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[Scrapbook of John Briggs travels to Germany, Italy, The Czech Republic and Belgium]

Description: Scrapbook containing color photographs, opera programs, tickets, stickers, coins, maps, and restaurant menus in relation to John Brigg's travels to Venice, Berlin, Dresden, Prague, and Bruges. It also includes images of monuments, museums, and landmarks. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community.
Date: [1977..1978]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Purse

Description: Evening purse of iridescent blue beads. Metallic blue cut beads in a pattern of concentric ovals creating a "raindrops in water" ripple effect. Short, 12" strap at top, one end connected to each side of frame. Metal mount is covered with the beading except for the brass ball-snap closure at center top. Interior is lined in royal blue silk and has one inner pocket. Stamped on pocket: "Made in Belgium / by hand / Walborg" Measurements: 20.5 cm h x 20.5 cm at bottom and 14 cm across frame x 2 cm d.
Date: 1950/1959
Creator: Walborg Purses
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Third Reich Finale: as Witnessed by John L. Hancock, 259th Field Artillery Battalion

Description: Army WWII veteran John L. Hancock's autobiographical accounts of his service with the 259th Field Artillery Battalion in the final months of the European Theater. The book features five separate accounts on the Battle of the Bulge, Remagen, liberating Buchenwald, occupation duty in Germany, and returning to the US.
Date: August 11, 2003
Creator: Hancock, John L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with James N. Hall, November 10, 1999

Description: Interview with James N. Hall, a Army Air Force WWII veteran from Burkburnett, Texas. Hall discusses joining the Air Force from college, basic training, classification, flight training, the P-47, fighter tactics, deplyoment to Le Culot Airfield in Belgium, his first mission, briefings and intelligence, Air Support Parties, close air support, flak, bomber escort, air-to-air encounters, casualties, logistics, German civilians, crash landings, V-E Day, and return to civilian life.
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Date: November 10, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hall, James N.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Travis Womack, Jr., May 10, 2002

Description: Interview with Travis Womack Jr., a Army WWII veteran from Marshall, Texas, who served with the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division. Womack discusses his family, education, basic and airborne training, deployment to Morocco and movement through North Africa, the invasion of Sicily, the Battle of San Pietro, the Anzio campaign, going to England, marrying, fighting in Operation Market Garden, the Battle of the Bulge, disguised German troops, and the end of the war. In appendix is a detailed account of the Italian campaign written by Womack.
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Date: May 10, 2002
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Womack Jr., Travis
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interviews with Max Pila, 1993-1994

Description: Interview with Max Pila, a Holocaust survivor from Zlav, Poland. Pila discusses his family and Jewish background, antisemitism, the German invasion, life in the ghetto, executions, labor, transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau, daily experience in internment, mining at Janina, the forced march to Bergen-Belsen, liberation, and life afterwards.
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Date: {1993-10-15,1994-04-01}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Pila, Max
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Spaak]

Description: Photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the death of Paul-Henri Spaak.
Date: July 31, 1972, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Harry A. Thompson, April 18, 1973

Description: Interview with Harry Thompson, an Army WWII veteran and POW from Dallas, Texas. Thompson discusses being drafted before the war and training for field artillery at Fort Sill, his assignment to the 99th Infantry Division, training in England, the Siegfried Line, the Battle of the Bulge and his capture at Büllingen, Belgium, being interrogated and transported into Germany, and his experiences in internment at Limburg.
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Date: April 18, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Thompson, Harry A.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jack Browder, January 15, 1998

Description: Interview with Jack Browder, a Army WWII veteran from Duncan, Oklahoma. Browder was a staff officer with the 741st Tank Battalion in Europe; he recounts his education and entry to active duty in 1941, transfer to the new 741st, armor training and exercises, duties as a supply officer, preparations for the Normandy invasion, DD tanks, D-Day, attachment to the 2nd Infantry Division and advances through northern France, the M4 Sherman, his thoughts on General George S. Patton, the Battle of Saint Lô, souvenirs and trading, the Battle of the Bulge, crossing Germany into Czechoslovakia, returning to the States, and postwar service.
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Date: January 15, 1998
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Browder, Jack
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Script: Dollar value and Eurotom]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the value of the U.S. dollar in German markets as well as a possible agreement for Britain to join the European Atomic Energy Community.
Date: May 11, 1971, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Scott]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: September 20, 1971, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Politics]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about senators discussing economy politics, and French foreign minister Maurice Chumann speaking about negotiations.
Date: May 13, 1971, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections