Oral History Interview with Bessie Harden, April 7, 1988

Oral History Interview with Bessie Harden, April 7, 1988

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Date: April 7, 1988
Creator: Lohr, Mary & Harden, Bessie
Description: Interview with Bessie Harden, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Bessie primarily discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She explains what it was like growing up in a segregated and racist society. Bessie also comments on the early days of the Fellowship, social activities of the Fellowship, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, urban renewal, the integration of neighborhoods, the desegregation of Denton public schools and facilities, and various political activities. Biographical information is also included in the interview.
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Oral History Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, April 27, 1988

Oral History Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, April 27, 1988

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Date: April 27, 1988
Creator: Lohr, Mary & McAdams, Willie Frances
Description: Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, McAdams describes her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the l960s and l970s. She also comments on her decision to join the Fellowship, her personal childhood memories of the African-American community in Denton, segregated education, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, the early social meetings of the Fellowship, the desegregation of public schools, restaurants, and churches, urban renewal, voting drives, and her views concerning the future of the African-American community in Denton.
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JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, Volume 17, Number 2, 1997

JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, Volume 17, Number 2, 1997

Date: 1997
Creator: Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition (U.S.)
Description: JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory contains a collection of papers regarding writing and rhetoric: "The JAC is a forum for theory, research and pedagogy regarding (1) those writing courses beyond the freshman courses, excluding technical and creative writing, (2) writing in courses which are not themselves writing courses, particularly in the liberal arts and sciences, and (3) work in theory, research or pedagogy which is advanced or progressive and will shed light on the field as a whole while at the same time providing insights for advanced composition" (volume 1, number 1).
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Oral History Interview with Larry Canfield, February 22, 1992

Oral History Interview with Larry Canfield, February 22, 1992

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Date: February 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Canfield, Larry
Description: Interview with Larry Canfield, a veteran army nurse from Pennsylvania. This interview contains his experiences as an army nurse in Vietnam. It includes his assignment to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital, 935th Medical Detachment, Long Binh. Living conditions, morale problems, recreation, medical treatment of enemy POWs, and racial problems are discussed.
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[News Script: Curry]

[News Script: Curry]

Date: September 27, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Wanda Joy Curry, who claims she was fired from her job at Lone Star Gas Company for refusing to support the United Fund.
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[News Script: Teenagers Ambush Negro]

[News Script: Teenagers Ambush Negro]

Date: September 4, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an African American man being ambushed and threatened by a group of white teenagers.
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JAC Audio Interview: Homi Bhabha

JAC Audio Interview: Homi Bhabha

Date: 1998
Creator: Olson, Gary A.; Worsham, Lynn & Bhabha, Homi K., 1949-
Description: JAC interview of Homi Bhabha discussing the politics of difference in relation to writing, philosophy, and rhetoric.
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Hierarchy Attenuating/Enhancing Organizational Environments and Intergroup Attitudes: Relationship of Racism, Classism, and Sexism in Multiracial and Monoracial Churches of the United States

Hierarchy Attenuating/Enhancing Organizational Environments and Intergroup Attitudes: Relationship of Racism, Classism, and Sexism in Multiracial and Monoracial Churches of the United States

Date: December 2005
Creator: Kim, Ye Jung
Description: As Yancey (2003) has pointed out, the intentional character of racially integrated churches tends to lessen the social distance between Whites and minorities. The purpose of this study is to examine how racially hierarchy-attenuating and hierarchy-enhancing environments affect classism and sexism attitudes among congregations. The finding shows that multiracial churches promote H-A environment for class and race diversity, but not for gender equality. The class and race diversity is affected by organizational structure; on the other hand, gender equality is influenced by theologies. This study finds the answers to this discrepancy from the effect of biblical teachings on classist and sexist attitudes and the cumulative effect of structured domination of women.
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[News Clip: NAACP Hints Suit to End Segregation ; Gunsmith ; Como]

[News Clip: NAACP Hints Suit to End Segregation ; Gunsmith ; Como]

Date: August 9, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany three news stories. The first is about the possibility of the NAACP filing suit against the Fort Worth Board of Education follow the board's decision to maintain segregation. The second is a news story about Scotty MacKenzie, an itinerant gunsmith. The last story in this clip is about Perry Como visiting the Dallas-Fort Worth area while on vacation.
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[News Clip: Ft. Woth City Council ; No Negroes Enroll at Wichita Falls]

[News Clip: Ft. Woth City Council ; No Negroes Enroll at Wichita Falls]

Date: September 5, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany two news stories. The first is about the Fort Worth city council's decision regarding giving continued police protection to an African American family who moved into a home on an all-white street. Second is a story about the lack of enrollment of African American students in Wichita Fall's schools, despite the recent integration of the school system.
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