01/AR0811 Guide to the The Dallas Way Small Collections Dallas Way Small Collections Finding Aid Authors: E. Aparicio and S. Ivie.

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Guide to the The Dallas Way Small Collections 1968/2016 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection The Dallas Way Small Collections 1968-2016 01/AR0811 The Dallas Way AIDS Resource Center (Dallas, Tex.) Behannon, Molly Bill Nelson City Council Campaign Circle of Friends (Dallas, Tex.) Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Flake, Chet Franklin, Mary Hayes, Marion Johnstone, Kathy Estes Knight, Bud Leadership Lambda Mesiah, Leza Resource Center Dallas Stone, Terry Texas Gay Rodeo Association The Dallas Gay Alliance The NAMES Project York, Tim 1.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This contains small collections (five folders or fewer) associated with The Dallas Way archive.
Historical Note:

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: www.thedallasway.org)

Administrative History:

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: www.thedallasway.org)

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Geographic Name: Dallas County (Tex.) Topical Term: Equal opportunity in employment Gay community--Texas--Dallas. Gay rights--Texas. Gay rights--United States
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Accruals:

2014-42, 2014-42, 2015-004, 2015-005, 2015-009, 2016-075, 2017-045, 2017-046, 2017-047, 2017-048, 2018-005

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

The Dallas Way Small Collections, University of North Texas Special Collections

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)

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored at the Willis Library and is available for same day paging.

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged chronologically by accession date.

Scope and Contents

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.

Detailed List of Contents id105620 1 708154 id105630 1 1 Molly Behannon Collection (The Dallas Way) 1986-1987; undated Title:

Molly Behannon Collection (The Dallas Way), 1986-1987; undated

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2014-42 Contains materials from a production of The Magic of Peter Pan: A Campy Musical Comedy including an envelope of photographs; program; script; rehearsal schedule; show outline and cast listing; list of songs and scene blocking; and a picture of Ginger Taylor.

id118345 1 2 Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way) 1980-1986 Title:

Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way), 1980-1986

Scope and Contents

Accession Number: 2015-004 Items in this collection include two issues of Blaze magazine from February and June 1986; circulars, catalogs, and newsletters from Half the Sky ( editors: Linda Berman and Johncy Mundo) which are dated from 1981-1985; and the complete set of Womansight newspapers, dated from 1980-1982. This folder contains the issues of Blaze magazine.

id120073 1 3 Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way) 1980-1986 Title:

Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way), 1980-1986

Scope and Contents

Folder includes all Half the Sky materials.

id120074 1 4 Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way) 1980-1986 Title:

Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way), 1980-1986

Scope and Contents

Folder includes Womansight newspapers from 1980.

id120075 1 5 Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way) 1980-1986 Title:

Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way), 1980-1986

Scope and Contents

Folder includes Womansight newspapers from 1981.

id120076 1 6 Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way) 1980-1986 Title:

Leza Mesiah Collection (The Dallas Way), 1980-1986

Scope and Contents

Folder includes Womansight newspapers from 1982.

id118346 1 7 Mary Franklin Collection (The Dallas Way) 1983-2002 Title:

Mary Franklin Collection (The Dallas Way), 1983-2002

Scope and Contents

Accession Number: 2015-005 Items in this collection include the following materials which were housed in a blue binder: certificates and honors for Mary Franklin; writings of and correspondence to Mary Franklin; a Copy of AIDS update from May 1983; clippings relating to DIFFA 1993, Mary Franklin and the Food Pantry of AIDS Resource Center; materials relating to the 2002 Extra Mile Awards and The Experience Weekend; as well as photos of events and people in the GLBT community. Also included in this collection is a Texas Gay Rodeo Association (TGRA) Grand Marshal Sash.

id120077 1 8 Mary Franklin Collection (The Dallas Way) 1983-2002 Title:

Mary Franklin Collection (The Dallas Way), 1983-2002

Scope and Contents

Folder includes part two of the binder of materials.

id120078 1 9 Mary Franklin Collection (The Dallas Way) 1983-2002 Scope and Contents

Texas Gay Rodeo Association (TGRA) Grand Marshal Sash

id122211 1 10 Terry Stone Collection (The Dallas Way) 1992; 1993; undated Title:

Terry Stone Collection (The Dallas Way), 1992; 1993; undated

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2015-009 9 metal buttons related to GLBT causes and events · 1.5" white background with red text: "The Buddy Project/Be A Buddy/Oak Lawn Community Services" · 2 1" buttons reading "DIFFA" (first button is white with red text, second is red with white text). DIFFA is an abbreviation for Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (an organization with chapters in Dallas, New York City, Chicago, Kansas City, San Francisco and Seattle). · 2.25” black and white with text “All I want is the cure and my friends back” · 1.5” white background with blue and red text: “Bill Nelson City Council” · 2.25” white background with black and red text: “Oak Lawn Community Services” and services provided listed. · 2.25” white background with black text: “High Hopes/Health, Happiness, & Wellness” · 3” light purple background with dark purple and teal text: “Dallas Life Walk/10-K Walk a thon/October 4, 1992/214-443-WALK” · 3.5” black background with white outline of Texas state outline and pink text: “Dallas/March on Washington ’93”

id191429 1 11 Bud Knight - Chet Flake Collection (The Dallas Way) 2010-2011 Title:

Bud Knight - Chet Flake Collection (The Dallas Way), 2010-2011

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-045 Contains a color photograph of Bud Knight and Chet Flake, a digital copy of the Black Tie Dinner with the Kuchling Award presentation, and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Resource Center Dallas.

id191430 1 12 Bud Knight - Chet Flake Collection (The Dallas Way) September 17th, 2005 Title:

Bud Knight - Chet Flake Collection (The Dallas Way), 2010-2011

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-045 Contains the wedding photo album for Bud Knight and Chet Flake.

id191431 1 13 Leadership Lambda Collection (The Dallas Way) 1997-1999 Title:

Leadership Lambda Collection (The Dallas Way), 1997-1999

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-046 Contains course materials for the Leadership Lambda program.

id191432 1 14 Leadership Lambda Collection (The Dallas Way) 1998-1999 Title:

Leadership Lambda Collection (The Dallas Way), 1997-1999

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-046 Contains miscellaneous items from the Leadship Lambda organization, including seminar series information, a sticker for Harryette Ehrhardt, agenda items for March 7-8, 1999, articles, and letters to seminar participants.

id191472 1 15 Marion Hayes Papers (The Dallas Way) 1968-1970, 1991, 1993 Title:

Marion Hayes Papers (The Dallas Way)

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-047 Contains Circle of Friends information, Ampersand newsletters, letters to Circle of Friends members, NAMES Project information, 1991 parade photos and essay on the "riderless horse" from the TGRA (Texas Gay Rodeo Association) to commemorate AIDS casualties, and a copy of Dallas Notes.

id191473 1 16 Marion Hayes Papers (The Dallas Way) 1970, 1977, 1989, 1991, 1997 Title:

Marion Hayes Papers (The Dallas Way)

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-047 Contains a button from the TGRA (Texas Gay Rodeo Association), an obituary for Ronnie Dale Dawson, Scene magazine with the Sisters of Sappho feature, an article on Michael Grossman, clippings and an article on Alvin Buchanan.

id191474 1 17 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) May, 1990 Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), May, 1990

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains information on AIDS surveys.

id191487 1 18 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) undated Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), undated

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains the Imagine Us Together brochure from the Community Center (AIDS Resource Center).

id191488 1 19 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) 1990-1993 Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), 1990-1993

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains articles, clippings and papers on the Dallas Gay Alliance and AIDS Resource Center.

id191489 1 20 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) 2002, 2016 Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), 2002, 2016

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains articles on Karen Estes.

id191490 1 21 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) 1985, 1987, 2017 Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), 1985, 1987, 2017

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains information on the Bill Nelson City Council Campaign and local politics.

id191491 1 22 Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way) 1990 Title:

Kathy Estes Johnstone Papers (The Dallas Way), 1990

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2017-048 Contains papers related to the opening of the Nelson-Tebedo Clinic.

id191521 1 23 Tim York Collection (The Dallas Way) May, 1990 Title:

Tim York Collection (The Dallas Way), May, 1990

Scope and Contents

Accession number: 2016-075 Contains articles and a letter from the White House regarding Phil Morrow.

id198394 1 24 Daryl Baker Collection (The Dallas Way) 1991-2009 Scope and Contents

Accession Number: 2018-005 NOT FOR DIGITIZATION Contains various published articles and magazines re: HIV and the LGBT community