Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, February 18, 1977

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Interview with J. C. Matthews, Former president of North Texas State College and North Texas State University, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, he discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's, and the initial period of integration on campus. He also expresses his views on the Atkins suit, the Campus Theatre incident, the desegregation of local businesses, and the desegregation of the athletic program.

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Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: February 18, 1977
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 18, 1977
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1901 to February 18, 1977
Description:

Interview with J. C. Matthews, Former president of North Texas State College and North Texas State University, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, he discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's, and the initial period of integration on campus. He also expresses his views on the Atkins suit, the Campus Theatre incident, the desegregation of local businesses, and the desegregation of the athletic program.

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54 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | desegregation | integration | presidents
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 360
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223628
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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