Archive for September, 2011

September 14, 2011

Young Republicans on integration

This is from the Daily Texan of July 23, 1963. (Click  image to enlarge.) The meeting is discussed in the post of February 2, 2011, entitled “UT YRs on civil rights.”

September 13, 2011

Use of Union fees questioned

Boren Chertkov’s letter appeared in the Daily Texan of Nov. 29, 1962. (Click  image to enlarge.) That semester, Students for Direct Action organized demonstrations at the segregated Austin Ice Palace.
September 12, 2011

Regents integrate activities

The UT Board of Regents voted to integrate campus activities, including athletics but not including housing, in a surprise move. The story appeared in the Nov. 10, 1963 Daily Texan. (Click images to enlarge.)

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September 9, 2011

On Forty Acres Club

Dr. Charles Hartshorne of the UT Philosophy Department comments on the Forty Acres Club in the Firing Line column of the January 14, 1964, Daily Texan. (Click images to enlarge.)
September 7, 2011

Reviewing Stand

This column on the dormitory integration suit by Richard Cole, Daily Texan managing editor, appeared August 16, 1963. (Click image to enlarge.)

September 6, 2011

University of the First Down

This is the second page of Tony Bell’s two-page cartoon essay “University of the First Down” from the September 1960 Texas Ranger. (Click image to enlarge.)
September 5, 2011


From the spring of 1960. (Click image to enlarge.) The student in the lower photo seems to be holding a poster that shows little progress in the integration of the university.