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Oral History Interview with Richard Clay McBride, April 3, 2012

Description: Interview with Richard Clay McBryde, a rancher from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. McBryde discusses his life as a rancher, his rodeo career, his education, and his short-lived football career. The interview transcript includes photos of Richard Clay McBryde, his rodeo years, and his family, on pages 16-21.
Date: April 3, 2012
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & McBryde, Richard Clay
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Regional Water Plan: Region I (East Texas), 2016, Volume I. Main Report

Description: Water plan for Region I (East Texas) describing water sources and suppliers in the area, usage statistics and forecasts, water needs, water management strategies for suppliers and counties, water conservation plans, drought response plans, financing of the plan, and the process of creating the plan.
Date: December 1, 2015
Creator: East Texas Regional Water Planning Group
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[The Hennen Family Films, No. 33 - Track and Field]

Description: This home movie footage documents the daily lives and activities of the Hennen family and includes footage of a track and field meet, family members posing with an unidentified government building, an outdoor family gathering, and what appears to be the Tyler, Texas Rose Garden.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva
Partner: UNT Media Library

Oral History Interview with John Sims, June 26, 2015

Description: Interview with John Sims, a radio broadcaster from Tyler, Texas. In the interview, Sims discusses his family background, the Civil Rights Movement, beginning a broadcasting career, and engaging with the Black and Latino communities in Tyler through his radio program, community race relations, and the current racial climate in Tyler.
Date: June 26, 2015
Creator: Sims, John; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Lawrence Harper, June 26, 2015

Description: Interview with Lawrence Harper, small business owner from Big Sandy, Texas. In the interview, Harper discusses his early life and education, school integration, his time working for Exxon, labor organizing, and community outreach.
Date: June 26, 2015
Creator: Harper, Lawrence; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Bynum, Katherine & Dulaney, W. Marvin
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Sydney Eloyce Green, June 17, 2015

Description: Interview with Sydney Eloyce Green, teacher from Tyler, Texas. In her interview, Green discusses her early life, education, family genealogy, and experiences with racial discrimination, and school integration in Tyler. Green's father was Sydney Earl (S.E.) Palmer, a community activist who worked to achieve integrated schools in Tyler.
Date: June 17, 2015
Creator: Green, Sydney Eloyce & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Andrew Melontree, June 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Andrew Melontree, a retired lawyer from Marlin, Texas. Melontree discusses his upbringing, education, experiences with discrimination and Jim Crow, his military service in the Air Force in the Korean War, his work as a laboratory technician, and his civil rights activism in Tyler.
Date: June 22, 2015
Creator: Melontree, Andrew & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Bettye Mitchell, July 1, 2015

Description: Interview with Bettye Mitchell a community leader from Tyler, Texas. In the interview, Mitchell discusses her family background, going to segregated and integrated schools, experiences with racism, civil rights activism, her church community, and her political activism.
Date: July 1, 2015
Creator: Mitchell, Bettye & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Cedrick Granberry, June 24, 2015

Description: Interview with Cedrick Granberry, a barber and business owner from Tyler, Texas. In his interview, Granberry discusses his early life, his education at Tyler public schools, his experiences with racial discrimination and his involvement with the NAACP.
Date: June 24, 2015
Creator: Granberry, Cedirck; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Dulaney, W. Marvin & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Ernest Deckard, June 15, 2015

Description: Interview with Ernest Deckard, labor organizer from Tyler, Texas. In his interview, Deckard discusses his childhood and education, his military service in the U.S. Army Air Corps, his work with labor unions, and his experiences with racial discrimination.
Date: June 15, 2015
Creator: Deckard, Ernest & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library