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

Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library Records

AR.Q.010
Dates: -
Creator: Austin (Tex.). Austin Public Library
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Public Library
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
Subjects
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Libraries--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Artifacts
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
  • Video
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.2016.015
Dates: -
Creator: Los Outsiders
Persons
  • Archuleta, Federico
  • Castillo, Jaime Salvador
  • García, Michael Anthony
  • Harrington, Robert Jackson
  • Hernandez, Hector
  • Houston, Ora Elliot
Organizations
  • ArtPlace America
  • Asian American Resource Center (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Cultural Arts Division
  • Austin (Tex.). Economic Development Department
  • Austin (Tex.). Art in Public Places
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Civic Arts (Austin, Tex.)
  • David Chapel Baptist Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fisterra Studios (Austin, Tex.)
  • Franklin Barbecue (Austin, Tex.)
  • George Washington Carver Museum (Austin, Tex.)
  • GO Collaborative (Austin, Tex.)
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Long Horn Meat (Austin, Tex.)
  • Los Outsiders (Austin, Tex.)
  • Nubian Queen (Austin, Tex.)
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • Public City (Austin, Tex.)
  • Roland's Soul Food (Austin, Tex.)
  • Salvage Vanguard Theater (Austin, Tex.)
  • Sam's BBQ (Austin, Tex.)
  • Space 12 (Austin, Tex.)
  • Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo (Austin, Tex.)
  • True Home Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Victory Grill (Austin, Tex.)
  • Vortex Repertory Company
Places
  • African American Cultural Heritage District (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
  • Austin (Tex.)--Pictorial works
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Dobson Park (Austin, Tex.)
  • Dr. Charles E. Urdy Plaza (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, Tex.)
  • Windsor Park (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Art--Texas--Austin
  • Artists--Texas--Austin
  • Buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City council members--Texas--Austin
  • Church
  • Community arts projects--Texas--Austin
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Mexican American arts
  • Minority business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
  • Portrait photography
  • Small business--Texas--Austin
  • Street art--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.1991.064
Dates: -
Creator: Orum, Anthony M.
Persons
  • Orum, Anthony M.
  • Glass, Taylor
  • Ransom, Ruby Lee
  • Tatum, Jim
  • Baker, Betty
  • Long, Emma Jackson
  • Shelton, Emmett, Sr.
  • Simond, Ada DeBlanc
  • Nolen, Harry
  • O'Quinn, Trueman E.
  • Lee, Jean
  • Spear, Helen
  • Perry, Edgar
  • Yarborough, Ralph Webster
  • Scanlan, John
  • Barnes, Lorraine
  • Overton, Volma
  • Crenshaw, Roberta
  • Friedman, Jeff
  • Fath, Creekmore
  • Long, Walter Ewing
  • DeWitty, Arthur B.
  • Davis, Stormy
  • Duncan, Roger
  • Schwartz, Lou
  • Binder, Bob
Organizations
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • Texas. Highway Department
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Travis County (Tex.). Commissioners Court
  • Austin (Tex.). City Council
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.). Planning Department
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Clarksville (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Economic conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Town Lake (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • East 6th Street (Austin, Tex.)
  • East Austin (Austin, Tex.)
  • Fiesta Gardens (Austin, Tex.)
  • Westlake Hills (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Oral history--Texas--Austin
  • Local history--Research
  • Students--Political activity
  • Housing--Texas--Austin
  • Transportation--Texas--Austin
  • Racism--Texas--Austin
  • Gentrification--Texas--Austin
  • Banks and banking--Texas--Austin
  • Real estate development--Texas--Austin
  • Civil rights--Texas--Austin
  • Judaism--Texas--Austin--Customs and practices
  • Church
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
  • City planning--Texas--Austin
  • Power resources--Texas--Austin
  • Water-supply--Texas--Austin
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Floods--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
AR.2020.019
Dates: -
Creator: Young, Art
Persons
  • Young, Art
Organizations
  • Balcones Fault (Musical group)
  • Asleep at the Wheel (Musical group)
  • Cumberland Gap (Musical group)
  • Geezinslaws (Musical group)
  • Greezy Wheels (Musical group)
  • Steam Heat (musical group)
  • Starcrost (Musical group)
  • Shiva's Headband (Musical Group)
  • Uranium Savages (Musical group)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Politics and government
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social life and customs
  • Austin (Tex.)--Songs and music
  • Gruene (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Apartheid--Africa, Southern
  • Association for the Understanding of Man
  • Big Thicket (Tex.)
  • Child care
  • City coucil members--Texas--Austin
  • Country music
  • Crickets--Behavior
  • Cultural arts--Texas--Austin
  • Dance--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas-Austin
  • Election districts--Texas--Austin
  • Elections--Texas--Austin
  • Entertainers--Texas--Austin
  • Festivals--Texas--Austin
  • Horticulture
  • Kickapoo Indians
  • Leadbelly (Motion Picture)
  • Legislators--Texas
  • Mayors--Texas--Austin
  • Meditation
  • Municipal government--Texas--Austin
  • Music -- Performance
  • Performing arts
  • Poets, American--Texas
  • Pointer Sisters
  • Popular culture--Texas-Austin
  • Portugal--History
  • Presidential campaigns--United States
  • Presidential candidates
  • Rock music
  • School integration---Texas--History
  • Solar energy
  • Witchcraft
  • Witches
  • Women's rights
Format
Access: Available on-site