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Name Austin (Tex.) Police Department
Number of Archive records 5

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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Deanna Deolloz's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Deanna Deolloz's Interview

Deanna Deolloz discusses her beginnings in Yoakum, Texas, and her experiences visiting and living in Austin, Texas in the 1970s through the present. She explores growing up Latina in Austin, the Austin Hispanic arts scene, racism she has encountered in Yoakum and Austin, the gentrification of Austin and how it affects marginalized people, and negative relations between law enforcement and minorities. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their interviews co

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Perry Bedford's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Perry Bedford's Interview

Perry Bedford recalls his life growing up in south Austin, Texas, around William Cannon Drive and West Gate Boulevard. He discusses his grade school years and how it was growing up African American in a predominately white neighborhood and schools. He also tells of his own and family members' negative encounters with law enforcement, the positive and negative effects of gentrification, rising property taxes, and demographic changes in Austin. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Gina Houston's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Gina Houston's Interview

Gina Houston discusses growing up in east Austin, Texas in the 1970s and 80s in a politically active family, and people's perceptions and treatment of her as an African American, middle class child. She also talks about misconceptions about east Austin and its inhabitants, the gentrification and rising property taxes in east Austin, negative relations between law enforcement and minorities in Austin, and navigating in an Anglo world. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelo

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Michael Joplin's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Michael Joplin's Interview

Michael Joplin recounts his formative years in north and south Austin, Texas. He talks about his experiences working in construction with his uncle and his Hispanic employees. Michael also discusses gentrification and changing demographics in east Austin, where he lives now, and his experiences working with children of color through Creative Action and Totally Cool Totally Art. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their interviews communicate race relation

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Stan Kerr's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Stan Kerr's Interview

Stan Kerr discusses his life in Austin, Texas from 1970 to the present, including his experience of being a white man in an interracial marriage with an African American woman, and his involvement in Austin's African American community through attending and teaching at Huston-Tillotson University. He examines the Civil Rights Movement in Austin and his wife's family's participation in it, Austin's history of segregation, discrimination against African Americans, and the gentrification and changing demographics of east Austin. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institut