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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.
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
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
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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Rangers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a meeting of Texas Rangers to dedicate a new banquet room.
Date: October 10, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Secret session]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a closed-door session of the Fort Worth City Council to study Negro needs.
Date: June 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: NCAA Meeting]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Athletic Association in Dallas.
Date: January 9, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: VFW head sees no segregation trouble]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an upcoming encampment event for area members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization in Dallas. The event attracts some controversy for its planned segregation of different races.
Date: April 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fort Worth pools to be opened Saturday]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth recreation board turning down a request by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to racially integrate pool facilities in the city.
Date: May 31, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pools ready for big splash tomorrow]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth's six municipal pools preparing for the start of swimming season, which officially begins after the city's board of recreation denies a negro petition for the abolishment of racial segregation at the facilities.
Date: June 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Segregated pools open; no incident]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about opening day for swimming pools in Fort Worth, with no incidents reported regarding the city's decision to keep the facilities racially segregated.
Date: June 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: The week in review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the police shooting of two infamous Dallas bank robbers after a chase, along with details of their past crimes. The package continues with ongoing coverage of severe statewide flooding, an explosion at a Dallas grocery store, an unsuccessful anti-segregation filibuster in the Texas Senate, the production of the final B-36 Bomber at the Corvair plant in Fort Worth, and the retirement of the nation's oldest railroad conductor.
Date: May 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: School opens]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first day of school in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: September 2, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Estelle Adams, July 5, 2014

Description: Interview with Estelle Adams discussing her life growing up in Wheelock, Texas as well as her grandparents who left Georgia and other extended family members. She also talks about her experiences teaching in various Texas towns, including a segregated school in Bryan, Texas and being transferred to a school in Dallas, Texas during integration.
Date: July 5, 2014
Creator: Smith, Tiffany & Adams, Estelle Mitchell
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[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.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections