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League of United Latin-American Citizens Resume of John J. Herrera

Description: Resume of John J. Herrera's work in the League of United Latin-American Citizens organization describing his work on two major civil rights cases as well as the night he hosted President John F. Kennedy at a LULAC Function.
Date: September 28, 1967
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 106, July 2002 - April, 2003

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 657.
Date: 2003
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 98, July 1994 - April, 1995

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 655.
Date: 1995
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

"Wondrous" Warren McVea

Description: Photograph of "Wondrous" Warren McVea in a suit and tie. Several children are asking McVea for an autograph. Other bystanders are visible in the background.
Date: c. 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 20, Number 01, Spring, 2008

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Dallas Goes to War: Life on the Homefront."
Date: 2008
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Labor union speech]

Description: Photograph of a Walter Reuther giving a speech involving the labor union United Automobile Workers (UAW). In the image, Reuther is standing on a decorated stage with a large crow of men listening. The UAW known for gaining high wages and pensions for the auto workers and Reuther was the president from 1946-1970.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[UAW labor union rally]

Description: Photograph of a Walter Reuther giving a speech involving the labor union United Automobile Workers (UAW). In the image, Reuther is standing on a decorated stage with a large crow of men listening. The UAW known for gaining high wages and pensions for the auto workers and Reuther was the president from 1946-1970.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2973, Chapter 341

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to encouraging public participation by citizens by protecting a person's right to petition, right of free speech, and right of association from meritless lawsuits arising from actions taken in furtherance of those rights.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Lucy wedding]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the wedding of Autherine Lucy and Reverend H. C. Foster in Dallas. Autherine Lucy was the first black student to attend the University of Alabama.
Date: April 22, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP Ouster Suit is Heard at Tyler]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about hearing proceedings at a court in Tyler, Texas, in which the state of Texas seeks a permanent injunction barring the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from operating.
Date: September 28, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP Attorney Protests Violence]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about U. Simpson Tate's telegrams, from Dallas, Texas, to Governor Shivers and President Eisenhower, calling for help in getting African American students safely into Texarkana Junior College.
Date: September 10, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Interracial Committee]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first meeting of Mayor Garrison's ten-man interracial committee in Fort Worth, as well as criticism from the city's Riverside neighborhoods.
Date: September 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP Hints Suit to End Segregation]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the possibility of the NAACP filing suit against the Fort Worth Board of Education following the board's decision to maintain segregation.
Date: August 9, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ft. Worth City Council]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth city council's decision regarding giving continued police protection to an African American family who moved into a home on an all-white street.
Date: September 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Teenagers Ambush Negro]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an African American man being ambushed and threatened by a group of white teenagers.
Date: September 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Racial Committee Announced by Mayor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a ten-member interracial committee in Fort Worth established to settle the community's race problems, as well as the city's firemen losing a battle for a reduced work week.
Date: September 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Judge refuses to order integration]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People losing its initial court battle to force the admittance of negro students to white schools in Dallas.
Date: September 16, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an appearance by Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the NAACP, at the Good Street Baptist Church in Dallas.
Date: January 8, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ousted cop says rights violated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about J.W. Fuller, a Dallas police detective who lost his job after being implicated in a theft ring in the police department. Fuller says the ousting violated his civil rights.
Date: September 9, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cop on trial in civil rights case]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two Dallas police officers, William Stafford and Ed Blackwood, on trial for beating a black prisoner, Roosevelt Jordon.
Date: June 22, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dallas integration suit]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hearing in Fort Worth regarding an ongoing lawsuit over integration in Dallas schools. The school board appeals for more time to prepare for integration.
Date: November 22, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Labor leaders meet in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about state and national AFL-CIO political leaders meeting at the Statler-Hilton hotel in Dallas to boost union participation in the Texas political scene.
Date: September 21, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: James Kline]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Dallas trial of James Wallace Kline, a man accused of improper relations with a teenage girl. Kline is found innocent and says he plans to sue for false arrest.
Date: March 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections