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AR.2015.030
Dates:
Creator: University of Texas Department of American Studies
Persons
  • Zumbrun, Janna
  • Chong, Alexis
  • Hoang, Elyse
  • Shetty, Divakar
  • Shetty, Shalini
  • Shetty, Pooja
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, Velia
  • Ruiz, Ruth
  • Zamora, Emilio
  • Ramirez, Miguel
  • Vitek, Valasta
  • Coswell, Lee
  • Rosipal, Eileen
Organizations
  • Austin History Center
  • L Style G Style
  • University of Texas at Austin
Places
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Subjects
  • Mexican Americans
  • LGBTQ people
  • Asian Americans
  • Railroads
  • Czech Americans--Texas
  • American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
  • Gay rights
  • Graffiti
  • Human trafficking
  • Indians of North America
  • Native Americans
  • Mexican American soldiers--Texas--History--20th century
Format
  • Audio
  • Digital records
  • Photographic materials
  • Text materials
Access: Available on-site
Excerpt: … American Indian Community", 2014 1 11 Huffaker, Keith "A Civil War/Reconstruction Resource Guide", 2014 1 12 Jenevein, Lila … … Rosipal, Eileen … Austin (Tex.) … United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 … Mexican Americans … LGBTQ people … …
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
Excerpt: … Volma Robert Overton Sr. (1924-2005) was an African American civil rights leader, president of the Austin chapter of the … Sketch Volma Robert Overton, Sr. was an African American civil rights leader, president of the Austin chapter of the … and served two years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Overton would later rejoin the United States Army …