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Showing 6 results for collections with a title beginning with "D"

Davis, Lucy, 1914-2014

Creator Abstract: Lucy Justine Davis was a well-respected home economics teacher in Sinton and Hondo, Texas, who was considered a mother figure by many of her students. She was an active historical researcher and member of her community.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1855-1902 and 1912-2009 and includes correspondence, photographs, books, print materials, clippings, legal documents, diaries, scrapbooks, home economics lesson plans and related material. Also in the collection is art by Lucy J. Davis's sister, Mary Octavia "Dutz" Davis, and assorted materials from her father, Fletcher Davis and sister Anne Davis.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. San Antonio Alumnae Chapter

Creator Abstract: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service organization of predominately African American college educated women. The San Antonio Alumnae Chapter as established on August 16, 1933, under the name of Psi Sigma Chapter. On August 23, 1958, the chapter was renamed San Antonio Alumnae Chapter. The chapter follows the philosophy upon which the national organization was founded, committed to engaging in public service, concern for social welfare, academic excellence and cultural enrichment.
Content Abstract: Administrative and membership records, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and a scrapbook of an African American public service sorority established in San Antonio in 1933.

Denman, Fannie Lee

Creator Abstract: Fannie Lee Denman was born in San Angelo on October 20, 1915. She married Leroy G. Denman, Jr. and moved to San Antonio, where she worked with volunteer organizations to improve San Antonio’s public health, cultural and educational institutions. Fannie Lee Denman died in on December 13, 2006.
Content Abstract: The Fannie Lee Denman papers consists of correspondence, photographs, genealogical and assorted materials.

Douglass Family

Creator Abstract: The Douglass family of San Antonio, Texas, included Ray Keller Douglass, active member of the Scientific Society, the Open Forum, and the Shakespeare Club; her daughter, Vaughan Douglass, schoolteacher, active member of the San Antonio Historical Association, and San Antonio branch president of the American Association of University Women from 1947-1949; her son, Jack Douglass III, church volunteer; and his wife, Leota Scott Douglass, exhibiting artist.
Content Abstract: The Douglass Family Papers includes printed materials, programs, scrapbooks, clippings, brochures, household receipts, correspondence, yearbooks, curricula, art periodicals, postcards, maps, photographs, place cards, color lithographs, and assorted ephemera.

Duggan, Margaret Bridget, 1940-2007.

Creator Abstract: Margaret Bridget Duggan was commissioned in the United States Air Force in 1963 and served overseas in Okinawa, Japan, and Thailand. From 1975-1977, she was commander of a basic military training squadron at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. In 1977, Margaret Duggan was sent to Iran to integrate women into the Iranian armed forces, but had to flee in 1979 when the Shah of Iran was overthrown. She retired from the Air Force in 1982.
Content Abstract: The bulk of this collection is comprised of awards, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.

Duncan, Lucy E.and Zimmerman, Jill

Creator Abstract: Lucy E. Duncan and Jill Zimmerman met at Texas Woman's University around 1975. After leaving the university in 1979, they settled in San Antonio, Texas and began careers as professional librarians. Duncan and Zimmerman were very involved with the local women's community and were part of the WomanSpace Collective.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of 22 lesbian and feminist t-shirts and one cap.