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[News Script: Museum]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of a grant from U.S. Information Agency, the Amon Carter Museum has assembled the first major exhibition of American art destined to tour east Europe.
Date: September 6, 1973, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Milan Reban, April 8, 2017

Description: Transcript of an interview with Dr. Milan Reban, Professor emeritus of the UNT Political Science department and political activist, conducted in Richardson, Texas on April 8, 2017. Reban discusses his family background and experiences as a native of Czechoslovakia and survivor of the Nazi and Soviet invasions of that country, defection from Czechoslovakia and travel to the U.S, his education at the University of Miami and Michigan State University, and academic career at UNT.
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Date: April 8, 2017
Creator: Phillips, Michael; Friauf, Betsy & Reban, Milan
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[Scrapbook of John Briggs travels to Portugal, Poland and France]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the travels of John Logan Briggs Jr. between 1988 and 1989, including color photographs, tickets, menus, business cards, stamps, receipts, clippings, coins, stickers, and other records of travel throughout Europe. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community.
Date: 1988/1989
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Marzena Ksiazkiewicz

Description: Interview with Marzena Kasiazkiewicz, a immigrant to the Dallas area from Kraków, Poland. Kasiazkiewicz discusses first coming to the United States, caring for her mother, her parents, growing up in communist Poland, deciding to stay in the US, adjusting to the American workplace, moving to Texas, her partner and children, the effect of 9/11 on immigrants, learning English, working in eye-care, and John Paul II.
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Date: December 6, 2012
Creator: McKee, David & Kasiazkiewicz, Marzena
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with William P. Schiff, January 12, 1990

Description: Interview with William Schiff, a Holocaust survivor from Kraków, Poland. Schiff discusses his family, antisemitism before the war, the invasion of Poland, being put into forced labor by the Germans and Poles, the ghetto and survival there, getting married, experiences in internment at Kraków-Płaszów, Auschwitz, Gross-Rosen, and Buchenwald concentration camps, liberation, returning to Kraków and finding his wife, and life afterwards.
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Date: January 12, 1990
Creator: Rosen, Keith & Schiff, William P.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Carlton J. Killgo, March 23, 1972

Description: Interview with Carlton J. Killgo, a Army Air Corps WWII veteran and POW from Slocum, Texas, who was shot down and captured by German forces. Killgo discusses enlisting in the Air Corps before the war, training and becoming a B-17 crewmember, deployment to England, his missions, getting shot down, capture by German civilians, transfer to Stalag Luft #4, experiences in internment there, liberation by the Soviet Army, and return to the United States.
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Date: March 23, 1972
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Killgo, Carlton J.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interviews with Max Pila, 1993-1994

Description: Interview with Max Pila, a Holocaust survivor from Zlav, Poland. Pila discusses his family and Jewish background, antisemitism, the German invasion, life in the ghetto, executions, labor, transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau, daily experience in internment, mining at Janina, the forced march to Bergen-Belsen, liberation, and life afterwards.
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Date: {1993-10-15,1994-04-01}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Pila, Max
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Robert Seidel, September 7, 1999

Description: Interview with Robert Seidel, a Army Air Force WWII veteran from Elkhart, Indiana, who served in the 763rd Bomb Squadron in the European Theater. Accompanied by his wife Helen, Seidel discusses his family, the start of the war and joining the Air Corps, training as a flight engineer, assignment to the B-24 and deployment to Spinazzola, Italy, flying combat missions, life at the base, ditching his aircraft near Salzburg and getting captured, being interrogated, internment at Stalag Luft IV, libe… more
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Date: September 7, 1999
Creator: Lane, Peter B.; Seidel, Robert & Seidel, Helen
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Pola Bekker, October 12, 1996

Description: Interview with Pola Bekker, a Holocaust survivor from Warsaw. Bekker discusses her family, the Jewish District in Warsaw, life in the city before the war, antisemitism in Warsaw, the invasion of Poland and bombing of the city, fleeing to Russia, life in Orsk, moving to Voroshilovgrad, returning to Poland at the end of the war, and moving to Israel.
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Date: October 12, 1996
Creator: Anson, Jennifer & Bekker, Pola
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: World news]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Air Prance along with other French airlines deciding to stop flight due to labor disputes, Poland officials revoking food price increases and the White House chief butler receiving a silver letter opener from President Nixon.
Date: February 19, 1971, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: AP update]

Description: Photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: December 7, 1970, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Local Poles]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: December 13, 1982, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 46 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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