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Oral History Interview with Fred McCain, April 2, 1984

Oral History Interview with Fred McCain, April 2, 1984

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Date: April 2, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with G. A. Moore, May 28, 1982

Oral History Interview with G. A. Moore, May 28, 1982

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Date: May 28, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with George Ferguson, October 4, 1985

Oral History Interview with George Ferguson, October 4, 1985

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Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Ferguson, George
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Grace W. Cartwright, November 15, 1989

Oral History Interview with Grace W. Cartwright, November 15, 1989

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Date: November 15, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Hazen Armstrong, March 29, 1986

Oral History Interview with Hazen Armstrong, March 29, 1986

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Date: March 29, 1986
Creator: Martin, Adelene & Armstrong, Hazen
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Herbert Ferrill, July 20, 1983

Oral History Interview with Herbert Ferrill, July 20, 1983

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Date: July 20, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Howard Pollan, October 22, 1983

Oral History Interview with Howard Pollan, October 22, 1983

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Date: October 22, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Pollan, Howard
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Ira T. DeFoor, May 24, 1983

Oral History Interview with Ira T. DeFoor, May 24, 1983

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Date: May 24, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, 1984

Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, 1984

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Date: July 26, 1984
Creator: Adams, Wayne
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program