Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way), 1985-1991 | University of North Texas Special Collections
Scope and Contents: This collection contains materials related to Linda Mitchell’s friendships with members of the LGBT community in Dallas during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and early 1990s. Clippings and papers primarily on Bill Nelson, Terry Tebedo, William Waybourn, Mike Richards and various AIDS issues are part of this collection. The materials also include artifacts from the Walk for Life, Bill Nelson’s 1985 and 1987 campaigns for Dallas City Council and DIFFA events (specifically the DIFFA program for Fabulous Faces and Fashion for AIDS in 1986). These items document the pivotal years in the development of the AIDS Resource Center, or Resource Center, as it is known today.