Oral History Interview with Leon King, 1982

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Interview with public school administrator Leon A. King from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, King describes his experiences as one of the two first African Americans who first integrated athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.

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95 p. ; 28 cm.

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Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & King, Leon October 19, 1982.

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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 Leon King, 1982
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with Leon King, July 21, 1982
  • Added Title: Oral History Interview with Leon King, September 20, 1982

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Interview with public school administrator Leon A. King from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, King describes his experiences as one of the two first African Americans who first integrated athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.

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95 p. ; 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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  • October 19, 1982

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  • 1938 - September 20, 1982

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  • June 18, 2012, 8:11 p.m.

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Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & King, Leon. Oral History Interview with Leon King, 1982, book, October 19, 1982; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223644/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.