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Archives and Manuscripts Index

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AR.G.003
Dates: -
Creator: United States Works Projects Administration, Texas District No. 9
Persons
Organizations
  • St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • United States. Work Projects Administration. Texas District No. 9
  • Texas Historical Records Survey
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Social conditions
  • Blackshear Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Travis County (Tex.)
  • West Avenue School (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Church
  • Federal aid to community development--Texas--Austin
  • Archival surveys--Texas
  • African American students
  • Depressions--1929--Texas
  • Mexican American students--Texas--Austin
  • Public service employment--Texas
  • Universities and colleges--Texas--Austin--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … development--Texas--Austin … Archival surveys--Texas … African American students … Depressions--1929--Texas … …

Carrington Family Papers

AR.H.001
Dates: -
Creator: Carrington family
Persons
  • Carrington, Evelyn Maurine
  • Carrington, Maude Dillon
  • Carrington, Bertha Gray
  • Hill, William Hickman
  • Carrington, Robert Emmitt
  • Carrington, Leonidas Davis
  • Carrington, Martha Hickman Hill
  • Gray, George Edwin
  • McArthur, Gladys
Organizations
  • L.D. Carrington and Company
  • Capitol National Bank
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Carrington-Covert House (Austin, Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans
  • Business enterprises--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … House (Austin, Tex.) … Families--Texas--Austin … African Americans … Business enterprises--Texas--Austin … …
AR.I.002
Dates: -
Creator: Franzetti family
Persons
  • Franzetti, Joseph C.
  • Franzetti, Arthur Angelo
  • Franzetti, Angelo
  • Franzetti, Enrico Carlo
  • Franzetti, Guiditta
  • McWhorter, Julia Franzetti
Organizations
  • Franzetti Grocery Company
  • Harrison-Wilson Company
  • Joe C. Franzetti Real Estate
  • Payne & Wiley Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Genealogy
  • Italy
  • Austin (Tex.)--Commerce
Subjects
  • African Americans--Social life and customs
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • Grocery trade--Texas--Austin
  • Italian Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Rental housing--Texas--Austin
  • Immigrants--Texas--History
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … (Tex.)--Genealogy … Italy … Austin (Tex.)--Commerce … African Americans--Social life and customs … …
AR.2011.043
Dates: -
Creator: Frazier, Lucile Edna
Persons
  • Frazier, Lucile Edna
Organizations
  • Anderson High School (Austin, Tex.)
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin
  • High schools--Texas--Austin
  • Photography--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … District (Tex.) … Frazier, Lucile Edna … Austin (Tex.) … African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Texas--Austin … …
AR.K.007
Dates: -
Creator: Paul Quinn College
Persons
  • Wood, L. C.
Organizations
  • Paul Quinn College
  • Waco Tribune-Herald
  • Paul Quinn Centennial
Places
  • Waco (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Education--Texas
  • African American universities and colleges
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Centennial … Wood, L. C. … Waco (Tex.) … Education--Texas … African American universities and colleges … Paul Quinn …
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
Excerpt: … (Tex.)--Social conditions … Austin (Tex.)--Race relations … African Americans--Social conditions … Cities and …
AR.2013.036
Dates: -
Creator: Texas. Department of Motor Vehicles
Persons
Organizations
  • Texas. Blind, Deaf, and Orphan School
  • Institute for Deaf, Dumb and Blind Colored Youths of the State of Texas
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Children with disabilities--Education--Texas
  • Historic buildings--Texas--Austin
  • Historic sites--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin--History
  • Buildings--Designs and plans
Format
  • Architectural drawings
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … buildings--Texas--Austin … Historic sites--Texas--Austin … African Americans--Texas--Austin--History … …
AR.V.003
Dates: -
Creator: Austin Alliance for Smooth Transition
Persons
Organizations
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.)
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Board of Trustees
  • Austin Alliance for Smooth Transition
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Parents Task Force for Desegregation
  • Austin Independent School District (Tex.). Task Force for Community Groups and Citizens
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
  • Austin (Tex.)--Race relations
Subjects
  • School integration--Texas--History--20th century
  • African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Mexican Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th century
  • Race discrimination--Texas--Austin
  • Public schools--Texas--Austin
  • Education--Texas--Austin
Format
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … … School integration--Texas--History--20th century … African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th …
AR.2012.003
Dates: -
Creator: Street, Oliver B.
Persons
  • Street, Oliver B.
Organizations
  • Oliver B. Street Construction Company
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
Subjects
  • Families--Texas--Austin
  • African Americans--Texas--Austin
  • Building trades
Format
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … Oliver B. … Austin (Tex.) … Families--Texas--Austin … African Americans--Texas--Austin … Building trades … Oliver …
AR.Z.016
Dates: -
Creator: Akin, Robert Harry, 1903-1976
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
Excerpt: … government--Texas--Austin … Mayors--Texas--Austin … African Americans--Civil rights--Texas--History--20th …