to Denton, Texas, for the DFW Metroplex Immigrants Oral History Project. The interview includes Beckman's personal experiences about childhood in Mexico City, relocating to the U.S., her decision to attend Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, her culture shock and homesickness, marriage to Curt Beckman, the decision to earn a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from the University of Iowa, being hired at UNT, and her efforts to remain in touch with family members in Mexico.
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Date: April 19, 2011
Creator: Clower, John & Beckman, Pierina E. Mercado
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: News brief -- polio victim]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Lake Dallas man returning home in an iron lung after contracting polio while attending college in Mexico City.
Date: December 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections