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Oral History Interview with James L. Rogers, October 23, 1980

Description: Interview with Former professor, administrator, and director of the North Texas State University New Service James L. Rogers, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Rogers remembers the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also shares his thoughts and memories on the admission of A. Tennyson Miller in 1954, the Adkins case, the admission of Mrs. Irma E. L. Sephas, the role of President J. C. Matthews in the desegregation of NTSC, and when Abner Haynes became the first African-American athlete at NTSC in 1956.
Date: October 23, 1980
Creator: Comrie, Moray Hume & Rogers, James L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, June 30, 1981

Description: Interview with Ernest L. Ellis, owner and operator of Frank Ellis Dealer in Everything. The interview includes Ellis' personal experiences of employment with his father, Frank Ellis, in the general store. Ellis talks about his family background, effects of the Great Depression in New Hope, Texas businesses, food market opening, business operations during World War II, his employment as a feed salesman, general store advertising, his father's use of peddling wagon, Dallas fair and Mesquite trade day, and retirement.
Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Ellis, Ernest L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, February 19, 1982

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney and member of the Texas Senate Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy recollects memories and experiences as a member of the Sixty-seventh legislature. He discusses his personal views on issues including the elections of 1980, initiative-referendum, the abortion issue, law-and-order legislation, redistricting, and the state water plan. Mauzy also comments on Ross Perot, Governor William Clements, Lieutenant Governor William Hobby, and Attorney General Mark White.
Date: February 19, 1982
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Maurice McAdow, October 17, 1982

Description: Interview with Maurice McAdow, former band director of North Texas State University. The interview includes McAdow's personal experiences about his early career as a musician, being appointment to faculty at North Texas, and the development of the North Texas band program.
Date: October 17, 1982
Creator: Paul, Steve & McAdow, Maurice
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Leon King, 1982

Description: 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.
Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & King, Leon
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Odus Mitchell, 1982

Description: Interview with former North Texas football coach Odus Mitchell from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mitchell discusses his experiences as head football coach during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Mitchell, Odus
Partner: UNT Oral History Program