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Floyd Payne

Description: 2 men wearing protest banners: "CP&L Electric Co. is Unfair". Standing in front of the state capitol building, holding dollar bills fanned in their hands.
Date: February 4, 1959
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Protesters gather at Dallas City Hall after an immigration march]

Description: Women hold placards at a protest at Dallas City Hall. Thousands participated in the protest on Saturday outside the City Hall and also there were dozens of banners and posters which asked for "Justice for the undocumented," "Equality of rights," or "No to the wall." But it was a single feeling which united the more than 2,000 persons protesting H.R. 4437 presented to Congress by Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).
Date: March 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[American flag]

Description: This image is a close-up of an American flag with the blue sky as a background. Around 500 people congregated on the outskirts of Dallas to protest against amnesty for undocumented immigrants. Led by the group, Citizens for Immigrant Reform (CFIR), the protesters carried banners and signs alluding to the lack of legislation which would punish undocumented immigrants who live in this country.
Date: April 8, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Longshoremen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. The story aired at 12pm.
Date: April 2, 1969, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Protest rally flyer]

Description: Flyer for a candlelight vigil outside City Hall in Dallas. A quote from Judge Hampton at the top of the flyer reads: "I put prostitutes and gays at about the same level. I'd be hard pressed to give somebody life for killing a prostitute." The rally took place at City Hall Plaza along with a candlelight vigil.
Date: 1988~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sleeping Cowboy]

Description: A photograph of a man sleeping on a bed with a straw cowboy hat on his face. His shirt states, "March on Washington October 14, 1979." Individual is possibly part of the Texas group traveling to the 1979 March on Washington.
Date: October 14, 1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Battlecry, Volume 1, Number 5, October 5, 1979

Description: Special Issue of The Battlecry discussing the activities of The North Texas Committee for the March on Washington including plans for a Texas-style barbeque, information about staying in Washington, the White House delegation, Gay Constituency Day, and other events related to the March. Members of the “White House Delegation” include Ray Hill, a noted gay rights activist living in Houston, Texas.
Date: October 5, 1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two men protesting Travis County Jail]

Description: Photograph of two people carrying protest signs as they walk along the sidewalk in front of the Travis County Courthouse. The man on the left is carrying a sign which reads, "Jails Never solved ANYthing." The person on the right is carrying a sign which reads, "JAILS ARE INHUMAN." Both have shoulder-length, dark, wavy hair and are wearing wire-rimmed glasses. The man on the left has a beard and wears a striped, wide-collared shirt, as well as dark pants and shoes. The person on the right wears bell bottom blue jeans and is barefoot. A wood frame house is partially visible in the bakcground to the right of the courthouse, and a the top of a gas street lamp is visible behind the head of the person on the right.
Date: 1971
Creator: Bobo, Carolyn
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library