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Oral History Interview with Trinidad "Trini" Garza, June 10, 2015

Description: Interview with Trinidad "Trini" Garza, a civic leader and businessman from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Garza discusses his early life, education, migrant work, military service, studying engineering at Texas A&M, his community service and activism in Dallas, and his work on the school board.
Date: June 11, 2015
Creator: Garza, Trinidad & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Effie Perry, July 12, 2015

Description: Interview with Effie Perry, an educator from Bryan, Texas. In the interview, Perry discusses her family history, experiences with racial discrimination and segregation, education, access to healthcare, civil rights activism, integration, her teaching career, union activity, and community service.
Date: July 15, 2015
Creator: Perry, Effie & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Joreen Waddell, July 10, 2015

Description: Interview with Joreen Waddell, a teacher from Huntsville, Texas. In her interview, Waddell discusses her childhood, racial discrimination and segregation in Huntsville, community activism, civil rights organizations, school integration, and the HA-YOU (Huntsville Action for Youth) student organization
Date: July 10, 2015
Creator: Waddell, Joreen & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Leroy Sterling, July 6, 2015

Description: Interview with Leroy Sterling, an Army veteran and educator from Bryan, Texas. In his interview, Sterling discusses his family background, living under Jim Crow segregation, segregated neighborhoods and housing, agricultural work, military service and his experience being one of the first African-American students to attend Texas A&M University.
Date: July 6, 2015
Creator: Sterling, Leroy & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Amy Boykin, July 9, 2015

Description: Interview with Amy Boykin, retired educator from Prairie View, Texas. She discusses her childhood in Prairie View, her education, her employment at Bishop College and McKinney schools, experiences with racial discrimination in Texas, and her activism.
Date: July 9, 2015
Creator: Boykin, Amy & 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 Joe Turner, June 24, 2015

Description: Interview with Joe Turner from Tyler, Texas. In the interview, Turner discusses his early life and moving to Texas, experiencing racial discrimination in Whitehouse, Texas, his work for the Carrier company in Tyler, and union organizing.
Date: June 24, 2015
Creator: Turner, Joe & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Bettye Mitchell, July 1, 2015

Description: Interview with Bettye Mitchell of Tyler, Texas. In her interview, Mitchell discusses her family and growing up during segregation and then integration, her experiences with racism, the political climate in Tyler, community involvement, working for adult protective services.
Date: July 1, 2015
Creator: Bynum, Katherine & Mitchell, Bettye
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with James E. Johnson, July 21, 2015

Description: Interview with James E. Johnson, a retired professor of education from Prairie View, Texas. Johnson earned a doctorate from Texas A&M in 1967 and taught at Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern University. In his interview, he discusses his early life, military service, attending Texas A&M, racial integration, and his career as an educator.
Date: July 21, 2015
Creator: Johnson, James E. & Bynum, Katherine
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 Wilson, Mrs. Charles, June 6, 2015

Description: Interview with Mrs. Charles Wilson, president of the Harrison County NAACP from Marshall, Texas. In the interview, Mrs. Wilson discusses her family background, early education, living in a segregated neighborhood, and her education. She also talks about the effects of school integration, racial violence, and resistance to civil rights. Wilson also discusses her family life and work as a teacher. Finally she discusses the current state of racial equality in Marshall.
Date: June 6, 2015
Creator: Wilson, Mrs. Charles & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Ricardo Medrano, June 13, 2015

Description: Interview with Ricardo Medrano, a former city councilman from Dallas, Texas. In the interview, Medrano discusses his family background and childhood, political activism, labor activism, the Chicano movement, and his time as an elected leader in Dallas.
Date: June 13, 2015
Creator: Medrano, Ricardo; Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett 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