Undated Daily Texan editorial, but from the reference to bombing churches and killing children, Booker T. Bonner and Bruce Maxwell staged the “Stand for Birmingham” after Sept. 15, 1963. Birmingham, Alabama, had been marked by violence against civil rights protesters for some months. (Click image to enlarge.)
From the Daily Texan, March 27, 1962. (Click image to enlarge.) Houston Wade of Students for Direct Action shared the platform with Norman Thomas. The Dallas Morning News said the event should be called “Teatime for Treason.”
This Daily Texan clipping is from the spring of 1961. (Click images to enlarge.) The Lutherans were divided, but later the Austin Jewish community was united in its boycott of the film Exodus at the Varsity Theater in August 1961.