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Early Swedish Settlers

Description: Historical survey of the history of Swedish communities in McCulloch County, especially the East Sweden area and Soldiers Waterhole historic marker. This report contains compiled stories, correspondence, and tables.
Date: 1971/1972
Creator: McCulloch County Historical Survey Committee
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, November 11, 1998

Description: Interview with Frankie Rosita Holdsworth Hollar, a 99 year old Mexican woman who immigrated to Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Hollar is almost 100 years old at the time of the interview. Her family were some of the early residents of Kerrville and Kerr County, and her younger sister, Mary, eventually married Mr. H. E. Butts (founder of HEB). One of the oldest surviving members of the community, she describes her education, her career as a teacher, and how the area has changed over the years.
Date: November 11, 1998
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann; Hollar, Frankie Rosita Holdsworth & Salter, Ammie Rose
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Interview with Josh and Doris Owusu, 1985

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Josh and Doris Owusu, from Ghana, West Africa, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University in 1985. The couple discuss their time in Ghana and their move to the United States.
Date: 1985
Creator: Owusu, Josh; Owusu, Doris & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Barbara Jordan at a Conference Table]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan at a conference table with a small meeting of people. There are cups and files all over the table and the woman next to Jordan is speaking animatedly. On the reverse side of the photo, going right from Jordan, the people on the far side of the table are identified as Martin, Commissioner Richard Estrada, Commissioner Nelson Merced, and Andy Schoenholtz, CIR staff.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Southern University

[News Script: Commuter problem]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas AFL-CLO as well as 189 citizens of Texas border towns, filing suit against the U.S. Attorney General and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, asking that Mexican workers not be allowed to commute for jobs in the U.S., claiming that unemployment in border towns is a direct result of job competition from foreign laborers.
Date: December 29, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: School]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a school run by the Council of Jewish Woman for immigrants seeking citizenship.
Date: September 28, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dallas protester, Margarita Alvarez, addresses the crowd]

Description: Margarita Alvarez, union spokesperson with the organization, Voices United for Immigrants, addresses the public during the protest carried out on Saturday in front of City Hall in Dallas. Thousands participated in the protest on Saturday outside the City Hall and also there were dozens of banners and posters which asked for "Justice for the undocumenteds," "Equality of rights," or "No to the wall." But it was a single feeling which united the more than 2,000 persons protesting H.R. 4437 presented to Congress by Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).
Date: March 26, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Italian movie]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an Italian movie, An American Wife, being filmed in Dallas at Love Field and Dealey Plaza; The film company is Sancre Films, directed by Gian Luigi Polidoro, staring Ugo Tagnazzi, and is the story of an Italian businessman who wins a 10-day trip to the US to study business methods - and decides he wants to live here, and needs to meet and woo an American wife within those 10 days.
Date: November 20, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cubans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 4 Cuban refugees in Fort Worth; Brothers Ignacio and Vicente Perez, Louis Canizares and Jose Gonzales were on their way to California to find jobs when they broke down in Fort Worth and liked it so much they decided to stay. The youths left Cuba to escape serving in Castro's militia, two of them escaping in a rented rowboat with 3 others and rowing and drifting the 100 miles to Miami.
Date: December 21, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cubans parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Cuban refugee parade in Houston.
Date: April 14, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 19, Number 2, Fall, 2007

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 "Dallas Pioneers."
Date: 2007
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Close-up of protester and sign]

Description: Close-up photograph of a male immigration protester and a protest sign. According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States. The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.
Date: April 9, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Close-up of male protester]

Description: Close-up photograph of a male immigration protester in Dallas. According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States. The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.
Date: April 9, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Crowd of immigration protesters in downtown Dallas]

Description: A large gathering of immigration protesters with American flags and protest signs rally in downtown Dallas. According to the Dallas Police Department, at least 100,000 people marched in the most well-attended civil movement in the history of Dallas. The protesters demanded the legalization of Hispanic undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about twelve million in the United States. The so-called "mega march" was carried out to demand immigrant amnesty as members of the U.S. Congress debated immigration reform.
Date: April 9, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Del Conde]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Antonio Del Conde being deported to Mexico from Dallas.
Date: May 24, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Flying wetbacks stop in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a planeload of illegal Mexican immigrants being deported back to their home country stopping in Dallas for the night.
Date: September 30, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Russian]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio woman wanting to talk to Russian Premier Khrushchev to see if he will let her dying mother come to the United States.
Date: October 8, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hungarian]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Hungarian refugee who traveled to the United States illegally.
Date: August 2, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Naturalization]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the naturalization process of several immigrants from various parts of the world in Dallas.
Date: September 17, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections