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[Leonard Arnold III]

Description: Audio recording of Leonard Arnold III. Written on CD plastic: Leonard Arnold III, Leonard Arnold. 1. Working On The Line. 2. Break From The Blues. 3. Oessano. 4. Della. 5. Show Me You Nekkid. 6. Going Back To Texas. 7. Sent The Devil Packin'. 8. Bloomer Puddin Pie. 9. Hill On The Mood. 10. I Love You. Written on CD: Recorded in The Woods. Trail Koss Production. Leonoard Arnold III, "The Turd."
Date: November 28, 2007
Duration: 38 minutes 01 second
Creator: Arnold, Leonard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leonard Arnold II]

Description: Audio recording of Leonard Arnold II. Written on CD plastic: Leonard Arnold II, Leonard Arnold. 1. Honey Dew. Skinny Dippin'. 3. Laverta. 4. Maggie. 5. Baby Let Me In. 6. Ain't No Gas. 7. Where'd I Get These Blues. 8. Money Up Front. 9. I'm Doin' Aright. 10. A One Armed Rockin' Chair. Written on CD: Recorded in The Woods. Trail Koss Production. Leonoard Arnold II.
Date: November 28, 2007
Duration: 40 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Arnold, Leonard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Elicitation of sentences in various moods

Description: Recording of an elicitation about modal operations in Mankiyali. The goal is to determine how the language distinguishes a speaker's certainty or belief of what will happen in a given situation. English sentences are used as prompts. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 22, 2019
Duration: 26 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion on Mankiyali syllable structure

Description: Recording of a discussion about permissible consonant clusters in Mankiyali. The purpose is to analyze the structure of the Mankiyali syllable. The contributors are: Aurangzeb -- a 34-year old male and a teacher by profession, and Gohar-Ur Rehman -- a 38 year old male and a retail shop owner by profession.
Date: November 22, 2019
Duration: 38 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation about possessive pronouns

Description: This is a recording of an elicitation about possessive pronouns demonstrating how possession is expressed in Mankiyali. English sentences are used as prompts. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 15, 2019
Duration: 10 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of adverbial clauses

Description: This is a recording of an elicitation of adverbial clauses in Mankiyali based on English sentences used as prompts. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 15, 2019
Duration: 17 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of words to analyze lexical stress

Description: Recording of an elicitation of a wordlist to help determine the placement of stress in Mankiyali. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: November 9, 2019
Duration: 3 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of mass nouns

Description: Recording of an elicitation of mass nouns in Mankiyali. Some of the words covered include water, milk, rice, hay, tea, and grass. The contributor is Aurangzeb, a 34-year old male teacher.
Date: November 5, 2019
Duration: 4 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Dale, Merrion
Partner: UNT College of Information

Special Episode: 2021 Thin Line Fest with Joshua Butler

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with UNT Alumnus Joshua Butler, founder and Director of the Thin Line Fest, a documentary and music festival in Denton, Texas. Susan and Joshua discuss the history of the festival, and the festival's conversion to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: November 2020
Duration: 38 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Alumni Spotlight #6: Creating Progress in a World of Change with Dean Lindsay

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with UNT Alumnus Dean Lindsay, business author and keynote speaker. Susan and Dean discuss the ideas he brings to the table as a keynote speaker for high class clientele, and how these ideas can be applied to the everyday person coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. They also discuss his accomplishments in the acting and music fields.
Date: November 4, 2020
Duration: 37 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Guest Artist Recital: 1998-11-01 – SlideHandlers

Description: Guest trombone quartet recital performed at the UNT College of Music Concert Hall.
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Date: November 1, 1998
Duration: 55 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Damron, Bill; Warton, John; Allen, John (Trombonist) & McCollum, Barney
Partner: UNT Music Library

Story of a poor old lady and a magician

Description: This is a story of a destitute old lady who had two sons, and she could barely feed them. After some time, an aged man comes to that old lady and asks her to hand over her sons to him to raise them. The old woman agrees to this while saying that she’ll keep one of them when they became adults, whereas he can take the other one. The old man — who was a magician — takes care of them. He educates one, whereas he keeps the other for household chores, who later learns magic from him. The latter is desperate to be reunited with his mother, but the magician wants to keep him with himself. This story narrates how by using magic, the boy tries to return.
Date: November 26, 2020
Duration: 5 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation between Tauqeer Ahmad and the children of Bindawal village

Description: This is a conversation between Tauqeer Ahmad and the children of Bindawal village in the Northern Azamgarhi dialect as they were warming themselves in front of a fire. The children seeing the researcher and Mr. Tauqeer, try to escape but Mr. Tauqeer asks them to stay at their places. He then starts questioning an incident that took place the previous night wherein police arrived at the village and fined someone who was fishing illegally.
Date: November 23, 2020
Duration: 7 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation on the language of Rampur with Mr. Akhlaque (in Urdu)

Description: This is a conversation primarily with Mr. Akhlaque. After recording some conversations in Rāmpūr village, the researcher learns the language of the Muslims to be Bhojpuri and almost the same as that of the Hindu population, unlike that in Fatehpūr. He then moves near to Mr. Akhlaque to enquire about this. Mr. Jameel then joins the conversation and adds his opinion on the ongoing topic.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Discussion on languages of the Purvanchal region of UP and Urdu

Description: This is a discussion about the language and language varieties spoken in the districts of the Pūrvānchal region of the state of Uttar Pradesh, such as Maū, Balliā, and Āzamgaṛh. The speaker Mr. Maqsood Khan initiates with a short monologue on the election season in his mother tongue Bhojpuri spoken in his village Jogarī. He then proceeds to the varieties spoken in the region as he seems to have excellent knowledge on the same. The monologue then turns into a discussion about the differences of culture and language of Āzamgaṛh and Maū. It then shifts to the state of Urdu in India.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 12 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with Irfan Ahmad Usmani about language, Chāndpūr village, and relatives (in Urdu)

Description: This is a conversation in (Pharaī) Chāndpūr village situated in the Maū district of UP, between Irfan Ahmad Usmani, Maaz Shaikh and his uncle Saeeduz Zafar Ali. The conversation begins with a discussion on the variety of Azamgarhi spoken in this village and continues to the Azamgarhi language and thereafter to the different local vernaculars spoken in Eastern UP and Bihar. Further, Mr. Usmani describes the village, its iconic location due to it being situated near the banks of a tributary (Pharaī in Azamgarhi) of the Ghāgrā river, and its unique tongue. Then, the conversation moves on to a discussion on relatives. Later on, his sister too joins the conversation.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 29 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Rahmāniā College of Rōpanpūr and Rōpanpūr village

Description: This is a monologue, in the Eastern dialect of Azamgarhi, on a degree college in Rōpanpūr village by the name Rahmāniyā P. G. Degree College established by late Haji Muneer Khan Sāhab. The speaker Mr. Zakir gives information on the history and establishment of the college and its importance to Rōpanpūr village and the nearby villages. Further, he also talks about Rōpanpūr village and his educational background.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 3 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation on issues of agricultural produce, and about relatives

Description: This is a conversation in Ḍhilaī̃ village, situated nearby Fatehpūr, in the Maū district of UP, taking place in the Eastern dialect of Azamgarhi. The conversation begins with some issues in the selling of the current year’s harvest of paddy. Then the speakers move on to talking on matters of relatives.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 25 minutes 38 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation in Fatehpur village about land issues, village, farming, harvest, and fisheries

Description: This is a conversation between three people in Fatehpūr village in the Maū district of UP. The conversation begins with some land issues in Fatehpūr and then moves on to modern-day farming issues faced in the village. Then the speakers move on to discussing the prospects of fisheries and then to the climate of Fatehpūr, which is relatively colder because of the Fatehpūr Ratōh Lake.
Date: November 21, 2020
Duration: 20 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Personal narrative of Mr. Sahngi's son

Description: This is a personal narrative by the son of Sahngi. Sahngi and Mahngi were two brothers who worked on the farms of Sadruddin, Maaz’s great grandfather. Mr. Toofani first introduces Maaz to Mr. Sahngi’s son and his relative and then leaves for work. Mr. Sahngi’s son narrates some incidences of Sadruddin and his contesting of the Pardhānī (village head) elections. He then talks about Maaz’s family members and his relationship with them. After that, he narrates his early adulthood time spent in Delhi, old times in Sonwārā village, and changing times.
Date: November 25, 2020
Duration: 35 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation on the languages of Rāmpūr village and the nearby Muslim-dominated villages of the region (in Urdu)

Description: This is a conversation primarily with Mr. Jameel, the former and currently contesting Pardhān (village head) of Rāmpūr village. Mr. Jameel explains to Maaz the presence of dichotomy in speech among the population of Azamgarh and the variety spoken in Rāmpūr and other nearby Muslim-dominated villages. In the last part of the recording, Mr. Jameel talks with a villager who passes by.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 3 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation with the Naṭ community women in Karmaini village

Description: This is a conversation in Karmainī village, situated in the floodplains of the Ghaghra river in North of Azamgarh, with the women of the Naṭ community. They hail from a nearby village named Nakkīb Khojaulī, and identify themselves as (Sunni) Muslims. Badrun Nisa and Sharfun Nisa start by describing why they’ve come to Karmaini. Mateenuddin, Maaz’s grandfather, asks them to narrate how their community was provided with essential supplies during lockdown due to COVID-19. They do so, after which Sharfun Nisa sings a song on demonetization and the problems faced because of it. They then give information about their village and its demography.
Date: November 12, 2020
Duration: 4 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Pardhānī (village head) elections in Rāmpūr and about Rāmpūr village

Description: This is a monologue on the Pardhānī (village head) elections in Rāmpūr in the Bhojpuri language. The elections were approaching closer at the time of recording, and the speaker Mr. Jameel who was the ex-village headman of Rāmpūr was contesting this time too. He speaks on the history of these elections and his contesting of the same. He then moves on to give information on Rampur village, its demography, and nearby villages.
Date: November 22, 2020
Duration: 4 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information
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