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Jonesboro (Ark.) Civitan Club Scrapbooks, 1988-2007 Dec 2007

Jonesboro (Ark.) Civitan Club Scrapbooks, 1988-2007

NEARA finding aids

These scrapbooks contain photographs and written descriptions of club activities, including recruiting new members, organizing new clubs, supporting charitable organizations, and attending international, national, state, and district meetings.


North Little Rock History Commission Grant Project (Alonzo Clayton), 2007 Dec 2007

North Little Rock History Commission Grant Project (Alonzo Clayton), 2007

Finding aids

This collection contains materials compiled by the North Little Rock History Commission in conjunction with a grant from the Black History Commission of Arkansas. The collection includes materials pertaining to Alonzo Clayton’s jockey career, his residence in North Little Rock, and his descendants.


Arkansas Legislative Digests, 1967-2007 Dec 2007

Arkansas Legislative Digests, 1967-2007

Finding aids

The Arkansas Legislative Digest provides a detailed record of all actions of the Arkansas General Assembly during its regular and special sessions.


Myra Jones Papers, 1977-2007 Dec 2007

Myra Jones Papers, 1977-2007

Finding aids

This collection contains her correspondence, campaign files, research materials, newspaper clippings, and other materials generated during her time on the Little Rock City Board of Directors and in the Arkansas House of Representatives.


Scrapper Belles Reunion Multimedia Collection, 1956-2007 Dec 2007

Scrapper Belles Reunion Multimedia Collection, 1956-2007

Finding aids

This collection is comprised of images, photographs, and a memory book commemorating the Scrapper Belle drill team during their 2007 reunion.


Ufo Newsclipping Service Collection, 1970-2007 Dec 2007

Ufo Newsclipping Service Collection, 1970-2007

Finding aids

This collection consists of journals, magazines, and newspapers published by the UFO Newsclipping Service, 1970-2007.


Digital Germany: Virtual Archives, Powerful Portals, Wise Wikis, Richard Hacken Dec 2007

Digital Germany: Virtual Archives, Powerful Portals, Wise Wikis, Richard Hacken

Faculty Publications

Presented in the Winter 2006-2007 issue of the Global Resources Newsletter, the German-North American Resources Partnership issue. Online portals and digital gateways into focused subject and area studies are both boons and blessings. For German Studies but even more extensively, for all disciplines relevant to the German-North American Resources Partnership this past year has seen explosive growth in the preparation, expansion, proofing, and proclamation of virtual libraries, scholarly digital projects, and multidisciplinary portals. German digital scholarship has reached a maturity that calls for the types of systematic registry and centralized access that are vital to researchers from Aachen to Zzyzx.


Interview No. 1584, Ventura Gutierrez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1584, Ventura Gutierrez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Gutiérrez briefly recalls his childhood and the neighborhood he grew up in; he recalls accidently setting his home on fire while playing cowboys and Indians; they lost all of their belongings in the fire and as a result they moved to a Mexican barrio; he discusses the Chicano Movement and organizations such as MEChA, UMAS, the Partido de la Raza Unida, MAPA and the U.F.W.; he briefly discusses his time in the military; in 1972, Mr. Gutiérrez married; Mr. Gutiérrez worked as a teacher’s aid at Coachella Valley High School (1976-77) and obtained his elementary teaching ...


Interview No. 1389, Felipe César Chan-Noh Dec 2007

Interview No. 1389, Felipe César Chan-Noh

Combined Interviews

Mr. Chan-noh briefly recalls his childhood and the financial difficulties he and his family endured; he married at the age of seventeen; when he was eighteen years old he enlisted in the Mexican military; he heard about the bracero program while in the military; he went through the hiring process several years later; he recalls the entire process, including that he recruited forty to fifty men from his hometown to join the bracero program; in addition, he mentions going through the processing center in Empalme, Sonora, México; he recalls that one of the requirements for the braceros was to have ...


Interview No. 1390, Antonio Cisneros Piña Dec 2007

Interview No. 1390, Antonio Cisneros Piña

Combined Interviews

Mr. Cisneros speaks of the obstacles he and his family faced working in the fields of México; in 1955, he married, and two years later, he had his first daughter; soon after his wife became very ill, which prompted him to enlist in the bracero program in 1958; he discusses waiting to get on the list of available workers before traveling by train and bus to get to the contracting center in Empalme, Sonora, México; in addition, he describes the difficulties he underwent while waiting there, including becoming sick from the heat; the resulting fever kept him from passing the ...


Interview No. 1392, Alma Delia Fraile Barozio Dec 2007

Interview No. 1392, Alma Delia Fraile Barozio

Combined Interviews

Ms. Fraile talks about her family and her life growing up; her grandfather and uncles served in the bracero program, but she was too young to remember any details; by the time she was eighteen years old, she was involved with the Confederación Nacional Campesina (CNC) and their fight for equal land rights for women on ejidos; at the time, she was also studying for a career in social work; in time, she married and had two children; she and her husband were political activists involved in various social causes and cooperative projects; some time later, she began working in ...


Annual Report On Degrees Conferred (2006/07), University Of Maine System Dec 2007

Annual Report On Degrees Conferred (2006/07), University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

This report provided a statistical history of degrees conferred by the University of Maine System. The data used in the history is based on the IPEDS reports on completions


Interview No. 1397, Priciliano Suarez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1397, Priciliano Suarez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Suarez talks about is hometown and working in agriculture on his father’s land; he briefly recalls his family and childhood; he remembers hearing stories about his father working in the United States, which made him want to do the same; in 1953 Mr. Suarez married at the age of seventeen; he and his wife had three children; in 1959 he went through the hiring process to become a bracero; as part of the process, he was medically examined, vaccinated, and deloused; in addition he mentions going through the center in Empalme Sonora, Mexico; from there Mr. Suarez was ...


Rankin, Frank Gilbert, Jr., 1906-1994 (Mss 176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Rankin, Frank Gilbert, Jr., 1906-1994 (Mss 176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 176. Copies of Civil War remembrances of John S. Jackman and John M. Porter. Also, copies of materials related to other Civil War activities and to service in the Orphan Brigade and in Morgan's Cavalry.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University Dec 2007

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University

2007-2008, Volume 32

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed The World, Brian J. Cudahy Dec 2007

Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed The World, Brian J. Cudahy

Transportation

Fifty years ago—on April 26, 1956—the freighter Ideal X steamed from Berth 26 in Port Newark, New Jersey. Flying the flag of the Pan-Atlantic Steamship Company, she set out for Houston with an unusual cargo: 58 trailer trucks lashed to her top deck.

But they weren’t trucks—they were steel containers removed from their running gear, waiting to be lifted onto empty truck beds when Ideal X reached Texas. She docked safely, and a revolution was launched—not only in shipping, but in the way the world trades. Today, the more than 200 million containers shipped every ...


Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1550. Graduate Western Kentucky University geography paper by Edward J. Smith in which he examines the history of the buildings in the 100 block of Main Street and the 800 block of Adams Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Tinsley, Warren Landrum, 1922-1987 (Sc 1549), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Tinsley, Warren Landrum, 1922-1987 (Sc 1549), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 1549. A typescripted reminiscence about Warren Landrum Tinsley's World War II experiences in the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, a typescript of a diary kept during his military service , and a typescripted reminiscence about his early church experiences in Logan County, Kentucky.


Interview No. 1398, J. Jesus Villaseñor Santoyo Dec 2007

Interview No. 1398, J. Jesus Villaseñor Santoyo

Combined Interviews

Mr. Villaseñor talks about his life growing up; during the midforties, his uncle fulfilled several bracero contracts; Jesús saw how well it went for his uncle, and in 1955, he decided to enlist in the bracero program; he describes how he was able to get on the list of eligible workers in Irapuato, Guanajuato, México; from there, he was transported by airplane to Mexicali, Baja California, México, and then to Calexico, California, where ranchers picked the workers they wanted; as a bracero, he labored in the fields of Arizona and California picking various fruits and vegetables; he goes on to ...


Interview No. 1393, Ángel Guzmán Domínguez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1393, Ángel Guzmán Domínguez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Guzmán talks about growing up, including his family and learning how to make shoes; one of his uncles served in the bracero program, which convinced him to do the same; in 1944, he and five of his friends traveled by boat, bus and train before finally arriving at the contacting station in Queretaro, México; with the proper documentation, he was quickly called and passed all the medical exams; he explains that the men in Queretaro went straight to the railroads, while those processed in Guanajuato, México, went to work in the fields; from the contracting center he was transported ...


Interview No. 1396, Jesús Soberano Rodríguez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1396, Jesús Soberano Rodríguez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Soberano talks about helping his father with the livestock at a very young age; in 1959, at the age of nineteen, he went through the hiring process to become a bracero; as part of the process, he was medically examined and deloused; in addition, he talks about the embarrassment he endured during the examination; he traveled to Mexico City, Mexico and then to the processing center in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico; his first contract was in El Centro, California working in the cotton fields; he recalls the working conditions while caring for livestock in El Centro, California; Mr. Soberano recalls ...


Graham, Vere, 1897-1971 (Mss 189), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Graham, Vere, 1897-1971 (Mss 189), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 189. Appointment books and financial records relating to Graham's Bowling Green, Kentucky dental practice in the 1930s. Includes information about his education, Kiwanis club activities, and copies of family photographs.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 - Letter To (Sc 1512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 - Letter To (Sc 1512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1512. Telegram sent by the Bowling Green Public Library Board refusing the resignation of Jane (Hines) Morningstar from the Board.


Bobby Petrino Gets Going, Richard C. Crepeau Dec 2007

Bobby Petrino Gets Going, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

He has been found. Call off the search. We now have the new poster boy for College Football.


Hills, Henry E., 1917-1975 (Sc 1511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Hills, Henry E., 1917-1975 (Sc 1511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1511. World War II letter written by Henry E. Hills from Italy to his cousin, William P. Stamps, Jr., in which he describes a battle that took place in Sicily. He makes some deprecatory remarks about the Italians and notes the fierce and smart fighting of the Germans.


Honaker, Marion Earl, 1914-2006 (Sc 1510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Honaker, Marion Earl, 1914-2006 (Sc 1510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1510. Letters, 1985-1997 (19); military papers, 1942-1990 (14); photos (21); newspapers clippings, 1942, 1992-2006 (5); of Marion Earl Honaker, Bowling Green, Kentucky, a Navy pharmacist mate stationed in the Pacific Area during World War II.


Edwards & Cobb Collections (Mss 35), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Edwards & Cobb Collections (Mss 35), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 35. Account books, 1857-1858, of G.W. Edwards and T.W. Cobb, general merchants at East Fork, Metcalfe County, Kentucky.


Outcault, Richard Felton, 1863-1928 (Sc 1540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Outcault, Richard Felton, 1863-1928 (Sc 1540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1540. Letter from Richard Felton Outcault to Bud Crewdson that contains an original drawing of Buster Brown and his dog Tige. An image of the drawing is attached to this record.


James Veghte: The Cold War Aerospace Technology History Project, Gino J. Pasi, James J. Veghte Dec 2007

James Veghte: The Cold War Aerospace Technology History Project, Gino J. Pasi, James J. Veghte

Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral Histories (MS-431)

Gino Pasi interviewed James Veghte on December 12, 2007 for the Cold War Aerospace Technologies History Project. In the interview Dr. Veghte discusses his role in the development of military technology during the Cold War.


Hays, William Shakespeare (Mss 28), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Hays, William Shakespeare (Mss 28), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for Manuscripts Collection 28. Correspondence, poems, lyrics for songs, newspaper marine columns, and royalty and copyright contracts related to William Shakespeare Hays, a poet, composer, and newspaper columnist of Louisville, Kentucky. Many clippings of a biographical nature and of his works. Attached (Click on "Additional Files" below) is full text scan of a diary kept by Hayes from 1864 to 1865 and titled "My Leisure Moments to Belle McCullough." This diary is found in Box 3, Folder 4 of the collection.