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[Portrait of two men]

Description: Photograph of (most likely) Gilbert Cuellar sitting next to an unidentified man in front of a dark-colored backdrop. Both men wear three-piece suits with neck-ties and Edwardian lace-up shoes. Written on bottom: "1916."
Date: 1916
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[Portrait of woman standing]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman in a long dark-colored dress standing next to a chair. Her left hand grasps the top of the chair while her right hand touches her hips. She wears a pearl necklace with a pendant and her hair is braided up with a brooch. Written on back: "Dedico este presente retrato a mi apreciable comadre Adelaida Cuellar - Rosebud, TX - Octobre 15 de 1913." ( *Translated from Spanish: I dedicate this portrait to my beloved friend Adelaida Cuellar - Rosebud, TX, October 15, 1913 )
Date: November 15, 1913
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Unidentified family portrait]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group posing in front of a blank backdrop. A man sits next to a woman on a rattan seat and behind them are two women standing. All are in early Edwardian attire, as three women wear long sleeved dresses with flare cuffs while the man wears a suit with a bow-tie. Written on back: "Carolina".
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Framed portrait]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man, wearing a suit, sitting in front of a wall. The photograph has an oval frame and only shows the man from the head to his torso.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jose portrait]

Description: Photograph of a man with suit and glasses in front of a dark background. Written on back: "Para Isabel de su hermano - José 1-5-22." ( *Translation from Spanish: For Isabel from her brother - José 1-5-22 )
Date: January 5, 1922
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Unidentified family members portrait]

Description: Photograph of unidentified family members of the Cuellar family. Two men sit on wooden chairs in front of two other men standing. All of the men in the photograph are wearing suits with vests and bow-ties. Written on back: "Property of Mack Cuellar Jr. Photography by C.L. Hickson".
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Anna Ruzylo in the Kitchen]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was taken in the late 1930s. Hamtramck, Michigan is a small town and Polish community surrounded by the city of Detroit. Anna Ruzylo is my great grandmother. There are not many photos of my great grandmother in the archive since she came over from Poland very late in life. My wife, Kay, and I named our daughter Anna Marie Clark in her honor.
Date: 193u
Creator: Clark, Joe, HBSS
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Joe Clark Caught in the Kitchen]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was taken during the late 1930s. Hamtramck, Michigan is a small town and Polish community surrounded by the city of Detroit. Caught in the kitchen drying dishes is my father Joe Clark, HBSS. This is a very early photo of him. I know of only two or three others taken earlier in his life.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with George Ferguson, October 4, 1985

Description: Interview with George Ferguson, executive at Caltex Petroleum Corporation. The interview includes Ferguson's personal experiences about education, employment by Texaco, and transferring to Caltex. Ferguson also talks about the origins of Caltex, his Australian experience, activities during World War II, expatriates in Caltex, the Kurnell refinery, navy fuel oil contracts, nationalization, Texaco's and Socal's reentry into Europe, and Caltex's move from New York to Dallas.
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Date: October 4, 1986
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Ferguson, George
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Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

Description: Interview with executive of Caltex Petroluem Corporation, Leigh D. Josephson, including his personal experiences related to employment with Standard Oil of California, his assignment to Bahrain and transfer to Caltex, the construction of Ras Tanura refinery in Saudi Arabia, and the bombing of the Bapco refinery in Bahrain. Josephson also talks about refinery operations in Bahrain during and after World War II, his various positions and responsibilities with Caltex and Bapco, work in Bahrain and the Philippines, his personal relationship with the Bahraini royal family, and the OPEC and Arab oil embargoes in 1967.
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Date: May 27, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Josephson, Leigh D.
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Oral History Interview with Ed Idar, February 20, 1969

Description: Interview with attorney Ed Idar, Jr., who is from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Idar discusses his experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum during World War II. He also talks about his affiliations with the Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations as well as other Mexican-American social action groups. Mr. Idar expresses his views and opinions on several issues including the problem of undocumented workers, the bracero problem, the segregation of schools, jury service, poll tax drives, LULAC, the Viva Kennedy movement, gubernatorial elections, and the Crystal City incident.
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Date: February 20, 1969
Creator: Cuellar, Robert & Idar, Ed
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Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, May 30, 1969

Description: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, who have been resident farmers in the town of Taft, Texas for a number of years. In the interview, the Albin's describe their observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around the rural town. They also talk about when they first moved to Taft in 1910, and what agrarian life was like until the 1930's. The Albin's discuss Mexican-Anglo relations in the community as well as the rise and impacts of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Date: May 30, 1969
Creator: Stephens, A. Ray & Albin, J. W.
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Oral History Interview with Ben Barnes, 1967-1968

Description: Interview with Ben Barnes, who was the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives in 1964-68, the lieutenant governor in 1968-72, and a Democrat from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Barnes shares his thoughts and opinions on several procedures, laws, and political decisions, including reapportionment, the “one-man, one vote” decision of U.S. Supreme Court, state water systems, and state employee pay raise. He also comments on federal-state relations, revisions of Code of Criminal Procedures, industrial safety law, voter registration, the reform of liquor laws and pari-mutuel betting, revenue legislation, and one-year versus two-year budgeting. Barnes comments on fellow politician Governor John Connally.
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Date: August 14, 1967
Creator: Gantt, Fred; Kamp, H. W. & Barnes, Ben
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Oral History Interview with O. H. Harris, November 5, 1969

Description: Interview with Republican Senator O. H. (Ike) Harris, an attorney from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Senator Harris describes his personal experiences and views as a member of the Sixty-first legislature. He also discloses some biographical information as well as his decision to enter politics. Senator Harris discusses his personal political philosophies on issues including one versus two-year budgets, revenue legislation, welfare legislation, and state minimum wage laws. He also comments on fellow politicians Governor Preston Smith and Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes.
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Date: November 5, 1969
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, O. H.
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Oral History Interview with Bessie Harden, April 7, 1988

Description: Interview with Bessie Harden, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Bessie primarily discusses her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. She explains what it was like growing up in a segregated and racist society. Bessie also comments on the early days of the Fellowship, social activities of the Fellowship, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, urban renewal, the integration of neighborhoods, the desegregation of Denton public schools and facilities, and various political activities. Biographical information is also included in the interview.
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Date: April 7, 1988
Creator: Lohr, Mary & Harden, Bessie
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Oral History Interview with Grace W. Cartwright, November 15, 1989

Description: Interview with farmer-rancher and community activist Grace W. Cartwright, originally from Wise County, Texas. In the interview, Cartwright recollects her early days in rural Texas as well as her student days at North Texas State Teachers College, marriage, early job positions, and her work in the agriculture and land conservation fields. Cartwright discusses her many successes as a community activist, such as her appointment to the Texas Tourist Board, Texas roads beautification, her appointment by President Harry Truman as a delegate to the White House Conference on Youth and Children, her role in the creation of a parks system in Weatherford, Texas, and several others.
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Date: November 15, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; La Brecque, Suzanne & Cartwright, Grace W.
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Oral History Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, April 27, 1988

Description: Interview with Willie Frances McAdams, a community activist from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, McAdams describes her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the l960s and l970s. She also comments on her decision to join the Fellowship, her personal childhood memories of the African-American community in Denton, segregated education, street paving in the African-American section of Denton, the early social meetings of the Fellowship, the desegregation of public schools, restaurants, and churches, urban renewal, voting drives, and her views concerning the future of the African-American community in Denton.
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Date: April 27, 1988
Creator: Lohr, Mary & McAdams, Willie Frances
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Oral History Interview with William F. Belcher, September 27, 1995

Description: Interview with college professor William F. Belcher from Abilene, Texas. In the interview, Belcher discusses his experiences during the desegregation of the North Texas State College.
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Date: September 27, 1995
Creator: Hasier, Paulette & Belcher, William F.
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Oral History Interview with Gladys P. Crawford, September 29, 1995

Description: Interview with college professor Gladys P. Crawford from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Crawford discusses her experiences during the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's.
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Date: September 29, 1995
Creator: Hasier, Paulette & Crawford, Gladys P.
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Oral History Interview with Bob Murphey, April 19, 1969

Description: Interview with attorney and former Sergeant-at-Arms of the Texas House of Representatives Bob Murphey, who is from Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Murphey is also an accomplished public speaker and the nephew of former Governor Coke Stevenson, who he comments on. In the interview, he discusses his experiences while serving as Sergeant-at-Arms. Mr. Murphey also describes his thoughts and personal views on the Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948.
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Date: April 19, 1969
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Murphey, Bob
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Oral History Interview with A. Y. Allee, February 21, 1969

Description: Interview with Captain A. Y. Allee, a member of the Texas Rangers "Company D". In the interview, Captain Allee explains what these organizations are, and why they are significant. He discusses some specific details of his job, as well as Mexican-American relations that he has observed. Captain Allee describes his version of what happened at the Crystal City Incident.
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Date: February 21, 1969
Creator: Cuellar, Robert & Allee, A. Y.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program