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Oral History Interview with Marilyn Jean Johnson, March 24, 2014

Description: Interview with Marilyn Jean Johnson, an African-American resident of Fort Worth, Texas, from Champaign, Illinois, who moved to Texas during the civil rights era. Johnson, accompanied by her neighbor Exie Jean Alaman Morne'y, discusses the differences between life in Illinois and the segregated South, her first instances of discrimination, desegregation in Fort Worth, the Wright Amendment, Juneteenth, neighborhoods and housing, differences between Dallas and Fort Worth, persistent racism, and Ca… more
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Date: March 24, 2014
Creator: Travis, Sarah & Johnson, Marilyn Jean
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Howard L. Patton, January 5, 1999

Description: Interview with Howard L. Patton, a Army WWII veteran from Flora, Illinois. Patton discusses his family background, commissioning into the Army through ROTC, training with anti-air artillery, his marriage, deployment to New Guinea, the assault on Wakde Island, the battle of Leyte, operations at Zamboanga, and the end of the war.
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Date: January 5, 1999
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Patton, Howard L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Script: Plane crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about 23 year old Fred Vonish of Champaign who died of injuries.
Date: March 28, 1974, 8:25 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Plane crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a light aircraft which was taking off from a private strip in Garland struck a power line at the end of the runway.
Date: March 27, 1974, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Football]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 24, 1970, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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