Oral History Interview with Fred H. Minor, December 10, 1964

Oral History Interview with Fred H. Minor, December 10, 1964

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Date: June 30, 1965
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Minor, Fred H.
Description: Interview with former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Fred H. Minor, an attorney from Lewisville, Texas. The interview includes Minor's personal experiences as a member of the Texas House of Representatives and Speaker of the House, 1931-33, as well as funding for highway construction and his philosophy concerning functions of Speaker of the House.
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National Highways preliminary map of the state of Texas: showing sixty-two hundred miles of national highways proposed by the National Highways Association, Washington, D.C.

National Highways preliminary map of the state of Texas: showing sixty-two hundred miles of national highways proposed by the National Highways Association, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 1916
Creator: National Highways Association
Description: Blue line political map of Texas with proposed highways in red. Various statistics are shown in the bottom left corner. Scale 1:1,000,000
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Erosion on roads and adjacent lands.

Erosion on roads and adjacent lands.

Date: September 1938
Creator: Davis, Arnold M., 1902-
Description: Discusses the need to protect highway ditches in order to prevent soil erosion damage to public roads and farmlands.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[News Script: Dallas expressway unit completed]

[News Script: Dallas expressway unit completed]

Date: March 5, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about construction to complete the final link of the Central Expressway in Dallas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: News briefs]

[News Script: News briefs]

Date: September 20, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an accident between an automobile and a teenager riding a motorcycle at an intersection in Dallas. The rider suffered an injured leg. The script goes on to describe a collision between two automobiles at a highway intersection in Dallas, slightly injuring two women passengers. The driver of one of the cars fled the scene of the accident.
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[News Script: East west expressway opens]

[News Script: East west expressway opens]

Date: November 9, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the portion of Fort Worth's East-West Expressway extending from Camp Bowie Boulevard east to Montgomery Street opening for public use.
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[News Script: Overpass will be completed by fall]

[News Script: Overpass will be completed by fall]

Date: August 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about construction on a Dallas overpass to ease traffic problems and a bridge across the Trinity River in another part of the city.
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[News Script: Freeway]

[News Script: Freeway]

Date: April 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about construction on a new freeway in Fort Worth to ease traffic problems in the growing city.
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[News Script: Highway ceremony]

[News Script: Highway ceremony]

Date: July 27, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a ceremony on the Dallas-Rockwall County line commemorating the completion of the longest stretch of four-lane highway in Dallas.
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[News Script: News briefs]

[News Script: News briefs]

Date: July 25, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering two news stories. The first story is about a National Safety Council award presented to River Oaks Mayor John H. Boyd, commemorating the city's record of zero traffic fatalities in 1950. The second story is about a brief stop in Dallas by opera singer and polio survivor Marjorie Lawrence on her way home to Arkansas after a tour.
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[News Script: Review -- Truck fire]

[News Script: Review -- Truck fire]

Date: November 2, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a transport truck that overturned and caught fire on a Fort Worth highway. The driver escaped with minor injuries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: O'Connell]

[News Script: O'Connell]

Date: May 14, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Under Secretary of Labor, James T. O'Connell, meeting with newsmen in Dallas about the Texas highway programs.
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[News Script: Street projects]

[News Script: Street projects]

Date: March 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about traffic improvement projects in Fort Worth, including the construction of lighted expressways, larger water lines, and widening of busy roads.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Toll road survey]

[News Script: Toll road survey]

Date: June 11, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a survey in Dallas and Fort Worth conducted by the Texas State Highway Department to determine the feasibility of a toll road between the two cities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: New council clash over expressway]

[News Script: New council clash over expressway]

Date: November 24, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a contentious Fort Worth City Council meeting discussing the need for a new highway on the city's east side.
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[News Script: Council studies toll road, expressway]

[News Script: Council studies toll road, expressway]

Date: December 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a meeting of the Fort Worth City Council discussing the viability of a proposed toll highway on the eastern side of Fort Worth.
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[News Script: Freeway]

[News Script: Freeway]

Date: January 19, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth City Council meeting to discuss whether to pursue construction of a toll-road or Fort Worth's East Side freeway link.
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[News Script: Street projects near completion]

[News Script: Street projects near completion]

Date: March 14, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the completion of various road construction projects around Fort Worth, all part of efforts to expand the growing city's traffic capacity.
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[News Script: Dallas expressway]

[News Script: Dallas expressway]

Date: April 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a six-and-a-half mile link of the Dallas expressway between Grand Avenue and Northwest Highway being completed and opened to the public.
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[News Script: House moved]

[News Script: House moved]

Date: April 28, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a construction project to move a large house in Fort Worth out of the path of a new highway development.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Underpass]

[News Script: Underpass]

Date: September 3, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Ervay street underpass at the Santa Fe railroad crossing in Dallas being opened to the public.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Speed watch]

[News Script: Speed watch]

Date: November 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new device tested by Dallas police officers that can instantly record the speed of a traveling motorist, intended to trap speeders on roads in the area.
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[News Script: Turnpike paving nearing finish]

[News Script: Turnpike paving nearing finish]

Date: June 13, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about progress on the construction of a highway between Fort Worth and Dallas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Bus accident]

[News Script: Bus accident]

Date: September 21, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a bus accident on a rain-slicked street in Dallas. Only two passengers receive minor injuries after the bus skids out of control and strikes part of an underpass.
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