University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Ginger Miles Collection, [ca. 1990s]



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Miles, Ginger
Title: Miles, Ginger Collection
Dates: [ca. 1990s]
Abstract: The Ginger Miles Collection, [ca. 1990s], consists of twenty audiocassettes containing fifty radio programs written and produced by Miles.
Accession No.: 98-228
Extent: 20 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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.


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.”


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Miles, Ginger -- Archives
Subjects
Indians of North America -- History
Public radio -- United States
Radio journalism -- United States
Places
Texas -- History
United States -- Social issues

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ginger Miles Collection, [ca. 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.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/B134b Ginger Miles Collection [ca. 1990s]