MARC Record For Collection: Oral History Program Collection, 1964 - 2017
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099 9 _a02/03/U0176
110 2 _aUniversity of North Texas. Oral History Program.
245 00 _aOral History Program Collection
_f1964 - 2017
351 _aThe interviews are arranged by the format and then alphabetically.
506 _aThis collection is restricted. Please contact the UNT Archives for more information.
520 2 _aThe oral history program interviews individuals concerning their memories of historic events they witnessed or participated in. The interviews are transcribed, edited and bound. The Oral History Program collection includes Cassette Tapes, Reel to Reel Tapes, Compact Discs, and Mini Discs, as well as documents and artifacts. The materials largely cover a range of years from 1962 – 2013. The collection includes interviews from the Legislative Project, the New Deal Project, the Pearl Harbor Project, the Prisoners of War Project, the Texas Republican Women’s Project, and the Texas Textile Mill Project. The collection also includes many interviews about topics such as the Civilian Conservation Corps., desegregation of North Texas State College, interviews with local business owners, immigration, and the Texas Pop Festival.
There are also many interviews with noteworthy individuals including: Mary Kay Ash, Norman Brinker, Frank Cuellar, Sr., Frank Cuellar, Jr., Bette C. Graham, Cecil H. Green, Herman W. Lay, M. Lamar Muse, C.B. Owens, Jerry Owens, Richard Rogers, Paul Voertman, David Allred, Kay Bailey, Earle Cabell, Bill Clayton, Price Daniel, Martin Dies, DeWitt Hale, O.H. “Ike” Harris, Abner Haynes, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Norman Mailer, Allen Shivers, Preston Smith, Coke Stevenson, Ben Wooten, and Charles Wilson. Along with correspondence from Edwin A. Walker, Barbara Jordan, and Ladybird Johnson.
524 _aOral History Program Recordings Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
541 _aOral History Program
545 1 _aThe Oral History Program was established by Dr. H. W. Kamp in 1964. He based many of the proceedures and policies for the new program on those of the Oral History Research Office at Columbia University. Dr. Ronald E. Marcello led the program from 1968 to 2005. The program is currently being directed by Dr. Todd Moye. The purpose of the program is to preserve, through recorded interviews, the memoirs of individuals who have been eyewitnesses to or participants in historic events.
[Information for this entry comes from the Oral History Program web page.]
610 0 _aUniversity of North Texas. Oral History Program
610 0 _aUniversity of North Texas oral history. collection
655 0 _aAudiotapes
655 0 _aCompact discs
655 0 _aCorrespondence
655 0 _aIndexes (reference sources)
655 0 _aNewsletters
856 42 _3Control Card
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