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[News Script: Miners]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: January 6, 1970, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Oral History Interview with Mervin Garver, August 6, 1999

Description: Interview with Mervin Garver. The interview includes Garver's personal experiences about education and childhood during the Great Depression, being a defense worker at Riverside Foundry, blackouts and air raid wardens, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's visits to Wrightsville by train. Garver also talks about his draft classification as 4-F due to psychoneurosis, his personal feelings about being classified as 4-F, local reactions to his 4-F status, the production of hand grenade and radar cores at Riverside Foundry, the financial and patriotic incentives to increase war production, the purchase of war bonds and stamps, employment of women and wartime shortages, rationing of food and gasoline, the "Victory Bus," effects of WW II on his personal finances and on the postwar lives of Wrightsville's citizens, the transition from wartime to peacetime production at Riverside Foundry, and his memories of post-World War II Memorial Day celebrations.
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Date: August 6, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Garver, Mervin
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Robert W. Wilson, June 6, 2001

Description: Interview with airline pilot and Army Air Forces veteran Robert W. Wilson. The interview includes Wilson's personal experiences about being B-25 pilot in the Pacific Theater during World War II, basic training, college preparatory courses, flight training, and various missions. Wilson talks about his pre-war job experiences, flying conditions over the Owen Stanley Mountains, Operation OBOE, leave time in Sydney, Australia, the move to Palawan, Philippines, missions to French Indo-China, attitudes and feelings towards the deaths of comrades, and postwar adjustments. The interview includes an appendix with supplementary documents.
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Date: June 6, 2001
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Wilson, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

BRAC Analysis-Notes and Research

Description: Contains notes and research (Pittsburgh International Airport, ARS, PA) by Bradley McRee of the JOINT Issues Team.
Date: December 6, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department