Documenting The History of the Civil Rights Movement In Dallas County, Texas Oral History Collection, 2011
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Brief Description:

The Documenting the History of the Civil Rights Movement in Dallas County, Texas Oral History Collection archives the influential individuals who were integral to the local civil rights movement. Each interview focuses on the interviewee’s family and educational history, organizational involvement, and career or personal milestones which affected the local Civil Rights movement.  Additionally, the interview transcriptions traces the interviewee’s educational background into career assignments; spotlights specific involvement or leadership of Civil Rights organizations; and underscores emphasis of milestones in the Civil rights movement – stressing the significance of people, places, events, elections, board or court decisions, local or federal laws, and the integration of said decisions or laws relevant to the Dallas and national Civil rights movement.

Individual descriptions and memories of the movement, as well as banter between interviewer and interviewee, highlight the Dallas area during this momentous time in socio-cultural history.

Transcriptions of the interviews are pending upload to the Portal to Texas History.

Held at:
University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton, TX 76203
Record Series Number: 01/AR0806
Volume: 28.0 Items
Acquired: 06/20/2014. 2014-35
Arrangement: The interviews are arranged alphabetically.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Subject Index
African American civil rights workers -- Texas -- Dallas.
Civil rights.
Dallas County (Tex.)
Oral history.
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Notes: African American Education Archives and History Program; Dallas African American Musuem
PreferredCitation: Documenting the History of the Civil Rights Movement in Dallas County, Texas Oral History Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections