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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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[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
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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

Boots

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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