Category Archives: Archives of Women of the Southwest

Treasure Chest of Fine Foods

It seems everyone handled the shelter-in-place order a little differently. Some used the time to complete some long overdue home projects, others used the time to exercise or learn languages. Many in the library and archives profession got crafty. Sadly

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Dr. Duncan please report to the stacks…

Today was the first day back in the stacks for me as campus slowly begins reopening. Walking into my office felt strange as everything was in a perfect state of preservation from the day I left it back in March.

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Andy Hanson’s Dallas

This winter, we celebrated the life and professional legacy of Andy Hanson with our exhibit Andy Hanson: Picturing Dallas 1960-2008.  The exhibit allowed visitors to appreciate Hanson’s incredible talent and reflect on the history of Dallas. If you were unable to

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A Woman’s Work is Never Done-Happy Birthday Girl Scouts

I moved around a lot when I was growing up. Fortunately, I was able to see much of the world at a young age; unfortunately, I was never able to put down roots anywhere. I missed out on joining teams,

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A Woman’s Work is Never Done-Vivian Castleberry

Born in Lindale, Texas, as the oldest child and only daughter of William and Jesse Anderson, Vivian Lou Anderson was raised on the family dairy farm in East Texas. Determined at a young age to become a writer, Castleberry taught

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And the Award Goes To…

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about a time of goal setting, resolution making, and making plans for the future. It is the time of year where I am reminded of just how many movies, actors

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Something’s Cooking

Post by Archives of Women of the Southwest intern Melissa Calderon. Ah yes, the smell of freshly baked apple crumb pie or fiery Texas chili. Creating recipes for both sweet and savory dishes was June Crozier Towers’ specialty. She definitely

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Someone’s In the Kitchen

The holiday season is upon us! For many that means cookies, cakes, and pies…oh my. I have some very distinct wonderful memories of holiday baking with both my mother and grandmother. Scattered throughout the Archives of Women of the Southwest

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This Court Is Adjourned

By Archives of the Women of the Southwest intern Melissa Calderon. In today’s world, women are seen more in the law community either by being attorneys or judges. It is fair to say that women have been committed to making

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In October We Wear Pink…

October can represent many things to different people. It can mean pumpkin spice flavored everything for those die-hard fans of the Starbucks PSL. It can mean watching scary movies, dressing in costumes and eating tons of candy for the Halloween

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