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Keynote Conversation with Senator Blackburn

Description: Conversation between Anna Laymon, the Executive Director of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, and Marsha Blackburn, the first woman senator from Tennessee, discussing the suffrage movement in Tennessee, the 36th state to ratify the 19th amendment.
Date: August 18, 2020
Duration: 16 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Laymon, Anna & Blackburn, Marsha
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Welcome from Senator Marsha Blackburn

Description: Introductory statement by Marsha Blackburn, the first woman senator from Tennessee, as a way to kick-off centennial events in her home state to celebrate the anniversary of the 19th amendment.
Date: August 18, 2020
Duration: 6 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
Duration: 1 hour 9 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Testa, Nino
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kate and Jordan Pre-Wedding, 2015]

Description: Photograph of Kate and Jordan standing in a yard in front of a row of dense foliage. Kate rests her right hand on the back of a wooden lawn chair. She is wearing glasses, white shorts, and a flannel shirt. Jordan wears a striped t-shirt, a watch, and patterned shorts. [2015, Nashville, TN]
Date: 2015
Creator: Doherty, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kent's Glasses, 2015]

Description: Photograph of a pair of glasses positioned against a white background. The glasses' arms are folded behind it and smudges liter the glass. [2015, Nashville, TN]
Date: 2015
Creator: Doherty, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Knife, 2015]

Description: Photograph of a knife which is held up towards the top left corner of the frame. Most of the blade stands in shadows, with light reflecting only from the top of it's left side. [2015, Nashville, TN]
Date: 2015
Creator: Doherty, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Eva McMillan, April 25, 2014

Description: Interview with Eva McMillan, a civil rights activist from Tennessee. McMillan discusses growing up in the segregated South, her family, early involvement in civil rights, experiences of racism and discrimination, her son Ernie's establishing a chapter of the SNCC at UT Arlington, Ernie's arrests and imprisonment, founding various advocacy and activism groups in Dallas, milestones and tragedies of the Civil Rights Movement, conflict with the police and the decline of the SNCC, and reflections on… more
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Date: April 25, 2014
Creator: Smith, Tiffany & McMillan, Eva
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Stiles, May 5, 2013

Description: Interview with John Stiles, a US Air Force navigator and Vietnam War veteran from Memphis, Tennessee. Stiles discusses joining the Air Force, the RF-4 Phantom II, deployment to Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base, flying reconnaissance missions over North Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, being shot down and later meeting the Vietnamese pilot who did it, and Air America.
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Date: May 5, 2013
Creator: Ferguson, J. Michael & Stiles, John
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with James F. Brede, 2011

Description: Interview with James F. Brede, dentist and U.S. Army Air Forces veteran. The interview includes his personal experiences in World War II as a B-17 co-pilot with the 8th Air Force in the European Theater, his childhood in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, enlistment in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1943, preliminary training in Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, his active service with the 379th Bomb Group in Kimbolton, England, combat experience in 35 missions, return to the U.S. an… more
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Date: March 30, 2011
Creator: Fox, Lisa A. & Brede, James F.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Nashville Parthenon Columns, 2011]

Description: Photograph of the columns of the Parthenon replica building in Nashville, Tennessee. The photograph shows a flight of stone steps leading to the columns which leave dark shadows behind them. [2011, Nashville, TN]
Date: 2011
Creator: Doherty, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Trees and Railing, 2011]

Description: Photograph of vibrantly green trees lined in a row next to a highway's guardrail. The photograph is taken from the end of a grassy field. The sky behind the trees is a bright white color. [2011, Nashville, TN]
Date: 2011
Creator: Doherty, Richard, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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A Tribute to Joe Clark's Life and Legacy

Description: Video produced for the 2012 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference about Cumberland Gap, Tennessee and the career of photographer Joe Clark, known as the "Hillbilly Snapshooter." Images of Cumberland Gap and its residents from the 1950s and 2010s are shown. Includes selections from a video interview with Art Hancock titled "Art Hancock Remembers Joe Clark."
Date: 2011
Duration: 7 minutes 01 second
Creator: Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Joe Tison, May 11, 2010

Description: Interview with Weatherford resident Joe Tison, school administrator and mayor, as part of the Weatherford Oral History Project. The interview includes Tison's personal experiences of childhood, education in Weatherford public schools, Weatherford College, and North Texas State College, as well as his career as a teacher, principal, and superintendent in Aledo and Weatherford ISDs. Tison also discusses the racial integration of Weatherford schools, his career as interim superintendent at various… more
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Date: May 11, 2010
Creator: Liles, Debbie & Tison, Joe
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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