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Desegregation of the Dallas Independent School District began as early as 1955 and continued in the early 2000s. This collection documents the legal proceedings following
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Certain items in the collection were damaged by decaying rubber bands during storage. This residue has been removed as much as possible while preserving the original form of the document. Where necessary, acid-free dividers have been inserted to prevent any remaining residue from damaging other documents.
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This collection is not restricted.
Brenda Fields Dallas Schools Desegregation Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
The UNT Oral History Program has conducted an interview with Ms. Fields.
Information about related materials is available at https://oralhistory.unt.edu/oh-1786
No transcripts exist for the recorded meetings. These must be viewed at the UNT Media Library.
All material are arranged chronologically and alphabetically.
This collection consists primarily of bound court reports concerning the desegregation of public schools in the Dallas Independent School District as set forth in
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.
Series contains bound court reports, minutes from NAACP organizing meetings, and other documents associated with the court-ordered desegregation of the Dallas Independent School District.