[1973 North Texas Homecoming Queen is crowned at Fouts Field]

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Photograph of 1973 North Texas Homecoming Queen, Rosalind Johnson, as she is crowned in a pre-game ceremony at Fouts Field. Student Government Association President, Mike Simpson, is placing a tiara on her head, and she is holding a bouquet of flowers. Johnson was the first African-American to be elected Homecoming Queen at North Texas.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1973.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: UNT Legends: a Century of Mean Green Football and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 264 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of 1973 North Texas Homecoming Queen, Rosalind Johnson, as she is crowned in a pre-game ceremony at Fouts Field. Student Government Association President, Mike Simpson, is placing a tiara on her head, and she is holding a bouquet of flowers. Johnson was the first African-American to be elected Homecoming Queen at North Texas.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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UNT Legends: a Century of Mean Green Football

These photos depict more than 100 years of UNT football history and legendary players such as Ray Renfro, Abner Hayes, Richard Gill, and Joe Greene.

University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • 1973

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  • July 18, 2011, 4:26 p.m.

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  • Feb. 27, 2018, 8:44 a.m.

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  • 33.208305, -97.157822

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[1973 North Texas Homecoming Queen is crowned at Fouts Field], photograph, 1973; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth164249/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.