Oral History Interview with Betty Kimble, December 8, 1987 Metadata

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  • Main Title Oral History Interview with Betty Kimble, December 8, 1987


  • Interviewer: Harris, Jane
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Interviewee: Kimble, Betty
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: North Texas State University
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas


  • Creation: 1987-12-08


  • English


  • Content Description: Interview with community activist Betty Kimble from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Kimble discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She recalls memories from her days as a student both in East Texas and at North Texas State College. Kimble recollects the many events that concerned the desegregation of the North Texas State College and the City of Denton alike, which included student and citizen protesting that mostly supported Denton's strong white power presence. She recalls the desegregation of public restaurants, the street-paving of the African-American section of Denton, and voter registration changes. Kimble also comments on influential civil rights activists including Tennyson Miller and Abner Haynes
  • Physical Description: 35 p. ; 28 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - African Americans
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Education - Colleges and Universities - University of Texas
  • Keyword: oral histories
  • Keyword: biographies
  • Keyword: interviews
  • Keyword: desegregation
  • Keyword: activists
  • Named Person: Kimble, Betty
  • Named Person: Harris, Jane

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  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1931
  • End Date: 1987-12-08


  • Name: UNT Oral Histories
    Code: UNTOH


  • Name: UNT Oral History Program
    Code: UNTOHP


  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • Accession or Local Control No: Number 709
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth223667


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