Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.1994.094
Dates: -
Creator: Hertzog, 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 (Television station : Austin, Tex.)
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

Austin (Tex.). City Council. Lee Cooke Records

AR.S.018
Dates: -
Creator: Cooke, Lee
Persons
  • Cooke, Lee
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Transportation Department
  • Brackenridge Hospital
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Public utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.U.004
Dates: -
Creator: Goodman, Richard, 1949-2005
Persons
  • Goodman, Richard
  • Strayhorn, Carole Keeton
  • Levy, Mike
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Himmelblau, Betty J.
  • Mullen, Ron
  • Snell, Jimmy
  • Trevino, John
  • Deuser, Larry
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Urdy, Charles
  • Wendler, Ed, Jr.
Organizations
  • South Texas Nuclear Project
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Water and Wastewater Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Traffic and Transportation Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Cable Commission
  • Austin (Tex.). Environmental Board
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Barton Creek (Tex.)
  • Edwards Aquifer (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Rainey Street (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Springs--Texas--Austin
  • Ecology--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Electric utilities--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Cable television--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • LGBTQ people
  • Motorboat racing--Texas--Austin
  • Public works--Texas--Austin
  • Energy conservation--Texas--Austin
  • Health--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal budgets--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.W.001
Dates: -
Creator: Hamilton, Elizabeth Irene Wentworth, 1920-1999
Persons
  • Hamilton, Elizabeth Irene Wentworth
  • Hamilton, Edward Rhodes
  • Schmidt, May Irene Hamilton
  • Cooksey, Frank C.
  • Nofziger, Max
  • Andrade, Erasmo Wilivaldo
  • Richards, Ann
Organizations
  • Mathews Community School
  • Maplewood Community School Advisory Council
  • Brooke Community School
  • Rosedale/Brykerwoods Community Schools
  • Clarksville/West End Jazz & Arts Festival
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.). Jail Overcrowding Task Force
  • Austin/Travis County Senior Luncheon Program
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (U.S.)
  • Stimulating the Neighborhood Action Process
  • Community Education Consortium (Austin, Tex.)
  • Texas Community Education Association
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
  • Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Travis County (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • West Austin (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Community schools--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Jails--Overcrowding--Texas--Travis County
  • Alternatives to imprisonment--Texas--Travis County
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Travis County
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.016
Dates: -
Creator: Akin, Harry, 1903-1973
Persons
  • Akin, Harry
  • Kennedy, Robert F.
  • Connally, John Bowden
  • Pickle, J. J.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines)
  • Tinstman, Robert M.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Human Relations Commission
  • Human Opportunities Committee
  • National Restaurant Association (U.S.)
  • International Association of Hotel, Restaurant, and Café Owners
  • Night Hawk Restaurant
  • Akin Farm
  • Austin (Tex.). Model Cities Program
  • Greater Austin Association
  • Community Council of Austin and Travis County
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Segregation
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Wages--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Liquor laws--Texas--Austin
  • Bus lines--Texas--Austin
  • Political campaigns
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Z.018
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus
Persons
  • Fitzsimmons, Gary
  • Johnson, Donna
  • Maxey, Glen
  • Prevost, Marvin, E.
  • Scott, Scotty
  • Thomas, Steve
  • Zumbrun, Janna
Organizations
  • Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus
  • Austinites for a Responsive Government (Tex.)
  • Citizens for a United Austin
  • Austin Citizens for Decency
  • Democratic Party (Tex.)
  • Democratic Party (Travis County, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
Subjects
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay rights--Texas--Austin
  • Gays--Texas--Austin--Social conditions
  • Social reformers--Texas
  • Gays--Political activity
  • AIDS (Disease)--Prevention
  • Discrimination in housing--Texas--Austin--Law and legislation
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Political participation
  • Pressure groups
  • Voter registration
  • Pressure groups
  • Ordinances, Municipal--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.003
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Austin Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities
  • Austin (Tex.). Mayor's Committee for Disabled Persons
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
Subjects
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
  • People with disabilities--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2002.037
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Urban Renewal Agency
Persons
  • Golden, L. Wayne
  • Lurie, Leon
  • Chiles, John H.
  • Mosby, J. E.
  • Peason, Wesley
  • Sampler, Charles L.
  • Troiano, Lewis
  • Knickerbocker, Tom
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). Urban Renewal Agency
  • Austin (Tex.). Redevelopment Authority
  • Blackshear Residents' Organization
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development
  • Historic buildings
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Urban renewal--Texas--Austin
  • Executive advisory bodies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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