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Oral History Interview with Gayle Reaves-King, April 4, 2012

Description: Interview with Gayle Reaves-King,a journalist in Fort Worth, Texas. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up, her educational background, family life, and her career with The Dallas Morning News and other newspapers.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Ayers, Cesta & Reaves-King, Gayle
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Gayle Reaves-King

Description: This article is a short biography of journalist Gayle Reaves-King, based on an oral history discussing her childhood, education, and career.
Date: 2012
Creator: Alford, Jimmy
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

[News Script: Texas News Review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Tarrant county crime probe that included gamblers and a corrupt sheriff, a crime committee in the Texas House of Representatives having its first session, a month-long revival in Fort Worth hosted by Billy Graham, a round up of notable visitors in Dallas and Fort Worth, an art exhibit opening in Dallas, a fashion show, and, finally, an Alaskan visiting the continental United States for the first time in 26 years.
Date: April 1, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Activities of the week]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the major news stories of the past week, including the swearing-in of Gov. Allen Shivers at the State Capitol Building in Austin, Mardi Gras festivities in Fort Worth, "Man of the Year" awards presented by the Fort Worth and Dallas junior chamber of commerce clubs, and the annual athletic awards banquet for the Texas Christian University football team.
Date: February 4, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Freeway]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group including city manager W.O. Jones and Harrell Ashburn going before the state highway commission to propose a freeway for Fort Worth's East Side.
Date: January 5, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 15-18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. She discusses rainy weather they have been having, memories about Cuckle Burr Hill, updates about friends and their plans, sad news about a friend's death, and a dialogue about going riding with Flora. She details the prayer meeting they attended and how she accepted Jim's invitation to walk her home. She tells Linnet about her trip to Aunt Mat's and that is planning on visiting Linnet and staying for some time. She hopes that the two of them can go to Colorado together. Lula begins another letter the next night, Sunday April 16, 1899. In this letter, Lula continues to update Linnet on the goings-on in Burnet since Linnet's departure. She details what she did on that Sunday and also mentions past happenings with her family. She notes that she has made alterations to her sailor shirt, plans to go to Georgetown for Commencement,needs to make a cake for the Baptist supper, and discusses a conversation she and Jim had about Linnet. The remaining pages of the letter detail friends and town gossip. She closes this letter by noting that she must write to Mr. Taylor and hopes that Linnet has a goodnight. In a letter, written on Tuesday April 18, 1899, Lulu details the events which occurred Monday and they include: baking for the Baptist dinner, going to the depot to welcome the soldiers home, and attending the Baptist dinner. She also notes that she has received her handkerchiefs and is thinking of going to Austin to purchase clothing. She mentions they have planted their garden and closes the letter, wishing Linnet a goodnight.
Date: April 15, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Jail Standards]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Jim Douglas, about overpopulation in jails. The footage shows committee meetings, jails, as well as an interview clip with Judge Mike Moncrief. The story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: December 3, 1986
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Jail Standards(1)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Jim Douglas about jail overcrowding in Tarrant County. The footage features interviews with County Judge Mike Moncief and Roy English. The story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: December 3, 1986
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "chronicles the collecting and publishing" of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). The volume includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. The index begins on page 301.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). The volume includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. The index begins on page 301.
Date: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "chronicles the collecting and publishing" of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Robert Stewart, March 27, 2003

Description: Interview with jazz musician Robert "Bob" Stewart. In the interview, Steward speaks about his early interest in music, his first drum set, first professional job with the Shorty Clements Band, attending college, his employment as a disk jockey, his definition of jazz, playing with the Charles Scott Band in fort Worth, after-hours clubs in Fort Worth, jazz's role in bringing together black and white musicians, various jazz clubs and venues in Fort Worth, musicians unions, the lack of full-time employment opportunities for jazz musicians in Fort Worth, the Fort Worth jazz scene, and peculiarities of Texas jazz and the "Texas Sound." The interview includes an appendix with photographs.
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Date: March 27, 2003
Creator: Brown, Peggy Brandt & Stewart, Robert
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[News Clip: State schul]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: March 15, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Year in Review Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about three major sports events from the year: 1) the November 18, 1961 UT Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs football game at Memorial Stadium in Austin, with the Frogs winning 6 to nothing; 2) At the Dallas Open Golf Tournament in September, which Earl Stewart Jr. won, becoming the first club pro to win a tourney on his home course; 3) In May, Doug Sanders won the National Invitation Golf Tournament in Fort Worth.
Date: December 31, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Year's review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a recollection of major events that occurred throughout the year of 1961.
Date: 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: The week in review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the police shooting of two infamous Dallas bank robbers after a chase, along with details of their past crimes. The package continues with ongoing coverage of severe statewide flooding, an explosion at a Dallas grocery store, an unsuccessful anti-segregation filibuster in the Texas Senate, the production of the final B-36 Bomber at the Corvair plant in Fort Worth, and the retirement of the nation's oldest railroad conductor.
Date: May 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections