Archives and Manuscripts Index

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Frank Cooksey Campaign Records

AR.2000.011
Dates: -
Creator: Cooksey, Frank C., 1933-
Persons
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Heady, Stuart
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Carl-Mitchell, Smoot
Organizations
  • Save Austin's Neighborhoods and Environment
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
Format
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2000.019
Dates: -
Creator: Houston, Ora Elliott
Persons
  • Houston, Ora Elliott
Organizations
  • Austin Public Schools (Austin, Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • African American women--Political activity
  • Political campaigns
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.1998.010
Dates: -
Creator: Larkham, Beverley
Persons
  • Larkam, Beverley
  • Beeson, Mary Ruth Pete
  • Bradstreet, Ann
  • Chung, Kyoung
  • Davila, Vanessa
  • Foreman, Barbara
  • Garza, Rita
  • Givens, Vera
  • Harden, Ada
  • Houston, Arisa
  • Lopez, Elvia
  • Maxey, Margaret
  • Pace, Arlene
  • Parshall, Ruth
  • Rusch, Winnie
Organizations
  • Austin Commission for Women
  • National Association of Commissions for Women
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Women's Network
  • Children's Defense Fund (U.S.)
  • League of Women Voters (U.S.)
  • United States. Women's Bureau
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Pasadena (Calif.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Monroe (La.)
Subjects
  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Women's rights
  • Women--Political activity--Societies, etc.
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Social conditions
  • Women--Employment--Law and legislation
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1998.009
Dates: -
Creator: Travis County Democratic Women's Committee
Persons
  • Donn, Sophie
  • Kelley, DeCourcy
  • Neely, Mary Ann
  • Collier, Lillian
  • Buss, Edith
  • Goodwin, Ruby
Organizations
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Travis County Democratic Women's Committee
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Women--Political activity--Societies, etc.
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
  • Local government
  • Municipal bonds
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site

Susan Toomey Frost Papers

AR.1992.011
Dates: -
Creator: Frost, Susan Toomey
Persons
  • Frost, Susan Toomey
  • Arnold, Mary
  • Barnstone, Robert
  • Carrasco, Jorge
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Humphrey, George
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Trevino, John
  • Washington, Joe
  • McHone, Mike
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Community Television
  • Austin Parks and Recreation Policy Advisory Committee
  • Town Lake Park Alliance
  • Austin Neighborhoods Council
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • We Care Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Sand Beach Reserve (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Convention facilities--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Community leadership
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Political activity
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2017.016
Dates: -
Creator: Akin, Harry, 1903-1973
Persons
  • Akin, Harry
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Tinstman, Robert M.
  • Williams, William T. (William Thomas), Jr.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fiesta Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City managers--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Water--Fluoridation--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Art
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2019.029
Dates: -
Creator: Shea, Brigid
Persons
  • Shea, Brigid
  • Bradley, Gary
  • Bunch, Bill
  • Garza, Jesus
  • Kitchen, Ann
  • Reynolds, Ronney
  • Todd, Bruce
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Bergstrom Housing Reuse Task Force
  • Better Austin Tomorrow
  • Save Our Springs Coalition
  • Save Our Springs Alliance
  • Texas Municipal League
  • International Council on Local Environmental Initiatives
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
  • Texas. Legislature
  • Freeport-McMoran
  • FM Properties
  • Lantana Water Service
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Bergstrom Air Force Base (Tex.)
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Circle C (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality management
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Public utility districts--Texas--Austin
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Climatic changes--Government policy
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site