CS_00/CS_05. Civil Rights and Social Justice
Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
Biographical narrative, including copies of letters and poetry, relating to Campbell Dickson, Lucy Ellen Tracy Dickson, and the Dickson, Campbell and Tracy families. The material documents their activities from circa 1660 to 1937, with a particular focus on the years 1836-1911.
The Robert H. Abzug Poster Collection, 1969, comprises three political posters from Berkeley, California.
The archive spans Adams' entire career as a photojournalist in the U.S. and abroad. It includes slides, negatives, prints, and audio and video materials, as well as personal calendars, field notes, assignment files, and tear sheets.
The African American Baseball Collection is a collection of 19 photographs associated with a member of the Monroe (Louisiana) Monarchs, a Negro Leagues baseball team.
The African American photographers oral history collection contains interviews and transcriptions with 10 African American photographers of Texas.
A collection of sheet music written by or about African Americans from 1879 to 1940. Collection also includes a few examples of Ku Klux Klan music.
The AIDS Collection, 1985-1990, contains flyers, news clippings, medical studies, and guidelines, which document the work of and issues confronting AIDS organizations in Arkansas and Texas, specifically the Austin Lesbian Gay Political Caucus, AIDS Services of Austin, Austin AIDS Project, Washington County AIDS Task Force, Inc., Arkansas AIDS Foundation, and AIDS Resources Center.
Some materials relate to the 1944 firing of University of Texas president Homer P. Rainey by the board of regents, the ensuing actions of the faculty, and the issue of academic freedom. One group of papers consists of academic research notes and drafts of literary productions on Thomas A. Hickey and the history of labor and socialism in Texas by Ruth A. Allen. One item includes a 1973 profile of University of Texas regent Edward A. Clark and a speech by Clark on the University of Texas.
Materials originate from the American for Nonsmokers lobbying organization, which opposes the tobacco industry and promotes the rights of non-smokers.
Blacks at the University of Texas photographs, 1946-circa 1980, relate to the integration of UT and student life of Blacks and consists of prints and negatives from the Briscoe Center for American History exhibit "An End and a Beginning: Blacks at the University of Texas” and from the files of the UT Texas Student Publications, Inc., photographs.