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Vol. XI * No. 1& 2 * Fall & Spring '97
Jazz-Age Boomtown, a recent publication by Jerry and Shirley Rodnitzky, focuses on the 1920s photography of Basil Clemons. The Rodnitzky's believe the collection of approximately 18,000 negatives and photographs represent a microcosm of American popular culture of the era. Fall 1998.
This article was previously published in the gallery guide that accompanied an exhibition in celebration of the 1997 donation by Mrs. Garrett of her map collection. The article explains how Mrs. Garrett began her collecting activites and why she decided to donate her maps to UTA. Fall 1998.
Laura and Carl Brannin, 1961
Boley recounts the life of Carl Brannin as gleaned from sources in Special Collections, including three archival collections, five oral history interviews, and two reels of microfilm. Brannin was actively involved in a number of social causes and was "not an ordinary man."
The Jack White Collection
By Jerry L. Stafford
Swift Packing Plant, Fort Worth, Texas, ca.1910.
A description of a collection of photographic images and related material donated by Jack White of Fort Worth. The collection contains approximately 3,000 prints and more than 4,000 slides relating to Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
Cover of Friends invitation to presentation by Dr. E. R. Milner, author of the new book, The Lives and Times of Bonnie and Clyde.
Saxon, Associated Director of Special Collections, reports on the Friends of UTA Libraries' program and events. The Friends enjoyed presentations by Fort Worth Star-Telegram journalist, Jeff Guinn, author Dr. E. R. Milner, UTA provost Dr. George Wright, and the UTA Quartet, a talented group of choral students. The students entertained the Friends with Christmas carols at the December meeting.
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