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Oral History Interview with Paul R. Nixon (open access)

Oral History Interview with Paul R. Nixon

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an oral interview with Paul R. Nixon. Nixon grew up in Kenya. After reporting for duty in Nairobi, he enlisted in the Army at 20 in Eritrea. He was assigned as an engineer near Cairo, Egypt. While on guard duty, he saw Faruk I, King of Egypt. His work involved mostly civil engineering. He won a trip to Palestine. After visiting, he then traveled through Iran and Iraq by plane to assist in building an airport in Dhahran, Arabia. Although VJ Day occurred while the work was still being laid out, the team still went forward with the work. The surveying team had to move out of the ARAMCO facilities when ships brought the construction team to the future airport. Then the surveying team went to a location halfway between Cairo and Dhahran, Duwaid, to built another emergency airport. He is sent by land back to Dhahran so that he can be a guide for the return trip. Then Nixon returned to Cairo. From Cairo he traveled to Alexandria, then to France and Belgium. He was assigned to Bad Neuheim and became a chaplain's assistant. He was discharged at Fort Dix, New …
Date: unknown
Creator: Nixon, Paul R.
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Newspaper Clippings from 'Achik Songbad' Volume 4, Number 12, March 30, 1956] (open access)

[Newspaper Clippings from 'Achik Songbad' Volume 4, Number 12, March 30, 1956]

Newspaper clipping covering global events in Russia, the United States, Egypt, Japan, the United Kingdom, China, and Turkey, as well as regional news from India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh.
Date: March 30, 1956
Creator: Marak, N. N.
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Clip: Dr. Hook] captions transcript

[News Clip: Dr. Hook]

Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a news story about Dr. Lucyle Hook, the Dean of the American College for Girls in Istanbul, Turkey, visiting Texas to give an address to the Women's Group of the Dallas Council on World Affairs.
Date: January 5, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Armour exists] (open access)

[News Script: Armour exists]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Fort Worth Armour and company which closes its operation after seventy five years of residency.
Date: August 9, 1974, 8:25 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the Geneva peace talks which remain stalled and preparations are underway for a possible resumption of fighting on Cyprus.
Date: August 11, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about NATO which is missing a member nation and Greece pulling out of the defense alliance.
Date: August 14, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: APB 218] (open access)

[News Script: APB 218]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the united states which has warned Greece and Turkey that their military aid from the U. S will be cut off if they go to war.
Date: August 14, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the foreign ministers of Greece, Turkey and Britain who agreed to what was called a provisional solution to end the military confrontation on Cyprus.
Date: July 29, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Noahs ARK] (open access)

[News Script: Noahs ARK]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the leader of a religious commune in East Texas who is leaving the country.
Date: July 2, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Frankston] (open access)

[News Script: Frankston]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a group of Texas led by non- denominational minister Tom Croster who leaves for mount Ararat in Turkey and a search for Noah' s Ark.
Date: July 5, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Noah' a ark] (open access)

[News Script: Noah' a ark]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a group of Texans who is led by a non denominational minister from Frankston are on their way to Turkey in search of what is believed to be Noah' s Ark.
Date: July 5, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Noah' s Ark] (open access)

[News Script: Noah' s Ark]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a group of Texans who are on their way to Turkey to verify the discovery of what is believed to be Noah' s Ark.
Date: July 5, 1974, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Warren funeral] (open access)

[News Script: Warren funeral]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the senate who has voted to cut off military and economic aid to Turkey and other opium growing country's failing to prevent diversion of the drug to illicit markets.
Date: July 11, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about despite military moves by Turkey, U. S officials who believed that an armed clash between Turkey and Greece over the Cyprus situations is not likely.
Date: July 18, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus- Makarios] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus- Makarios]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about troop buildings in the Mediterranean area which brought fears of a possible war as a result of which the hostilities on the Island of Cyprus placed it' s forces on alert.
Date: July 17, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about deposed president of Cyprus who is in New York is scheduled to ask the U. N security council to help oust the pro- Greek regime which forced him out.
Date: July 18, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus cease- fire] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus cease- fire]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about both Turkey and Greece which have agreed to a Cyprus cease fire effective.
Date: July 22, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about united nations headquarters in New York which reported a ceasefire between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in Nicosia has failed to hold.
Date: July 20, 1974, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Geneva talks Cyprus] (open access)

[News Script: Geneva talks Cyprus]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the fact which is not clear that who will represent the Cypriots at the upcoming peace talks planned in Geneva among Greece, Turkey and Britain .
Date: July 23, 1974, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Greece] (open access)

[News Script: Greece]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about thousands of Greeks who poured into the streets of Athens yelling democracy has returned following the resignation of the military backed regime.
Date: July 23, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Rustin] (open access)

[News Script: Rustin]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story of representatives of labor organization and civil right groups who convened at the Inn of the Six flags in Arlington for the first state convention of the A. Philip Randolph Institute.
Date: January 26, 1974, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Letter from Mr. I. H. Kempner to Dr. H. J. Ettlinger, July 19, 1952] (open access)

[Letter from Mr. I. H. Kempner to Dr. H. J. Ettlinger, July 19, 1952]

Letter from Mr. I. H. Kempner to Dr. H. J. Ettlinger discussing about postponing the contribution towards Hillel Building Fund until September.
Date: July 19, 1952
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Roundtable Writer's Breakfast: "African Americans and Turkish" tape 1 of 2] captions transcript

[Roundtable Writer's Breakfast: "African Americans and Turkish" tape 1 of 2]

Video recording from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during a roundtable writers' breakfast held on October 24th, 2009 as part of the series "Building Toward A More Perfect Union". The footage focuses on the relationship between African Americans and Turkish and features UTD doctoral scholar Dogan Koc. The dialogue focuses on colonialism, slavery, and immigration within the middle east and how that compares to the African American experience.
Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: King, Curtis & Koc, Dogan
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library

Oral History Interview with Emre Ersin Ozer, January 19, 2013

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Interview with Emre Ersin Ozer, a software engineer and immigrant to Texas from Sivas, Turkey. Ozer discusses his family background, his education, his marriage, Turkish culture and community in the US, the effect of the 2008 financial crisis, immigration, graduate school, work, and citizenship.
Date: January 19, 2013
Creator: Hedrick, Amy & Ozer, Emre Ersin
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library