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Oral History Interview with Robert Medrano, June 10, 2015

Description: Interview with Robert Medrano, businessman and elected official from Dallas, Texas. Medrano is the son of Francisco "Pancho" Medrano and brother of Ricardo Medrano, also local politicians. In his interview, Medrano discusses his his upbringing in the "Little Mexico" section of Dallas, his family's political activities, and Chicano activism in the 1960s and 1970s.
Date: June 10, 2015
Creator: Medrano, Robert & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

England vs. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas

Description: Personal recollections of Mica England about her experience filing a lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department after they refused to hire her because she was a lesbian and admitted to having broken Texas Penal Code §21.06, which made sexual acts between same sex couples a misdemeanor. The text and images were captured from a webpage. Images of England, members of The Dallas Way board of directors, Dallas Police Chief Lupe Valdez, and Dallas Police Major Barbara Hobbs are embedded in the text.
Date: May 10, 2015
Creator: England, Mica & Williams, Paul J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections