Archives & Manuscripts Index

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AR.2002.011
Dates: 1987 - 2001
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts Project
Persons:
  • Salas, Tomas
Organizations:
  • Center for American Cultural Arts, Inc.
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
Places:
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Community arts projects--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts
  • Museums--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Real property records
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... comprises materials from the Austin, Texas, Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts Project (Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts). They include: business records, agendas and ...
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
  • Revilla, Cathy Vasquez
  • Salas, Tomas
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Zamora, Herlinda
Organizations:
  • Center for Mexican American Cultural Arts (CMACA)
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC)
  • Juarez-Lincoln Center
  • Fiesta Gardens
  • Latino Arts Consortium of Austin (LACA).
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • River Street 600
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
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... in the planning and development of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC). Also included are supplemental ... at the height of the Chicano Movement in Austin, Texas, Mexican American and Latino artists, educators, and leaders recognized a need ...
AR.1994.112
Dates: 1975 - 1994
Creator: Mexican American Business and Professional Women's Association
Persons:
  • Castro, Celia
  • Chavez, Mary
  • Flores, Mollie
  • Moore, Della
  • Morin, Lupe
  • Paredes, Americo
  • Ranzau, Alicia Rachel
  • Renfro, Nancy
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
  • Salazar, Ella D.
  • Franco-Alvarado, Josie
Organizations:
  • Mexican American Business and Professional Women of Austin
  • Mexican American Business and Professional Women's Association
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects:
  • Leadership in women
  • Mexican American leadership
  • Women in business--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Programs/fliers
  • Membership records
  • Transcripts
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: The Mexican American Business and Professional Women's Association (MABPWA) was ... Chicanas and to give a sense of community and visibility to Mexican American women in Austin, Texas. The collection consists of materials ... and photographs dated from 1975-1994. Administrative History Mexican American Business and Professional Women's Association (MABPWA) ...
AR.2002.025
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Creator: Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Persons:
  • Rodriguez-Mendoza, Amalia
Organizations:
  • Texas. Governor's Commission for Women
  • Mexican-American Business and Professional Women of Austin
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
  • Leadership Austin
  • Austin Museum of Art
  • Austin History Center Association
  • Austin Public Library Foundation
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects:
  • Women--Politics and government
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas
  • Latinx--Texas--History
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Community organization--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women's health services--Government policy
  • Mexican American women--Texas
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Creative works
  • Certificates
  • Biographical materials
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... Job Bank (1974-1981) and Project Coordinator for the Mexican-American Catholic Alliance (1972-1974), both in Austin, Texas. In 1991, ... the first statewide Hispanic women's organization and of Mexican American Business and Professional Women’s Association. She has also ...
AR.2011.027
Dates: 1980 - 2010
Creator: Rabago, Maria Teresa
Persons:
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
  • Coronado, Sam
  • Fisher, Lee
  • Morales, Victor
  • Morin, Lupe
  • Rabago, Maria Teresa
  • Rangel, Irma
  • Villareal, Maria Teresa
Organizations:
  • Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate
  • Kappa Delta Chi
  • Mexican American State Employees Association
  • St. Julia's Catholic Church
  • American Association of University Women
  • Austin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
  • E+ Coalition
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Social conditions--20th century
  • Women political activists
  • Mexican American women
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts
  • Community activists
  • Mentoring
  • Mexican Americans--Societies, etc.
  • Political participation
  • Scholarships
  • Voluntarism
  • Women political activists
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Certificates
Access: Available on-site;Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... was a dedicated and involved member of the Austin Mexican American community, and worked with numerous organizations to advocate ... Rabago played a key role in organizing a coalition of Mexican American organizations and individuals to address the Austin ... Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT), Kappa Delta Chi, Mexican American State Employees Association (MASEA), and St. Julia's Catholic ...
AR.2017.022
Dates: 2007 - 2014
Creator: Smith, Cassie
Persons:
  • Del Bosque, Paul
  • Espitia, Gloria
  • Rodriquez, Matthew Briar
  • Salinas, Roen
  • Smith, Cassie
  • Zapata, Claudia
Organizations:
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Advisory Board.
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects:
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Chicanos
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social life and customs
  • Mexican American arts
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Nonprofit organization--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin.
Formats:
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Administrative records
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes/agendas
  • Notes
  • Programs/fliers
  • Reports
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... of Cassie Smith, a former member of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) Advisory Board in Austin, Texas, as ... the University of Texas. While here, she became immersed in Mexican American culture and the local arts scene. As a student at the ...
AR.1997.004
Dates: 1850 - 2005
Creator: Camacho Family
Persons:
  • Camacho, Lorraine
  • Camacho, Daniel C.
  • Maxey, Glen
  • Trevino, John
  • Yarborough, Ralph Webster
  • Bradley, Gary
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
Organizations:
  • Metz Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Holly Street Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lorraine "Grandma" Camacho Activity Center
Places:
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Ethnic relations--History
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Zaragosa Park
  • Parque Zaragoza
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Education--Texas--Austin--History
  • Minority business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Power-plants--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Parks--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental justice
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Legal records
  • Biographical materials
  • Memorabilia/ephemera
  • Digital records
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
Excerpt: ... and political campaigns, Austin social issues and the Mexican-American community in Austin. Biographical Note Daniel and Lorraine ... series deal with Austin Community/Social Issues and the Mexican-American Community in Austin. The Austin Community/Social Issues series ...
AR.2010.016
Dates: 1910 - 2010
Creator: Austin History Center
Persons:
  • Aleman, Arturo López
  • Almanza, Susana
  • Andrade, Erasmo
  • Arellano, Dan
  • Barrientos, Gonzalo
  • Bernal, Joe
  • Camacho, Danny
  • Camacho, Lorraine
  • Camacho-Rosales, Darlene
  • Cárdenas, Arthur G.
  • Castaneda, Carlos E.
  • Cepeda, Eustasio
  • Cotera, Juan Estanislao
  • Cotera, Martha
  • Cruz, Mario J.
  • Davila, Daniel
  • Degollado, Johnny
  • Donley, Manuel
  • Duran, Fidencio
  • Escovedo, Alejandro
  • Estrada, Fidel
  • Fuentes, Santos Acosta
  • Galindo, Emma
  • Galindo, Ramon
  • Garcia, Alberto Gonzalo
  • Garcia, Eva Carrillo de
  • Garcia, Gustavo L.
  • Garza, Gonzalo N.
  • Gonzalez, Raul
  • Guedea, Tom
  • Guerra, Jorge Durrón
  • Leos, Violet
  • Lozano, Roy
  • Luna, Valentino
  • Mendez, Rodolfo
  • Mojica, Joel C.
  • Moreno, Gloria Helen
  • Moreno, Paul
  • Moya, Richard
  • Nuñez, Nomeli P.
  • Orozco, Sylvia
  • Paredes, Americo
  • Peña, Elizabeth D.
  • Pennington, Gloria
  • Ramos, Ruben
  • Simon, Margarita
  • Soto, Ishmel Herrera
  • Treviño, John
  • Valdez, Doyle A.
  • Valdez, Raul
  • Vasquez, John
  • Zamora, Emilio
Organizations:
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
  • Austin History Center
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos
  • Latinx
Formats:
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Biographical materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... of preserving the untold stories and memories of locat Mexican Americans and consists of information for 60 individuals. Creator Note This project was first conceived by Gloria Espitia, Mexican American Neighborhood Liaison at the Austin History Center, in 2008, in ...
AR.2015.033
Dates: 1986 - 2013
Creator: Durán, Fidencio, 1961-
Persons:
  • Duran, Fidencio
Organizations:
  • Austin Community College
  • Texas Commission on the Arts
  • Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • Lockhart (Tex.)
  • Caldwell County (Tex.)
  • Rio Grande Valley (Tex.)
  • Zaragosa Park
  • Parque Zaragoza
Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Public Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists, Mexican American--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Posters
  • Programs/fliers
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... moved to Texas from Central Mexico in the late 1930s. His Mexican American cultural heritage inspire much of his art. Durán attended ... was inspired and shaped by the figurative artists of the Mexican Mural movement, the American Scene of the early 20th century, and ...
AR.2002.024
Dates: 1948 - 1992
Creator: Moya, Richard
Persons:
  • Moya, Richard
Organizations:
  • Travis County Commissioner's Court
Places:
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Officials and employees
  • Del Valle (Tex.)
  • Oak Hill (Tex.)
Subjects:
  • County government--Texas--Travis County
  • City planning--Texas--Travis County
  • Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--Travis County
  • Mexican Americans--Politics and suffrage
  • Latinos--Texas--History
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
Formats:
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Clippings
  • Digital records
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: ... son of Bertha and “Pete” Moya, was the first Mexican American elected to the Travis County (Texas) Commissioners’ Court ... predominantly Hispanic East Austin, attending Austin’s “Mexican School” Zavala Elementary. Later his family moved south of East ...

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