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Atlanta Campaign Staff Ride Briefing Book

Description: USARC Staff Ride Briefing Books are produced by the Office of the Command Historian (OCH) to provide a systematic approach to the analysis of significant campaigns and battle in the history of the military art and the profession of arms. This volume "provides a concise but detailed account of Major General William T. Sherman's operational art and tactical prowess in maneuvering his army group, composed of three separate Union armies, from Chattanooga, Tennessee to the Confederate rail hub of Atlanta, Georgia" (p. v).
Date: June 1995
Creator: Shanahan, Edward P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Base Visit Trip Report - Nashville Air National Guard Station, TN

Description: Base Visit Trip Report - Nashville Air National Guard Station, TN. Discusses the base's present mission, SECDEF recommendation and justification, key issues identified, and installation and community concerns.
Date: August 9, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Joe Tison, May 11, 2010

Description: Interview with Weatherford resident Joe Tison, school administrator and mayor, as part of the Weatherford Oral History Project. The interview includes Tison's personal experiences of childhood, education in Weatherford public schools, Weatherford College, and North Texas State College, as well as his career as a teacher, principal, and superintendent in Aledo and Weatherford ISDs. Tison also discusses the racial integration of Weatherford schools, his career as interim superintendent at various North Texas ISDs, and his experience as mayor. The interview includes an appendix with photographs and articles about Tison.
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Date: May 11, 2010
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Tison, Joe
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with William Barsanti, June 26, 2004

Description: Interview with accountant and Army veteran William Barsanti. The interview includes Barsanti's personal experiences about the European Theater during World War II, his youth in an Italian immigrant family, graduating from high school and enrolling in college, then in the Enlisted Reserve Corps, being inducted into the U.S. Army, basic training, being selected for the Army Specialized Training Program, transferring to the 106th Infantry Division, and his assignment to Cannon Company as a supply sergeant. Barsanti also talks about the living conditions at Stalag XII-A and Stalag II-D, Stargard, Germany, evacuating to Bremervorde, Germany, liberation, and his postwar business career in Europe.
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Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Barsanti, William
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ralph L. Cerny, September 18, 2000

Description: Interview with Army veteran Ralph L. Cerny. The interview includes Cerny's personal experiences about being a combat infantryman in the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II, joining the Illinois National Guard, federalization of the Illinois National Guard, training at Camp Forrest, Tennessee, shipping to Camp Darwin, Australia, and combat around Mount Austen on Guadalcanal. Additionally, Cerny talks about the formation of the American Division and landings at New Caledonia, transferring of the division to Guadalcanal, the fate of Japanese prisoners-of-war, evacuation to the Fiji islands for rest and recuperation, landings on Bougainville, patrol and reconnaissance activities on Bougainville, his rotation back to the States, stateside duty as a drill instructor at Fort McClellan, and his postwar career.
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Date: September 18, 2000
Creator: Lane, Peter B. & Cerny, Ralph L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Western America, including ballads, cowboy stories, myths, folk songs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 201.
Date: 2017
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press

The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Western America, including ballads, cowboy stories, myths, folk songs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 201.
Date: 1966
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press