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Oral History Interview with Ruth (Rob) Shivers, April 29, 2016

Description: Interview with Rob Shivers, a Dallas-area LGBT activist from Birmingham, Alabama. Shivers discusses discovering her sexuality, her relationships, nursing school, church involvement, closeting and her marriage, jobs worked, moving to Dallas, the LGBT community, joining the Metropolitan Community Church and establishing a parish in Dallas, organizing the first Pride parades in the area, political activism and police interference, death threats, and the Kennedy Assassination.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: April 29, 2016
Creator: Wisely, Karen & Shivers, Ruth (Rob)
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with David Porter Newton, October 12, 1996

Description: Interview with Davis Porter Newton, Army WWII veteran of the Pacific Theater from Birmingham, Alabama. Newton discusses his family background, working during the Depression and his education, commissioning into the Army, assignment to the 346th Harbor Craft Company and deployment to Finschhafen, New Guinea, acting as defense counsel in a court martial, sea-transport operations around New Guinea and the Philippines, working with POWs, and investigating war crimes.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: October 12, 1996
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Newton, Davis Porter
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Clip: Ready & Willing #2

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 19, 1983
Duration: 2 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Ready & Willing #1]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 18, 1983
Duration: 3 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the Rangers who blew a 5- 0 lead then bounced back to defeat Oakland 7- 6.
Date: July 31, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Steel Firm]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about nine major steel firms which have signed a consent degree in US district court in Birmingham, Alabama.
Date: April 15, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the day Billy Martin and the Texas rangers who have been preparing for the past few weeks for the opening of the 1974 major league Baseball season.
Date: April 3, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: 200 Mile Wheat Field]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story saying that along the central gulf region of the United States there is a wheat field 191-miles long and one row wide.
Date: February 7, 1974, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: 6 PM sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the PGA championship in Oakland Hills, the Dallas Cowboys at training camp, updates of the Davis Cup Zone semi-finals, Boxer Nick Wells makes another bid for the US Olympic boxing team, the Rangers poor season, and two worlds swimming records set at Olympic trials in Chicago.
Date: August 4, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Wallace]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about George Wallace entering a rehabilitation center for physical therapy.
Date: July 14, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Attica update/ Alabama school]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about lawyers representing prisoners of the Attica prison, obtaining a federal court order blocking interrogation of inmates about the Attica riot. In other news, a federal judge has ordered a city school system in Alabama to turn its authority to the school board.
Date: 1971-09-24T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

[News Script: Wallace]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: August 13, 1971, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
open access

Oral History Interview with William G. Adair, May 27, 1971

Description: Interview with Major William G. Adair, an Army WWII veteran and POW from Birmingham, Alabama. Stationed in the Philippines when the Japanese invaded in December 1941, Adair was captured, survived the Bataan Death March, and interned at Cabanatuan before going to Osaka and Zentsuji, Japan for the remainder of the war.
Date: May 27, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Adair, William G.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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