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Black Texans in the Texas Supreme Court, 1840-1907

Description: Spreadsheet compiled from various court report documentation that lists all Texas Supreme Court cases between 1840 and 1907 that involved free, enslaved, and formerly-enslaved black Texans. Information for each entry includes the case title and justice, year, type of case, names, county and judge, and the decision or opinion.
Date: February 10, 2014
Creator: Hudson, Linda Sybert
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Policy trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the trial of Harry Urban, Senior for charges of keeping and exhibiting a policy game
Date: February 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Conley returns]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Louis Bob Conley being released from jail and being reunited with his daughter.
Date: July 26, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sexual assault trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John William Price being sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 14 year old girl.
Date: October 4, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Goofballers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas youths and one man arraigned as part of a case prosecuting a large ring of young people charged with forging prescriptions for Dexedrine pills, more commonly known as "goofballs."
Date: February 17, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Roach murder case]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the murder trial of Jimmie Roach, a Fort Worth veteran of World War II accused of shooting his ex-wife during an argument.
Date: March 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cuban robbery trial postponed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the postponement of the trial of Gene Paul Norris, a Tarrant County man accused of robbing two visiting Cubans at the Western Hill Hotel in Fort Worth.
Date: March 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: 1951-11-30]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the trial of two women and five men in Dallas U.S. District Court under suspicion of marijuana possession. The defendants all receive prison time.
Date: November 30, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Negro freed from prison]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hearing to determine the age of Ernest Wayne Nickerson to decide if he can be tried for a felony as an adult.
Date: February 10, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Poison death suspect]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a bond hearing in Tarrant County Criminal District Court for Hugh A. Brown, a Fort Worth man accused of killing his wife with poison.
Date: February 11, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wardlaw trial opens in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about proceedings in the Dallas retrial of Fort Worth Attorney A. L. Wardlaw for charges of income tax evasion.
Date: January 20, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wardlaw freed on tax charge]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth Attorney A. L. Wardlaw being found innocent of charges of tax evasion in Dallas Federal Court.
Date: January 29, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sutcliffe gets two life terms]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Dallas man, Donald Joseph Sutcliffe, pleading guilty to robbing, abducting, and assaulting a Dallas couple. Sutcliffe receives two consecutive life sentences.
Date: February 3, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dog trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two Dallas families battling in court over the custody of Mike von Yeoman, a pet brindle boxer both claim as their dog.
Date: January 24, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News brief -- fraud]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fraud indictment against Dallas inventor William "Doc" Estep, convicted of selling fraudulent stock in a company that supposedly produced a free energy device, as well as a machine claimed to cure cancer.
Date: January 26, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Gun runners]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a federal trial in Dallas for three Texas men accused of smuggling guns into Mexico. The jury fails to render a verdict.
Date: September 22, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sully]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the trial of former Tarrant County Sheriff Sully Montgomery on charges of income tax evasion. Montgomery is found innocent of the charges.
Date: February 7, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sandra Ferris]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about criminal charges brought against a young Dallas woman, Sandra Farris, for allegedly shoplifting a large amount of jewelry from a Nashville, Tennessee store with the help of three other men.
Date: February 25, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections