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Traditional story about an orphan who encounters a tiger

Description: This a traditional story about an orphan who encounters a tiger; by using a container with a mirror on top, he manages to convince the tiger that he (the orphan) has caught a large tiger in that container; the tiger is scared and the orphan ends up managing to steal gold from the tigers’ Rongker (= the name of a ceremony in Karbi traditional culture) due to his trick with the mirror container. Chikari Tisso was an active listener during the recording of this text. All of his backchanneling as well as clarification questions and other remarks are included in this transcription, signaled by{curly brackets}.
Date: April 10, 2010
Duration: 12 minutes
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of cooking alkaline food

Description: This is a description of cooking alkaline food by burning jhum fields and using the ashes.
Date: April 2, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of cleaning and washing

Description: This is a description of the important status of cleanliness in Karbi culture.
Date: April 2, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a common fool character

Description: This a traditional story about a common fool character, who does stupid things (bokolapo); in this story, he wants to go to the market but by switching sides of the basket he is carrying also accidentally switches the direction in which he is walking; he ends up walking back to his own house without realizing it.
Date: April 2, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a couple, in which the husband tricks his wife in order to get her to give him meat to eat

Description: This is a traditional story about a couple, in which the husband tricks his wife in order to get her to give him meat to eat. He carves a hole into a tree and pretends to be a scary big black bird and tells his wife to feed the big black bird. After the wife has fed the big black bird (i.e., her husband) all of their chickens, the husband himself tells her to look inside the hole the next time around, which she does. Upon recognizing her husband, the wife is angry and tells him she will separate from him and go to stay with her parents. She collects all her things into a big basket. The husband sneaks himself into the basket, and as the wife is on the way carrying the basket, the husband urinates. As if it had not been enough already before, the wife now leaves him with even angrier than before.
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 6 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about an elderly couple with a dog

Description: This a traditional story about an elderly couple with a dog; the wife dies and the dog takes the husband to Chom arong (i.e., the village of the dead); the wife does not want to leave, but the husband forces her; upon return to their village, soon somebody else in the village dies, and the wife has to die and go back to Chom arong with the other person.
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 12 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on a crying child

Description: This is a monologue on the (traditional) everyday situation of a mother having a baby to take care of while having to perform other chores such as getting firewood and cooking (not considered a true folk story by language consultants).
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 3 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about a chain reaction of events that sets off when a frog blocks the road and sits down on an ant that in turn bites the frog

Description: This a traditional story about a chain reaction of events that sets off when a frog blocks the road and sits down on an ant that in turn bites the frog. From there on, one animal suffers from being disturbed or hurt by another animal, and as a consequence accidentally disturbs or hurts another animal, and so on: the ant disturbs the frog, the frog disturbs the squirrel, the squirrel disturbs the pig, the pig disturbs the bird, the bird disturbs the elephant, the elephant kicks a rock, which then kills the daughter of the king. The king traces back the chain reaction to the frog and the ant, and punishes both of them. This folk story, in a variety of versions, appears to be very common in the extended Eastern Himalayan region. Note also that a late 19th century telling of this story can be found in the Linguistic Survey of India (Grierson 1904).
Date: April 1, 2010
Duration: 5 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Konnerth, Linda
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #93 - Buck Ram

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing manager and songwriter Buck Ram in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. This recording contains racial stereotyping.
Date: April 3, 1968
Duration: 47 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #86 - Michael Nesmith

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Michael Nesmith of the Monkees in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 5, 1968
Duration: 44 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #80 - Sergio Mendes

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Sergio Mendes in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 17, 1968
Duration: 16 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #90 - Norman Petty

Description: Recording of producer Norman Petty answering written questions on tape in Clovis, New Mexico for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 1968
Duration: 18 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #136 - Himan Brown, Part 2

Description: Part 2 of a recording of John Gilliland interviewing radio and television producer Himan Brown.
Date: April 18, 1977
Duration: 5 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #113 - Merle Travis

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Merle Travis in San Diego for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 20, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #38 - Ahmet Ertegun

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Ahmet Ertegun in Pasadena, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 8, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #136 - Himan Brown, Part 1

Description: Part 1 of a recording of John Gilliland interviewing radio and television producer Himan Brown.
Date: April 18, 1977
Duration: 30 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #125 - Glenn Yarbrough

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Glenn Yarbrough in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 16, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #118 - Ian Whitcomb

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing British entertainer Ian Whitcomb for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1969
Duration: 30 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #6 - Tony Bennett

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Tony Bennett in Fort Worth, Texas. Gilliland later used this recording in the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 15, 1956
Duration: 22 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #164 - Bumps Blackwell

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing bandleader, songwriter, and producer Bumps Blackwell in Los Angeles for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 3, 1968
Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #167 - Julius Wechter

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Julius Wechter in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1968
Duration: 11 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #185 - Hunter Hancock

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing radio personality Hunter Hancock in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 4, 1968
Duration: 24 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Oral history interview with Finnigan (Finn) Jones]

Description: Oral history interview with Finn Jones. Jones, who was assigned the sex of female at birth and lived as Stacy Jeanette Jones for 42 years, discusses his upbringing, his career in the Coast Guard, the discrimination he faced as a lesbian, especially as a service member under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," his membership with the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Fort Worth, founding Trans-Cendence International, and being the first trans person to run for a position in the Texas House or any legislative election in Texas.
Date: April 28, 2019
Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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