1956

OH 0598

Attorney. His experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College, 1956.

OH 0604

Businessman. His experiences as a member of the football teamduring the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College, 1956.

OH 1392

Law enforcement officer. His experiences while serving with the Birmingham, Alabama, Police Department during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

OHB 0079

President and senior chairman of board, Mcclurkan’s, Wichita Falls, Texas. Family background; father’s employment with McClurkan’s store in Denton and Krum; father’s experiences opening and managing McClurkan’s store in Wichita Falls, 1907; comments on grandfather W. S.

OH 0826

Airline employee, community leader. His experiences as a resident of Hamilton Park, Texas, 1956-90. Early life in East Texas; employment in Dallas; service in U.S. Navy during World War II; job promotions with Braniff; African-American housing in Dallas; decision to purchase home in Hamilton Park, 1956; flooding problems; shopping in the community; traffic and access problems; social activities; church activities; Civil League; Hamiltonians; Interorganizational Council; political activities; zoning controversies, Willowdell Park; the “Buy Out.”

OH 0596

Businessman. His experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College, 1956.

OH 0252

College professor, former college administrator, former poet laureate of Texas. The making of the poet; analysis of his poetry; tenure as director of libraries and vice-president for academic affairs at North Texas State College; his philosophy of teaching; desegregation of the college, 1955-56.

OHB 0041

President, Tex-Tan Western Leather Company, Yoakum, Texas. Father’s development of leather tanning business in Yoakum; line of leather products; comments on effects of Depression and World War II on business; tanning processes; saddletree production; sale of business assets, 1956; merger with Tandy Corporation; saddle promotions; expansion into Canada and Mexico; experiences with labor unions in Yoakum; views on pay systems, motivation, and piece work; development of Western Sales stores; retirement.

OH 0654

College instructor. His experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College, 1956.

OH 0599

Businessman. His experiences as a member of the football team during the desegregation of athletics at North Texas State College, 1956.