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[Tape of a radio interview with Ruby Dee and Curtis King]

Description: Video recording from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during a taping of a radio interview with Curtis King and Ruby Dee conducted by the radio station 107.5 NYC for an "Evening of Spoken Word with Ruby Dee" to take place at the Apollo Theatre on Mothers day weekend 2012. The footage shows King and Dee seated across from a microphone while King encourages individuals to come out and attend the event.
Date: 2012
Duration: 4 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: 107.5 (NYC)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[City Council Public Hearing - Gay and Lesbian Police Officers]

Description: Video footage from the Resource Center LGBT Collection. The 1992 Dallas City Council holds a public hearing of their constituents in regards to upholding the ban on gay men and lesbians being able to be police officers. At 2:36:48 the public hearing closes and the council begins their debate on the topic. The council eventually decides to uphold the ban. At 4:13:56, the council moves on to other items, including an item about whether or not they should continue a contract a law firm whose compl… more
Date: 1992-01-22/1992-01-23
Duration: 5 hours 27 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: 1992 Dallas City Council
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: 5 Alive News (Full Broadcast)]

Description: Video footage from the 5 Alive News station in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to accompany several news stories about a teen murder, robberies, sexual assaults, President Bush's budget plans, a reading project for children, adoptions for pets from the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter, Mike Schmidt's retirement from the Phillies, Japanese businesses in Manhattan, New York, and a confiscation auction.
Date: February 9, 1989
Duration: 31 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: 5 Alive News (Television station : Oklahoma City, Ok.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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["Love and Nappiness Revue" live performance]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during the "Love and Nappiness Revue" over the weekend of June 15-16th, 2001 at the Clarence Muse Café Theatre. The footage shows various short performances all centered on the topic of promoting a positive image of the African American cultural heritage. All the skits focus on the rituals of beauty and the stories that are told as a result of the process of keeping one's hair.
Date: June 16, 2001
Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: A Nappy Hair Affair
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Boy's romper

Description: Boy's romper of white cotton. Detachable shorts are high waisted sailor style with four buttons at the inseam. Short sleeves with 1/2" cuffs; peter pan collar trimmed with white eyelet lace. Center front of shirt has horizontal pin tucked pleating with two vertical pieces sewn over the top, each an equal distance from center front; trimmed with three tiny decorative buttons at neckline. Shirt buttons in back with four buttons with six larger pearlized buttons (two missing) for attaching shirt t… more
Date: 1957
Creator: A-Lad-'N-Togs
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[Nichelle Nichols Shuttle Astronaut Recruitment]

Description: Nichelle Nichols (Lieutenant Uhura) wants you to work on the Space Shuttle Enterprise in this government produced film from 1977. Nichelle Nichols played communications officer Lieutenant (later, Commander) Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek television series (1966–1969), working to recruit diverse astronauts to NASA, including women and ethnic minorities.
Date: 1977
Duration: 5 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: A-V Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections


Description: Ladies lace-up boots of brown leather with low stacked heel. Slightly pointed toe cap with light brouguing. Sewn-in fabric label: "The A.E. Little / Shoe $12.50 / Reg. U.S. Pat. Off." Stamped on sole: "The A. E. Little / Arch Supporting Suspension / Construction"
Date: 1880/1915
Creator: A.E. Little Shoe Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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[News release: Ninth Circuit Rejects Army's Request for Rehearing En Banc in Pruitt v. Cheney]

Description: A joint news release from ACLU Foundation of Southern California and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. addressing the Ninth Court of Appeal's rejection of a petition that called for a rehearing of the U.S. military's landmark decision to ban LGBT from the U.S. Armed Services.
Date: May 8, 1992
Creator: ACLU Foundation of Southern California
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Press Release: Marlboro/Miller Beer Boycott]

Description: A press release from ACT UP addressing the recent allegations from the Conservative Campaign Fund (CCF) and the Federal Election Commission (FCE) that LGBT organizations were boycotting Marlboro cigarettes and Miller beer as a way of keeping Jesse Helms from being re-elected.
Date: March 9, 1991
Creator: ACT UP
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News release: Promoting Visibility of Lesbian/Gay & AIDS Issues During the Presidential Primaries]

Description: A news release from the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) discussing their organization utilizing the presidential primaries to forcefully promote their agendas and encouraging other HIV/AIDS and LGBT rights organizations to do the same.
Date: February 1, 1992
Creator: ACT UP (Organization)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mount Righteous, Drug Mountain poster]

Description: Poster advertising a concert by Mount Righteous and Drug Mountain on April 3, 2010, at Good Records, Dallas, Texas. Poster features a grayscale illustration of a woman holding a blender with event details in white text on a black background. The image is framed by a white dotted outline and some details are printed in blue, red, and green ink.
Date: 2010
Creator: AHK
Partner: UNT Music Library
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