[Oral history interview with Mike Grossman]

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Oral history interview with Mike Grossman. Topics covered include: Grossman's early life in Minneapolis, his failed marriage to a woman, his long term relationship with his late partner George and his coming out as gay, his involvement with fundraisers for services to support the gay and lesbian community in Dallas, his friendship with Lory Masters, and his work with The Dallas Way and EDUCARE.

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1 sound recording (2 hr., 33 min., 35 sec.): digital

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Testa, Nino March 31, 2019.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Nino Testa Oral History Collection (The Dallas Way) and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times. More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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Oral history interview with Mike Grossman. Topics covered include: Grossman's early life in Minneapolis, his failed marriage to a woman, his long term relationship with his late partner George and his coming out as gay, his involvement with fundraisers for services to support the gay and lesbian community in Dallas, his friendship with Lory Masters, and his work with The Dallas Way and EDUCARE.

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  • Preferred Citation: Nino Testa Oral History Collection (The Dallas Way), UNT Special Collections

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Nino Testa Oral History Collection (The Dallas Way)

Audio recordings of oral histories with figures related to the Dallas LGBTQ community. Five interviews pertain to Duane Puryear's life. Dr. Nino Testa conducted these interviews in support of his research.

LGBT Collections

Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

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  • March 31, 2019

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Testa, Nino. [Oral history interview with Mike Grossman], audio recording, March 31, 2019; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1639772/: accessed December 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.