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Oral History Interview with Gloria Denmon, May 12, 1988

Description: Interview with Gloria Denmon, a community activist, about her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Interracial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. Denmon discusses life in a segregated society, her decision to join the Fellowship, early meetings, voter registration drives, street paving in the African American section of Denton, social activities of the Fellowship, the desegregation of public schools, the tutoring program, and the activities of African American churches.
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Date: May 12, 1988
Creator: Lohr, Mary & Denmon, Gloria, 1941-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Oral History Interview with O. H. "Ike" Harris, September 7, 1977

Description: Interview with O. H. ("Ike") Harris, an attorney and a Republican member of the Texas Senate from Dallas, Texas, concerning his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fifth Legislature. Harris discusses the budget surplus, appropriations, the highway bill, public school financing, his personal legislation, and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: September 7, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, Ike, 1932-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Catherine Bell, December 12, 1987

Description: Interview with Catherine Bell, a public employee and community activist, about her experiences concerning the activities of the Denton Christian Women's Interracial Fellowship during the 1960s and 1970s. Bell discusses the early organization and social activities, her experiences in a segregated environment, the street paving of the African American section of Denton, urban renewal, desegregation of public places in Denton, her political activities, desegregation of schools, and the jobs program.
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Date: December 12, 1987
Creator: Byrd, R. W. (Richard W.) & Bell, Catherine, approximately 1920-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Walter H. Hodgson, November 17, 1978

Description: Interview with Walter Hodgson, a retired university professor-administrator and former dean of the North Texas State University School of Music, concerning his experiences as dean of NTSU School of Music. Hodgson discusses his early years at NTSU, the development of the jazz program, and his appointment as dean. He also comments on the following people: Silvio Scionti, Mary McCormic, George Morey, Frank McKinley, Wilfred Bain, Lloyd Hibberd, Helen Hewitt, Harry Parshall, Frank Mainous, Maurice McAdow, Ralph Daniel, Walter Robert, Floyd Graham, and John Haynie.
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Date: November 17, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E.; Myers, Marceau & Hodgson, W. H. (Walter H.)
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Wilfred Bain, December 12, 1978

Description: Interview with Wilfred Bain, dean of the North Texas State University School of Music from 1938-1947, concerning his experiences in the establishment of the NTSU School of Music as one of national prominence. Bain discusses his education and musical background, his appointment as chairman of the Department of Music, the establishment of the NTSU School of Music and his appointment as dean, the establishment of the jazz program, and his appointment as dean of the School of Music at Indiana University. He also comments on President W. Joseph McConnell, Silvio Scionti, Floyd Graham, Mary McCormic, Helen Hewitt, Walter Robert, Ralph Daniel, and the "Aces of Collegeland."
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Date: December 12, 1978
Creator: Myers, Marceau & Bain, Wilfred C. (Wilfred Conwell), 1908-1997
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Eddie Bernice Johnson, Fall 1975

Description: Interview with Eddie Bernice Johnson, nurse and Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Dallas, who discusses her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. She also talks about the House speakership race, committee appointments, public school financing, constitutional revision, public utilities legislation, personal legislation, and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: {1975-09-10,1975-12-01}
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Johnson, Eddie Bernice, 1934-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ben Bynum, October 10, 1975

Description: Interview with Ben Bynum, a public relations consultant and a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Amarillo. Bynum shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also discusses the House speakership race, committee appointments, public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revision, insurance legislation, his personal legislation, and Governor Dolph Briscoe.
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Date: October 10, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Bynum, Ben
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with O. H. "Ike" Harris, August 11, 1975

Description: Interview with O. H. "Ike" Harris, an attorney and a Republican member of the Texas Senate from Dallas, concerning his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. Harris discusses public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revision, and personal legislation.
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Date: August 11, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Harris, Ike, 1932-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Coke R. Stevenson, March 1967 - May 1969

Description: Interviews with Coke R. Stevenson concerning his experiences as a member (1929-1939) and Speaker (1933-1937) of the Texas House of Representatives, as Lieutenant Governor (1939-1941), and as Governor (1941-1947). The interview also includes his observations concerning William Jennings Bryan, Miriam Ferguson, James Allred, and Franklin Roosevelt. Appendix includes transcript of September 11, 1970 speech by Coke Stevenson at the Texas Woman's University campus before the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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Date: 1967/1969
Creator: Gantt, Fred & Stevenson, Coke R. (Coke Robert), 1888-1975
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Grant Jones, July 21, 1975

Description: Interview with Grant Jones, an insurance executive and a Democratic member of the Texas Senate from Abilene, Texas. Jones shares his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature and discusses his personal political philosophy, public school financing, public utilities legislation, constitutional revision, and his personal legislation.
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Date: July 21, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Jones, Grant, 1922-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Bill Clayton, July 16, 1975

Description: Interview with Bill Clayton, a farmer-rancher-businessman and former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives (1975-1982), concerning his experiences and personal views as speaker during the Sixty-fourth Legislature. Clayton discusses his early political career, his personal political philosophy, his quest for the house speakership, personal observations of former Speakers Byron Tunnell, Ben Barnes, Gus Mutscher, Rayford Price, Price Daniel, Jr., the appointment of committee chairs, disposition if budget surplus, public school financing, public utilities regulation, and constitutional revision.
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Date: July 16, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Clayton, Billy
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Walt Parker, September 19, 1975

Description: Interview with Walt Parker, a builder, farmer-rancher, and a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Denton. Parker discusses his experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. He also talks about the selection of Bill Clayton as speaker of the House, committee appointments, the constitutional revision, public school financing, public utilities legislation, and his personal legislation.
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Date: September 19, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Parker, Walter E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with J. R. Parten, October 17, 1967

Description: Interview with J. R. Parten, an oilman, concerning his career in the oil industry, his time served on the Board of Regents of the University of Texas, the Rainey controversy, his government service during World War II, and his political philosophy and activities.
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Date: October 17, 1967
Creator: Odom, E. Dale & Parten, J. R. (Jubal Richard), 1896-1992
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Chris Miller, June 24, 1975

Description: Interview with Chris Miller, a public relations consultant and a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from Fort Worth, concerning her experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-fourth Legislature. Miller discusses her decision to enter politics, her personal political philosophy, the House speakership race, her committee appointments, constitutional revision, the Equal Rights Amendment, public school financing, public utilities legislation, and her personal legislation.
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Date: June 24, 1975
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Miller, Dorothy June Chrisman
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Toni Lewis, May 14, 2013

Description: Interview with Toni Lewis, U.S. Air Force veteran, for the Women Veterans Oral history Project. Lewis discusses her childhood, decision to enlist in 1976, experiences as a woman in the service, experiences with the Veterans Administration, and opinions about changing roles for women in the U.S. military.
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Date: May 14, 2013
Creator: Hedrick, Amy & Lewis, Toni
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with W. Hoyt Baird, February 14, 1980, and Vernon Baird, February 28, 1980

Description: Interviews with W. Hoyt Baird and Vernon Baird, chairman of the executive committee and President of Mrs. Baird's Bakeries, respectively, concerning the history of the Mrs. Baird’s Bakery Co. and history of the Baird family of Fort Worth.
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Date: {1980-02-14,1980-02-28}
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Baird, W. Hoyt
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Laura Gonzalez, October 13, 2007

Description: Interview with Laura Gonzalez, Mexican-born immigrant to the U.S., immigrant rights activist, and professor of anthropology with expertise in immigrant communities from Guanajuato, Mexico. She discusses her childhood and education in Mexico city; the decision to pursue a career in the field of political anthropology; decision to open the Oak Cliff Center for Community Studies; work with Camposanto del Cemento Grande and other community organizations in Dallas; work to increase Hispanics’ access to college; and involvement in immigrant rights movements and local Mexican American political groups. This interview has Spanish and English translations.
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Date: October 13, 2007
Creator: Calderon, Roberto & Laura, Gonzalez
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Donald Chipman, February 28, 2018

Description: Transcript of an interview with Donald Chipman, UNT Emeritus Professor of History. He discusses his background; graduate education at University of New Mexico; teaching career at North Texas, beginning in 1964; remembrances of Vietnam War-era protest on campus and general feelings about the war among NT students and faculty.
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Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Reifsteck, Cynthia & Chipman, Donald E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Frances Tarlton Farenthold, June 16, 2012

Description: Interview with Frances "Sissy" Tarlton Farenthold, attorney, activist, former Texas state representative, and candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Texas (1972, 1974). She discusses her childhood in a liberal, politically active family in Corpus Christi, Texas; experiences with racial segregation and discrimination; experiences in Corpus Christi public schools, the Hockaday School for Girls, Vassar College, and University of Texas Law School. Her father (Benjamin Tarlton Jr.)’s law practice and her decision to join it for a short period; work as director of Nueces County Legal Aid; decision to run for a seat in the Texas House of Representatives in 1968; experiences in the Texas Legislature, including the Sharpstown scandal and “the Dirty Thirty”; decision to run for governor in 1972 and 1974 and experiences on the campaign trail; career as a law professor, president of Wells College; experiences in various feminist, international women’s, and human rights organizations.
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Date: June 16, 2012
Creator: Fields-Hawkins, Stephanie & Farenthold, Frances (Frances Tarlton), 1926-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with James Robert "Bob" Richardson, December 5, 2019

Description: Interview with James Robert "Bob" Richardson, North Texas State College alumnus, football player, and member of the Geezles Fraternity. Richardson discusses his childhood and education in Dallas and Garland, TX; experiences as a high school football player and recruitment to North Texas in 1956; experiences with the North Texas freshman and varsity football teams; decision to join Geezles Fraternity, experiences with and lessons learned from fraternity members; experiences in North Texas business school; career as an insurance company executive, in the Marine Corps, and volunteer work as a Stephen Minister.
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Date: December 5, 2019
Creator: Pettit, John & Richardson, James Robert
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Kelly Sanders, August 8, 2013

Description: Interview with Kelly Sanders, owner of Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair, Denton’s first LGBT-friendly bar. She recalls her childhood in East Texas and in Gainesville, Texas; brief marriage to a man; coming out narrative; experiences managing bars in Dallas; experiences during the AIDS crisis; relationships with LGBT community; decision to open Mable Peabody’s, and experiences there.
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Date: August 8, 2013
Creator: Wisely, Karen & Sanders, Kelly
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Victor Rodriguez, June 13-18, 2009

Description: Interview with Dr. Victor Rodriguez, educator and author of the memoir "The Bell Ringer," about his life and career. Dr. Rodriguez is a North Texas alumni, member of the UNT Athletic Hall of fame, member of the Geezles Fraternity, and pioneer Mexican American educator.
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Date: 2009-06-13/2009-06-18
Creator: Calderon, Roberto & Rodriguez, Victor, 1932-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Burlyce Logan, March 14, 2006 and February 6, 2017

Description: Interview with Burlyce Logan, one of the first African American students at North Texas, and UNT alumna whose college education began in 1956 and concluded in 2011. She recalls her childhood and education in Dallas and New York City; love of piano and musical education; decision to become one of the first African American students at North Texas; experiences as a college student, including racist incidents on campus, and as a boarder in Southeast Denton; decision to drop out in 1958; marriage to Raymond Logan, move to California, and return to Denton; decision to return to UNT as a student in 2005 and experiences on campus in the 21st century; 2011 graduation.
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Date: 2006-03-14/2017-02-06
Creator: Thompson, Mark; Stallings, Chelsea & Logan, Burlyce
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Charlie Rodriguez, March 5, 2003

Description: Interview with Charlie Rodriguez, businessman and musician, concerning his recollections concerning the development of the Northside (Fort Worth, Texas) Hispanic community, his music career, and the evolution of his family's Mexican foods business.
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Date: March 5, 2003
Creator: Ray, Dulce Ivette & Rodriguez, Charlie
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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