Oral History Interview with Juan Cornejo, February 21, 1969

Oral History Interview with Juan Cornejo, February 21, 1969

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: February 21, 1969
Creator: Cuellar, Robert & Cornejo, Juan
Description: Interview with Juan Cornejo, who is the former Mayor of Crystal City, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Cornejo gives some background information and describes his early life, education, and work. He describes how he was elected and what his accomplishments were as Mayor. Mr. Cornejo also discusses his thoughts and personal opinions on municipal elections, discrimination, the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking Organizations, and charges against Captain A. Y. Allee.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Do I Look Illegal? Undocumented Latino/a Students and the Challenges of Life in the Shadows

Do I Look Illegal? Undocumented Latino/a Students and the Challenges of Life in the Shadows

Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela & Chapa, Shaun
Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This presentation discusses illegal immigration and the challenges for undocumented Latino/a students.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
["Lynching" the Harvard Lampoon]

["Lynching" the Harvard Lampoon]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a lynching done by the Harvard Lampoon. The physical image is completely damaged by vinegar syndrome, but a group of people surround looking at the deceased man. A man kneeling while holding the rope and the tree can be seen.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Maladaptive Coping, Heterosexist Harassment, Rejection and Discrimination, and State Anger; Correlates Of Depression In The LGBT Community

Maladaptive Coping, Heterosexist Harassment, Rejection and Discrimination, and State Anger; Correlates Of Depression In The LGBT Community

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Sohocki, Carl C.; Vosvick, Mark A.; Logan, Mandy Alene & Catalano, Denise E.
Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on maladaptive coping, heterosexist harassment, rejection and discrimination, state anger, and correlates of depression in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Perceived Stress in Lesbians and Gay Men: Harassment, Self-Esteem and Social Support

Perceived Stress in Lesbians and Gay Men: Harassment, Self-Esteem and Social Support

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: West, Maya; Vosvick, Mark A. & Chng, Chwee-Lye
Description: Presentation for the 2010 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on perceived stress in lesbians and gay men and harassment, self-esteem and social support.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
What Color Line? Discrimination and Ethnic Identity

What Color Line? Discrimination and Ethnic Identity

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Jones, Andrew & Nuñez-Janes, Mariela
Description: Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on discrimination and ethnic identity.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
[News Script: Poster]

[News Script: Poster]

Date: December 26, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about posters being placed around the city advertising the end to discrimination in the work field.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clippings: Rainbow Flag]

[News Clippings: Rainbow Flag]

Date: October 18, 1990
Creator: unknown
Description: A series of newspaper clippings about California Governor, Courken George Deukmejian Jr., taking down the rainbow flag from the capitol after approving its presence for National Coming Out Day. The articles also discuss gubernatorial candidate, Pete Wilson, who gladly accepted a donation from Gay PAC, then proceeded to say derogatory statements about LGBT persons at one of his campaign fundraisers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Congressional Resolution Introduced]

[Press Release: Congressional Resolution Introduced]

Date: November 14, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A congressional resolution introduced to the House of Representatives that seeks to end the policy that banned LGBT people's from the armed forces.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Domestic Partners]

[Press Release: Domestic Partners]

Date: November 14, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force discussing the lack of benefits offered by U.S. colleges to domestic partners and nontraditional families.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Copy of Handwritten Notes: Research Notes]

[Copy of Handwritten Notes: Research Notes]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of handwritten research notes addressing problems facing people with HIV/AIDS, the African American community, and LGBT persons.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Handwritten Notes: Research Notes]

[Handwritten Notes: Research Notes]

Date: 19uu
Creator: unknown
Description: Research notes addressing problems facing people with HIV/AIDS, the African American community, and LGBT persons.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Newspaper: National Coming Out Day]

[Newspaper: National Coming Out Day]

Date: October 31, 1988
Creator: Among Friends
Description: A copy of The Dallas Morning News that features an add about 1988's National Coming Out day that took place 20 days prior and how the list of LGBT individuals who sought to have their name published in the news paper, were denied when trying to purchase add space.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Copy of Newspaper: National Coming Out Day]

[Copy of Newspaper: National Coming Out Day]

Date: October 31, 1988
Creator: Among Friends
Description: A copy of The Dallas Morning News that features an add about 1988's National Coming Out day that took place 20 days prior and how the list of LGBT individuals who sought to have their name published in the news paper, were denied when trying to purchase add space.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Amtrak "Spouse Pass']

[Press Release: Amtrak "Spouse Pass']

Date: December 12, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force addressing the LGBT employees of Amtrak accusing the company of discrimination after the business refused to provide passes to domestic partners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: AIDS Practive Manual]

[Press Release: AIDS Practive Manual]

Date: 19uu
Creator: National Lawyer Guild AIDS Network
Description: A press release from the National Lawyer Guild (NLG) AIDS Network promoting its third edition of the AIDS Practice Manual, a manual that educates on the legal issues surrounding AIDS.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Opinion Piece: NGLTF Position on the Persian Gulf War]

[Opinion Piece: NGLTF Position on the Persian Gulf War]

Date: January 30, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: An opinion piece from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force concerning the Persian Gulf War, the LGBT soldiers that fought in the conflict, and the continued discrimination against the community even after their military service.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Bill Could Deny Fund to Colleges]

[Press Release: Bill Could Deny Fund to Colleges]

Date: April 4, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force addressing a recent bill presented in congress that would deny funding to colleges that bar the ROTC and military recruiters from their campus.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Campaign Against Cracker Barrel]

[Press Release: Campaign Against Cracker Barrel]

Date: March 13, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force calling the LGBT community to campaign against Cracker Barrel after they fired gay employees and banned LGBT workers from being hired.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Press Release: Gay and Lesbian Desert Storm Soldiers]

[Press Release: Gay and Lesbian Desert Storm Soldiers]

Date: June 18, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force discussing the recent correspondence sent by lawmakers to President Bush calling for an end to anti-LGBT military policy and applauding the lesbian and gay military personnel who served in Desert Storm.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Handwritten Notes: Coming Out]

[Handwritten Notes: Coming Out]

Date: 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Handwritten notes discussing LGBT persons coming out and making a stand against the discrimination and prejudices that have kept people afraid of losing their job, their friends, their families or even their lives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Handwritten Notes: Among Friends]

[Handwritten Notes: Among Friends]

Date: 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Handwritten notes about Among Friends' current project that seeks to help LGBT individuals come out and stand against the prejudice and discrimination that's facing their community.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Copy of Newspaper: Gay 'Coming Out Day' ad rejected]

[Copy of Newspaper: Gay 'Coming Out Day' ad rejected]

Date: October 12, 1988
Creator: The Times Herald
Description: A copy of a newspaper article from the Dallas Times Herald addressing a possible lawsuit against the Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Times Herald after they rejected an advertisement that would publish the names or initials of LGBT individuals celebrating National Coming Out Day.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Newspaper: Gay 'Coming Out Day' ad rejected]

[Newspaper: Gay 'Coming Out Day' ad rejected]

Date: October 12, 1988
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Description: A newspaper article from the Dallas Times Herald addressing a possible lawsuit against the Dallas Morning News and the Dallas Times Herald after they rejected an advertisement that would publish the names or initials of LGBT individuals celebrating National Coming Out Day.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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