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Oral History Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, May 28, 1969

Description: Interview with Mrs. Walter Sparks, a homemaker and long-time resident of the town of Portland, Texas. In the interview, Mrs. Sparks describes her early life when she first came to Portland with her parents. She also discusses what it was like to live an agrarian lifestyle in the small community. Mrs. Sparks shares her observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around Sinton and Portland throughout the years.
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Date: May 28, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Sparks, Walter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Garden path]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. A garden path is visible in the foreground. The pathway is lined by bamboo on the right side and a building on the left side.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Bamboo fence]

Description: Photograph of a bamboo fence at the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. A plant is visible in the bottom foreground in front of the fence.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Painting bowls]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. In the foreground, two women sit at tables glazing bowls. A row of people watches in the left foreground. Shelves full of finished bowls are visible in the background.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Kiyomizu Pottery Community]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. A workshop is visible in the foreground. A man faces the camera. He sits behind a shelf filled with white bowls. Another worker is visible in the background in front of a row of windows.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Personal Response to Digital Frontiers Roundtable: Justin Strickland Hoff

Description: This response paper is for Dr. Jennifer Way's graduate art history seminar on 20th-21st century art. Students in Way's seminar attended 'Social Media and Digital Communities: A Roundtable Discussion,' a session featured at the Digital Frontiers 2012 conference. Way charged her students with writing a short paper to explore connections between the roundtable and their seminar studies. What follows is a short paper by graduate student, Justin Strickland Hoff.
Date: September 21, 2012
Creator: Hoff, Justin Strickland
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Personal Response to Digital Frontiers Roundtable: Allison Jarek

Description: This response paper is for Dr. Jennifer Way's graduate art history seminar on 20th-21st century art. Students in Way's seminar attended 'Social Media and Digital Communities: A Roundtable Discussion,' a session featured at the Digital Frontiers 2012 conference. Way charged her students with writing a short paper to explore connections between the roundtable and their seminar studies. What follows is a short paper by graduate student, Allison Jarek.
Date: September 21, 2012
Creator: Jarek, Allison
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Pottery workshop]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. A small workshop is visible in the foreground. Three workers sit and paint bowls while others walk around and observe. Rows of bowls and dishes line the back wall.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Clay sculpture]

Description: Photograph of a the yard at the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. A clay sculpture is visible in the foreground in front of piles of wood. A chain link fence is visible in the background. Numerous people wait behind the fence.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Pottery wheel]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. In the foreground, a worker is visible at a pottery wheel. Other workers are visible in the foreground. A single bulb illuminates the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Community building]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community building in Kyoto, Japan. The side of the building is visible in the foreground. Tree branches and a bush intersect the foreground. A concrete lantern and a white scroll are visible outside of the building.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Personal Action

Description: Lesson plan containing a collection of activities and resources regarding personal action that meet state education standards and national sustainability standards for the 3rd grade level.
Date: June 26, 2014
Creator: Ibarra, Vanessa
Partner: UNT Office of Sustainability

[News Script: North Fort Worth celebrates]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Old North Fort Worth district of the city.
Date: November 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Case Study of Social Transformation in Medical Care at the Community Level

Description: This descriptive case study of the transformation in medical care at the community level was carried out with a triangulation approach. Data from documents and surveys using both semi-structured and unstructured interviews were gathered to evaluate and explain how medical care delivery changed from a primarily public system to one predominantly private.
Date: May 1994
Creator: Lensing, Willene (Willene Crowell)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Council Harmony]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter about tension within the Dallas City Council and also with the community. In this footage, the Dallas City Council meets with a psychologist David McCarley and are interviewed about the session. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: July 13, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections