Oral History Interview with Betty Kimble, December 8, 1987

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Interview with community activist Betty Kimble from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Kimble discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She recalls memories from her days as a student both in East Texas and at North Texas State College. Kimble recollects the many events that concerned the desegregation of the North Texas State College and the City of Denton alike, which included student and citizen protesting that mostly supported Denton's strong white power presence. She recalls the desegregation of public restaurants, the street-paving of the African-American section of Denton, and voter registration changes. Kimble also comments on influential civil rights activists including Tennyson Miller and Abner Haynes

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Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: December 8, 1987
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 8, 1987
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1931 to December 8, 1987
Description:

Interview with community activist Betty Kimble from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Kimble discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She recalls memories from her days as a student both in East Texas and at North Texas State College. Kimble recollects the many events that concerned the desegregation of the North Texas State College and the City of Denton alike, which included student and citizen protesting that mostly supported Denton's strong white power presence. She recalls the desegregation of public restaurants, the street-paving of the African-American section of Denton, and voter registration changes. Kimble also comments on influential civil rights activists including Tennyson Miller and Abner Haynes

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35 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | desegregation | activists
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 709
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223667
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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