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Oral History Interview with Cecil Minshew, February 18, 1983

Description: Interview with Cecil T. Minshew regarding his experiences in the military and as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II. He was part of the Texas National Guard, 36th Division, 131st Field Artillery, 2nd Battalion, also known as the "Lost Battalion." He was captured on the island of Java in March of 1942 and spent the duration of the war thereafter as a prison of war in camps in South East Asia and in Japan.
Date: February 18, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Minshew, Cecil T.
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with Paul Kempf, October 13, 1980

Description: Interview with Paul Kempf regarding his experiences in the military and as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II. He was a member of the Royal Dutch Navy and was later transferred the Marines before being captured on the Island of Java. During his time, he came into contact with members of the "Lost Battalion", the 2nd Battalion of the 131st Field Artillery in the 36th Division.
Date: October 13, 1980
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Kempf, Paul
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with James W. Stroud, June 28, 1971

Description: Interview with Representative James W. Stroud regarding his experiences while a member of the regular session and first special session of the 62nd Texas State Legislature. Specifically, the interview deals with the bond proposal by then Governor Smith as well as deficit financing.
Date: June 28, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Stroud, James W.
Partner: University of North Texas

Oral History Interview with Bette Graham, April 2, 1980

Description: Interview with Bette Graham, inventor of Liquid Paper and founder of the Liquid Paper Corporation, which has since been sold to the Gillette Company. The interview includes a speech given by Bette Graham before the New Enterprise Club on March 9th, 1977 as well as a previous Oral History interview conducted on May 10th, 1969 and an Oral History interview on August 3, 1977. Additionally, there is a speech that was given to the Rotary Club at the Baker Hotel. Finally, there is a clip from the Dallas Morning News from May 14th, 1980 regarding the death of Bette Graham.
Date: April 2, 1980
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Graham, Bette
Partner: University of North Texas