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APEC - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Free Trade and Other Issues (open access)

APEC - Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Free Trade and Other Issues

As a result of an initiative by Australia in 1989, the United States joined with eleven other Asia/Pacific nations in creating APEC, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation organization. This report discusses the annual Ministerial Meeting of APEC in Seattle, held from November 17 - 19, 1993.
Date: November 10, 1993
Creator: Nanto, Dick K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
APEC and Free Trade in the Asia Pacific (open access)

APEC and Free Trade in the Asia Pacific

This report discusses the summit held by President Bill Clinton and other leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) on November 19, 1995. The report discusses the primary reason for the summit, an Action Agenda intended to lead to free and open trade and investment among its members. The report also discusses how APEC countries were divided on certain issues going into this summit.
Date: November 14, 1995
Creator: Nanto, Dick K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 291st week of the war, 173rd week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans Isolate Ruhr; Vienna Threatened; Ryukyus Invaded. Maps: Eastern Europe, South Pacific, Okinawa. Back: Map of China's southeast coast. Includes inset maps: Shanghai, Wenchow, Foochow, Swatow, Canton, Hong Kong.
Date: April 9, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Baird, 1998

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Interview with Navy veteran Melvin R. "Pancho" Baird. It includes a combination of interviewing and reading from Baird's personal correspondence about his pre-World War II experiences with the U.S. Asiatic Fleet and his later experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Baird talks about his stationing aboard the destroyer USS Alden as a radioman, the grounding of the SS President Hoover off of Hoishito Island, the Sino-Japanese War, liberty ashore various Asian port cities, events on the South China Patrol, civilian activities after his discharge, activities as a radio technician on Blue Beach during the Okinawan Campaign, kamikaze actions on Okinawa, and typical shipboard routine.
Date: August 18, 1998
Creator: Baird, James & Baird, Melvin R.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
Oral History Interviews with Howard Yergin, January 1986 (open access)

Oral History Interviews with Howard Yergin, January 1986

Interview with Howard Yergin, an employee of Caltex Petroleum Corporation from New York City. Yergin discusses his career with the company, including his education and Army service, hiring by Caltex, move to Shanghai in 1948 and business conducted there, businessmen who helped reestablish Caltex's Chinese market after WWII, fleeing China in 1949, attempts at recouping capital from the Chinese government, operations in Hong Kong, changes in the oil market over the years, corporate financing, internal reorganization, OPEC, Persian Gulf economies, South African operations, the tanker fleet, and the company's move from New York to Dallas.
Date: {1986-01-23,1986-01-24}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Yergin, Howard
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill, February 26, 1949] (open access)

[Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill, February 26, 1949]

Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill discussing about his recent trip through Suez Canal and involvement with Nanyang cotton mills. He also expresses interest in conducting business and offers to supply up to 2000 bales of cotton monthly with payment terms via sight draft New York.
Date: February 26, 1949
Creator: Hill, E. R.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History