Brenda Fields Dallas Schools Desegregation Collection, 1976-2003
[Back to Formatted Version]
Brief Description:

This collection consists primarily of bound court reports concerning the desegregation of public schools in the Dallas Independent School District  as set forth in Tasby v. Estes (N.D. Tex. 1976). In addition to the court documents, there are materials from NAACP public meetings aimed to increase parental involvement in improving Dallas public schools. This includes six VHS recordings of the meetings.

The materials span a twenty-seven year period from 1976-2003, with the bulk of the materials falling during the implementation of the bussing program, 1994-2003.

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/AR0833
Created by: Fields, Brenda
Volume: 10.0 Boxes
Acquired: 10/01/2014. 2014-69
Arrangement: All material are arranged chronologically and alphabetically.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Subject Index
Busing for school integration > Texas > Dallas
Dallas Independent School District > Trials, litigation, etc.
Discrimination in education > Texas > Dallas
Education > Parent participation
Fields, Brenda
Fields, Brenda > Archives
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People > Dallas Branch > Education Committee
School integration > Law and legislation > Texas > Dallas
Segregation -- United States
Segregation in education > Texas > Dallas
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 off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Technical Access Notes: No transcripts exist for the recorded meetings. These must be viewed at the UNT Media Library.
Acquisition Notes: Brenda Fields  Donor
Related Materials: The UNT Oral History Program has conducted an interview with Ms. Fields. For more information please see
PreferredCitation: Brenda Fields Dallas Schools Desegregation Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections