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England vs. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas

Description: Personal recollections of Mica England about her experience filing a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor. The text and images were captured from a webpage. Images of England, members of The Dallas Way board of directors, Dallas Police Chief Lupe Valdez, and Dallas Police Major Barbara Hobbs are embedded in the text.
Date: May 10, 2015
Creator: England, Mica & Williams, Paul J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Mica Stands Up - and Pays the Price

Description: Newspaper article about Mica England who filed a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor.
Date: May 4, 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Oologah Grad Becomes Reluctant Gay-Rights Champion

Description: Newspaper article about Mica England who filed a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor.
Date: April 26, 1992
Creator: McDonald, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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