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Oral History Interview with Bob and Ada Reed Brewer, March 14, 1984
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Interview with Ada Reed and Bob Brewer, owners and operators of A. B. McGill and Company General Merchants. In the interview, the Brewers discuss their family backgrounds, marriage, losses on charge accounts during the Great Depression, the change from clerk-service to self-service operation of the store, the credit business, purchasing clothes at the Dallas fashion market, customer interests, changes in product lines, commercial and residential growth in the Bertram area, using direct mail and radio advertising, their involvement with the Texas Retail Association, factors in developing a successful business, and civic activities. The interview includes an appendix with a flyer, photographs, articles, and letters. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306680/
Oral History Interview with Bob Way, December 13, 1984
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Interview with college instructor and former member of the North Texas State football team Bob Way from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Way recollects some of his experiences and thoughts while he was a student at the school during the desegregation of athletics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223661/
Oral History Interview with Carol Riddlesperger, February 5, 1988
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Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Carol Riddlesperger from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Riddlesperger discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on segregation in Denton, the desegregation of public schools and public facilities, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, her decision to run for the Denton school Board, tutoring program, and the jobs program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223670/
Oral History Interview with Charles H. Miles, Jr., October 23, 1982
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Interview with Army veteran Charles H. Miles. The interview includes Gage's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306906/
Oral History Interview with Charlie Cole, March 5, 1985
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Interview with county adult probation officer and former member of the North Texas State College football team Charlie Cole Jr., from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Cole recollects thoughts and memories from when he was a student at the college during the desegregation of athletics in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223660/
Oral History Interview with David Bedell, April 25, 1986
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Interview with Army veteran David Bedell. The interview includes Bedell's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 443rd Signal Battalion during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306834/
Oral History Interview with Dorothy Adkins, November 17, 1987
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Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Dorothy Adkins from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Dorothy discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on the desegregation of schools and other public places in Denton, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, public housing, job opportunities, and the Denton Christian Preschool. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223664/
Oral History Interview with Dub Brown, June 6, 1984
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Interview with journalist and former student of the North Texas State College Dub Brown from Waco, Texas. In the interview, Brown recollects memories from when he was a student at the college during the desegregation of athletics in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223659/
Oral History Interview with Earl Selover, May 4, 1984
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Interview with Navy veteran Earl Selover. The interview includes Selover's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306864/
Oral History Interview with Edward Jones, April 25, 1986
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Interview with Navy veteran Edward Jones. The interview includes Jones' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS California during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The interview includes an appendix with a letter written by Jones. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306789/
Oral History Interview with Ernest Galeassi, September 16, 1988
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Interview with Army veteran Ernest Galeassi. The interview includes Galeassi's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 324th Signal Company during the Japanese attack a Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306852/
Oral History Interview with Ernest Griffith, November 4, 1982
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Interview with Ernest Griffith, owner and operator of Griffith's Independent Ginner. The interview includes Griffith's personal experiences about education in Texola, Oklahoma, part-time employment as cotton picker, and being involved in building cotton gins and operating drug stores. Griffith also talks about his family background, the operation of Griffith and Stith cotton gin, buying cotton and retaining cotton seed, variations in cotton prices, sale of coal to farmers, buying grain for Kimball Milling Company, Weinert cotton gin personnel, significant changes in the cotton ginning business during thirty years, the ginning procedure, and civic and trade association activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306687/
Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981
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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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306838/
Oral History Interview with Euline Brock, December 1, 1988
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Interview with college professor and community activist Euline Brock, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, which is a follow-up to her earlier recollections, Brock continues to discuss the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960's and 1970's. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223678/
Oral History Interview with Euline Brock, October 27, 1987
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Interview with Professor Euline Brock, community activist from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Brock discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on the early days of the organization, her personal experiences with discrimination, Denton's white power structure, the desegregation of public schools and facilities, the group's first meeting, political activities, urban renewal, and street paving in the African-American section of Denton. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223666/
Oral History Interview with Eunice Gray, October 16, 1987
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Interview with Eunice Gray, schoolteacher and local historian. The interview includes Gray's personal experiences about Denton County, Texas from 1900 to 1987. Gray talks about the early history of her descendants, cattle raising and marketing, and the oil industry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306869/
Oral History Interview with Frank Ites, October 21, 1983
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Interview with Navy veteran Frank Ites. The interview includes Ites' personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306913/
Oral History Interview with Frank Klein, December 20, 1984
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Interview with business executive and former member of the North Texas State football team Frank Klein from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Way recollects some of his experiences and thoughts while he was a student at the school during the desegregation of athletics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223662/
Oral History Interview with Fred Agnich, November 22, 1983
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Interview with Fred Agnich, businessman and member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, Republican. The interview includes Agnich's personal experiences about being a member of the 68th Legislature. Agnich talks about his appointment as chair of the Environmental Affairs Committee, appropriations and taxes, Governor Mark White, teachers pay, and personal legislation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306766/
Oral History Interview with Fred Graham, March 16, 1984
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Interview with former sports information director at North Texas State University Fred Graham. In the interview, Graham discusses his experiences and thoughts while he was an assistant in the News and Information Office during the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics at North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223654/
Oral History Interview with Fred McCain, April 2, 1984
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Interview with former football coach and director of athletics at the North Texas State University Fred McCain, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, McCain describes his experiences from when he worked at the college during the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223657/
Oral History Interview with G. A. Moore, May 28, 1982
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Interview with football coach G. A. Moore, from Pilot Point, Texas. In the interview, Moore recalls his experiences concerning the desegregation of athletics at the North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223642/
Oral History Interview with George Ferguson, October 4, 1985
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Interview with George Ferguson, executive at Caltex Petroleum Corporation. The interview includes Ferguson's personal experiences about education, employment by Texaco, and transferring to Caltex. Ferguson also talks about the origins of Caltex, his Australian experience, activities during World War II, expatriates in Caltex, the Kurnell refinery, navy fuel oil contracts, nationalization, Texaco's and Socal's reentry into Europe, and Caltex's move from New York to Dallas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306911/
Oral History Interview with Grace W. Cartwright, November 15, 1989
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Interview with farmer-rancher and community activist Grace W. Cartwright, originally from Wise County, Texas. In the interview, Cartwright recollects her early days in rural Texas as well as her student days at North Texas State Teachers College, marriage, early job positions, and her work in the agriculture and land conservation fields. Cartwright discusses her many successes as a community activist, such as her appointment to the Texas Tourist Board, Texas roads beautification, her appointment by President Harry Truman as a delegate to the White House Conference on Youth and Children, her role in the creation of a parks system in Weatherford, Texas, and several others. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223679/
Oral History Interview with Harold Galloway, March 17, 1984
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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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc98994/
Oral History Interview with Hazen Armstrong, March 29, 1986
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Interview with farmer-rancher Hazen Armstrong. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences about life in Denton, Texas, from 1910 to 1930. Armstrong talks about business activities around the city square and county courthouse, city streetcar service, Oak Street residences, the Cascade Plunge swimming pool, forced removal of African Americans from the "Quakertown" section of Denton to the east side of the railroad tracks in the 1920s, early automobiles in Denton, Denton during World War I, medical practices, childhood leisure time activities, Prohibition in Denton, the Great Depression, farming practices in the 1920s and 1930s, contrasts between banking practices of the 1920s and 1930s with those of the 1980s, and the oil history. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306723/
Oral History Interview with Herbert Ferrill, July 20, 1983
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Interview with former assistant football coach at North Texas State College Herbert Ferrill from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Ferrill describes his experiences concerning the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223651/
Oral History Interview with Howard Pollan, October 22, 1983
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Interview with Navy veteran Howard Pollan. The interview includes Pollan's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306931/
Oral History Interview with Ira T. DeFoor, May 24, 1983
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Interview with college instructor Ira T. DeFoor from Denton, Texas. In the interview, DeFoor discusses his experiences from when he was the equipment manager for the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223648/
Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, 1984
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Interview with former president of North Texas State College and North Texas State University J. C. Matthews from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Matthews recollects some of his experiences and thoughts as a child and while he was a student at school. He also comments on several personal experiences as a teacher, including when he was appointed as a laboratory school teacher, a curriculum committee member, and the dean of the college of education. He also talks about the desegregation of North Texas State College in 1955. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223663/
Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, April 4, 1984
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Interview with former president of the North Texas State College and the North Texas State University, J. C. Matthews from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Matthews shares his thoughts and experiences concerning the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics at North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223656/
Oral History Interview with Jack Gray, May 30, 1984
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Interview with Judge Jack Gray of the 211th district court in Denton County, Texas. In the interview, Judge Gray expresses his thoughts and memories of the desegregation of athletics at the North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223658/
Oral History Interview with James E. Beauchamp, October 8, 1980
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Interview with Navy veteran James E. Beauchamp. The interview includes Beauchamp's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Tennessee during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306703/
Oral History Interview with James F. Anderson, May 15, 1982
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Interview with Navy veteran James F. Anderson. The interview includes Anderson's personal experiences while aboard the hospital ship USS Solace during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306965/
Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980
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Interview with Former professor, administrator, and director of the North Texas State University New Service James L. Rogers, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Rogers remembers the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also shares his thoughts and memories on the admission of A. Tennyson Miller in 1954, the Adkins case, the admission of Mrs. Irma E. L. Sephas, the role of President J. C. Matthews in the desegregation of NTSC, and when Abner Haynes became the first African-American athlete at NTSC in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223640/
Oral History Interview with James W. Goodwin, Jr., October 23, 1982
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Interview with Army Air Corps veteran James Goodwin. The interview includes Goodwin's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the Finance Detachment during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306880/
Oral History Interview with Jane Armstrong, August 20, 1987
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Interview with homemaker Jane Armstrong. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences about life on the Scott Jacobs Farm in Denton County. Armstrong talks about the purchase of the land by her grandfather, implements and outbuildings found on the farm, oil income and farm improvements during the 1920s and 1930s, rural entertainment and leisure activities, crops and planting, food preservation, in-town shopping, making homebrew and bootlegging activities, schools and churches, cemeteries, epidemics, and folk medicines and remedies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306890/
Oral History Interview with Jean Kooker, February 2, 1988
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Interview with teacher and community activist Jean Kooker from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Kooker discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on the early days of the organization, the desegregation and integration of public schools, public eating places, and housing, the establishment of Denton Christian Preschool, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, voter registration, and meeting programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223669/
Oral History Interview with Jerrell Shaw, January 12, 1983
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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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223645/
Oral History Interview with Jerry Russell, January 13, 1983
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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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223646/
Oral History Interview with Jess Stanbrough, April 15, 1985
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Interview with Jess Stanbrough, physicist, businessman, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Stanbrough's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and being captured, and Bicycle Camp. Stanbrough also talks about the construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp, being an iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, continued operation of clandestine radio, American air and naval bombardment, Kamaishi, and liberation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306831/
Oral History Interview with John D. Devine, December 5, 1980
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Interview with Army Air Corps veteran John D. Devine. The interview includes Devine's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 31st Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306693/
Oral History Interview with John Korba, May 3, 1984
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Interview with Navy veteran John Korba. The interview includes Korba's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306987/
Oral History Interview with John N. Delia, May 6, 1984
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Interview with Navy veteran John N. Delia. The interview includes Delia's personal experiences aboard YSD-19 (Yard Salvage Derrick) during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306915/
Oral History Interview with John W. Bruce, December 4, 1982
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Interview with Army Air Corps veteran John W. Bruce. The interview includes Bruce's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 36th Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306874/
Oral History Interview with Joseph A. Caputo, December 7, 1980
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Interview with Army Air Corps veteran Joseph A. Caputo. The interview includes Caputo's personal experiences at Hickam Field with the 31st Bombardment Squadron during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306783/
Oral History Interview with Joseph B. Pomerance, December 6, 1980
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Interview with Dr. Joseph B. Pomerance, a veteran army physician from Augusta, Georgia. This interview recounts his experiences at the Station Hospital, Hickam Field, during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc98993/
Oral History Interview with Joseph Mannion, April 26, 1986
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Interview with Navy veteran Joseph Mannion. The interview includes Mannion's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Nevada during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306681/
Oral History Interview with Katherine McGuire, April 6, 1988
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Interview with community activist Katherine McGuire from Denton, Texas. In the interview, McGuire discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She also comments on what life was like living in a segregated community in Denton, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, the Denton Christian Preschool, the desegregation of public schools and public facilities, the former president of North Texas State University John Kamerick, former NTSU poet-in-residence B. F. Maiz, integration of NTSU facilities, and the demise of the Fellowship. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223674/
Oral History Interview with Kenneth Bahnsen, March 5, 1984
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Interview with former assistant football coach at North Texas State University Kenneth Bahnsen from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Bahnsen discusses his recollections about the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223652/