Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.2010.007
Dates: -
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.)
  • Texas State Conference of the NAACP Branches
  • Oak Springs Elementary (Austin, Tex.). Campus Advisory Council
  • 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
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2016.015
Dates: -
Creator: Los Outsiders (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Archuleta, Federico
  • Castillo, Jaime Salvador
  • García, Michael Anthony
  • Harrington, Robert Jackson
  • Hernandez, Hector
  • Houston, Ora Elliot
Organizations
  • ArtPlace America
  • Asian American Resource Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Cultural Arts Division
  • Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Civic Arts (Austin, Tex.)
  • David Chapel Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fisterra Studios (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franklin Barbecue (Austin, Tex.)
  • George Washington Carver Museum (Austin, Tex.)
  • GO Collaborative (Austin, Tex.)
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Long Horn Meat (Austin, Tex.)
  • Los Outsiders (Austin, Tex.)
  • Nubian Queen (Austin, Tex.)
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Public City (Austin, Tex.)
  • Roland's Soul Food (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Sam's BBQ (Austin, Tex.)
  • Space 12 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (Austin, Tex.)
  • True Home Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Victory Grill (Austin, Tex.)
  • Vortex Repertory Company
Places
  • African American Cultural Heritage District (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Dobson Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Dr. Charles E. Urdy Plaza (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Windsor Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Church
  • Community arts projects--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts
  • Minority business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Portrait photography
  • Small business--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). ATXN Video Collection

AR.2012.002
Dates: -
Creator: ATXN
Persons
Organizations
  • ATXN
  • Channel 6
  • City of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Video
Access: Available on-site

Stuart and Emma Long Papers

AR.2011.005
Creator: Long, Stuart, 1913-1977; Long, Emma Jackson
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Long, Stuart
Organizations
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Long News Service
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Journalism--Texas
  • Political parties
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Newspaper publishing
  • News agencies
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2011.007
Dates: -
Creator: Long, Emma Jackson
Persons
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Long, Stuart
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • Civil Rights--United States
  • Transportation
  • Urban renewal
  • Local telephone service
  • Zoning
  • Wages--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2011.009
Dates: -
Creator: Williams, William T., Jr., 1908-1989
Persons
  • Williams, William T., Jr.
Organizations
  • City of Austin
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Episcopal Church. Diocese of Texas
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • North Austin Lions Club
  • Texas Fine Arts Association
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Angleton (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Episcopal preaching (Episcopal Church)
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.012
Dates: -
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 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Mexican American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Juarez-Lincoln Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Latino Arts Consortium of Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • 600 River Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • 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
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2009.060
Dates: -
Creator: Spaeth, Mark
Persons
  • Spaeth, Mark
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Waterloo Counseling Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Harlem Taxicab Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin Chicano Economic Development Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • LGBTQ people
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Austin (Tex.). Communications & Public Information Office Records

AR.1991.038
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Communications and Public Information Office
Persons
  • Rodriguez, Oscar
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Thomas, Danny
  • Ware, John
  • Trevino, John
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Smith, Jim
  • Olivares, Jesus
  • Reynolds, Ronney
  • Rhodes, Willie
  • Rieck, Peter
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Spellman, William
  • Stephens, John
  • Todd, Bruce
  • Warren, Gary
  • Watson, Kirk
  • Watson, Tracy
  • Warren, Timothy J.
  • Zimmerman, Ronald
  • Williams, Stephen L.
  • Woods, Lois
  • Roberts, Bill
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Communications and Public Information Office
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Press releases
  • Resumes (Employment)
  • Spirit of East Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Advance notice required

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Smoot Carl-Mitchell Records

AR.1991.055
Dates: -
Creator: Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Persons
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Austin (Tex.). Social Policy Advisory Committee
  • Laguna Gloria Art Museum
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Energy
  • National League of Cities
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Floods
  • Social service--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management--Texas
  • Transportation
  • Roads
  • Electric utilities--Rates--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site