Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.G.003
Dates: 1935 - 1942
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Organizations:
  • St. David's Episcopal Church
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Church
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Transcripts
Access: Available on-site
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AR.2010.007
Dates: 1937 - 2007
Creator: Overton, Volma
Persons:
  • Overton, Volma
  • Overton, Warneta
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • DeWitty, Virgie Maye Carrington
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations:
  • Austin History Center
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Austin Branch
  • Austin NAACP Federal Credit Union (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Boys Scouts of America. Troop 70 (Austin, Tex.)
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Texas State Conference of the Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary Campus Advisory Council (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Society to Abolish Capital Punishment
  • United States. Army Reserve
  • United States Postal Service
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Texas--Austin
  • African American students
  • School integration--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Election law--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Ballroom dancing
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Social reformers
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Economic aspects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in employment--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in public accommodations--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Transcripts
  • Subject/project files
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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AR.2015.012
Dates: 1970 - 2013
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons:
  • Alvarez, Raul
  • Beaman, Jaime
  • Esparza, Laura
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Martinez, Mike
  • Menard, Valerie
  • Morales, Ponciano
  • Oyervides, Juan
  • Pennington, Gloria Mata
  • Revilla, Cathy Vasquez
  • Salas, Tomas
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Zamora, Herlinda
Organizations:
  • Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts
  • Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Juarez-Lincoln Center
  • Latino Arts Consortium of Austin
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • River Street 600
  • Fiesta Gardens( Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American artists
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Clippings
  • Transcripts
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2009.045
Dates: 2006 - 2006
Creator: Milam, Whitney
Persons:
  • Martinez, Romiro
  • Lavergne, Gary M.
  • Preece, Forrest
  • Spelce, Neal
  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
Organizations:
  • KTBC (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mass murderers--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Transcripts
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2009.048
Dates: 1970 - 2009
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons:
  • Bui, Nancy
Organizations:
  • Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation
  • Holy Martyrs Vietnamese Catholic Church
  • Vietnamese Culture and Science Association
  • Linh-Son Buddhist Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Buddhist shrines
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
  • Refugees--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt:
AR.2005.026
Dates: 2005 - 2005
Creator: African American Quality of Life Project
Persons:
  • Futrell, Toby
Organizations:
  • African American Quality of Life Project Committee
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects:
  • African Americans--Economic conditions
  • Quality of life--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Transcripts
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2002.001
Dates: 1966 - 2003
Creator: Lavergne, Gary M., 1955-
Persons:
  • Lavergne, Gary M.
  • Whitman, Charles Joseph
  • Belachheb, Abdelkrim
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Police Department
  • University of North Texas Press
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Crime writing--Authorship
  • Homicide--Texas
  • Mass murder--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Subject/project files
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

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AR.2000.011
Dates: 1970 - 1988
Creator: Cooksey, Frank
Persons:
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Heady, Stuart
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations:
  • Save Austin's Neighborhoods and Environment (SANE)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Campaign paraphernalia--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Transcripts
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.2000.018
Dates: 1916 - 1999
Creator: Heritage Society of Austin
Persons:
  • Smoot, Jane
  • Smoot, Richmond Kelley
  • Smoot, Sallie Graham
  • Hoffman, David Hirsch
  • Utley, Dan K.
Organizations:
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Preservation Austin
  • Bell, Klein & Hoffman
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • 6th Street W. 1316
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Subjects:
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historic preservation--Texas--Austin
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Architecture, Domestic--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Architectural drawings
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Biographical materials
  • Marketing/publicity materials
  • Transcripts
  • Drawings/sketches
  • Subject/project files
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
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AR.1995.004
Dates: 1910 - 1994
Creator: Brooks, Marietta
Persons:
  • Brooks, Marietta Moody
  • Brooks, Robert Max
  • Doherty, Carole Louise Brooks
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Nugent, Luci Baines Johnson
Organizations:
  • United States. Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services
  • Women's Architectural League of Austin
  • United Service Organizations (U.S.)
  • College of Fine Arts Foundation Advisory Council
  • United States. Army Nurse Corps
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Armed Forces
  • Architects--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Societies and clubs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Legal records
  • Posters
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts
Access: Available on-site
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