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Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Number

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Ginger Miles Collection, [circa 1990s]



Creator Miles, Ginger
Title: Ginger Miles collection
Dates: [circa 1990s]
Abstract: The Ginger Miles Collection, [ca. 1990s], consists of twenty audiocassettes containing fifty radio programs written and produced by Miles.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02560
Extent: 20 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical/Historical Note

Ginger Miles is a writer, producer, and editor of radio features, profiles, segments, and documentaries. Her work has appeared on National Public Radio, as well as projects for permanent collections at the Smithsonian and the National Museum of the American Indian. Miles has won awards from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Ohio State University, and the National Federation of Community Broadcasting among others. She received a B.F.A. in theater/broadcasting from Southern Methodist University and a M.A. in communication from Fordham University. She also lectured for two years at both Fordham and the University of Texas at Austin.

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Scope and Contents

The Ginger Miles Collection, [ca. 1990s], consists of twenty audiocassettes containing fifty radio programs written and produced by Miles. Programs cover a wide range of issues in the arts, history, and social issues in various formats, such as personal essays, radio dramas, documentaries and dramatic documentaries, and audio art. Programs include "Tex-Syns," "Old Time Texas," and "Texas: The Virtual Border," a documentary on Native Americans and the dramatic documentaries "Women & Men," and "Love Story in the 1940s."

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Miles, Ginger
Subjects
Indians of North America
Public radio
Radio journalism
Social history
Places
Texas
United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ginger Miles Collection, [circa 1990s], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

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Accession Number

98-228

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2.325/B134b [SRH1230000441] Audio Cassettes [circa 1990s]
Arts Reporting Features circa 1997-circa 1998
Navajo Weaving Exhibit: National Museum of the American Indian
Merce Cunningham: Computer Choreography
Yupik Alaskan Masks Exhibit: National Museum of the American Indian
Georgia O'Keefe Museum Opening
Chelsea Hotel Tour
Documentaries: Social Issues
Sooner or Later: The Story of Anna Lee and her journey with breast cancer
A Shelter Family: Profile of a homeless shelter in the back of a church
Documentaries: Autobiography/Texas
Hometown Texas: To Mother With Love
Ups and Downs: Adult Child of an Alcoholic
Dramatic Documentaries: Texas
A Love Story in the 1940's, Part 1
A Love Story in the 1940's, Part 2
Personal Essay and Radio Drama
Side A
Girls of Texas Tech
Dance Hall Etiquette: The Continental Club in NYC
The Day Buddy Holly Died
Side B
The Day Buddy Holly Died, Full Artist Interview
Valentine Special for National Public Radio
A Toast to Ella Fitzgerald
Valentine Special Hour
Carver Radio Workshop for Kids
Features: In Old Time Texas, On the Backroads, Parts 1 and 2
Old Time Texas, Part 1
Old Time Texas, Part 2
Features: In Old Time Texas, On the Backroads, Part 3
Documentaries: Texas the Virtual Border
Documentaries: NPR's "Horizons" Series
I am Roe
A Love Story in the 40s
Radio Drama: "Moisha"
Dramatic Documentaries: Women and Men, Parts 1 and 2
Dramatic Documentaries: Women and Men, Parts 3 and 4
Audio Art: Tex-Syns: An hour of selected pieces and sounds from Texas field recordings synthesized and re-mixed
Audio Art: "Mini Map Miami" and Early Work
Radio Work Retrospective: Karen and Ginger Show
Heart of the Story Series: Benton Broadcast
Native American, Tape 1
Native American, Tape 2

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