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Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 16, Number 01, Spring, 2004

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 "The March to Democracy."
Date: 2004
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., to John J. Herrera - 1950-07-20]

Description: Letter from Robert Aguilar, Jr., Chaplain of American Legion Post "Lazaro Pena 631" in Rosenberg, Texas, to John Herrera, with a handwritten date of July, 1950. The letter originally had an enclosure of a newspaper clipping dated July 14, 1950 from The Fort Bend Reporter of Rosenberg, Texas. Apparently this newspaper article was an open letter in which segregation issues were discussed. The American Legion Post members felt that an answer should be written in response and were turning to LULAC for advice.
Date: July 1950
Creator: Aguilar, Robert, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 102, July 1998 - April, 1999

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 541.
Date: 1999
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Two men waiting at the Pineland railroad station]

Description: Two Civilian Conservation Corp members waiting outside the Pineland Railroad station. The station has two entrances, one that read "White Waiting Room and The other marked "Colored Waiting Room." The photo has "Self Explanatory" written below it. The photograph was taken during one of McCann's two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps located in Pineland, Texas during the Great Depression.
Date: 1933/1934~
Creator: McCann, Connie Ford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Segregated waiting room in Middlesboro, Kentucky]

Description: Photograph of people waiting outside a segregated waiting room of the Middlesboro, Kentucky, railroad station. In the image, the sign above the door reads "WHITE WAITING ROOM," a large group of men and women can be seen waiting outside. A young boy is leaning over holding a shoe shining kit in front of three men in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Negroes make new enrollment move]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about black parents in the Wilmer-Hutchins Independent School District making an attempt to enroll their children in white schools.
Date: September 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: The Week in Review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the December 15-22 weekly review. The six stories include a the establishment of a new athletic conference, a church burglary, rape-murder investigations ending with a confession, a hot-check investigation involving a bank and attorney, commissioners raising their pay, and a court battle resulting in Dallas schools staying segregated.
Date: December 22, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Segregation]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Federal District Judge WIlliam H. Atwell denying the injunction to allow desegregation in Dallas Public Schools.
Date: December 19, 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: 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: School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the public opinion over a high school's name change as it switches from an "all-white" school to a "for-negroes-only" school. A read letter from Governor Shivers states his views on integration and encourages Texas to resist the federal governments attempt to end segregation. A student from the senior class, Joe Sawyer, says he's reservation about the new school taking the colors and mascot of the original school and is assured that nothing will be kept after the switch.
Date: June 28, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Texas Citizens Council (anti-integration]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas Citizens Council meeting to discuss the integration of races in public schools.
Date: August 12, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Citizens council]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about B. E. Masters speaking to the Tarrant County Citizens Council, a council that vows to prevent integration by any means necessary.
Date: August 21, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News Briefs - White]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering three news stories about a set of precisely identical twins, Walter White from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People arriving in Dallas, as well as the arrival of James Barrington, the Burmese ambassador to the United States.
Date: April 23, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Talmadge Talks Segregation Issue]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hunting party stopping by Texas to discuss the Supreme Court's decision to ban segregation before continuing to Wyoming.
Date: September 29, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NAACP sets deadline on desegregation]

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 meeting in Dallas and calling for the end of school segregation by September of 1955.
Date: June 30, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: News briefs - School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Public School Week, focusing on the I. M. Terrell negro high school in Fort Worth, and their technical training programs for students and war veterans.
Date: March 9, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Integration decision sloppy writing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about New York attorney Godfrey P. Schmidt, speaking about integration and segregation in Fort Worth.
Date: January 17, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sale of homes to Negroes protested]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the protest of sales of homes to black people in the Riverside area of Fort Worth.
Date: August 25, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections