The Dallas Way Small Collections, 1968-2016
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Brief Description: This contains small collections (five folders or fewer) associated with The Dallas Way archive. Collections from Molly Behannon, Leza Mesiah, Mary Franklin, Terry Stone, Bud Knight and Chet Flake, Leadership Lambda, Marion Hayes, Kathy Estes Johnstone and Tim York are included within this range of materials. Materials include clippings, publications, papers, photographs, photo albums, buttons and other artifacts. Materials from the AIDS Resource Center (Resource Center Dallas), Texas Gay Rodeo Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), Circle of Friends, the NAMES Project, the Dallas Gay Alliance and the Bill Nelson City Council Campaign are also included along with personal papers.
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/AR0811
Created by: The Dallas Way
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2014. 2014-42, 2014-42, 2015-004, 2015-005, 2015-009, 2016-075, 2017-045, 2017-046, 2017-047, 2017-048, 2018-005
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically by accession date.
Biographical Note for The Dallas Way : The Dallas Way was founded in 2011 "to gather and preserve the untold and under-told stories of the Rainbow Community of Dallas, through the collection and preservation of historical archives, the capturing of video and audio recordings of personal oral histories of individuals, the collecting and publishing of the written stories of Dallas-area LGBTQ organizations and members of the LGBTQ community, and the public speaking presentations of personal stories as told by individuals from within the LGBTQ community and by the many dedicated allies of our community." (Credit:
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Subject Index
Dallas County (Tex.)
Equal opportunity in employment
Gay community--Texas--Dallas.
Gay rights--Texas.
Gay rights--United States.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Notes: This collection is stored at the Willis Library and is available for same day paging.
Acquisition Notes: The Dallas Way  Gift.
Related Materials:

Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries

William H. "Bill" Nelson and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way)

The Dallas Metroplex Chapter of the NAMES Project Foundation Records

John Briggs Scrapbook Collection (The Dallas Way)

PreferredCitation: The Dallas Way Small Collections, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revisions: 2-13-2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - Daryl Baker addition