Archive for January, 2011

January 31, 2011

Shuval asks segregation end

Andy Shuval is now Andy Shuvalov, Republican. The clipping is from the July 23, 1963, Daily Texan. (Click on image to enlarge.) Shuvalov’s statement at the Stand-In Reunion of Dec. 3, 2010, that Republicans had “always supported civil rights” was received with hostility by some other attendees.
January 30, 2011

UT counters integration lawsuit

From the Daily Texan, June 25, 1963. (Click on image to enlarge.) Maudie Ates, Sherryl Griffin and Leroy Sanders were the students who had filed the lawsuit to integrate all university residence halls.

January 29, 2011

More Dilly Texanne satire

From the Dilly Texanne, the Texas Ranger‘s parody of the Daily Texan, published May 15, 1963. (Click on image to enlarge.)  An “Uncle Tom Is Dead” parade had been held in Austin.
January 28, 2011

Connally appoints regents

In February, newly-elected Texas Governor John Connally appointed three new regents, Judge W. St. John Garwood, Mrs. J. Lee Johnson and Rabbi Levi Olan, all of whom expressed a greater openness to integration at the University of Texas. However, the Texas Senate refused to confirm Garwood’s appointment. Connally had better luck with his replacement appointee, Frank Erwin.

January 27, 2011

Academic study

The Daily Texan editorial page ran this December 12 and 13, 1962, but I have only the second installment. (Click image to enlarge.) S. Thomas Friedman published “The Negro Student at the University of Texas, 1962” the next year under the auspices of the Religious Workers Association. He taught educational psychology and was the father of entertainer and sometime-politico Richard “Kinky” Friedman. He died in 2002. Donald J. Mischer is a television producer and director.
January 26, 2011

Letters on the ‘Y’

From the Daily Texan, Dec. 6, 1962. (Click image to enlarge.)

January 25, 2011

Assembly mulls ‘Y,’ NSA

From the Daily Texan, December 6, 1962. (Click image to enlarge.)

January 24, 2011

‘Y’ asks off-campus aid

Susan Ford and Dick Simpson, “Y” presidents, pictured in this clipping from the Daily Texan, fall of 1962. (Click image to enlarge.)
January 23, 2011

‘Y’ bomber tried for murder

From the Nov. 29, 1962, Daily Texan. (Click image to enlarge.) In Fort Stockton, the judge in William McKnight‘s case ruled a mistrial. I have no information as to what happened after that.

January 22, 2011

Pete Seeger sings

From the Nov. 8, 1962 Daily Texan. (Click images to enlarge.) Some “Y” cabinet members expressed anxiety about Pete Seeger singing there, but they voted to allow it.