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At War With The Texas Regulars, 1944–1946

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During 1944, an anti-New Deal group of wealthy men known as the Texas Regulars attempted to seize control of the Texas Democratic Party in order to deny President Roosevelt Texas's electoral college ... More


Women's Clubs

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how the women in Texas set about taking stock of their own learning. The time had come for them to see their own education. A desire for better education by southerners was part of ... More


The Road to Sweatt v. Painter

Peter Charles Hoffer

in The Search for Justice: Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226614281
eISBN:
9780226614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614458.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Sweatt v. Painter case gained Heman Sweatt a place in the University of Texas Law School; more important was the first victory for the LDF campaign against segregation, abandoning the earlier ... More


Industry without Smokestacks: Knowledge Labor, the University of Texas, and Suburban Austin

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at Austin’s emergent tech industry in the 1950s and 1960s and the role that the University of Texas at Austin played in that grow. It argues that the city promoted a natural ... More


From Discrimination to Affirmative Action

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles involving the University of Texas School of Law and its affirmative action program. In the wake of its success in 1944 in the all-white primary case, Smith v. ... More


Technopolis: The Machine Threatens the Garden

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at Austin’s economic and demographic growth from the 1970s to the 1990s. The University of Texas, and especially Dean of the Graduate School of Business George Kozmetsky, were ... More


Sánchez’s War of Ideas 1940–1944

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez fought the Second World War with his pen. He used his academic position at the University of Texas to talk up the national Good Neighbor Policy with Latin America. He especially ... More


Religious Roots of New Left Radicalism

Joshua Z. Gahr and Michael P. Young

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Joshua Z. Gahr and Michael P. Young’s chapter provides a historical analysis of the somewhat counterintuitive, yet central, role that Protestant institutions played in the emergence of the new Left. ... More


Addicted to Mansfield: A Glimpse at the Ruth Elvish Mantz Collection in Texas

Gerri Kimber

in Katherine Mansfield and Russia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426138
eISBN:
9781474438681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426138.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the Ruth Elvish Mantz Collection in the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Mantz wrote the first biography of Mansfield in 1933, in conjunction with ... More


Harvey Schmidt: Born: September 12, 1929, Dallas, Texas

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0025
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Harvey Schmidt. It begins with an extended commentary of his career, followed by details on productions, with data and song information. Schmidt, the son of a ... More


Introduction: Written/Unwritten: The Gap Between Theory and Practice

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The introduction argues that although the academy has a spoken (the written) commitment to diversity, the same attitudes (the unwritten) that kept faculty of color out of predominately white ... More


In and Out of Time

Amy L. Brandzel

in Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040030
eISBN:
9780252098239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040030.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter uses the Supreme Court decisions that were announced in June of 2013 to showcase the anti-intersectionalities of citizenship and the ways in which anti-intersectionality functions ... More


In Search of Our Fathers’ Workshops

Lisa Sánchez González

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Lisa Sánchez González explores the highlights and lowlights in her journey from kindergarten to tenure as a Boricua feminist scholar deemed "radical" in U.S. academia. Her essay charts the challenges ... More


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