Social Justice-Related Collections

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Austin Seminary Archives
Harry Ransom Center
Project STAND
  • Project STAND (info hub) – An online collaborative project led by academic archives that serves as an access point for archival materials related to historical and current student activism, particularly in support of marginalized or underrepresented identities, including a toolkit to support the collecting activities.
Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI)
  • The Avena-Wilson Collection (Home movie collection of Linda Wilson and Richard Avena, a former member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. The collection documents family life and the couple’s participation in the civil rights movement, primarily in South Texas.)
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Rangers and Outlaws – Canales Investigation (online exhibit) – In 1918, State Representative José T. Canales (Brownsville) launched an investigation on the conduct of Texas Rangers’ treatment of Hispanics in the border region. As a result of this investigation, the Texas Rangers was greatly reduced in numbers and several reforms were implemented.