Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.H.004
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Council of Parent-Teacher Associations
Persons
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Gage, Winnie
  • Bonavita, Evelyn
  • Manning, Nancy
  • Everett, Leigh
  • Bessner, Ray
  • Cook, Karen
  • Williams, Karen
  • Moore, J. H.
  • Shivers, Allan
  • Shepperd, John Ben
Organizations
  • Austin City Council of Parent-Teachers
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers
  • Junior League of Austin (Tex.)
  • Texans War on Drugs Committee
  • Austin School Improvement League
  • Council of Presidents
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Parents' and teachers' associations
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.Q.020
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
Persons
  • Hart, Katherine
  • Kocurek, Willie
  • Sheffield, Beverly S.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Widen, Carl T.
Organizations
  • Austin Ethnic History Association (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Office of Bicentennial Affairs
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
Subjects
  • Ethnic groups--Texas--Austin
  • Ethnicity--Texas--Austin
  • Folk festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Societies--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • 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.W.010
Dates: -
Creator: Keel, John Lewis
Persons
  • Keel, Helen Darwin Kuhn
  • Keel, John Lewis
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • United States. Army Air Forces
  • Friday Mountain Camp
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Physical education and training--Curricula--Texas
  • Track and Field
  • Outdoor education--Texas--Austin--Study and teaching
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2015.017
Dates: -
Creator: Rice, Friendly Rudolph, 1907-1990
Persons
  • Carruth, Irby
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Rice, Friendly Rudolph
  • Rice, Johnnie Mae Yates
  • Gardner, Vonnye Rice
Organizations
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Community College (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Educators
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
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.2011.042
Dates: -
Creator: Toth, Pat
Persons
  • Toth, Pat
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas--Austin
  • Public Schools--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
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
AR.1992.025
Dates: -
Creator: Todd, Bruce
Persons
  • Todd, Bruce
  • Barnett, Camille Cates
  • Cooke, Lee
  • Pickle, J. J.
Organizations
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
  • Brackenridge Hospital
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Health and Human Services Department
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Barton Springs (Tex.)
  • Balcones Canyonlands Preserve (Tex.)
  • Robert Mueller Municipal Airport (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Airports--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Community development--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Military base conversion--Texas--Travis County
  • Child care services
  • Crime prevention
  • Environmental policy
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice