Browse Collections (41 total)

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All-Negro Comics

"All-Negro Comics" is an all black comic book that showcases a range of black talent through adventurous storytelling. Created in 1947, the founder…

Contributors: Orin C. Evans

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Building a Multicultural Campus: Student Protests in 1990

This collection explores campus culture and student voices at the University of Texas in the 1990s through the lens of the Daily Texan, UT's…

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The Overlooked: Understanding Marginalization of the Muslim Community in the United States

This press release was signed by twelve religious organizations expressing their concern that the U.S. government was planning to infringe upon these…

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El Precio del Engaño

This fotonovela is an educational resource published in 1988-1989. The short dramatic story in Spanish educates members of the Latino community how…

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Helen Marr Kirby: Co-education at UT Austin

Remembrances of the contributions of Helen Marr Kirby, the first Dean of Women at UT Austin, on facilitating coeducation at the university.

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Legacies of Imperialism: An Examination of U.S. Destabilization Efforts in Chile

In 1973 Chile experienced a violent shift in power from the democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende to a military dictatorship…

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Activism Against Discrimination Towards Spanish Speakers in 20th Century America

This collection presents the discourse between white and non white activists in America who published works, participated in conferences, and dealt…

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Prison on Paper: Frances Jalet-Cruz and the Texas Prison Reform

Frances Jalet-Cruz represented Texas inmates in suits against the Texas prison system and became one of the central figures in the Texas prison reform…

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Carlos Castaneda: A Scholar, an Advocate, and a Friend

This resource highlights the life and legacy of support for Latinx students and people that Carlos Eduardo Castaneda lived, and the gaps in society…

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Migrations and Reparations in the Time of Revolutions

This collection puts the letter to John Baptist Toussant Corneau's family from Banque Hottinguer about the indemnity paid to them by the country of…

Contributors: Hottinguer & Co.

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Modern Belief in Folk Healing

Curanderas are still part of the community, and belief in it is strong. With younger practitioners, the focus is less on piety, but on healing from…

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Raul Valdez Murals Collection

Photographs of Murals Painted by Raul Valdez in Austin, Texas.
All the murals in this collection have been destroyed.

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Crystal City Internment Camp Correspondences and Images: Perspectives on the Camp's Administration

This collection sheds light on the administrative style of the officer in charge of the Crystal City Internment Camp through internee correspondences.…

Contributors: Internees from the Crystal City Family Internment Camp

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What's Happening Newsletters: A Look into the Texas Death Row Community

All items in the collection are from the What's Happening newsletters, published by Texas inmates on death row in the early 1990s. Funded by the…

Contributors: What's Happening newsletter staff

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LGBTQ Visibility: Art and Literature from 1930-1955

View magazine, published from 1940-1947, is a ‘little magazine’ edited and curated by Charles Henri Ford, Parker Tyler and Max Ernst, and can be found…

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Chicanx Activism on the Forty Acres: Then and Now

This collection considers the broader contributions of Chicanx activism at UT Austin by looking to how Chicanx longhorns of the past sought to create…

Contributors: Armando Gutiérrez

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Pamphlets, Newsletters, and Zines on anti-Vietnam War Activism

Collection of newsletters, pamphlets, and zines that discuss motives and plans of action in regards to ending the Vietnam War. Covers events including…

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Silvia Gonzalez S. and The Migrant Farmworker's Son

The daughter of immigrants from Mexico, Silvia Gonzalez S. (Scherer) was born in San Fernando, CA, and grew up in the barrio of Pacoima, near Los…

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A Practical Look at Afrocentricity

Alli Aweusi was a former Black Panther member who settled in Austin, TX in the 1981. This tape is a recording of a panel discussion held on the…

Contributors: Nelson Linder, Alli Aweusi, Marian Barnes, Marcus Brown, Akwasi Evans

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The Dallas Youth Council Scrapbook (1957-1958)

The Dallas NAACP Youth Council constructed a scrapbook consisting of newspaper clippings and important correspondence. The contents of the scrapbook…

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