Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1994.094
Dates: -
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--Social conditions
  • Cities and towns--Texas--Austin--Growth
  • Economic history--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice

KVUE News Films

AR.R.010
Dates: -
Creator: KVUE News
Persons
  • Foster, Tolbert
Organizations
  • KVUE (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Texas. Legislature
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Television broadcasting of news--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Advance notice required
AR.2013.033
Dates: -
Creator: FAB-100
Persons
  • Ashcraft, Betsy
  • Cheng, Tommy
  • Chin, Robert
  • Feng, C. L.
  • Hoffman, Beth Tu
  • Hsu, Eugene
  • Kuo, Larry
  • Li, Yi-Sheng
  • Pao-yung, Pao
  • Sheng, Li Yi
  • Sze, Tsung Wei
  • Tan, Hai C.
  • Tso, Joe
  • Tu, Duke
  • Tu, Larry
  • Wang, S. L.
  • Wu, Eugene W.
  • Yee, John
  • Zu-yan, Mei
Organizations
  • Asian American Cultural Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Bergstrom-Austin Community Council
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Bakersfield (Ca.)
  • Kunming, China
  • Menlo Park (Ca.)
  • San Antonio (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Chinese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • World War II
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Veterans--Texas--Austin
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Military assistance, Chinese
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.039
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Taiwanese Association
Persons
  • Chen, Chunshing
  • Chieu, John
  • Fu, Kuan-Yu
  • Hsu, Shen-Hung
  • Lieng, Johnny
  • Lin, Kevin
  • Pan, Francis
  • Wu, Mu-Sheng
  • Wu, Pearl
  • Wu, Peter
  • Yang, Ming-Yuan
  • Yu, Paul
Organizations
  • Austin Taiwanese Association
  • Austin Taiwanese Language School
  • Austin Taiwanese Presbyterian Church
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Taipei (Taiwan)
  • Taiwan--Politics and government
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Social life and customs
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Human rights--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas
  • Political participation
  • Taiwanese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Taiwanese Americans--Texas--Societies, etc
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
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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.2012.015
Dates: -
Creator: PODER (People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources)
Persons
  • Almanza, Susana
  • Alvarez, Raul
  • Herrera, Sylvia
  • Rivera, Gilbert
Organizations
  • People Organized in the Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER)
  • Montopolis Neighborhood Association
  • Southwest Network for Environmental Justice
  • Tokyo Electron
  • Exxon Mobile Corporation
  • Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Austin, Tex.)
  • ChevronTexaco (Firm)
  • Longhorn Partners Pipeline
  • Motorola
  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • SEMATECH (Organization)
  • Texas Coalition Advocating Justice for Juveniles
  • Brown Berets, Austin chapter
Places
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Montopolis (Tex.)
  • Govalle Neighborhood (Austin, Tex.)
  • Johnston Terrace (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Holly Power Plant (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental justice
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican Americans--Social conditions
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Latinos--Texas--Austin
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Groundwater--Pollution--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Property tax relief--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • Water quality
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Urban transportation
  • High technology industries--Environmental aspects
  • Hazardous waste site remediation--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2008.009
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Community Development Commission
  • Austin Housing Finance Corporation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Audio
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2007.027
Dates: -
Creator: Laughlin, Trella
Persons
  • Alvarado, Elvia
  • Laughlin, Trella
  • Bridgforth, Sharon
  • Farenthold, Frances
  • Hernandez, Paul
  • Salinas, Raul
  • Shipman, Sally
  • Sisnett, Ana
  • Turner, Dorothy
  • Valdez, Raul
Organizations
  • Brown Berets, Austin chapter
  • Austin Peace & Justice Coalition
  • Institute for Policy Studies. Third World Women's Project
  • International Women's Festival
  • Austin Women's Peace House
  • Wing Chung Academy
  • Xinachtli Aztex Dance Company
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Feminism--United States
  • Women's rights--United States
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • African American arts--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Social life and customs
  • Indians of North America
  • Indigenous peoples--Social life and customs
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2004.001
Dates: -
Creator: Tejanos in Action
Persons
  • Adame, Frank
  • Alvareado, Joe
  • Cortez, Frank, Jr.
  • De La Fuente, Ralph
  • Doggett, Lloyd
  • Dougherty, Willie
  • Villareal, Jessie
  • Vasquez, John
  • Sosa, Mario
  • Jaso, David
  • Gonzales, Ramon
  • Montoya, Jose
  • Moreno, Arturo
Organizations
  • Tejanos In Action
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Cemeteries--Texas--Austin
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Veterans--United States--Societies, etc.
  • Veterans--Texas
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War II
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Latinx--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2004.037
Dates: -
Creator: Black Citizens' Task Force
Persons
  • Turner, Dorothy
  • Roberts, Velma
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Warfield, John
  • Laughlin, Trella
Organizations
  • Black Citizens' Task Force
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Rights Commission
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin Community Television
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Police--Complaints against--Texas--Austin
  • Social movements--Texas--Austin
  • Women--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice