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Mary Anderson Papers

AR.2014.049
Dates: -
Creator: Anderson, Mary
Persons
  • Anderson, Mary
Organizations
  • Texas Against Tolls
  • Fix 290
  • Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Texas. Department of Motor Vehicles
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • US 290
  • MoPac Boulevard
Subjects
  • Roads--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas
  • Express Highways--Texas--Austin
  • Political participation
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.024
Dates: -
Creator: Simmons, Robert N., 1940
Persons
  • Erickson, Roky
  • Simmons, Robert
  • Priest, Micael
Organizations
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Construction projects--Texas--Austin
  • Graffiti--Texas--Austin
  • Musicians
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Photographers--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Video
Access: Available on-site
AR.2014.047
Dates: -
Creator: Dixon, Freddie B., Sr.
Persons
  • Dixon, Freddie, Sr.
  • Delco, Wilhelmina R. (Wilhelmina Ruth)
  • Dixon, Ernest T.
Organizations
  • Wesley United Methodist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • United Methodist Church (U.S.). Southwest Texas Conference
  • National Urban League
  • Huston-Tillotson University
  • City of Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Commission
  • Austin Area Urban League
  • Kealing Junior High School (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religious life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • African American neighborhoods--Texas--Austin--History
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • Zoning--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Societies, etc.
  • Neighborhood government--Texas--Austin
  • African American churches--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
AR.2010.014
Dates: -
Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Center for Asian American Studies
Persons
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin. Center for Asian American Studies
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--History
  • Asian American college students
  • Asian Americans--Education--History
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Social movements--Texas--Austin--History
  • Social reformers--Texas
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2013.018
Dates: -
Creator: Wu family
Persons
  • Wu, Peter
  • Wu, Pearl
  • Wu, Chen-Chen
  • Wu, Ryan
Organizations
  • Austin Taiwanese Association
  • Austin Taiwanese School
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Asian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Taiwanese Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Asian Americans--Political Participation
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • 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.2005.043
Dates: -
Creator: Zarker, Ken
Persons
  • Zarker, Ken
  • Hightower, Jim
Organizations
  • Citizens Against Ruining the Environment
  • Earth First! (Organization)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Environmental conditions
Subjects
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Forests and forestry
  • Global warming
  • Environmental policy--Texas--Austin
  • Environmental protection--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Video
Access: Some portions may require advance notice
AR.2003.025
Dates: -
Creator: Rocha, Maria
Persons
  • Rocha, Maria
Organizations
  • AFSCME. Local 1624 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Austin (Tex.). Electric Utility Department
  • Austin Community Television
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
Subjects
  • Aged--Services for--Texas--Austin
  • Government employee unions--Texas--Austin
  • Social reformers--Texas--Austin
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1999.016
Dates: -
Creator: Jones, Joseph Jay, 1908-1999
Persons
  • Jones, Joseph Jay
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous)
  • Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price)
  • Yelderman, May
Organizations
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • The Curtain Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Little Theatre
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
  • Municipal Golf Course Club (MUNI)
  • St. John's Orphan Home
  • Holiday House
  • Austin Aqua Festival
  • Austin Senators (Baseball team)
  • Braniff Airways
  • Continental Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Capitol Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
  • Drive-In Theatre
  • Hillbilly Kitchen
  • Montopolis Drive-In
  • Lam's Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
  • New Orleans Club (Austin, Tex.)
  • Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
  • University Light Opera Company (Austin, Tex.)
  • Varsity Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Yank Theatre (Austin, Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Tyler (Tex.)
  • Port Arthur (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Religion
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Amusements
  • Animals
  • Auctions
  • Automobiles
  • Business enterprises
  • Celebrations
  • Restaurants
  • Theater
  • Protest movements
  • Public schools
  • Advertising fliers--Texas
  • Festivals
  • School sports
  • Students--Political activity
  • Peace movements
  • Mexican Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Church
  • LGBTQ people
  • Restaurants--Texas--Austin
  • Peace movements--Texas--Austin
  • Performing arts--Texas--Austin
  • Police misconduct
  • Political activists--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Theater--Texas--Austin
  • Universities and colleges--Social aspects--Texas--Austin
  • World War (1939-1945)
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site