Posts tagged ‘Frank L. Wright’

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 4, 2011

Campus Chest cuts ‘Y’

Giving space to Students for Direct Action and similar groups did not help the “Y.” Also, a series of articles by Jimmy Banks that spring in the Dallas Morning News presented a slanted and negative view of the “Y.” The program for blind students was innovative. Most campuses had nothing comparable until the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. (Click on image to enlarge.)
December 11, 2010

Bomber trial, SDA petition

Also from the December 1960 Daily Texan. (Click image to enlarge.)
December 11, 2010

Bombers arrested

Dwonna Goldstone references this Daily Texan article as Dec. 1, 1960. (Click images to enlarge.)