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[News Clip: Brainwashed Padre]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about the Houston stop of a lecture tour by Catholic priest Robert W. Greene. Father Greene's lecture describes his trial, imprisonment and eventual banishment from Communist China amid allegations of being an American spy.
Date: January 19, 1954
Duration: 1 minute 38 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of European Allies and Japan to joining with United States in a crash program to develop new energy sources and conserve existing supplies.
Date: December 12, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Ship]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of first cargo ship from Red China to call in southern California in more than 25 years has arrived at Port of Long Beach.
Date: December 17, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Medicine]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of a problem faced while treating drug addicts.
Date: December 19, 1973, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Masanobu and Tomoko Ikemiya, August 7, 2015

Description: Transcript of an interview with Masanobu and Tomoko Ikemiya. In the first part of the interview, Ikemiya Masanobu discusses his early life in China and Japan, and his education in the United States. He talks about religion and Zen, and sustainable lifestyles. In the second part of the interview, his wife Ikemiya Tomoko talks about her early life, and their lives together.
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Date: August 7, 2015
Creator: Pomerleau, Clark A.; Ikemiya, Masanobu, 1946- & Ikemiya, Tomoko, 1956-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Tom Peays, February 6, 1999

Description: Transcript of an interview with Thomas "Tom" Peay, a rancher and Army Air Forces veteran (Air Transport Command), concerning his experiences in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Peay discusses his enrollment in the Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1942; tenure as a primary flight training instructor of Aviation Air Cadets, Harmon Training Center, Ballinger, Texas, 1942-43; Air Ferry Command, 1943; induction into the Army Air Forces, 1943; assignment to the Air Transport Command, 1943; stationing at Tezgaon-Kurmitola, India, 1944; flying C-109s loaded with gasoline over "The Hump" into China; weather problems over the Himalaya Mountains; and his separation from the military, 1946.
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Date: February 6, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Peays, Thomas
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Frederick H. Kline, February 10, 1998

Description: Transcript of an interview with Frederick H. Kline, an Army Air Forces veteran, concerning his experiences as a photographic laboratory technician in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Appendix includes photos of Frederick J. Kline at twenty-five years of age and of him and his wife after fifty-two years of marriage.
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Date: February 10, 1998
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Kline, Frederick H., 1918-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John "Jack" R. Price, June 18, 1986

Description: Interview with John "Jack" R. Price, executive of Caltex Petroleum Corporation. Price discusses his background and experiences from his long-time career with Caltex Petroleum Corporation, including working in China, India, South Africa, and Australia between the years of 1945-1967.
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Date: June 18, 1986
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Price, John R., 1907-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: Briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering national and international news stories in London, Washington D. C., and China.
Date: March 26, 1973
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wedding skirt

Description: Chinese Wedding Skirt for a Member of the Court. Mid-calf length wrap-style skirt comprised of two panels of red brocade silk with chrysanthemum pattern attached to 2.25" waistband of green wool; panels connect with interior button of green wool and skirt is secured with ties of green wool that wrap around the waistband. Panels are unadorned where wrap overlaps and finely pleated where panel is visible. On pleated sections are long strips of dark blue silk piped and backed in light blue silk; strips are decorated with silk and metallic embroidery with floral, dragon, and geometric designs, and at the bottom each strip has a modified fleur-de-lis shape and two silk tassels, one of lavender and the other turquoise. Inset into each side section of skirt are rectangular bands of floral embroidery in silk threads on white silk cloth. The bottom of the skirt has a bands of white and blue silk with embroidery, which are also pleated where visible. Primary background cloth of skirt is red silk. Side panels are lined with turquoise silk fabric. Inside labels from Neiman Marcus and The People’s Republic of China indicate the skirt was probably bought during an Asian Fortnight in 1962 or 1969.
Date: 1911/1930
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Court vest

Description: Chinese floor-length vest made in the same style as a court robe but sleeveless. Mandarin collar. Body of vest is brocaded silk. Trim and collar contain much and fine silk hand embroidered design motifs.
Date: 1880/1920
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Skirt

Description: Red silk cheongsam style skirt - ankle length taper off skirt fully lined with silk crepe. Hand embroidered silk design motifs - Vertical gold rickrack creates the illusion of the traditional aproned skirt popular in the Qing Dynasty. This is probably a transitional garment going from the ancient style to the more contemporary garments of the 1920's and 1930's. There is a Neiman Marcus and a People’s Republic of China label inside.
Date: [1911..1930]
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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Oral History Interviews with James Voss, 1986

Description: Interview with James Voss, a lawyer and employee of the Caltex Petroleum Company from San Antonio, Texas. Voss discusses his earlier life and joining Caltex, work on company claims involving postwar China and other assets affected by World War II, the crude oil market, effects of the Chinese Communist Revolution on the company and markets, company operations in Japan and reconstruction, the company in Korea and Vietnam, mergers, purchases, divestments, expansion in the Mid East, South Africa, re-entry into China, and reflections on the energy business and his career.
Date: 1986-01-09/1986-06-20
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Inga Pennock, January 27, 1990

Description: Interview with Inga Pennock, a Holocaust survivor from Berlin. Pennock discusses her family background, experiencing antisemitism and the start of Nazi rule, trying to leave Germany and hiding, increasing violence, Kristallnacht, losing family, fleeing to Shanghai, Japanese occupation and the ghetto, working as a nurse for the Japanese, living conditions, liberation, and life afterwards.
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Date: January 27, 1990
Creator: Rosen, Keith G. & Pennock, Inga
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Hui Sun, November 18, 2012

Description: Interview with Hui Sun, a Chinese-American immigrant from Ankang, Shaanxi, China. Hui Sun discusses her childhood, her marriage, coming to the United States, American and Chinese culture, her children, parenting, her local Chinese community, Chinese holidays, reflections on love and personal growth, and her service in the People's Liberation Army.
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Date: November 18, 2012
Creator: Bravo, Francis & Sun, Hui
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Robert Hoe, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with Robert Hoe, a Navy WWII veteran of the China-Burma-India theater from Le Roy, New York. Hoe discusses growing up, the reaction to Pearl Harbor, attending college, enlisting in the Navy, training and becoming an officer, joining the Navy Scouts and Raiders, deployment to China and assignment to the Sino-American Cooperative Organization, supplying their forces, operations with guerilla fighters against the Japanese occupation, intelligence gathering, his reaction to the atomic bomb, the end of the war, service in China and discharge, and life as a civilian.
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Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Hoe, Robert
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with C. L. Pryor, December 5, 1987

Description: Interview with Charley Pryor, a Marine WWII veteran and POW from Elmore City, Oklahoma. Pryor discusses joining the Marine Corps, operations with the North China Marines in Tsingtao, interactions with Japanese troops before the war, surviving the sinking of the USS Houston (CA-30), being captured and participating in a Japanese landing on Java, thoughts on Japanese soldiers and military life, experiences working on the Burma Railway in Thailand, experiences in internment at Bicycle Camp in Batavia and a camp at Kachanaburi in Thailand, liberation, and postwar service.
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Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Jones, Waller F. & Pryor, Charley L.
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Oral History Interview with Nick Sanchez, February 16, 1999

Description: Interview with Nick Sanchez, a Army Air Force WWII veteran from Laredo, Texas. Sanchez discusses working in radio when the war began, becoming a radio technician in the Army Air Force, deployment to India and operations there, going missing in China after surviving a plane crash, and the end of the war. In appendix are an autobiographical sketch of Sanchez's service, a copy of a diary recording his experience "bailing-out," and his official military statement of the event.
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Date: February 16, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Sanchez, Nick
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Oral History Interview with Richard L. Johnston, February 17, 1999

Description: Interview with William J. Alexander, a Army WWII veteran from Universal, Pennsylvania, who served as an officer of the 382nd Engineer Battalion (Separate), a unit of black enlisted troops. Alexander discusses growing up, joining the Civilian Conservation Corps, joining the Army and commissioning through OCS, training, deployment to India, building the Ledo Road, General Joseph Stilwell, constructing the 20th Bomber Command HQ, working in a steelmill, the atomic bomb, returning home, and postwar service.
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Date: February 17, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Johnston, Richard L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: Spending limit]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Richard Nixon being given authority to limit government spending, an explosion in Belfast, and diplomatic relations between China and Germany.
Date: October 11, 1972, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Nixon broadcast]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Nixon announcing a corn deal with China on a broadcast.
Date: October 27, 1972
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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