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Oral History Interview with Byrdimeb Findlay, January 21, 2015

Description: Interview with Byrdimeb "Bemmie" Findlay, whose parents ran Kamp Kickapoo, from Dallas, Texas. Bimmie speaks of the time she spent in various summer camps during her childhood.
Date: January 21, 2015
Creator: Robison, Francelle Collins; Flory, Bonnie Pipes & Findlay, Byrdimeb
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, Fred Blair, Vince Zubra, David Cain, Sandy Kress, James Fantroy, George Allen, and Kenneth Green, January 27, 1988

Description: A recording of the LGPC candidate screening interviews of candidates running for public office including Fred Blair(re-election as State Representative of District 110), Vince Zubra, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 1), David Cain (re-election as State Representative of District 7), Sandy Kress (re-election as Denton County Sheriff), James Fantroy (Constable of Precinct 8), a representative for George Allen (re-election to Justice of the Peace of Precinct 8 - Place 1), and Kenneth Green (State Representative of District 107). Topics discussed include the AIDS epidemic, housing issues, discrimination in the workplace and in the community, Civil Rights, candidate experience, qualifications, policies, budget plans, fundraisers, and history in the community.
Date: January 27, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Test Run Poetry

Description: Recording was taken from a homemade CD titled "Test Run Poetry/ 30 Tracks." There are 28 individual tracks featuring poems written and read by Harold Epstein. There are some with related or similar content and others that are unique. Epstein uses different styles for a few of the poems to add effects like singing, echoing his words, and emphasizing some words and not others.
Date: December 7, 2003
Creator: Epstein, Harold
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, J. Robinson, Jim Foster, and Brian Drummond, January 26, 1988

Description: A recording of screenings of candidates for public office by the LGPC talking with J. Robinson (Justice of the Peace in Precinct 1-Place 1), Jim Foster (Constable of Precinct 7), and Brian Drummond (re-election to Democratic Chair of Precinct 3304, Oak Lawn). Topics discussed include policies for anti-discrimination in the workplace, the AIDS crisis, HIV, homophobia, and voter awareness.
Date: January 26, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, James Paschal, Eddie Morgan, Samuel W. Hudson III, and Charles R. Rose, January 26, 1988

Description: A recording of the LGPC of screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including James Paschal (re-election as Constable of Precinct 7), Eddie Morgan (Precinct 3304 chair), Samuel W. Hudson, III (State Legislative District 100), and Charles R. Rose (Justice of the Peace in Precinct 8). Topics discussed in the screenings include the AIDS epidemic, housing issues, discrimination in the workplace and in the community, Civil Rights, demographic changes, candidate experience, qualifications, policies, and history in the community.
Date: January 26, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, David Childs, Jo DeWitty, Juan Jasso, Edgar McMillan, Ceil Wiseman, and Burl Jernigan, January 28, 1988

Description: A recording of several screening interviews of candidates running for public office, including David Childs (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), Jo DeWitty (Constable of Precinct 8), Juan Jasso (State Representative of District 103), Edgar L. McMillan, Jr. (Constable of Precinct 8), Ceil Wiseman (Tax Assessor and Collector of Dallas County), and Burl Jernigan (Constable of Precinct 7). Topics discussed by the candidates include policy changes, budgeting plans, LGBT+ rights, discrimination against those with HIV and AIDS, poverty, minority issues, educating students about laws, endorsement, and qualifications.
Date: January 28, 1988
Creator: Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisberg Schectman regarding her experiences during World War II. She begins by discussing her family background: her parents were Jews born in Poland and emigrated to the United States. Ethel's European aunts, uncles and grandparents all likely died in the Holocaust. As a first grade student, she taught her mother, a Polish immigrant, how to read and write English. She recalls, wartime rationing, Victory Gardens, scrap drives, and antisemitism among her school-aged classmates in Dallas, Texas, and the end of the war.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisberg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press, 1988]

Description: Audio recording of Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press following his ruling in a recent murder case against Richard Lee Bednarski. Bednarski was given 30 years rather than a life sentence by Hampton, based on Hampton's own opinions. The victims were two young gay men and Bednarski had no prior offenses.
Date: 1988
Creator: Hampton, Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections