Oral History Interview with Charlye Heggins, February 19, 2013

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Interview with former Denton City Council member Charlye Heggins as part of the UNT African American Remembrance Project. The interview includes Heggins' personal experiences about her childhood, raising a family, doing volunteer work in Denton, and being involved with Texas politics. She particularly talks about discrimination and race issues in Denton during the 1970s and '80s. It includes an appendix with photographs and an article about her death.

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45, [6] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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Stallings, Chelsea & Heggins, Charlye February 19, 2013.

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Affiliated with the UNT Department of History, the Oral History Program records, transcribes, and archives oral history interviews in order to preserve the history of the North Texas region. The program also trains UNT students in the theory and methods of oral history, conducts workshops for members of the larger community, and maintains partnerships with a variety of related institutions and organizations.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Charlye Heggins, February 19, 2013
  • Added Title: Former council member Charlye Heggins dies

Description

Interview with former Denton City Council member Charlye Heggins as part of the UNT African American Remembrance Project. The interview includes Heggins' personal experiences about her childhood, raising a family, doing volunteer work in Denton, and being involved with Texas politics. She particularly talks about discrimination and race issues in Denton during the 1970s and '80s. It includes an appendix with photographs and an article about her death.

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45, [6] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • February 19, 2013

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  • 1933 - February 2013

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  • July 15, 2014, 5:33 a.m.

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Stallings, Chelsea & Heggins, Charlye. Oral History Interview with Charlye Heggins, February 19, 2013, book, February 19, 2013; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306859/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.