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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

[Women's History Month: An Oral History of Denton]

Description: This movie documents "An Oral History of Denton," an event organized by the Denton County League of Women Voters for Women's History Month and hosted by Texas Woman's University. Panelists answer a series of questions about their early life and first impressions of Denton; segregation in Denton's schools and businesses and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education decision on Denton County schools; the role of the University of North Texas faculty, Trinity Presbyterian Church, First Methodist Church, Mt. Pilgrim in Southeast Denton, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church on the formation of the Denton Women's Interracial Fellowship; experiences of gender discrimination; their experiences of joining the League of Women Voters; their first voting experience; their political or feminist inspirations; the possibility of a woman President of the United States; the value and purpose of International Women's Day; discrimination in present-day life in Denton County; and the panelists' thoughts on the future for women and minorities in the U.S. It concludes with an audience question-and-answer session including topics such as continued racial division and re-segregation in Denton, celebrations of International Women's Day, the impact of actions of Texas female politicians such as Ann Richards and Wendy Davis, societal expectations for a woman's demeanor, gender-segregated organizations and gender-dominated occupations.
Date: March 24, 2016
Creator: Crawford, Aaron; Wood, Naomi; Bynum, Katherine; Adkins, Dorothy; McAdams, Linnie & Hughes, Elinor
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Hallsville Station]

Description: Copy photos of the Hallsville, Texas train station and its bulletin and entrances. There are three men standing outside the station. The station has segregated entrances. Written below the image is "Hallsville, Texas - T&P Station [sic] - Note unusual Train Order Signal and date on bulletin board plus separate entrances," and "Copy Photo Apr 28th 1982 Mayor Hatley Photo Collection (Mayor of Hallsville, Texas 1982)
Date: April 28, 1982
Partner: The Grace Museum

[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: Safeway]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Safeway stores hiring African American food checkers in response to a boycott staged by members of the Texas Progressive Youth Club.
Date: June 12, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mansfield is Quiet After Demonstration]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the admittance of African American students into schools in Mansfield and the angry demonstrations on school registration day by those opposed to the court order.
Date: August 30, 1956
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

[News Script: Theater stand ins]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Southern Methodist University students protesting segregation outside of Majestic Theater in Dallas.
Date: February 12, 1961
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: 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: 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: 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

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 16, Number 1, 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