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Oral History Interview with L. DeWitt Hale, June 24, 1971

Description: Interview with Democratic attorney L. DeWitt Hale, a member of the Texas House of Representatives from Corpus Christi, Texas. In the interview, Hale discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Regular and First Special Session of the Sixty-second Legislature. He also share his thoughts on many issues that include revenue bills, corporate profits tax, the Sharpstown stock-fraud scandal, legislative ethics, the "Dirty Thirty", appropriations, redistricting, and personal legislation.
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Date: June 24, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Hale, L. DeWitt

Oral History Interview with Barbara Jordan, July 7, 1970

Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator and attorney Barbara Jordan from Houston, Texas. In the interview, Barbara discusses her thoughts and experiences in the Sixty-first Legislature as its first African-American member since Reconstruction. She also shares her thoughts on issues such as the Kennedy-Johnson Campaign in 1960, her unsuccessful campaigns for the Texas House of Representatives in 1962 and 1964, her successful campaign for the Texas Senate as its first African-American member since 1883, and civil rights. She also comments about Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Roy Wilkins, Ralph Abernathy, Adam Clayton Powell, Muhammed Ali (Cassius Clay), Stokely Carmichael, the Black Panthers, Eldridge Cleaver, the African-American image, working within the Establishment, revenue and spending bills, Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, corporate profits tax, social legislation, student unrest, and sales tax.
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Date: July 7, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Jordan, Barbara

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.
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Date: October 23, 1980
Creator: Comrie, Moray Hume & Rogers, James L.

Oral History Interview with G. A. Moore, May 28, 1982

Description: Interview with football coach G. A. Moore, from Pilot Point, Texas. In the interview, Moore recalls his experiences concerning the desegregation of athletics at the North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: May 28, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Moore, G. A.

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.
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Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Mitchell, Odus

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.
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Date: October 19, 1982
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & King, Leon

Oral History Interview with Jerrell Shaw, January 12, 1983

Description: Interview with businessman Jerrell Shaw Businessman from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Shaw reminisces about when he was a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: January 12, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Shaw, Jerrell

Oral History Interview with Jerry Russell, January 13, 1983

Description: Interview with attorney Jerry Russell from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Russell describes his experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: January 13, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Russell, Jerry

Oral History Interview with Ray Toole, January 14, 1983

Description: Interview with businessman Ray Toole. In the interview, he describes his experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: January 14, 1983
Creator: Cummings, Randy; Marcello, Ronald E. & Toole, Ray

Oral History Interview with Ira T. DeFoor, May 24, 1983

Description: Interview with college instructor Ira T. DeFoor from Denton, Texas. In the interview, DeFoor discusses his experiences from when he was the equipment manager for the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: May 24, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & DeFoor, Ira T.

Oral History Interview with Raymond Clement, July 6, 1983

Description: Interview with high school football coach Raymond Clement from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Raymond discusses his experiences as the football coach during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: July 6, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Clement, Raymond

Oral History Interview with Mac Reynolds, July 18, 1983

Description: Interview with businessman Mac Reynolds from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Reynolds discusses his experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: July 18, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Reynolds, Mac

Oral History Interview with Herbert Ferrill, July 20, 1983

Description: Interview with former assistant football coach at North Texas State College Herbert Ferrill from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Ferrill describes his experiences concerning the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: July 20, 1983
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Ferrill, Herbert

Oral History Interview with Kenneth Bahnsen, March 5, 1984

Description: Interview with former assistant football coach at North Texas State University Kenneth Bahnsen from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Bahnsen discusses his recollections about the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: March 5, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Bahnsen, Kenneth

Oral History Interview with Fred Graham, March 16, 1984

Description: Interview with former sports information director at North Texas State University Fred Graham. In the interview, Graham discusses his experiences and thoughts while he was an assistant in the News and Information Office during the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: March 16, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Graham, Fred

Oral History Interview with William Carrico, March 19, 1984

Description: Interview with high school administrator and former member of the North Texas State College football team William Carrico, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Carrico discusses his experiences from when he was on the team during the desegregation of athletics.
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Date: March 19, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Carrico, William

Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, April 4, 1984

Description: Interview with former president of the North Texas State College and the North Texas State University, J. C. Matthews from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Matthews shares his thoughts and experiences concerning the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics at North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: April 4, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Jenkins, Floyd & Matthews, J. C.

Oral History Interview with Fred McCain, April 2, 1984

Description: Interview with former football coach and director of athletics at the North Texas State University Fred McCain, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, McCain describes his experiences from when he worked at the college during the desegregation of intercollegiate athletics.
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Date: April 2, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & McCain, Fred

Oral History Interview with Jack Gray, May 30, 1984

Description: Interview with Judge Jack Gray of the 211th district court in Denton County, Texas. In the interview, Judge Gray expresses his thoughts and memories of the desegregation of athletics at the North Texas State College in 1956.
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Date: May 30, 1984
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Cummings, Randy & Gray, Jack

Oral History Interview with Oscar H. Mauzy, July 12, 1973

Description: Interview with Democratic Texas Senator and attorney Oscar H. Mauzy from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Mauzy shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-third Legislature. Subjects discussed include freshmen senators, committee appointments, reform legislation, and the Comparative Negligence Bill. Mauzy also comments on fellow politicians Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: July 12, 1973
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Mauzy, Oscar H.

Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974

Description: Interview with Dr. Arthur M. Sampley, a college professor, former college administrator, and former poet laureate from Denton Texas. In the interview, Dr. Sampley describes his life growing up in Denton and attending school at the University of Texas. He talks about becoming a poet and analyzes his poetry as well as describing tenure as director of libraries and vice-president for academic affairs at North Texas State College, his philosophy of teaching, and the desegregation of the college in 1955-56.
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Date: November 8, 1973
Creator: Haggard, Margurite & Sampley, Arthur M.

Oral History Interview with J. C. Matthews, February 18, 1977

Description: Interview with J. C. Matthews, Former president of North Texas State College and North Texas State University, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, he discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's, and the initial period of integration on campus. He also expresses his views on the Atkins suit, the Campus Theatre incident, the desegregation of local businesses, and the desegregation of the athletic program.
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Date: February 18, 1977
Creator: Mangrum, Robert & Matthews, J. C.