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Oral History Interview with Alonzo W. Jamison, July 30, 1965

Description: Interview with former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Alonzo W. Jamison, Jr., a college professor and farmer-stockman from Denton, Texas. The interview includes Jamison's experiences and personal views as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, as well as House speakerships and lobbyist activities.
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Date: February 8, 1966
Creator: Kamp, H. W. & Jamison, Alonzo W.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Charles Wilson, January 1, 1972

Description: Interview with Senator Charles Wilson, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Lufkin, Texas. In the interview, Wilson discusses his personal views and experiences concerning specific problems in the Texas state government, personal legislation, utilities regulation, the appointment of committee members, lobbies, campaign financial disclosure, election filing fees, committee structure, annual legislative sessions, taxation, and legislative apportionment.
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Date: January 4, 1972
Creator: Riddlesperger, James W. & Wilson, Charles
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jack Blanton, June 30, 1970

Description: Interview with a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Jack Blanton, who is also a businessman from Carrollton, Texas. In the interview, Blanton discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature. He also expresses his opinions on issues including his personal political philosophies, one-year versus two-year budgets, the Caveness Plan, social legislation, the establishment of the University of Texas at Dallas, the creation of new four-year colleges, unrest on current college campuses, revenue legislation, beer and liquor lobbies, and person legislation. He also comments on Governor Preston Smith.
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Date: June 30, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Blanton, Jack
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Walt Parker, February 4, 1970

Description: Interview with Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives Walt Parker, who is also a builder and farmer-rancher from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Parker describes details from his childhood and early years. He recounts his personal views and experiences as a member of the Sixty-first Legislature, and includes comments on Governor Preston Smith. Parker also discusses his personal views on issues including revenue legislation, the influence of lobbyists, state minimum wage law, the creation of new four-year colleges, committee appointments, and changes in state sales tax exemptions.
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Date: February 4, 1970
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Parker, Walt
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter: This Week in Texas]

Description: A letter from Laurie R. Eiserloh at the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas announcing that her column will now be published solely in the statewide publication, This Week in Texas.
Date: September 20, 1991
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release: Government Study of AZT]

Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task force addressing the uncertainty surrounding the government's recent research findings about the HIV treatment, AZT, due to the lack of non-white study participants.
Date: February 14, 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections