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[Oral history interview with David Hearn]

Description: Oral history interview with David Hearn. Topics covered include Hearn's upbringing in Chattanooga, Tennessee, his coming out story, his career at J. C. Penney's, and his founding of the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund.
Date: August 20, 2019
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral history interview with William Waybourn]

Description: Oral history interview with William Waybourn. Topics covered include: Waybourn's leadership roles with the Dallas Gay Alliance and the Resource Center Dallas, Gay Urban Truth Squad (GUTS) protests, the AIDS epidemic, and Waybourn's recollections about AIDS activist and Resource Center Dallas volunteer Duane Puryear.
Date: October 27, 2019
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, part 2]

Description: Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, parents of Duane Puryear, an AIDS activist who died from complications of AIDS. Topics covered include: making a NAMES Project Memorial AIDS Quilt square for Duane (a re-creation of the square he made for himself, which was lost on an airplane flight), the grief support group the Puryears attended, Marilyn Hollingsworth and her husband, the composition and style of Duane's art, Duane's career goal to be an art educator, Duane's legacy, and a timeline of Duane's life, including where he lived throughout his life.
Date: August 17, 2019
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral history interview with Dan Reich]

Description: Oral history interview with Dan Reich. Topics covered include Reich's career in museums and his relationship with Duane Puryear, an AIDS activist who died from complications from AIDS. Reich says that Puryear went by the name "Tag" when he knew him.
Date: 2019-08~
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral history interview with Betty King]

Description: Oral history interview with Betty King, born Betty Warren. She discusses her upbringing in a small, non-diverse town in Illinois, her educational and professional history, and her involvement with Gayline, the Resource Center, and the Coalition for Aging, LGBT.
Date: June 30, 2019
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, part 1]

Description: Oral history interview with Martha and Doug Puryear, parents of Duane Puryear, who died from complications of AIDS. Topics covered include: the couple's childhoods, how they met, and their careers and family life. The majority of the interview concerns Duane Puryear's life and legacy.
Date: July 30, 2019
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

From the Archives: The Moonmaids

Description: Podcast from the University of North Texas Music Library highlighting materials from their collections. This episode chronicles the formation of the Moonmaids vocal ensemble as the Swingtet at what was then North Texas State Teachers College, and their rise to national fame in the late 1940s with big band leader Vaughn Monroe and his orchestra. The podcast includes selections featuring the singers on WFAA radio in Dallas, at the former Camp Howze in Gainesville, TX, and live from Denton with Vaughn Monroe in 1949.
Date: March 14, 2019
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

From the Archives: The Class of '42

Description: Podcast from the University of North Texas Music Library highlighting materials from their collections. This episode provides biographical information and selected recordings related to four major figures in jazz who attended North Texas State Teachers College in the early 1940s: Herb Ellis, Jimmy Giuffre, Gene Roland, and Harry Babasin. The recordings include selections from on-campus concerts featuring Giuffre and Ellis in the 1950s and 1970s, respectively, and from both artists again in the Jazz Lecture Series in 1983.
Date: 2019
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

From the Archives: Duke Ellington Collections at the UNT Music Library

Description: Podcast from the University of North Texas Music Library highlighting materials from their collections. This episode describes five major collections of materials related to Duke Ellington, including multiple sound recordings which are unreleased according to available discographical information: Ellington at the Paramount Theater, April 30, 1947; Ellington on WWDC radio, April 21, 1946; Ellington interviewed by Willis Conover, March 27, 1948; Ellington interviewed by Willis Conover, September 5, 1973; Swedish telecast, February 7, 1963; Goteborg, Sweden, November 6, 1958; Milan, Italy, January 15, 1967.
Date: August 15, 2019
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

Oral History Interview with Matthew Fry, November 15, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Dr. Matthew Fry, a UNT professor, expert on environmental issues, and active member of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group (DAG). He discusses context for the Denton fracking ban and talks about the various articles that he's written about environmentalism and effects of fracking.
Date: November 15, 2019
Creator: Binkiewicz, Kyle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Amber Briggle, Nomveber 4, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Amber Briggle, a community member who was active with the Frack Free Denton movement. She discusses her participation in local commissions and governmental groups, environmental activism, and how her activities are informed by her family relationships.
Date: 2019
Creator: Becker, Annette & Briggle, Amber
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Ken Currin, November 9, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Ken Currin, restaurateur from Denton, Texas, regarding his involvement with Frack Free Denton.
Date: November 9, 2019
Creator: Becker, Annette & Currin, Kenneth Wesley
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Adam Briggle, November 11, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Dr. Adam Briggle, a philosophy professor and environmental activist from Colorado, regarding his involvement in the Denton Drilling Awareness Group and Frack Free Denton campaign in Denton, Texas.
Date: November 11, 2019
Creator: Wolridge, Alexandria & Briggle, Adam
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Rhonda Love, November 22, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Rhonda Love, a psychology professor, city council member, and environmental activist from Denton, Texas. Love discusses her involvement with the Denton Drilling Advisory Group and the Frack Free Denton campaign, as well as her thoughts on applied democracy, her teaching career, and recent developments on the Denton City Council.
Date: November 22, 2019
Creator: Kuplack, Ian & Love, Rhonda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Tara Linn Hunter, November 19, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Tara Linn Hunter, a musician and environmental activist from Denton, Texas, regarding her involvement in the Frack Free Denton campaign and related activism, as well as her thoughts on democracy in America and environmental issues.
Date: November 19, 2019
Creator: Kuplack, Ian & Hunter, Tara Linn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Ed and Carol Soph, November 15, 2019

Description: Audio interview with Ed and Carol Soph, environmental activists from Denton, Texas, regarding their involvement in the Frack Free Denton campaign and the controversy of hydraulic fracking in Denton County.
Date: November 15, 2019
Creator: Jafri, Noor; Soph, Carol Ann & Soph, Edward B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Annette Lawrence Interview Audio Recording

Description: An audio recording Annette Lawrence created of an interview with her conducted by Jerome Weeks of KERA radio at the Greater Denton Arts Council's (GDAC) Patterson-Appleton Arts Center on November 15, 2019. The interview was conducted as part of KERA's State of the Arts series and was open to a public audience. Lawrence and Weeks are introduced by GDAC executive director Georgina Ngozi and questions are taken from the audience following the interview. During the interview, Weeks and Lawrence discuss Lawrence's work, particularly her show More Time which was on view at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center at the time of the interview and installation work she has done for other venues including Coin Toss, a permanent installation at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Other topics discussed include the influence of the Brooklyn Bridge on Lawrences work, the everyday materials like string she uses in her sculptural work, journalling and recording time, the use of data in her work, representations and erasures of African-American experiences in art and literature. Audience questions addressed topics of plans to digitize Lawrence's work, her process in creating her work, and the influence of the lunar calendar and menstrual cycles, erasure as a concept, and music on her work.
Date: November 15, 2019
Creator: Lawrence, Annette, 1965-
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Episode 5: Dr. Max Morley

Description: Interview with Dr. Max Morley for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan speaks with Dr. Max Morley about his background in music education, his work on the OLLI at UNT Advisory Council and with our OLLI at UNT Ambassadors, as well as his experiences teaching and attending OLLI at UNT courses.
Date: January 10, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Morley, Max
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Episode 7: Dr. Fred Busche

Description: Interview with Dr. Fred Busche for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan speaks with Dr. Fred Busche about some of his most noteworthy accomplishments, including how he came to work on lunar samples from the Apollo missions as a graduate student, how one of the patents he holds was used to identify the cause of certain SUV rollovers, and how he has used cutting edge Geographic Information Systems to improve the lives of the residents of Highland Village through his work on their City Council.
Date: January 24, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Busche, Fred
Partner: University of North Texas

Episode 8: OLLI 101

Description: Interview with Stephanie Reinke, Andrea Tuckness, and Jordan Williams for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. This special episode of the podcast features an overview of the OLLI at UNT program. Susan is joined by three staff members of UNT's Lifelong Learning & Community Engagement department who are responsible for overseeing the program: Director Stephanie Reinke, Assistant Director Andrea Tuckness, and Communications Specialist Jordan Williams. Together, they explain the program in detail, including all of the available membership options, how registration and enrollment works, and all of the programming and benefits that members can enjoy. They even share some behind-the-scenes insights into how a small staff and many dedicated volunteers collaborate to create such a dynamic program.
Date: January 31, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan; Reinke, Stephanie; Tuckness, Andrea & Williams, Jordan
Partner: University of North Texas

Episode 12: Dr. Ryan Garlick

Description: Interview with Dr. Ryan Garlick for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan speaks with Dr. Ryan Garlick, Principal Lecturer in UNT's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. They discuss his codebreaking work, including his participation in TV programs such as National Geographic's "Hunt for the Zodiac Killer." Dr. Garlick gives an overview of the codebreaking methods that are being used to decipher the Zodiac's mysterious messages and also talks about his academic and professional background.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Garlick, Ryan
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Episode 9: Jonathan Hall

Description: Interview with Jonathan Hall for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan speaks with OLLI at UNT member Jonathan Hall about his journey to Denton and how he discovered the program. Jonathan explains why he chose to volunteer in the program, tracing his path from becoming an Ambassador to his current work as our volunteer-in-residence, chair of our Communications/Marketing Committee, as well as Financial Liaison on our Advisory Council. As he details his duties in all of these roles, Jonathan reveals some behind-the-scenes insights into how all of our incredible volunteers contribute to the continued success of OLLI at UNT.
Date: February 7, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Hall, Jonathan
Partner: University of North Texas

Episode 27: Dr. Bert Hayslip

Description: Interview with Dr. Bert Hayslip for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan interviews Dr. Bert Hayslip, Regents Professor Emeritus in UNT’s Psychology Department. Dr. Hayslip explains how an experience he had in a nursing home as a child motivated him to pursue a career working with older adults. He discusses with Susan some of the influences on memory and the ways in which we understand memory in later life. Dr. Hayslip explains why he dislikes the term “senior moment” and why he is a proponent of learning new skills to improve memory as we age.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Hayslip, Bert
Partner: University of North Texas

Episode 19: Peggy Higgins

Description: Interview with Peggy Higgins for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this premiere episode of our second season, Susan interviews OLLI at UNT Faculty and Advisory Council member, Peggy Higgins. They discuss how Peggy's background in interior design led to a second career in Health Care Sciences and Alzheimer's education, and how her diverse interests have influenced the unique courses she now offers on the psychology of color for OLLI at UNT.
Date: September 5, 2019
Creator: Supak, Susan & Higgins, Peggy
Partner: University of North Texas