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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Women's Advocate

Radio

Houston Area Women's Center

International Women's Year

Political Publicity

Speeches and Presentations

Personal Files

Clippings

University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Nikki Van Hightower Papers, 1967-1997



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Van Hightower, Nikki
Title Nikki Van Hightower Papers
Dates: 1967-1997
Abstract Nikki Van Hightower has been an outspoken activist in the women's movement and a leading proponent of equality for women in the city of Houston. Her papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings.
ID uhwnvh96
Extent 14 boxes; 7.5 linear feet
Language English.
Repository Special Collections & Archives, University of Houston Libraries

Biographical Note

In the course of her career Nikki Van Hightower has been Women's Advocate for the City of Houston, Moderator/Commentator at Radio Station KTRH, Executive Director of the Houston Area Women's Center, and Harris County Treasurer. She has held teaching positions at the University of Houston, Texas A & M University, Lee Community College, the University of Texas School of Public Health, and the New York Institute of Technology. She has been an outspoken activist in the women's movement and a leading proponent of equality for women in the city of Houston.

Van Hightower became involved in the women's movement while in college in the early 1970s; she continued her involvement after moving to Houston in 1975. In 1976 she was appointed to the position of Women's Advocate by Mayor Fred Hofheinz, and was responsible for “coordinating efforts to secure equal rights for women” in Houston. In this capacity she served as the city liaison for the International Women's Year National Conference, which was held in Houston in 1977, and raised public awareness of women's issues with her daily presentation of the Women's Advocate Hour on Radio Station KTRH.

Van Hightower's criticism of inequalities in city employment practices, and her feminist activities, ensured her unpopularity with City Council members. In 1977 they voted to reduce her salary to $1.00 a year in an effort to force her to abandon the role of Women's Advocate. Hofheinz countered by reinstating her as “Affirmative Action Specialist,” allowing her to carry out the same job under a different name. She remained in this position until Jim McConn, who succeeded Hofheinz as mayor, fired her in March 1978.

KTRH Radio subsequently hired Van Hightower to present daily commentaries and host the call-in show Doubletalk with Ed Brandon. She was fired from the station, apparently for being too controversial, in March 1979.

By this time she was committed to working with the Houston Area Women's Center, which she helped to establish in 1977. In 1979 she became the Center's Executive Director and held that position until 1986.

In 1983, Van Hightower entered elective politics, campaigning unsuccessfully for City Council At Large Position 4. In 1986, she launched a successful campaign for Harris County Treasurer, and took office in January 1987. For the next three years she fought policies which compromised the Treasurer's control of county finances. In 1990 she was unsuccessful in her bid as Democratic Nominee for State Treasurer. She currently holds the positions of Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, and Senior Lecturer with the Health Science Center at Texas A & M University.

Throughout her career, Van Hightower received numerous honors and awards and established an impressive vita of community involvement, publications, speaking engagements, and teaching appointments. Her refusal to be intimidated by the “old boy” political network, which she viewed as a fundamental obstacle to equality and justice, enabled her to implement significant changes for the citizens of Houston.

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Scope and Contents

This collection documents the career of Nikki Van Hightower from the time of her appointment as Women's Advocate up to, and including, her work as Harris County Treasurer. It contains material dating from 1967 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1989. Types of material within the collection include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings.

The papers were originally filed in broad subject categories which have, where possible, been retained in the eight series titles: Women's Advocate, Radio, Houston Area Women's Center, International Women's Year, Political Publicity, Speeches, Personal Files, and Clippings. In order to facilitate research, files were broken down into a more detailed topical arrangement. Folders are arranged alphabetically by title within series and sub-series. Where possible, papers are arranged chronologically within folders. When dates are consistently lacking, as with the speeches and radio commentaries, material is arranged alphabetically by title.

Van Hightower's work as Women's Advocate is particularly well documented in the collection. The papers reveal the significance of that position in relation to city government and to the fact that Houston was chosen as the site of the International Women's Year National Conference in 1977.

The papers representing Van Hightower's work at KTRH reveal the extremes of opposition and support which could be engendered by the kind of direct approach to controversial social issues which Van Hightower took in the 1970s.

Also notable are the speeches and clippings. The speeches constitute a substantial portion of the collection, revealing the range of subjects oh which Van Hightower spoke, and the extent of her community involvement. The clippings provide a valuable insight into media treatment of feminism during the 1970s and 1980s.

The Houston Area Women's Center series is the smallest in the collection. Van Hightower's work as Executive Director for the Center is more fully documented in the Houston Area Women's Center collection, also housed in the Women's Archive and Research Center.

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Restrictions

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nikki Van Hightower Papers, Courtesy of Special Collections & Archives, University of Houston Libraries.

Acquisition

Donated by Nikki Van Hightower, 1997

Processed by

Stephanie Ashley, July 1997

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Location: Range E; Section 4; Shelves 1-2

Oversize: Range E; Section 6; Shelf 1

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Detailed Description

 

Women's Advocate

This series contains thirty-one folders. Papers date from 1973 to 1978, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1976 to 1978. The series is divided into three sub-series: General Files, Reports and Studies, and Women's Rights Coordinating Council. Of particular note are the correspondence and memoranda files, which document the particular practices and policies with which Van Hightower took issue, and the range of opposition and support she received in response. Also noteworthy are the studies on the status of women in Houston.
General Files
box folder
1 1-2 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1976
3-8 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1977
9 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1978
10 Correspondence and Memoranda, n.d.
11 Engagement Diaries, 1976-1977
12 Messages/Notes, 1976-1977
13 Miscellany, 1976-1978
14 Opponents/Supporters of Women's Advocate Position, 1977
15 Ordinances Affecting Women's Advocate Position, 1977
16 Press Releases/Proposals Defining Women's Advocate Position, 1973-1976
17 Press Releases/Statements Supporting Women's Advocate Position, 1977
box folder
2 1 Quarterly/Yearly Reports of Activities, 1976-1977
2 Record of Women's Advocate Achievements, n.d.
Reports and Studies
box folder
2 3 Employee Child Care Needs: City of Houston, 1977
4 Employment Rights of the Women in Houston, 1977
5 Progress Report on the Status of Women in Houston, 1975
6 Single Parent Seminar Program, parts 4-6, 1977
7 State of the Women in Houston Background Material, 1977-1978
8 State of the Women in Houston, 1976
9 Status of Houston Women, 1977
10 Status of Women in Houstonm City Government as of December 31, 1977, 1977
11 Texas Child Care Inc. Study, 1977
Women's Rights Coordinating Council
box folder
2 12 Assorted Material, 1977
13 Assorted Material, n.d.
14 Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, 1976

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Radio

There are forty-five folders in this series, with two sub-series representing the two different capacities in which Van Hightower worked with Radio Station KTRH: Daily Commentaries/ Doubletalk, and Women's Advocate Hour. Material dates from 1976 to 1979. The correspondence in the first sub-series consists almost entirely of letters from listeners. Correspondence in the second sub-series relates primarily to arrangements for the show. Guests of note on the Women's Advocate Hour included Ellie Smeal, then President of the National Organization of Women, and Gloria Steinem.
Daily Commentaries/ Doubletalk
box folder
2 15-21 Correspondence, 1978
box folder
3 1-4 Correspondence, 1978
5-7 Correspondence, 1979
8 Correspondence, n.d.
Daily Commentaries
box folder
3 9 A, 1978
10 B, 1978
11 C, 1978
12 D, 1978
13 E, 1978
14 F, 1978
15 G, 1978
16 H, 1978
box folder
4 1 I-K, 1978
2 L, 1978
3 M-O, 1978
4 P, 1978
5 R, 1978
6 S, 1978
7 T, 1978
8 U, 1978
9 V-W, 1978
10 Untitled, 1978
11 Miscellany, 1976-1978
12 Notebook of Radio Program Topics, 1978
13 Notebook of Radio Program Topics, 1978-1979
14 Notes, 1978-1979
Women's Advocate Hour
box folder
4 15 Correspondence, 1977
16-19 Correspondence, Questions, and Preparatory Material, 1977
20 Correspondence, Questions, and Preparatory Material, 1978
Program Questions
box folder
5 1 Guests A-B, n.d.
2 Guests C-G, n.d.
3 Guests H-K, n.d.
4 Guests L-Mac, n.d.
5 Guests N-O, n.d.
6 Guests P-S, n.d.
7 Open Forum, n.d.
8 Telephone Messages, 1977

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Houston Area Women's Center

This series contains ten folders with material dating from 1977 to 1986. Initially, these files contained very little correspondence; correspondence and memoranda pertaining specifically to the Women's Center have since been transferred to this series from Van Hightower's personal files. The series also contains reports and publications.
box folder
5 9 Annual and Progress Reports, 1980-1985
10 Center Line, 1978-1982
11 Center Line, 1983-1986
12 Community Resources For Women, 1978
13 Correspondence, Memoranda, and Reports, 1977-1982
14 Correspondence, Memoranda, and Reports, 1983-1985
15 Descriptive Planning Document, 1978
16 Institute of International Education, 1982-1984
17 Miscellany, 1978-1982
18 Task Force on School Violence Report, 1982

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International Women's Year

This series contains thirty-seven folders in three sub-series, which reflect the original arrangement: Texas Women's Meeting, Houston Conference Preparations, and National Conference. Material dates from 1976 to 1987, with the bulk of the material being from 1977.
In the first sub-series, folders labeled “Committee Materials” contain papers relating to the activities of the Coordinating, Advisory, and Executive Committees of the Texas Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year Decade. Because separation of these papers would have disrupted the original order entirely, these folders contain a combination of agendas, minutes, membership lists, procedures, rules and memoranda. For the same reason, the term “correspondence” should be interpreted loosely here.
Notable correspondents in this series include Judge Elizabeth Athanasakos (Presiding Officer of the National Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year), Hilary Whittaker (Conference Coordinator), and Bella Abzug (Secretariat for International Women's Year).
Texas Women's Meeting
box folder
5 19 Agendas, 1977
20 Budget Proposals for International Women's Year Grant, 1977
21-22 Committee Materials 1977
23 Coordinating Committee-Outreach, 1977
box folder
6 1 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1977
2 Correspondence, Memoranda and Miscellany, 1977
3 Messages/Notes, n.d.
4 Procedural Information, 1977
5 Proposal to Steering Committee for Contract Services, 1977
6 Resolutions Adopted, 1977
7 Summary of the Final Report by the Texas Coordinating Committee to the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, 1977
Houston Conference Preparations
box folder
6 8 Support and Welcome Resolution Correspondence and Information, 1977
9 Women in City Government Project Correspondence and Information, 1977
10 Women in City Government Project Correspondence and Information, n.d.
National Conference
box folder
6 11 City Brochure-Houston, 1976
12 City Brochure-San Antonio, 1977
13 Conference Brochures, 1977
14 Conference Schedules, 1977
15-16 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1976
17-18 Correspondence and Memoranda, 1977
19 Correspondence and Miscellany, n.d.
box folder
7 1 Delegate/Alternate Letters, 1977-1978
2 General Information and Rules of Order, 1976-1977
3 Houston Committee, 1977
4 Manual for Planning and Conducting Meetings For Women-Revisions, 1977
5 Manual for State and Territorial International Women's Year Coordinating Committees, 1976
6 Messages/Notes, 1977
7 Name Lists for Invitations and Reservations, 1977
8 National Women's Conference Committee 10th Anniversary Observance, 1987
9 Press Releases, 1976-1977
10 Proposed National Plan of Action, 1977
11 Resolutions Adopted, 1977
12 Torch Relay Information, 1977
13 Updates for State and National Meetings, 1977-1978

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Political Publicity

This series contains ten folders dating from 1983 to 1989, with the bulk of the material from 1987 to 1989. Materials include election campaign publicity material, press releases, statements, and transcripts pertaining to two issues of particular prominence: the debate over transferring duties from the County Auditor to the Treasurer, and the 25.5% pay increase which County Commissioners awarded themselves in the 1989 budget. These files originally contained clippings which have been transferred to the clippings series.
box folder
7 14 Annual Reports of the County Treasurer, 1988-1989
15 Campaign for City Council Correspondence and Publicity, 1983
16 Campaign for County Treasurer-Publicity, n.d.
17 Clarification of Treasurer's Duties, 1987-1989
18 Clarification of Treasurer's Duties, n.d.
19 Commissioner's Court Meeting Transcripts, 1987-1988
20 Commissioner's Court Meeting Transcripts, 1988
21 Commissioner's Salary Increase, 1989
22 Correspondence, 1987-1989
23 Messages/Notes, 1989
24 Miscellany, 1989

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Speeches and Presentations

There are one hundred twenty-nine folders in this series. Although much of the material is not dated, some speeches have been dated using information from Van Hightower's 1997 resume. Dates covered are 1967 to 1994. The series is divided into seven sub-series: Education, Government and Finance, History and Status of the Women's Movement, Women in Business and Political Life, Women in Crisis, Miscellaneous Subjects, and Speaking Engagement Arrangements.
The first six sub-series contain full text versions and plans of speeches, presentations, statements, and testimonies. Folders also contain notes and accompanying material when applicable. Since the majority of speeches and plans were titled, they are arranged alphabetically by title in individual folders. Speeches with the same or similar titles may be foldered together. Titles of sub-series were imposed by the processor, and some assumptions had to be made about which speeches accompanying material was originally related. Untitled speeches are located at the end of the appropriate sub-series.
In most cases there is no indication of the audience to which a speech was addressed. Those named include the following:
American Association of University Women
American Society for Public Administration
Bay Area Turning Point Auxiliary Club
Center for Women's Opportunities
Conference for County Councils on the Status of Women
First South Central Women's Studies Conference
Gulf Coast Community Services Association
Gulf Coast Section Society of Petroleum Engineers
Houston Chapter of Hadassah
Houston Independent School Board
Houston Philosophical Society
Houston Police Department
Independent School Association of the Southwest
National Council of Jewish Women
National Management Association, Lockheed
Northshore Rotary Club
Palacios High School
Rotary Club of Houston
Society for Histopathologists
Society for Medical Technology
Texas 71st Air Force Junior R.O.T.C. Squadron
Texas Association for Drug Abuse Services Inc.
Texas Education Agency
Texas Women's Political Caucus
Texas Women's University
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Brazos Valley
United States Customs Service
University of Houston Academic and Professional Women's Association
Women's Economic Club
Education
box folder
8 1 6th Annual Law School Conference-Title IX, n.d.
2 A.A.U.W. Awards Banquet Keynote Address, 1976
3 B.P.W. Foundation Address, n.d.
4 Equal Vocational Education, n.d.
5 The Hidden Curriculum, 1978
6 Untitled, n.d.
Government and Finance
box folder
8 7 Harris County, n.d.
8 The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Local Government, 1989
9 Political Influences on Financial Management, n.d.
10 Politics of Government Finance, n.d.
11 Texas and the Politics of Disenchantment, 1994
12 You Make A Difference, n.d.
13 Untitled, 1989-1991
The History and Status of the Women's Movement
box folder
8 14 Are Men for Women?, n.d.
15 Are Women Changing Men?, 1978
16 Equal Rights Amendment, n.d.
17 Female/Male Equality: Dreams of the Future, 1980
18 Feminist Politics, n.d.
19 Feminists: True Champions of the Homemaker, 1977
20 History and Philosophy of the Feminist Movement, n.d.
21 Houston Philosophical Society Address, 1977
22 Looking Back: 20 Years of Uneven Progress in the Women's Movement, 1993
23 The Role of Women in Society, n.d.
24 State of the Women in Houston, n.d.
25 The Status of Women, 1977
26 The U.S. Constitution and Women's Rights, 1987
27 What Is Left To Be Done?, n.d.
28 Women Against Women: Where are the Battle Lines?, 1978
29 Women's Economic Agenda, n.d.
30 Women's Issues Then and Now, n.d.
31 Women's Movement, n.d.
32 The Women's Movement: Crises and Accomplishments, 1976
33 Women's Suffrage, n.d.
34 Women Today, 1989
35 Untitled, 1977-1989
36 Untitled, n.d.
Parenting
box folder
8 37 Child Care, n.d.
38 Public Policy and the Single Parent Family, n.d.
39 Statement to the Members of the Houston Independent School Board, 1986
40 Testimony Before the Center for Women's Opportunities, 1977
41 Untitled, n.d.
Personal Growth
box folder
9 1 The High Cost of Low Self-Esteem, 1988
2 Living a Courageous Life, n.d.
3 Living With Success, n.d.
4 Maintenance of Power, n.d.
5 Mental Health in a Sexist Society, n.d.
6 Mystique of the Loner, n.d.
7 The Personal to the Political, n.d.
8 Risk-Taking: Inventing a New Wheel, n.d.
9 Taking Risks, 1978-1979
10 Womanpower: How to Get it, How to Use it, and is it Worth it Anyhow?, n.d.
11 Women and Change, n.d.
12 Women and Risk-Taking, n.d.
13 Untitled, n.d.
Women in Business and Political Life
box folder
9 14 Aggie Democrats, n.d.
15 Aviation Department, n.d.
16 Becoming a Political Person, 1990
17 Can Women Make a Difference?, n.d.
18 Employment Discrimination, 1967
19 Establishing a Mutually Valuable Partnership With Your Boss, 1989
20 Gender Gap, 1984
21 How to Be an Effective NPO Executive, n.d.
22 How to Make it in a Man's World, n.d.
23 The Impact of Sex Roles and Sex Stereotyping on Female Employment in the City, n.d.
24 Influencing Local Government: Pressure Group Activity, n.d.
25 Involvement and the Professional Woman, n.d
26 Learning From the Women's Movement: Implications For Management, 1990
27 Male/Female Sex Roles in the Workforce: Phony or Real?, 1977
28 N.A.S.A. Vendors Address, n.d.
29 National Management Association Lockheed Address, n.d.
30 Networking, n.d.
31 Nursing, 1985
32 Personnel Organization, n.d.
33 The Politics of Affirmative Action, 1977
34 The Power Structure: How to Achieve it and Use it Effectively, n.d.
35 Pressure Group, n.d.
36 Professional Women in Political Life, n.d.
37 Progress of the Professional Woman in the Working World, 1980
38 Public Relations, n.d.
39 Role of Women in the Political Process, n.d.
40 Secretaries, n.d.
41 Status of Women in Business, 1978
42 What Do Business Women Want?, n.d.
43 What is Discrimination?, n.d.
44 Women and Employment, n.d.
45 Women at the Top: More Humanity or More of the Same?, n.d.
box folder
10 1 Women Democrats, 1990
2 Women, Employment Discrimination and Aging, n.d.
3 Women in Politics, 1988
4 Women in Radio, n.d.
5 Women in Science, n.d.
6 Women in the Military, 1978
7 Women's Route to Elective Office, n.d.
8 Untitled, 1977
9 Untitled, n.d.
Women in Crisis
box folder
10 10 Battered Women, n.d.
11 Bay Area Turning Point Auxiliary Club Address, 1994
12 Enforcement of Laws, n.d.
13 Houston Area Women's Center, n.d.
14 Houston Police Department In service on Battering, 1984
15 Politics of Women in Crisis, n.d.
16 Pornography: the Abuse of Freedom, n.d.
17 Public Price Tag of Violence in the Home, n.d.
18 Rape Program, n.d.
19 Testimony on Sexually Oriented Businesses, 1982
20 What Is Sexual Harassment?, n.d.
21 Women and Drugs, n.d.
22 Untitled, n.d.
Miscellaneous Subjects
box folder
10 23 Art as a Vehicle for Social Change, n.d.
24 Censorship, n.d.
25 Freedom and Rights of the Press, the Reporter and the Public, n.d.
26 Naturalization Ceremony Address, 1977
27 The Politics of Health Care, 1978
28 Rising Energy Costs, the Squeeze on the Consumer, 1979
29 The Sociology of Diving, n.d.
30 Speech for John Anderson, n.d.
31 Testimony Before the Texas Senate Against Senate Bill #119 Limiting Abortion Benefits to Public Employees, 1979
32 Testimony Supporting “Americans With Disabilities” Act, 1989
33 Untitled, 1981
34 Ephemera for Grenias Campaign, 1983-1984
35 Untitled-Awards and Toasts, n.d.
Speaking Engagement Arrangements
box folder
11 1 Arrangements and Correspondence, 1977
2-8 Arrangements and Correspondence, 1978
9 Messages/Notes, 1977-1978

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Personal Files

This series contains thirty-eight folders of material dating from 1974 to 1997, with the bulk of the material from 1974 to 1989. Correspondence files contain a variety of communications relating to Van Hightower's involvement in clubs and committees, notifications of awards and honors, letters of thanks and congratulations, and letters from personal friends and family. Correspondents of note include Betty Ford, Ann Richards, Liz Carpenter, and Eleanor Tinsley.
A significant portion of the correspondence could be considered “business” rather than personal. Since it is difficult, however, to determine the division between Van Hightower's personal and official community involvement, most of the correspondence was left in these personal files, with the exception of some material pertaining to the Houston Area Women's Center. Van Hightower's resume, in box 12 folder 13, provides a comprehensive survey of her achievements. The series also contains some photographs which are filed with accompanying correspondence, or at the end of the series.
box folder
11 10 Articles and Papers, 1974-1989
11 Assorted Material, 1978-1982
12 Assorted Material, 1983-1985
13 Assorted Material, n.d.
14 Correspondence, 1974-1975
15 Correspondence, 1977
16 Correspondence, 1978
17 Correspondence, 1979
18 Correspondence, 1980
19 Correspondence, 1981
20 Correspondence, 1982
box folder
12 1 Correspondence, 1983
2-3 Correspondence, 1984
4-5 Correspondence, 1985
6 Correspondence, 1986
7 Correspondence, 1987
8 Correspondence, n.d.
9 Engagement Diaries, 1978-1979
10 Engagement Diaries, 1980-1981
11 Legal Documents, 1986
12 Messages/Notes, 1983-1986
13 Resumes, 1979-1997
14 University of Houston Class, 1984-1985
15 University of Houston Class-Financial Records, 1985-1986
16 University of Houston Class-Miscellany, 1984-1985
Photographs
box folder
12 17 Athanaskos, Elizabeth, n.d.
18 Hide Inspector Award, 1977
19 Miller, Rex; Van Hightower, Nikki, n.d.
20 Van Hightower, Nikki, n.d.
21 Van Hightower, Nikki Unidentified Event and People, n.d.
22 Van Hightower, Nikki Unidentified Events and People, n.d.
23 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Fickessen, A.J; Speer, Sharon; Van Hightower, Nikki; Joiner, Joe, 1978
24 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Guyon, Judge J.D.; Speer, Sharon; Fickessen, A.J.; Van Hightower; Nikki; Joiner, Joe, 1978
25 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Joiner, Joe; Speer, Sharon; Fickessen, A.J.; Van Hightower, Nikki, 1978
26 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Lewes, Stan; Van Hightower, Nikki; Fickessen, A.J., 1978
27 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Van Hightower, Nikki; Unidentified, 1978
28 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign L to R: Van Hightower, Nikki; Unidentified; Fickessen, A.J., 1978
29 Y.M.C.A. Membership Campaign Van Hightower, Nikki, 1978

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Clippings

There are twenty-seven folders in this series, containing newspaper clippings and magazine articles dating from 1973 to 1992. The material is arranged into subjects which, where possible, reflect series titles, and is ordered chronologically within folders. The clippings provide extensive coverage of some of the key points in Van Hightower's career. Van Hightower's election campaign for City Council is documented more fully here than in the Political Publicity series. Also prominently represented are the offices of Women's Advocate and County Treasurer. Newspaper clippings have been photocopied for preservation reasons.
box folder
13 1-2 City Council Election Campaign, 1983
3 City Council Election Campaign, n.d.
4 County Treasurer, 1987
5 County Treasurer, 1988-1989
6 County Treasurer Commissioners Salary Increase, 1989
7 County Treasurer, n.d.
8 Houston Area Women's Center, 1978-1989
9 Houston Area Women's Center, n.d.
International Women's Year
box folder
13 10 National Conference, 1976-1977
11 National Conference, 1977
12 National Conference, 1977-1978
13 National Conference, n.d.
14 Texas Women's Meeting, 1977
15 Involvement in the Women's Movement, 1973-1974
16 Miscellaneous, 1977-1979
17 Miscellaneous, 1980-1984
18 Miscellaneous, 1985-1991
19 Miscellaneous, n.d.
20 Speech Material, 1989-1992
21 State Treasurer Campaign, 1989-1990
22 Women's Advocate, 1975-1976
23-25 Women's Advocate, 1977
26 Women's Advocate, 1978
27 Women's Advocate, n.d.
box folder
14 - Oversized Clippings and Newspapers,

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