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Rigidity: a Function of Ethnic Attitudes

Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of segregation on the flexibility of individuals in the Negro and Anglo-American ethnic groups and to investigate the relationship between variations in flexibility and sociometric choices within the peer group.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Bullion, D. I.
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Little Rock Crisis

Description: This thesis explores the events and repercussions surrounding the desegregation of schools in Arkansas, including an analysis of the Little Rock incident.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Jeffery, Gretchen M.
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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
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Pat Cheek, April 12, 1988

Description: Interview with schoolteacher and community activist Pat Cheek from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Cheek recollects her involvement as a member of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship in the 1960's and 1970's, as well as her memories of segregation, particularly in Denton. Cheek discusses her personal views and experiences when it comes to segregation, the street paving of the African American section in Denton, her decision to join the Fellowship, the group's activities, the involvement of husbands in group activities, the group's decision to disband, voter registration drives, and her lasting friendships.
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Date: April 12, 1988
Creator: Byrd, Richard & Cheek, Pat
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Euline Brock, December 1, 1988

Description: Interview with college professor and community activist Euline Brock, from Denton, Texas. In the interview, which is a follow-up to her earlier recollections, Brock continues to discuss the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Inter-Racial Fellowship during the 1960's and 1970's.
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Date: December 1, 1988
Creator: Byrd, Richard & Brock, Euline
Item Type: Book
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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
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Joe Lindsay Keffer, October 12, 1996

Description: Interview with former student and staff member at the University of North Texas Joe Lindsay Keffer, from Denton, Texas. Keffer describes his experiences as a student at the former North Texas State College during the desegregation of the school in the late 1950's. He also comments on President J. C. Matthews, as well as his personal observations about racial matters on the college campus and the community of Denton, Texas.
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Date: October 12, 1996
Creator: Ketay, Christine & Keffer, Joe Lindsay
Item Type: Book
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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.
Item Type: Book
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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.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Pat N. McLeod, February 25, 1998

Description: Interview with college professor Pat N. McLeod from Denton, Texas. In the interview, McLeod discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of the North Texas State College in the mid-1950's. He describes what growing up was like in a racist community, and includes stories of his African-American friend, Jesse Fischer. McLeod also comments about the role of the President of North Texas State College, James Carl Matthews.
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Date: February 25, 1998
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & McLeod, Pat N.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Miles E. Anderson, November 7, 1996

Description: Interview with Miles E. Anderson, former professor and administrator at the North Texas State College in Denton, Texas. In the interview, Anderson describes his experiences concerning the desegregation of the college and race relations in Denton, Texas. He also comments on President J. C. Matthews and chair of the Board of Regents, Ben Wooten.
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Date: November 7, 1996
Creator: Ketay, Christine & Anderson, Miles E.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with H. W. Kamp, October 10, 1995

Description: Interview with former college professor at the North Texas State College H. W. Kamp from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Kamp describes his experiences concerning the desegregation of the college.
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Date: October 10, 1995
Creator: Price, Tammi & Kamp, H. W.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Robert B. Toulouse, October 3, 1995

Description: Interview with college administrator Robert B. Toulouse from Wellsville, Missouri. In the interview, Toulouse discusses his experiences during the desegregation of the North Texas State College and comments on President J. C. Matthews.
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Date: October 3, 1995
Creator: Price, Tammi & Toulouse, Robert B.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Harve King, February 10, 1992

Description: Interview with educator and university administrator Harve King from Farmersville, Texas. In the interview, King recollects his experiences as a student at the Frederick Douglass Colored School in Denton, Texas during the 1920's and 1930's. King comments on the school facilities, athletics, teachers, the "Three M's" singing group, and Professor Fred Moore. He also discusses his career in education and his philosophy as an educator.
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Date: February 10, 1992
Creator: Glaze, Michele & King, Harve
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Hiram Friedsam, April 28, 1995

Description: Interview with college professor Dr. Hiram Friedsam from Waco, Texas. In the interview, Friedsam discusses his experiences concerning the desegregation of North Texas State College.
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Date: April 28, 1995
Creator: Perry, Sharon & Friedsam, Hiram
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Joe L. Atkins, June 20, 1995

Description: Interview with educator Joe L. Atkins from Jefferson, Texas. In the interview, Atkins discusses his experiences and role in the desegregation of North Texas State College in the 1950's. He also recollects memories such as his rejection for admission, the Atkins v. Matthews case, early civil rights activities with the NAACP Youth Council in Dallas, and his decision to attend the Texas Western College. Atkins comments on several civil rights leaders such as Juanita Craft, Thurgood Marshall, and W. H. Durham, and also on several school administrators at the North Texas State College.
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Date: June 20, 1995
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Atkins, Joe L.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Mitchell Jackson, July 17, 1993

Description: Interview with Mitchell Jackson, a former student at the Frederick Douglass Colored School in Denton, Texas. In the interview, Jackson recollects memories of what his life was like in a segregated school and community. He comments specifically on his family background, teachers, athletics, school curriculum, and the influence of Coach Tennyson Miller.
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Date: July 17, 1993
Creator: Glaze, Michele & Jackson, Mitchell
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Erma Peace, November 15, 1991

Description: Interview with Erma Peace, a former student at the Frederick Douglass Colored School in Denton, Texas. In the interview, Peace describes what it was like attending the school, and includes details concerning the facilities, extra-curricular activities, the layout of the school, teachers and the principal, and activities. Peace comments on segregation in Denton.
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Date: November 15, 1991
Creator: Glaze, Michele & Peace, Erma
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with Elinor W. King, January 9, 1992

Description: Interview with schoolteacher Elinor W. King from Denton, Texas. In the interview, King describes her life as a student at the Frederick Douglass Colored School in Denton, and includes comments about fellow classmates, teachers, activities, sports, discipline, classes, and summer jobs. King also discusses the desegregation of Denton and the closing of Fred Moore School.
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Date: January 9, 1992
Creator: Glaze, Michele & King, Elinor W.
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with A. Tennyson Miller, January 11, 1992

Description: Interview with schoolteacher A. Tennyson Miller from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Miller reflects on his experiences as a teacher and coach at the Fredrick Douglass School during the late 1930's and early 1940's, which was before the school was integrated. He comments on Principal Fred Moore and segregated education in Denton. Tennyson also discusses his admission to the doctoral program at North Texas State College, which broke racial barriers in 1954.
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Date: January 11, 1992
Creator: Glaze, Michele & Miller, A. Tennyson
Item Type: Book
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Oral History Interview with James L. Jackson, September 3, 1993

Description: Interview with attorney James L. Jackson from Denton, Texas. In the interview, Jackson recollects memories from when he was a student at the Frederick Douglass Colored School in Denton, and includes detailed comments on his teachers, the athletics program, and the influence of Coach Tennyson Miller. He also shares his thoughts and experiences concerning segregation in Denton.
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Date: September 3, 1993
Creator: Glaze, Michele & Jackson, James L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program