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Name University of Texas at Austin
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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Maggie Slocum's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Maggie Slocum's Interview

Maggie Slocum recalls growing up in Karnes City, Texas and Austin, Texas's Rosedale neighborhood in the 1940s-50s. She talks about what she and her friends did for recreation, the pressures of life during WWII and the period immediately following the war, and the beginnings of racial integration in Austin and how she and fellow whites reacted to it. 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 relations as a shared human experienc

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Modesta Treviño's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Modesta Treviño's Interview

Modesta Treviño reflects on her childhood in east Austin, Texas and the traditions and culture of her Hispanic family and community. She also discusses her adulthood in Austin, including her experiences as a University of Texas at Austin and St. Edward's University student, her activism with League of United Chicano Artists (LUCHA) and Mujeres Artistas del Suroeste, and her experiences as a teacher. 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 com