1941: Texas Goes To War Photograph Collection, 1999-2000Add to your cart.

By Catherine Keenan

Collection Overview

Title: 1941: Texas Goes To War Photograph Collection, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
ID: 02/03/ U0326
Primary Creator: University of North Texas Press
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 00/00/1992. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


This collection contains photographs from Texas in the early 1940s.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains photographs spanning the bombing of Pearl Harbor to daily life in wartime for Texans in 1941 as used in or as research for the 1991 book 1941: Texas Goes to War, published by UNT Press.

Collection Historical Note

1941: Texas Goes to War is a published collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II with photographic illustrations. The essays describe military and social aspects of World War II, as well as Texas soldiers and citizens on the homefront. The book's full text is available in The Portal to Texas History.

Biographical Note

The University of North Texas Press was founded in 1987.  The Press published its first book in 1989.  The press is a fully accredited member of the Association of American University Presses. The Press publishes roughly fifteen to twenty books a year.  Its emphasis is on military history, Texana, history, western history, music studies, biography, folklore, and multicultural topics. It publishes both academic and popular interest books.

Frances "Fran" Brannen Vick was one of the founders and former director of the UNT Press. In 2000 Ron Chrisman became the director of the UNT Pres.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 1992-008
Acquisition Method: Gift
Original/Copies Note: 1941: Texas Goes to War in the Portal to Texas History: For more information please see https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28326/m1/1/.
Preferred Citation: 1941: Texas Goes to War Photograph Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: This finding aid was written by Catherine Keenan on 5/1/2017.


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