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Irish Girl: Stories

Description: Inside Tim Johnston's Irish Girl, readers will find spellbinding stories of loss, absence, and the devastating effects of chance—of what happens when the unthinkable bad luck of other people, of other towns, becomes our bad luck, our town. The contents include: Dirt men -- Water -- Things go missing -- Antlerless hunt -- Jumping man -- Lucky gorseman -- Up there -- Irish girl.
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Date: November 2009
Creator: Johnston, Tim, 1962-
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Marguerite Lang, May 28, 1969

Description: Interview with Marguerite Lang, a long-time resident of Portland, Texas. In the interview, Miss Lang describes her observations on land speculation, settlement, and development of Portland. She also discusses what it was like growing up and living an agrarian lifestyle in Portland.
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Date: May 28, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Lang, Marguerite
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 29, 1969

Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sparks, husband and wife from Portland, Texas who are in the cotton farming, banking, and insurance industries. In the interview, Mr. and Mrs. Walter both describe their childhood and early years in school and work. They both share their personal observations on land speculation, settlement, and development in the Coastal Bend area of South Texas, where they have been residents for many years. They also describe the small town's social life and relations with Hispanics.
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Date: May 29, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Sparks, Walter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Douglas Clark with Old Mag]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. Here he is with Old Mag. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Douglas Clark]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Douglas Clark]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be shot in 1945.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Douglas Clark at Christmas]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is my cousin Douglas Clark, son of my Uncle Junebug and Aunt Jennie Clark. I'd guess this to be Christmas time in 1945.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., March 7, 1992

Description: Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., an army veteran and nurse from Berwick, Pennsylvania. Herein he recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Included: his assignment to a convalescent center, Cam Ranh Bay; attack by enemy sapper team, August, 1969; morale and drug problems; living conditions; recreation; and readjustment to stateside life.
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Date: March 7, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Evans, John M., Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Dick Hooper, May 25, 1992

Description: Interview with Dick Hooper, veteran army nurse from Mount Zion, Illinois. The interview recounts his experiences as a nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1969-70. His civilian and military educations are covered, as well as his experiences with the 18th Surgical Hospital at Camp Evans, Quang Tri City, battle casualties, social life, and relations with the Vietnamese. Also included are his personal thoughts about U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
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Date: May 25, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hooper, W. Richard (Dick)
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from Irene Williams to B. M. Williams, February 11, 1923]

Description: Letter from Irene Williams to her husband, complaining that he has not been writing to her and updating him on family and local news. She also enclosed clippings of four newspaper articles on various topics related to El Paso, Texas. The envelope is addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams in Long Beach, California.
Date: February 11, 1923
Creator: Williams, Irene
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Sally Bermejo Bravo, March 24, 2013

Description: Interview with Sally Bravo, second generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Bravo's recollections of schooling in Fort Worth, the scholastic structure of her home life, cultural expectations and limitations on education, and the meaning of high school graduation, as well as educational goals for children, the role in sending children to college, and the generational changes in educational goals. It includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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Date: March 24, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Bravo, Sally Bermejo
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Josephine Bermejo, February 16, 2013

Description: Interview with Josephine Bermejo, first generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Bermejo's recollections of schooling in Minnesota and Iowa, learning in English schools, leaving school for family obligations, and getting a GED in Fort Worth, Texas. Bermejo also talks about children's education and her thoughts on the future of Mexican American education. It includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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Date: February 16, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Bermejo, Josephine
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Nicole Deluna, March 17, 2013

Description: Interview with Nicole Deluna, third generation of Bermejo women, for the Mexican American Women's Educational Experience Oral History Project. The interview includes Deluna's personal experiences of schooling in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the meaning of high school graduation, reasons for not attending college, a discussion of cultural expectations of Mexican American women, her daughter's educational plans, and the benefit of an education in the workplace. The interview includes an appendix with the Bermejo family tree.
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Date: March 17, 2013
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Deluna, Nicole
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Clark family eating dinner]

Description: Photograph of the Clark family eating dinner together. Wade "Junebug" Hampton Clark, Jr. (Joe Clark's brother) sits at one end of the table, facing the camera. His son, Douglas Clark sits to his left. Joe Clark's father, Wade "Pappy" Hampton Clark, Sr. sits at the opposite end of the table, his back to the camera. Iris Clark, Joe Clark's mother, serves biscuit in the far left frame.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Tilda]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Photograph is of Aunt Tilda from 1941 taken in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Not an aunt related by blood, but one earned by age and respect." Aunt Tilda was 87 years old in this photograph. On the envelope containing the negative Russell T. Forte notes that in March of 1962 the photo was used for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Division Centennial photo exhibit.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Tilda]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Photograph is of Aunt Tilda from 1941 taken in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Not an aunt related by blood, but one earned by age and respect." Aunt Tilda was 87 years old in this photograph. On the envelope containing the negative Russell T. Forte notes that in March of 1962 the photo was used for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Division Centennial photo exhibit.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Tilda]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Photograph is of Aunt Tilda from 1941 taken in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Not an aunt related by blood, but one earned by age and respect." Aunt Tilda was 87 years old in this photograph. On the envelope containing the negative Russell T. Forte notes that in March of 1962 the photo was used for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Division Centennial photo exhibit.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt Tilda]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Photograph is of Aunt Tilda from 1941 taken in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Not an aunt related by blood, but one earned by age and respect." Aunt Tilda was 87 years old in this photograph. On the envelope containing the negative Russell T. Forte notes that in March of 1962 the photo was used for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Photography Division Centennial photo exhibit.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections