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Capturing the documentary heritage of a national disaster: The National Library of New Zealand's response to the Canterbury Earthquake

Description: Presentation for the 2011 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly. This presentation discusses the archiving of important websites related to the earthquakes and aftershocks in Christchurch and Canterbury in 2011.
Date: May 9, 2011
Creator: Lee, Gillian
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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[News Script: Apollo 14]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the recovery of astronauts from the Apollo 14 missions.
Date: February 9, 1971, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Basketball]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Houston Kashmere who captured the Class 4A basketball title 91-87 over South Oak Cliff.
Date: March 9, 1974, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: With Apollo]

Description: Photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Apollo 14 coming back to earth.
Date: February 9, 1971, 8:25 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 265th week of the war, 147th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front "Hellfire Corner", Eastern front, Balkans, Italy, Pacific, China. Maps: France, Palau Islands, Eastern front. Back: "Dots in the sky-- dynamite on the ground! [Operation Uppercut].
Date: October 9, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newsmap. Monday, November 9, 1942 : week of October 30 to November 6

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa -- New Guinea -- Solomons -- Madagascar -- Russia -- Southeast Asia -- Far Eastern waters. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: North Africa -- Southwest Pacific. Photographs: Mud, mud, mud! -- Up in the world [Indian soldier sitting atop a Jack Ladder] -- Somewhere in Australia [supply freighter hits reef breaking it in two] -- Own weapons turned on Japanese. Bac… more
Date: November 9, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Carl Gorman, October 9, 1994

Description: Interview with Marine Corps veteran Carl Gorman. The interview includes Gorman's personal experiences as a Navajo code talker with the 2nd Marines on Guadacanal, Tarawa, and Saipan.
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Date: October 9, 1994
Creator: Christman, Calvin & Gorman, Carl
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Charles C. Brabham, Jr., September 9, 2003

Description: Interview with Army veteran Charles C. Brabham Jr. The interview includes Brabham's personal experiences about the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II, his youth in Dallas during the Great Depression, joining the 112th Cavalry at age 16, his mobilization and various assignments, and his medical evacuation die to malaria, dysentery, and hookworm.
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Date: September 9, 2003
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Brabham, Charles C., Jr.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Commander Alex Vraciu, October 9, 1994

Description: Interview with Cmdr. Alex Vraciu, a Navy WWII veteran and Navy Cross recipient from East Chicago, Indiana. Vraciu discusses his family and educational background, naval flight training, Edward "Butch" O'Hare, the F6F Hellcat, various combat operations throughout the Pacific, his actions at the "Marianas Turkey Shoot," being awarded the Navy Cross and time stateside, and returning to combat. In appendix is an autobiographical sketch by Vraciu, including a picture of him and his Hellcat with visi… more
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Date: October 9, 1994
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Vraciu, Alexander
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with George Duncan, October 9, 1994

Description: Interview with Captain George Duncan, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Duncan discusses his pilot training at Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1941, his assignment to Air Group 9 on the carrier Essex, the Hellcat fighter, the sinking of Fubuki-class destroyer in June of 1944 off of Pagan Island, the Marianas Campaign in 1944, the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot," the Philippines Campaign and the attack on the Japanese battleship Musashi, and his … more
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Date: October 9, 1994
Creator: Christman, Calvin L. & Duncan, George, 1917-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Oral History Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, June 9, 1981

Description: Interview with Granville T. Summerlin, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Hughes Springs, Texas. Summerlin discusses his experiences as a captured member of 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, or the "Lost Battalion" of the 36th Infantry Division, including: being drafted in 1940 and training; deployment to East Asia and diversion to Brisbane after December 7th; assignment to Sangosari Airfield, Malang, Java; the Japanese assault and American surrender; internment and labor at T… more
Date: June 9, 1981
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Summerlin, Granville T.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Hal Lamar, October 9, 1994

Description: Interview with Commander Hal Lamar, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences while serving as flag lieutenant and aide to Admiral Chester W. Nimitz during World War II. Lamar discusses Nimitz's personal and professional routines; comments about Admirals William ("Bull") Halsey and Raymond Spruance; the Roosevelt-Nimitz-MacArthur conference at Pearl Harbor from July to August of 1944; and the transfer of CINCPAC from Pearl Harbor to Guam.
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Date: October 9, 1994
Creator: Christman, Calvin & Lamar, Hal
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jay Titus, November 9, 1996

Description: Interview with Jay Titus, an Army Air Forces veteran (457th Squadron, 330th Bomb Group, 20th Air Force), concerning his experiences as a B-29 bombardier in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Bombing missions from Guam to Japan in 1945; Japanese fighter and flak opposition; fire bombing raids. Appendix includes a photocopy of the "350th Bomb Group Digest: a summary of combat activities from April 12 to Sept. 2 1945" [21 leaves]
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Date: November 9, 1996
Creator: Byrd, Richard W. & Titus, Jay
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Lloyd Ruddick, September 9, 1994

Description: Transcript of an interview with John Ruddick, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences while aboard the destroyer USS Melvin during World War II in the Pacific Theater. Ruddick discusses the Marianas invasion, the Carolines invasion, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the Battle of Surigao Strait, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Kurile operations, and the occupation of Japan.
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Date: September 9, 1994
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Ruddick, John Lloyd, 1923-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Cross, April 9, 1997

Description: Interview with Lloyd C. Cross, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences while aboard the submarines USS S-45 USS Sunfish, USS Spearfish, USS Pogy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Pre-war duty aboard the USS California and the heavy cruiser USS Vincennes, 1935-39; Submarine School, New London, Connecticut, 1940; his responsibilities as a fireman; various patrols in the Sea of Japan.
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Date: April 9, 1997
Creator: Maglaughlin, Barry & Cross, Lloyd C.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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Oral History Interview with M. T. Harrelson, May 9, 1985

Description: Interview with M. T. Harrelson, a Texas National Guard WWII veteran and POW from Wichita Falls, Texas, who was a member of the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery (the "Lost Battalion"). Harrelson discusses National Guard training and operations before the war, deployment to the Pacific and diversion to Java, the Japanese invasion, surrender and initial confinement, internment at Tanjong Priok and Bicycle Camp in Batavia, transfer to Changi Camp in Singapore, and the end of the war.
Date: May 9, 1985
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harrelson, M. T., 1919-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Richard Grissom, May 9, 1996

Description: Interview with Richard Grissom, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences while aboard the submarine USS Tirante in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Submarine School, New London, Connecticut, 1944; his training as an electrician's mate; qualification examination; assignment to the Tirante, 1945; various patrols around the Japanese home islands.
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Date: May 9, 1996
Creator: Maglaughlin, Barry & Grissom, Richard
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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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, r… more
Date: 1986-01-09/1986-06-20
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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