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Base Visit Report – Army – Fort Sill, OK

Description: Base Visit Report – Army – Fort Sill, OK. No commissioners were present. Commission Staff present: Mike Avenick
Date: July 24, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Base Visit Report Fort Sill, OK - 11 June 2005

Description: Fort Sill, home of the Field Artillery since 1911, is a joint-service, multi-faceted installation that serves as the Army's Center of Excellence for Joint Fires and Effects. A critical sub-component of this concept is the establishment of a Net Fires Center pursuant to the Net Fires DOD BRAC recommendation.
Date: July 19, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Memorandum: Validation of Data for Base Realignment and Closure 2005, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma (Project Code A-2003-IMT- 0440.053), Audit Report: A-2004-0524-IMT DTD 27 September 2004

Description: DISREGARD RESTRICTION HEADER AND FOOTER - Memorandum: Validation of Data for Base Realignment and Closure 2005, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma (Project Code A-2003-IMT- 0440.053), Audit Report: A-2004-0524-IMT DTD 27 September 2004
Date: September 14, 2005
Creator: United States. Department of Defense.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Ernest Griffith, November 4, 1982

Description: Interview with Ernest Griffith, owner and operator of Griffith's Independent Ginner. The interview includes Griffith's personal experiences about education in Texola, Oklahoma, part-time employment as cotton picker, and being involved in building cotton gins and operating drug stores. Griffith also talks about his family background, the operation of Griffith and Stith cotton gin, buying cotton and retaining cotton seed, variations in cotton prices, sale of coal to farmers, buying grain for Kimball Milling Company, Weinert cotton gin personnel, significant changes in the cotton ginning business during thirty years, the ginning procedure, and civic and trade association activities.
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Date: November 4, 1982
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Griffith, Ernest
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, 2011

Description: Interview with James F. Brede, dentist and U.S. Army Air Forces veteran. The interview includes his personal experiences in World War II as a B-17 co-pilot with the 8th Air Force in the European Theater, his childhood in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, enlistment in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1943, preliminary training in Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, his active service with the 379th Bomb Group in Kimbolton, England, combat experience in 35 missions, return to the U.S. and continued military service as a flight instructor in Lakeland, Florida and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as the return to civilian life, marriage, dental school under the G.I. Bill, reenlistment in the Air Force as a dentist, his deployment to Korea, his discharge from the Air Force, and the establishment of his dental practice and experiences since retirement. The interview includes an appendix with a copy of his book.
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Date: March 30, 2011
Creator: Fox, Lisa A. & Brede, James F.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong, February 24, 2010

Description: Interview with Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong, longtime activists in the Dallas lesbian community. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences of childhood in Knoxville, Tennessee, New Jersey, and California, as well as her decision to study nursing and settle in Denver, Colorado, and her coming out narrative. The interview also includes Young's personal experiences of childhood in Ada, Oklahoma, her education at East Central State University and the University of Colorado, and her coming out narrative. They talk about their meeting and early relationship, give descriptions of Denver's gay and lesbian communities, their involvement with various groups such as the Daughters of Bilitis and Gay Liberation Front, their decision to move to Dallas, their involvement with groups such as the National Organization for Women and Dallas Gay Political Caucus/Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance in various political campaigns, and Young's career at Texas Instruments and Raytheon and efforts to create more equitable human resources policies from within the corporations. Additionally, Armstrong and Young talk about the effects of the HIV-AIDS crisis on Dallas's gay and lesbian communities, their 2008 marriage, relationships with family members, and secrets to a long relationship.
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Date: February 24, 2010
Creator: Wisely, Karen; Young, Louise & Armstrong, Vivienne
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Oral History Interview with Johnny Case, March 5, 2003

Description: Interview with jazz pianist Johnny Case. In the interview, Case talks about his family's acquaintance with Ernest Tubb, his early interest in rhythm and blues, how his parents, Elvis Presley, and local radio stations influenced his musical career, learning to play the piano and his interest in jazz, early gigs in Oklahoma and northeast Texas, his family's move from Paris, Texas to Dallas and his playing gigs at several clubs there, moving to Fort Worth, his collaboration with Tom Morrell in producing the 'How the West Was Swung' albums, his comments about the demise of western swings, gigs and clubs in Fort Worth, his transition from playing western swing to jazz, various jazz artists, okaying for African-American audiences, avant-garde jazz and its promoters, difficulties in making a full-time living as a jazz artist in Fort Worth, his employment at Sardine's Italian Restaurant in Fort Worth, the Caravan of Dreams and the resurgence of jazz in Fort Worth, his relationship with the local musicians union, Texas jazz, and the evolution of jazz in Fort Worth. The interview includes an appendix with an article, Case's discography, and Case's notes on various jazz musicians and venues.
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Date: March 5, 2003
Creator: Brown, Peggy Brandt & Case, Johnny
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Oral History Interview with John Aaron, November 4, 2006

Description: Interview with Alan Lee Briscoe, NASA engineer and manager, as part of the Skylab Oral History Project. The interview includes Aaron's personal experiences about childhood and education, having a career with NASA in mission control, space shuttle and software development, and International Space Station programs. Aaron speaks about his duties on various missions, Skylab's importance to NASA and space exploration, and his perceptions of NASA's working and management culture. The interview includes an appendix with photographs.
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Date: November 4, 2006
Creator: Johnson, Michael & Aaron, John
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Oral History Interview with Cece Cox, November 6, 2009

Description: Interview with executive director of resource Center Dallas Cece Cox. The interview includes Cox's personal experiences about childhood in Ohio and Bartlesville, Oklahoma, education at Northwestern University, moving to Dallas, and having a career as a photojournalist and studio photographer. Additionally, Cox discusses her coming out narrative, involvement with groups such as Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and Dallas Gay Alliance/Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, as well as her decision to enter SMU Law School, and her relationship with her partner, adopted son, and family members. The interview includes an appendix with newspaper articles from the Dallas Morning News and flyers.
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Date: November 6, 2009
Creator: Wisely, Karen & Cox, Cece
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Excavations at the Quince Site (34AT134) Atoka County, Oklahoma

Description: This volume presents findings from an excavation at the Quince Site of McGee Creek Reservoir project area. Excavations at the Quince Site disclosed deep alluvial deposits with several occupations throughout the Holocene Period. The site contains a well-preserved culturally stratified deposit dating from Paleoindian to Woodland Indian periods.
Date: 1994
Creator: Perttula, Timothy K.
Partner: UNT Institute of Applied Sciences

Oral History Interview with George E. Fortenberry, September 24, 2003

Description: Interview with George E. Fortenberry, who is an Army veteran and college professor from Arlington, Texas. In the interview, Fortenberry discusses his experiences in the Southwest Pacific Theatre during his time as a member of the 112th Cavalry of the Texas National Guard during World War II. He also describes what it was like growing up during the Great Depression and attending various different schools in both Texas and Oklahoma. Fortenberry discusses why he decided to join the National Guard, and also his experiences in early basic cavalry training. During much of the interview, Fortenberry reminisces about many of his various assignments and duties while serving in the war. Among these discussed include his assignment as a clerk to the veterinary section, time in Fort Bliss and Fort Clark, his shipment overseas to Noumea in New Caledonia, his transfer to the Medical Detachment as a clerk, and his time in New Britain, New Guinea and the Philippines. Fortenberry also recollects about everyday life in the Southwest Pacific, and includes details on tropical diseases and combat-related psychological problems that many of his comrades suffered through.
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Date: September 24, 2003
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Fortenberry, George E.
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Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Description: This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
Date: 1965
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Description: This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press