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The Handbook of Texas Women
By The Handbook of Texas Women

Posted May 4, 2022 to News.

Sophia Alice Callahan

Bio of Sophia Alice Callahan

 

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The Handbook of Texas Women
By The Handbook of Texas Women

Posted April 11, 2022 to News.

Franklin Beauty School

Franklin Beauty School, Houston

 

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The Handbook of Texas Women
By The Handbook of Texas Women

Posted February 21, 2022 to News.

Tex-Son Garment Workers' Strike

Between February 1959 and January 1963, workers from the Tex-Son Garment Manufacturing Company, a factory that produced children’s apparel in San Antonio, Texas, conducted a strike for increased wages, an end to outsourcing, and greater job security.

 

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The Handbook of Texas Women
By The Handbook of Texas Women

Posted January 21, 2022 to News.

Estela Portillo Trambley

In November, 2021, the WITH Forum began a cooperative arrangement with the Texas State Historical Association to provide entries about Texas women from TSHA’s Handbook of Texas Women. You will find a link to the article in the Handbook itself if you want to explore it and other entries. We will offer one new entry per month, and links to those that are no longer posted will allow you to find the ones you may have missed.

 

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Teresa Palomo Acosta
By Teresa Palomo Acosta

Posted November 16, 2021 to News.

Daria Arredondo Vera

In November, 2021, the WITH Forum began a cooperative arrangement with the Texas State Historical Association to provide entries about Texas women from TSHA’s Handbook of Texas Women. You will find a link to the article in the Handbook itself if you want to explore it and other entries. We will offer one new entry per month, and links to those that are no longer posted will allow you to find the ones you may have missed.

 

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Nancy Baker Jones
By Nancy Baker Jones

Posted August 26, 2020 to News.

Rethinking Woman Suffrage; 100 Years In

Rethinking Woman Suffrage; 100 Years So here we are, 100 years in, and the suffrage story remains unfinished. Once again, not all women, or all men, can vote, and the suffrage movement itself, writ large, is still not over.

 

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Winegarten Foundation
By Winegarten Foundation

Posted July 24, 2020 to News.

Statement of the Ruthe Winegarten Foundation

The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 sparked something in us all. It’s not that police brutality is something new. It isn’t. History shows that this is not an isolated case. It doesn’t just happen in Minneapolis—it happens in Texas, too. Historical evidence of police brutality, excessive use of force and deaths of African American, Latino, and Indigenous people is older than Texas. What is different is two-fold: we see it now because of videos and social media. And because of quarantine due to the pandemic, we have more time to watch and to respond.

 

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