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Oral History Interview with Jerrell Shaw, January 12, 1983

Oral History Interview with Jerrell Shaw, January 12, 1983

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Date: January 12, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: Interview with businessman Jerrell Shaw Businessman from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Shaw reminisces about when he was a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Jerry Russell, January 13, 1983

Oral History Interview with Jerry Russell, January 13, 1983

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Date: January 13, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: Interview with attorney Jerry Russell from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Russell describes his experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Leon King, 1982

Oral History Interview with Leon King, 1982

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Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: Interview with public school administrator Leon A. King from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, King describes his experiences as one of the two first African Americans who first integrated athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Odus Mitchell, 1982

Oral History Interview with Odus Mitchell, 1982

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Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: Interview with former North Texas football coach Odus Mitchell from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mitchell discusses his experiences as head football coach during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Ray Toole, January 14, 1983

Oral History Interview with Ray Toole, January 14, 1983

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Date: January 14, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: Interview with businessman Ray Toole. In the interview, he describes his experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Oral History Interview with Harold Galloway, March 17, 1984

Oral History Interview with Harold Galloway, March 17, 1984

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Date: March 17, 1984
Creator: Gilbreath, David W.
Description: Interview with Judge Harold Galoway, an army veteran from Yantis, Texas. This interview contains his recollections as a World War II medical corpsman in Europe. Army life and the health problems of soldiers are discussed.
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Oral History Interview with Ann Barnett, November 13, 1987

Oral History Interview with Ann Barnett, November 13, 1987

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Date: November 13, 1987
Creator: Harris, Jane
Description: Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Ann Barnett from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Barnett discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on her childhood in Nacogdoches, Texas, the desegregation of North Texas State College in 1950s, the student stand-in at Campus Theatre in Denton, the desegregation of restaurants and housing, social affairs, urban renewal, voter registration, the literacy program, the Denton Christian Preschool, meeting programs, and establishing dialogue between races.
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Oral History Interview with Betty Kimble, December 8, 1987

Oral History Interview with Betty Kimble, December 8, 1987

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Date: December 8, 1987
Creator: Harris, Jane
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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Oral History Interview with Arthur and Louise Caillet Dieterich, August 11, 1985

Oral History Interview with Arthur and Louise Caillet Dieterich, August 11, 1985

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Date: August 11, 1985
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Dieterich, Arthur
Description: Interview with Arthur and Louise Caillet Dieterich, owners and operators of Hermosa Farms, Dallas, Texas. The interview includes the Dieterich's personal experiences about farming in Dallas, education, and establishing Hermosa Farms. The Dieterich's talk about their family backgrounds, Arthur's employment as operator of dairy cooperative with his brother in El Paso, Texas, the effect of the Great Depression on Dallas dairy businesses, milk processing and delivery operations, a typical day on a dairy farm, their change from retail to wholesale business, developing dairy herd, their cooperation with agricultural experiment stations, personnel practices, and civic and trade association activities. The interview includes an appendix with a family history written by Louise Caillet Dieterich.
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Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

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Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Ellis, Ernest L.
Description: Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, owner and operator of Frank Ellis Dealer in Everything. The interview includes Ellis' personal experiences of employment with his father, Frank Ellis, in the general store. Ellis talks about his family background, effects of the Great Depression in New Hope, Texas businesses, food market opening, business operations during World War II, his employment as a feed salesman, general store advertising, his father's use of peddling wagon, Dallas fair and Mesquite trade day, and retirement.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program