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The Weatherford Municipal Light and Power Plant

Description: This thesis is a study of the Weatherford Municipal Light and Power Plant. An attempt has been made to trace the history of electric service in Weatherford, Texas, and to reveal why this present, and previous, service has culminated in a municipally owned system.
Date: 1940
Creator: Shumaker, Charles S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Flood at Lake Weatherford]

Description: Photograph of a dam flooding at Lake Weatherford in Tarrant County, Texas.
Date: 1981~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Drought at Lake Weatherford]

Description: Photograph of a dry bank on Lake Weatherford, during a drought.
Date: 1981~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Dance Pumps

Description: Pair of lady's dance pumps in white satin. The shoes are of white satin with large bow at vamp and a second bow on the strap which buttons across instep of each shoe. Low/flat heels. White leather insole, and sides lined with white fabric. Retailer's stamp on sole: "S.G. Maddox / Weatherford, Texas." Stamped inside: "4 D 520"
Date: 1910/1914
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[News Script: Funeral held for Douglas Chandor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the funeral of portrait painter Douglas Chandor, who despite being born in England, had made his home in Weatherford, Texas.
Date: January 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Melons]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about watermelon harvesting season in the Parker County town of Weatherford.
Date: September 7, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Weather station]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new office building for the Mutual Building and Loan Association in Weatherford, including a modern weather monitoring station atop the structure.
Date: October 7, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Explosion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an accidental gas explosion destroying a building in downtown Weatherford and damaging several other structures. No one was injured in the blast.
Date: November 14, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Parade launches Weatherford rodeo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a parade opening the annual Weatherford Frontier Days fair.
Date: July 27, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Weatherford fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two buildings destroyed and one damaged in a fire in the business district of Weatherford. No one was injured in the blaze.
Date: February 18, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Cocaine baby]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by reporter Craig Marks about the Parker County Sheriff's ongoing investigation into the March 28th death of 7-week old baby Michael Routte whose autopsy found cocaine in his system. This story includes an interview with the child's mother and prime suspect, Sarah Routte, at her home in Weatherford and the child's grandmother. Also included is footage of the Parker County Sheriff's department working. This footage was broadcast at 10pm.
Date: June 17, 1993
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Drug Testing]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Transportation Department's announcement of random and mandatory drug testing of transportation workers for cocaine, heroin, amphetamines, PCP, and marijuana. The story includes interviews with unidentified men at a Weatherford truck stop and American Airlines passengers and footage of the deadly Conrail and Amtrak collision which prompted the interest in drug testing. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: November 14, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Four Escape Injury in Airplane Mishap]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a family from Grand Prairie who crashed in a private plane near Weatherford on their way to visit relatives.
Date: September 10, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Billie Joyce Towles, February 18, 2010

Description: Interview with Billie Joyce Towles, longtime resident of Weatherford, Texas, as part of the Weatherford Oral History Project. The interview includes Towles' personal experiences of childhood and education in Weatherford, Depression-era struggles, and living in Weatherford during World War II. Towles also discusses her father's work with the Works Progress Administration, marriage to Norman Towles, her family's switch from Democratic loyalty to Republican, her personal evolution on race issues, and religious devotion.
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Date: February 18, 2010
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Towles, Billie Joyce
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Bob Glenn, March 30, 2010

Description: Interview with Bob Glenn, longtime resident of Weatherford, Texas, as part of the Weatherford Oral History Project. The interview includes Glenn's personal experiences of childhood and education in Weatherford, his 1961 enlistment in the U.S. Army, service at various stateside bases, and his career in the banking industry. Glenn also discusses changes in the Weatherford economy.
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Date: March 30, 2010
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Glenn, Bob
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Roy J. Grogan, March 16, 2010

Description: Interview with Roy J. Grogan, longtime Weatherford resident and elected official, as part of the Weatherford Oral History Project. The interview includes Grogan's personal experiences of childhood and education in Weatherford, Depression-era struggles, enlisting in the U.S. Navy, and World War II. Additionally, Grogan talks about his studies at Weatherford College, Duke University, and Duke Law, his legal career with the FBI and as a land developer, his political career on the Weatherford City Council and Weatherford College Board of Regents, the integration of Weatherford schools, and his involvement in state party politics. The interview includes an appendix with Grogan's resume.
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Date: March 16, 2010
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Grogan, Roy J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Pythian homecoming]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a celebration for the fiftieth anniversary of the Texas Pythian Home at Weatherford's founding.
Date: September 6, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Weatherford plant]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new power plant opening in Lake Weatherford.
Date: December 2, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a parade opening the Parker County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo in Weatherford.
Date: July 29, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Country Store]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Jones's Country Store in Weatherford. The store has been returned to how it would look in the 1890's, complete with authentic antique merchandise.
Date: July 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wright Sees Start of Weatherford Lake]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a groundbreaking ceremony for a new lake in Weatherford.
Date: February 14, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ground Breaking]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about ground-breaking ceremonies for a new power plant on the site of Lake Weatherford.
Date: December 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Money]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Oscar Womack, who found thirty-thousand dollars in counterfeit bills in Wise County. The counterfeit bills have been linked to Robert Keller, who may have had a role in the closing of the River Oaks State Bank.
Date: November 10, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections