01/AR0881 Guide to the Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way) Mitchell, Linda Jebavy Collection (The Dallas Way) Finding Aid Authors: S. Ivie.

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Guide to the Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way) 1985/1991 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way) 1985-1991 1986-1990 01/AR0881 Mitchell, Linda Jebavy 8.00 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/
These collected materials document many of the issues facing the LGBT community in Dallas during the AIDS epidemic.
Administrative History:

Linda Jebavy Mitchell was a long time friend of Bill Nelson. She personally knew many members of the LGBT organizations in Dallas throughout the 1980s and early 1990s as a result of her association with Bill Nelson. She is regarded as an ally who worked alongside her friend and colleague, Bill Nelson, to fight discrimination during the AIDS epidemic.

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Accruals:

2016-078

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:

Linda Jebavy Mitchell Collection (The Dallas Way), University of North Texas Special Collections

Related Materials:

Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries

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

William Waybourn Papers (The Dallas Way)

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged in an alphabetical and date format. Series 1: Papers is arranged alphabetically by date. Series 2: Publications is arranged by title and date. Series 3: Artifacts is arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to Linda Mitchell’s friendships with members of the LGBT community in Dallas during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and early 1990s. Clippings and papers primarily on Bill Nelson, Terry Tebedo, William Waybourn, Mike Richards and various AIDS issues are part of this collection. The materials also include artifacts from the Walk for Life, Bill Nelson’s 1985 and 1987 campaigns for Dallas City Council and DIFFA events (specifically the DIFFA program for Fabulous Faces and Fashion for AIDS in 1986). These items document the pivotal years in the development of the AIDS Resource Center, or Resource Center, as it is known today.

Detailed List of Contents id170779 Papers id170782 1 708276 id170943 1 1 21.06 Issues 1985-1989 Title:

21.06 Issues, 1985-1989

id170944 1 2 AIDS and Activism Articles 1987-1988 Title:

AIDS and Activism Articles, 1987-1988

id170945 1 3 AIDS Articles 1987-1989 Title:

AIDS Articles, 1987-1989

id170946 1 4 AIDS Articles, Activism and Politics 1987-1988 Title:

AIDS Articles, Activism and Politics, 1987-1988

id170947 1 5 AIDS Articles and Issues; Walk for Life; Howie Daire 1986-1989 Title:

AIDS Articles and Issues; Walk for Life; Howie Daire, 1986-1989

id170980 1 6 AIDS Newspaper Clippings and Correspondence 1985-1989 Title:

AIDS Newspaper Clippings and Correspondence, 1985-1989

id170948 1 7 AIDS Resource Center Request for Donations December 24th, 1987 Title:

AIDS Resource Center Request for Donations, December 24th, 1987

id170949 1 8 AIDS: Seven Days in the Crisis May, 1988 Title:

AIDS: Seven Days in the Crisis, May, 1988

id170950 1 9 Bill Nelson 1987 Campaign Materials 1987 Title:

Bill Nelson 1987 Campaign Materials, 1987

id170951 1 10 Bill Nelson 1987 Campaign Newspaper Clippings 1987 Title:

Bill Nelson 1987 Campaign Newspaper Clippings, 1987

id170952 1 11 Bill Nelson Campaign Literature 1985 Title:

Bill Nelson Campaign Literature, 1985

id170953 1 12 Campaign Articles, City Council 1985 Title:

Campaign Articles, City Council, 1985

id170954 1 13 Campaign Materials, City Council 1985 Title:

Campaign Materials, City Council, 1985

id170955 1 14 Certificate of Appreciation to Linda Mitchell from the Dallas Gay Alliance March 20th, 1986 Title:

Certificate of Appreciation to Linda Mitchell from the Dallas Gay Alliance, March 20th, 1986

id170956 1 15 DGA and Parkland Hospital 1988 Title:

DGA and Parkland Hospital, 1988

id170957 1 16 Fabulous Faces and Fashions 1986 Title:

Fabulous Faces and Fashions, 1986

id170958 1 17 Fire on Cedar Springs 1987/1989 Newspaper Clippings 1987, 1989 Title:

Fire on Cedar Springs 1987/1989 Newspaper Clippings, 1987, 1989

id170959 1 18 Gay Urban Truth Squad Article - Dialog February, 1988 Title:

Gay Urban Truth Squad Article - Dialog, February, 1988

id170960 1 19 Judge Jack Hampton Newspaper Clippings 1988-1989 Title:

Judge Jack Hampton Newspaper Clippings, 1988-1989

id170961 1 20 Linda Mitchell Letter to the Dallas Morning News; City of Dallas Special Recognition to the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Community December, 1987; June, 1988 Title:

Linda Mitchell Letter to the Dallas Morning News; City of Dallas Special Recognition to the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Community, December, 1987; June, 1988

id170962 1 21 List undated Title:

List, undated

id170963 1 22 Lloyd Bentsen Letter to Linda Mitchell July 28th, 1988 Title:

Lloyd Bentsen Letter to Linda Mitchell, July 28th, 1988

id170964 1 23 Lori Palmer Campaign 1985 Title:

Lori Palmer Campaign, 1985

id170965 1 24 Mike Richards 1987, 1989 Title:

Mike Richards, 1987, 1989

id170966 1 25 Newspaper Clippings - Mica England/Dallas Police Department 1988-1989 Title:

Newspaper Clippings - Mica England/Dallas Police Department, 1988-1989

id173694 2 642733 id170967 2 1 Parade 1988 Title:

Parade, 1988

id170968 2 2 Paul Fielding Newspaper Clippings 1985 Title:

Paul Fielding Newspaper Clippings, 1985

id170969 2 3 Quilt 1988-1989 Title:

Quilt, 1988-1989

id170970 2 4 Razzle Dazzle Dallas 1987-1988 Title:

Razzle Dazzle Dallas, 1987-1988

id170971 2 5 Razzle Dazzle Dallas Brochure 1989 Title:

Razzle Dazzle Dallas Brochure, 1989

id170972 2 6 Terry Tebedo Funeral 1988 Title:

Terry Tebedo Funeral, 1988

id170973 2 7 Terry Tebedo Newspaper Articles 1988 Title:

Terry Tebedo Newspaper Articles, 1988

id170974 2 8 Thank You Invitations to Supporters of the Dallas Gay Alliance undated Title:

Thank You Invitations to Supporters of the Dallas Gay Alliance, undated

id170975 2 9 The Truth About AIDS May, 1988 Title:

The Truth About AIDS, May, 1988

id170976 2 10 Volunteers Renovate House for AIDS Victim 1986 Title:

Volunteers Renovate House for AIDS Victim, 1986

id170977 2 11 "White Knight" Article on Sgt. Earl Newsom c. 1988-1989 Title:

"White Knight" Article on Sgt. Earl Newsom, c. 1988-1989

id170978 2 12 William Waybourn Articles in TWT 1987 Title:

William Waybourn Articles in TWT, 1987

id170979 2 13 William Waybourn Letter to the Dallas Gay Alliance May 5th, 1988 Title:

William Waybourn Letter to the Dallas Gay Alliance, May 5th, 1988

id170784 3 Clippings 1985-1989 642734 Scope and Contents

Contains articles from the Dallas Times Herald on the AIDS Quilt, a Dallas Life Magazine article with Bill Nelson and Don Baker, the 1989 Gay Bashing in Reverchon Park and articles on AIDS issues.

id245386 3 1 Quilt Title:

Quilt

id245385 3 2 This Week in Texas & Dallas Life Magazine 1987 Title:

This Week in Texas & Dallas Life Magazine, 1987

id245384 3 3 Gay Bashing in Reverchon Newspaper Clippings 1989 Title:

Gay Bashing in Reverchon Newspaper Clippings, 1989

id245387 3 4 Dallas Life Magazine, Dallas Times Herald, and Dallas Morning News 1985-1988 Title:

Dallas Life Magazine, Dallas Times Herald, and Dallas Morning News, 1985-1988

id186953 7

This box was added to the collection at a later date from the original set of materials.

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id186984 7 1 AIDS Crisis 1988, 1990, 1992-1993, 2006, 2008 Title:

AIDS Crisis, 1988, 1990, 1992-1993, 2006, 2008

id186985 7 2 AIDS Services of Dallas 1986, 1998, 2003 Title:

AIDS Services of Dallas, 1986, 1998, 2003

id186986 7 3 Cathedral of Hope 1990, 2000 Title:

Cathedral of Hope, 1990, 2000

id186987 7 4 Caulkin, Al 1989 Title:

Caulkin, Al, 1989

id186988 7 5 GUTS - Gay Urban "Youth" Squad December 17th, 1989 Title:

GUTS - Gay Urban "Youth" Squad, December 17th, 1989

id186989 7 6 Judge Jack Hampton February 27th, 1990 Title:

Judge Jack Hampton, February 27th, 1990

id186990 7 7 LG-PAC: Lesbian-Gay Political Action Committee March 28th, 1989 Title:

LG-PAC: Lesbian-Gay Political Action Committee, March 28th, 1989

id186991 7 8 March on Austin March, 1991 Title:

March on Austin, March, 1991

id186992 7 9 21.06 Morales December 10th, 1990 Title:

21.06 Morales, December 10th, 1990

id186993 7 10 Bill Nelson - Terry Tebedo 1985, 1988-1990, 2006 Title:

Bill Nelson - Terry Tebedo, 1985, 1988-1990, 2006

Scope and Contents

Contains papers, as well as photographs of Bill Nelson and Terry Tebedo. Contains one laminated item on Bill Nelson from the Advocate, which was used during his services.

id187694 7 11 Nelson, Mark William - Litigation RE: Dr. Robert Huse Estate February 20th, 1992; July, 1993 Title:

Nelson, Mark William - Litigation RE: Dr. Robert Huse Estate, February 20th, 1992; July, 1993

id187695 7 12 Oak Lawn Community 1983, 1991, 2008 Title:

Oak Lawn Community, 1983, 1991, 2008

id187696 7 13 Parkland Lawsuit 1988 Title:

Parkland Lawsuit, 1988

id187697 7 14 Police Hiring - City of Dallas Policy and Mica England 1992 Title:

Police Hiring - City of Dallas Policy and Mica England, 1992

id187698 7 15 Razzle Dazzle Dallas June, 1982; June, 1998 Title:

Razzle Dazzle Dallas, June, 1982; June, 1998

id187699 7 16 Waybourn, William 1981, 1991, 1993 Title:

Waybourn, William, 1981, 1991, 1993

id187715 7 17 Bill Nelson - Terry Tebedo - Dallas City Hall Plaza Demonstrations: Bill Nelson and Community, Death of Terry Tebedo February, 1988 Scope and Contents

Contains 2 discs of images in a digital format.

id170780 Publications id170783 4 642735 id171155 4 1 AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 1985 Title:

AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1985

id171156 4 2 AIDS and Deafness, a Community's Challenge February 17th-19th, 1989 Title:

AIDS and Deafness, a Community's Challenge, February 17th-19th, 1989

id171157 4 3 AIDS Update - Walk for Life 1988 Title:

AIDS Update - Walk for Life, 1988

id171158 4 4 AIDS Update 1986-1989 Title:

AIDS Update, 1986-1989

id171159 4 5 AIDS...What Everyone Should Know 1987 Title:

AIDS...What Everyone Should Know, 1987

id171160 4 6 Caring for the AIDS Patient at Home October, 1986 Title:

Caring for the AIDS Patient at Home, October, 1986

id171161 4 7 Dallas Dinner Committee - United Our Way 1989 Title:

Dallas Dinner Committee - United Our Way, 1989

id171162 4 8 Dallas Helps Its Own May 20th, 1989 Title:

Dallas Helps Its Own, May 20th, 1989

id171163 4 9 Dialog 1985-1986, 1988-1989 Title:

Dialog, 1985-1986, 1988-1989

id171164 4 10 Fabulous Faces and Fashion May 15th, 1986 Title:

Fabulous Faces and Fashion, May 15th, 1986

id171165 4 11 Facts About AIDS 1987 Title:

Facts About AIDS, 1987

id171166 4 12 Surgeon General's Report on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 1987 Title:

Surgeon General's Report on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1987

id171167 4 13 Understanding AIDS 1988 Title:

Understanding AIDS, 1988

id171168 4 14 Walk for Life 1988-1989 Title:

Walk for Life, 1988-1989

id171169 4 15 What is the Dallas County Sero-Prevalence Survey? 1989 Title:

What is the Dallas County Sero-Prevalence Survey?, 1989

id171170 4 16 What You Should Know About AIDS c. 1987 Title:

What You Should Know About AIDS, c. 1987

id187701 8

This box was added to the collection at a later date from the original set of materials.

642554
id187702 8 1 AIDS Quilt in Dallas October 28th-30th, 1994 Title:

AIDS Quilt in Dallas, October 28th-30th, 1994

id187703 8 2 AIDS Update 1988-1994 Title:

AIDS Update, 1988-1994

id187704 8 3 Dialog (D.G.A.) 1987-1988 Title:

Dialog (D.G.A.), 1987-1988

id187705 8 4 Spectrum (F.H.U.) October, 1993; November, 1996 Title:

Spectrum (F.H.U.), October, 1993; November, 1996

id170781 Artifacts id170785 5 T-Shirts 642736 id171395 5 1 Bill Nelson - City Council, District Two 1985 Title:

Bill Nelson - City Council, District Two, 1985

id171392 5 2 DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) T-Shirt 1996 Title:

DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) T-Shirt, 1996

id171402 5 3 Walk for Life T-Shirt c. 1988 Title:

Walk for Life T-Shirt, c. 1988

Scope and Contents

The shirt honors Bill Nelson, Mike Richards, Terry Tebedo, Bob Andej Ko, Hal Harrington, Tony Anthony, Wes Rogers, Bob Browning, Sam Potter and Steve Wolf.

id170786 6 Buttons 642737 id171422 6 1 Bill Nelson for City Council Campaign Button 1987 Title:

Bill Nelson for City Council Campaign Button, 1987

id171423 6 2 Bill Nelson for City Council, District Two - Green Campaign Button 1985 Title:

Bill Nelson for City Council, District Two - Green Campaign Button, 1985

id171424 6 3 The NAMES Project Button c. 1988-1989 Title:

The NAMES Project Button, c. 1988-1989

id171425 6 4 National Coming Out Day "Take Your Next Step" Button October 11th, 1988 Title:

National Coming Out Day "Take Your Next Step" Button, October 11th, 1988

id171426 6 5 Torch Song Trilogy: The Movie Button 1988 Title:

Torch Song Trilogy: The Movie Button, 1988

id171427 6 6 Walk for Life Button 1988 Title:

Walk for Life Button, 1988

id171434 6 7 Walk for Life Button and Number 2295 1989 Title:

Walk for Life Button and Number 2295, 1989

id187713 6 8 GUTS - Gay Urban Truth Squad Button c. 1980-1989 Title:

GUTS - Gay Urban Truth Squad Button, c. 1980-1989

id251730 9 Newspaper Clippings 719517