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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Adolfo Ramirez Oral History - 1987

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-RamirezAdolfo-1987

Alice Fawcett

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00269

Alice Fawcett Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00269
Scope and Contents

Alice Fawcett relates her life story, including migration from Ohio to Edinburg, Texas. The interview discusses Fawcett's career in education, including discrimination against students of Mexican descent. The interview also covers WWII and her husband's and son's military service. Interview conducted in 1987 by Douglas Erickson. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Antonio L. Ayala, Sr. Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00049
Scope and Contents Antonio Luis Ayala, born on 22 August 1918, talks about his service (1942-46) and achievements in World War II. Mr. Ayala served in 9th Armor Division, fought in the Battle of Bastogne, was held as a prisoner of war and interrogated by the German SS. He also discusses his family and life growing up in McAllen, Texas, as well as his readjustment to civilian life following the war. Antonio passed away on 15 November 1994.Interview conducted in 1987 by Ricardo Alfredo Villarreal....
Dates: 1987

Bruce Underwood Collection

 Collection — BLIBR-0014
Identifier: BLIBR-0014
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of nine boxes of newspapers, newspaper clippings, typescripts, correspondence, college notebooks, course syllabuses, grade books, awards, and other material. The papers document Underwood’s career in journalism and academia.

Dates: 1925 - 2000

Ella Longoria Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00554
Scope and Contents

Ella Longoria was born in 1921 in Rio Grande City, Texas. She talks about her family background, World War II, and about the Valley in the 1950's.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Larry W. Clubb. Digital transfer completed on 13 September 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Ella Longoria - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ella Longoria - Part 01

Ella Longoria - Part 02

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ella Longoria - Part 02

Harvey Jack Ferguson Oral History, 7-17-1989

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00270
Scope and Contents

Harvey Jack Ferguson talks about his experiences in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and his career with Upper Valley Aviation in McAllen. He was born April 9, 1919.

Interview conducted on 17 July 1989 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Hidalgo County Historical Commission.

Dates: 7-17-1989

Harvey Jack Ferguson - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Harvey Jack Ferguson - Part 01

Harvey Jack Ferguson - Part 02

 Digital Record
Identifier: Harvey Jack Ferguson - Part 02

Jesus Chavana

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00177

Jesus Chavana Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00177
Scope and Contents

Jesus Chavana relates his experiences in World War II in 1942. Interview conducted in 1987 by Oralia Betancourt. Digital transfer completed on 21 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Leonard Greenwalt Collection (ELIBR-0190), 1945

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 2, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Black and white (GRAPHIC) images taken by American G.I. entering Mittelbau-Dora (Dora-Nordhausen or Nordhausen) Concentration Camp in Germany in April 1945.

Dates: 1945

Lewis Callis

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00113

Lewis Callis Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00113
Scope and Contents

Lewis Callis talks about his childhood, hobbies and time served in World War II. Interview conducted in 1987 by Diana Barrientes. Digital transfer completed on 8 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Menton J. Murray Collection

 Collection — BLIBR-0015
Identifier: BLIBR-0015
Scope and Contents The papers of Menton Murray (1907-1989) consist of correspondence, photos, books, periodicals, speeches, awards, newsletters, and news clippings. The papers document Murray’s careers as a journalist, lawyer, and 26 years as a Texas State Legislator. Also depicted are Murray’s other public activities in and around his Harlingen, Texas home. These activities include: Lion’s Club, Knights of Columbus, Harlingen Cardinal’s Quarterback Club, the Cameron County Historical Society and many more....
Dates: 1919 - 1989

Series III: History Harvest at UTRGV digital collection, 2017

Scope and Contents These digitized materials consist of the following:Newspaper clippings regarding Jacinto Treviño who killed at least two men in 1910 in Los Indios Texas; Newspaper clippings regarding Juanita Rosales Cantu’s siblings during Pearl Harbor and World War 2; A written transcript of U.S. Corp of Engineers member, Patricio Gonzalez. He talks about World War 2 and a wing piece belonging to a P38 American aircraft fighter that he kept as a keepsake; ...
Dates: 2017

Series VII: Underwood diaries, 1939 - 1945

 Series — BLIBR-0014, Box: 10
Scope and Contents The diaries written by him include the years 1942 and 1945 and include interesting observations on the atomic bomb drop on Hiroshima, mention of WWII American fighter ace Richard Ira Bong, the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and comments as to political corruption in Galveston, Texas and Port Isabel, Texas. These diaries also reflect life in Brownsville, Texas and its sister city, Matamoros, Tamaulipas (Mexico) and speak of Mexican American participation during WWII including enclosed...
Dates: 1939 - 1945

UTRGV History Harvest

Identifier: BD-0010
Scope and Contents This is an ongoing collection combining History Harvests from both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The objective of these History Harvests is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV University Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions.Participants agree to give unconditional permission to publish items online. This collection consists of life in the...
Dates: 2014-09-27; 2017-10-14; 2018-11-03

Vernon Carson

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00143

Vernon Carson Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00143
Scope and Contents

Vernon Carson talks about his life history and his World War II experiences. Interview conducted in 1987 by Cynthia E. Garza. Digital transfer completed on 14 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987