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[Letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., to Mark White - 1979-07-09]

Description: Copy of letter from Ruben Bonilla, Jr., National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens, to Mark White, Attorney General of the State of Texas, dated July 9, 1979 and printed on LULAC letterhead. Bonilla is lodgind a formal protest of the actions of the Ku Klux Klan to impede the integration of the Texas Department of Corrections.
Date: July 9, 1979
Creator: Bonilla, Rubén, 1946-
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[News Clip: Nuclear Waste]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Robert Elliot at KRPC Houston about the proposal to build a high-level underground nuclear waste dump in Deaf Smith County, Texas. The story includes statements by Texas Attorney General Jim Mattox and Governor Mark White who oppose the proposal as well as interviews with local businessman John Smith and rancher Walter Vogler.
Date: 1984
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Newspaper Clipping Showing Haslet City Officials in Austin]

Description: Newspaper clipping with a photograph of some of the Haslet city officials visiting the Texas House of Representatives in Austin, Texas. The caption below the photograph says that the group "flew to the capitol Thursday morning, observed the legislature, and had lunch in the Speaker's apartment with Lewis and his wife." Below this the names of the people are listed from left to right.
Date: 198u
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[News Clip: White]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about legislation proposed by representative Doyle Willis and signed by Texas Governor Mark White requiring hotels in Texas to have smoke alarms in their rooms. This legislation was prompted by a fatal fire at the Ramada Inn in Fort Worth where five people died from smoke inhalation. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: June 30, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas Women, Fall 1986

Description: Newsletter of the Governor's Commission for Women, including articles on the 1986 Texas Women's Hall of Fame, a research survey on issues important to Texas women, appointments of women to state commissions and boards, the "Women's Legislative Days" conference, regional forums, an American Bar Association conference, and programs by the Commission.
Date: Autumn 1986
Creator: Texas. Governor's Commission For Women.
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Newspaper Clipping: "Another Kennedy Assassin?"]

Description: Newspaper article from the Dallas Times Herald titled "Another Kennedy Assassin?" The article states that Ricky Don White has revealed that his father was the one who assassinated President Kennedy in November of 1963. A second article is titled "Experts: Latest JFK claim 'fairy tale.'"
Date: August 7, 1990
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Newspaper Clipping: 13 Texas women picked for Hall of Fame]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about 13 women selected for induction into the third Texas Women's Hall of Fame: Mary Lavinia Griffith, Jody Conradt, Mary Kay Ash, Ada Simond, Caro Crawford Brown, Wilhelmina Ruth Fitzgerald Delco, Dr. May Owen, Hermine Dalkowitz, Margaret Cousins, Anne Legendre Armstrong, Sally Kirsten Ride, Alicia Chacon, and Frances E. Goff. The article discusses each of the inductees and their contributions to society.
Date: August 20, 1986
Creator: Daily News
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[News Release: Third Annual Texas Women's Hall of Fame, July 28, 1986]

Description: News release from the office of Texas governor Mark White, announcing the selection of thirteen women for the Third Annual Texas Women's Hall of Fame. The women include: Mary Lavinia Griffith, Jody Conradt, Mary Kay Ash, Ada Simond, Caro Crawford Brown, Wilhelmina Ruth Fitzgerald Delco, Dr. May Owen, Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky, Margaret Cousins, Anne Legendre Armstrong, Alicia R. Chacon, and Frances E. Goff. The release includes information about the induction ceremony, details about each of the inductees, and information about how to get tickets to the ceremony.
Date: July 28, 1986
Creator: Governor's Office
Partner: Texas Medical Association