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Oral History Interview with Jaspyr Sanford, July 13, 2015

Description: Interview with Jaspyr Sanford of Huntsville, Texas. In her interview, she describes her early life and education, experiences with desegregation, racial issues in East Texas, civil rights activism, her work as a librarian at Sam Houston State University. Much of her interview focuses on integration at Texas state universities.
Date: July 13, 2015
Creator: Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Bynum, Katherine & Sanford, Jaspyr
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with George Elmore, Claretta Allen, and John Nash, June 30, 2105

Description: Interview with John Nash, George Elmore, and Claretta Allen, labor activists from Kilgore, Texas. In the interview, Nash, Elmore, and Allen discuss discrimination at the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, the Kilgore community, and labor organizing and unions in East Texas.
Date: June 30, 2015
Creator: Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés; Bynum, Katherine; Nash, John; Elmore, George & Allen, Claretta
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

The Black Churches in Wheelock, Robertson County, Texas

Description: History of churches that served the African-American community in Wheelock, Texas, including: Triumph/Trump Baptist Church, Old New Hope Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Sharon Chapel African Methodist Church, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, and the Church of God in Christ.
Date: August 2015
Creator: Adams, Estelle Mitchell
Partner: Private Collection of E. M. Adams

Oral History Interview with Jerry Alonzo, July 11, 2015

Description: Interview with Jerry Alonzo from Laredo, Texas. He discusses his childhood and education, military service in Vietnam, his work at Southwestern Bell, the Communication Workers of America labor union, and his involvement in election campaigns.
Date: July 11, 2015
Creator: Alonzo, Gerardo; Enriquez, Sandra & Robles, David
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Keely Briggs, 2015

Description: Transcript of an interview with Keely Briggs, a District 2Ora Denton City Council member, regarding the City of Denton Fracking Referendum. Ms. Briggs discusses how she became involved with the fracking referendum as well as how she perceives the breakdown of the democratic process in the Texas legislature.
Date: 2015
Creator: Ambercrombie, Ben & Briggs, Keely
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections