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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Dallas Independent School District Desegregation Oral History Collection, 2003.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dallas Independent School District Desegregation Oral History Collection
Title: Dallas Independent School District Desegregation Oral History Collection
Dates: 2003
Abstract: Oral history interviews of nine school principals from the Dallas Independent School District who served during the desegregation era, 1950’s -1970’s, as well as a former local activist.
Accession No.: 2008-094
Extent: 11 digital videocassettes
Laguage: Materials are in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The interviews were conducted during the summer of 2003 by two Tarleton State University professors: Dr. Patricia Zelman, Professor of History, and Dr. Leslie Stanley-Stevens, Professor of Sociology.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains oral history interviews of nine school principals from the Dallas Independent School District who served during the desegregation era, 1950’s -1970’s, as well as a former local activist. The interviews include considerable reflection by the administrators on the process and outcome of school integration, reflecting the ways in which desegregation policies affected the persons responsible for policy implementation.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Use of audiovisual material by appointment only; please contact sound archivist.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Dallas Independent School District (Tex.)
Subjects
School integration -- Texas -- Dallas
Segregation in education -- Texas -- Dallas (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dallas Independent School District Desegregation Oral History Collection, 2003, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2X80a Digital videocassettes
Cassette 1 – William H. Stanley, Part 1
Cassette 2 – William H. Stanley, Part 2; Jack Arnold / James Fox
Cassette 3 – Jack Arnold / James Fox, Part 2A
Cassette 4 – Jack Arnold / James Fox, Rusk Middle School
Cassette 5 – Oscar Valadez, Part 2; Harold Filgo, Part 1
Cassette 6 – Harold Filgo, Part 2 / Rusk Middle School; James Tate
Cassette 7 – Frank Alexander, Part 1
Cassette 8 – Frank Alexander, Part 2; René Martinez, Part 1
Cassette 9 – René Martinez, Part 2; Robert Vermillion, Part 1
Cassette 10 – Robert Vermillion, Part 2; Paul Harris, Part 1
Cassette 11 – Paul Harris, Part 2

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