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AR.2014.004
Dates: 1978 - 2008
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Child Care Council
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Child Care Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Child Care Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Early Childhood Council
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Child care--Texas--Austin
  • Children--Texas--Austin
  • Day care centers
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Reports
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.C.007
Dates: 1868 - 1916
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department
Persons:
  • Ford, W.P.
  • Neyland, W.D.
  • Von Rosenberg, E.
  • Woodward, Clarence L.
Organizations:
  • Austin Hook and Ladder Company No. 1
  • Colorado Fire Company No. 2
  • East Austin Hose Company No. 4
  • Washington Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1
  • Tenth Ward Company No. 8
  • Protection Hose Fire Company No. 3
  • South Austin Fire Company No. 5
  • Hope Hook and Ladder Company, No. 2
  • North Austin Fire Company, No. 6
  • West Austin Fire Company, No. 7
  • Austin (Tex.). Volunteer Fire Department.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire departments--Texas--Austin
  • Volunteer fire fighters
  • Buildings--Fires and fire prevention
  • Engine companies--Texas--Austin
  • Fire departments--Officials and employees--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas—Austin
  • Portrait photography
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Scrapbooks
  • Certificates
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.E.004
Dates: 1815 - 1967
Creator: McCallum, Jane Y.
Persons:
  • McCallum, Jane Y.
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
  • Finnigan, Annette
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman
  • Hobby, William Pettus
  • Moody, Daniel James
  • Sterling, Ross S.
  • Ferguson, James Edward
  • Ferguson, Miriam Amanda
  • Ames, Jessie Daniel
  • McCallum, Arthur Newell
Organizations:
  • Texas Woman Suffrage Association
  • Texas Equal Suffrage Association
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Austin Open Forum
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.).
  • Austin Woman's Club
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
  • American Equal Rights Association
  • Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Austin-Travis County Tuberculosis Sanitarium
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Texas--Politics and government
  • La Vervia (Tex.)
  • Seguin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Women--Suffrage--Texas
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas---Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Suffragettes--Texas
  • Women--Political activity
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Journals/diaries
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Austin (Tex.). City Reports

AR.F.001
Dates: 1897 - 1923
Creator: Austin (Tex.)
Organizations:
  • United Charities Association
  • Travis County Humane Society
  • Colored Welfare Board
  • Austin Electric Railway Company
  • Austin Gas Light Company
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.F.010
Dates: 1945 - 1960
Creator: Miller, Robert Thomas, 1893-1962
Persons:
  • Miller, Robert Thomas
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Shivers, Allan
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Wolf, Oswald G.
  • Thornberry, Homer
Organizations:
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Office
  • Salvation Army
  • Jessen Jessen Millhouse & Greeven
  • Municipal Auditorium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Page Southerland Page
  • United States. Congress. House
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Board of Equalization
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Austin Humane Society (Tex.)
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects:
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Police-community relations--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas—Austin.
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Correspondence
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Notes
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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AR.H.008
Dates: 1794 - 1984
Creator: Hart family
Persons:
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Meriweather, Carrie
  • Hart, William de Normandie
  • Hart, James Hill
  • Hart, Nannie Strother Furman
  • Jagou, Helen Furman
  • Hart, James Pinckney
  • Hart, Katherine
Organizations:
  • Heritage Society of Austin
  • Austin History Center
  • Daughters of the American Colonists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Travis County Historic Landmarks Commision
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Mexico City
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges--Texas
  • Government--Texas
  • Lawyers--Texas--Austin
  • University of Texas--Athletics
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Scrapbooks
  • Other (text)
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Real property records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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Austin (Tex.) Mayor's Office. Alexander Penn Wooldridge Papers

AR.H.053
Dates: 1900 - 1903
Creator: Wooldridge, Alexander Penn, 1847-1930
Persons:
  • Wooldridge, Alexander Penn
  • Christian, Matilda (Horst)
  • Stiles, M.J.
Organizations:
  • Texas Trust Co.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Real property--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Legal records
  • Notes
  • Creative works
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:

Michael L. Harris Papers

AR.M.012
Dates: 1958 - 1983
Creator: Harris, Michael L.
Persons:
  • Harris, Michael L.
  • Russell, Allen H.
  • Knebel, Edmund P.
  • Richards, Ann
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Doggett, Lloyd
Organizations:
  • Austin Baseball Club (Tex.)
  • Texas League
  • Austin Braves (Baseball team)
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • McCallum High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Pan American Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Disch Field (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Minor League Baseball
  • Baseball--Texas--History
  • Sports--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Campaign paraphernalia
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
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Robert A. Burns Papers

AR.O.003
Dates: 1972 - 1977
Creator: Burns, Robert A.
Persons:
  • Burns, Robert A.
Organizations:
  • The RH Factor
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Luckenbach World's Fair
  • Texas Opry House
  • Freewheeling Bicycle Shop
  • Riverside Golf Center
  • School Board
  • Cinema Texas
  • Cinema 40
  • Grok Books
  • Center Stage
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
Subjects:
  • Advertising--Texas--Austin
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Theaters--Texas--Austin
  • Motion picture industry--Texas--Austin--History
  • Music--Texas--Austin
  • Cycling--Texas--Austin
  • School boards--Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Posters, American--20th Century
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Cards
  • Clippings
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Other (text)
  • Digital records
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt:
AR.1994.094
Dates: 1980 - 1985
Creator: Hartzog, Martha
Persons:
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Smith, C.B.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Wilson, Eddie
  • Urigas, Jose
  • Fowler, Gordon
  • Hertzog, Martha
Organizations:
  • Armadillo World Headquarters
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects:
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin--Social conditions--20th century
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • Economic conditions--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Notes
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
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