Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Business and organizational records, correspondence, program information, financial records, video and audio tapes (1923-2003 [bulk 1955-1995]) concerning civil rights, arts education, Freemasonry, political activities.
This collection compiled by Craft, a Dallas activist, documents NAACP political and social stands, Dallas Youth Council activities in challenging segregation in the Dallas area in the 1950s, and social problems in the Dallas area. Included are printed materials, correspondence, certificates, minute books, speeches, a scrapbook, and 44 photographs of unidentified NAACP leaders.
Comprising correspondence, campaign items, printed material, notes, and newspaper clippings, the Fagan Dickson Papers, 1956, 1967-1968, undated, document Fagan’s career as an attorney and his bid for the Democratic seat in the 1968 Texas congressional election.
Files maintained by Almetris Marsh Duren relate to the major University of Texas campus issues faced by African American students from the 1930s to the 1990s.
The collection consists of three 3/4 inch VHS videotapes which document Almetris Duren, student advisor and housemother of The University for Texas at Austin's first black students, describing the desegregation process at UT.
The Sergeant-at-Arms Office of the Texas Senate is responsible for decorum in the Senate chamber, chamber security, and managing the messengers and pages employed by the Capitol. One department in the Office is the Sergeant’s Clipping Service, which distributes news clippings to the Texas Senate. This collection consists of news clippings related to Texas and political issues.
Correspondence, printed material, creative works, legal documents, financial documents, minutes, photographic materials, sound recordings, and works of art comprise the papers of Representative Henry B. Gonzalez (1929-2015, bulk 1961-199).
Legal documents, correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, and a program compose the NAACP Texas Conference of Branches Records, 1953-1973, documenting the history of the NAACP Texas Conference of Branches during the Civil Rights movement.
Bruce Stuart Roberts is an American photographer and author who began his career in the 1950s. The images in this collection chronicle the Southern experience during a significant transitional period in its history: from the early Civil Rights years to the many signs of hope for change embodied in such social programs as Head Start, VISTA, and various rural health initiatives of the 1960s and 1970s.