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Austin History Center

810 Guadalupe St.

Mike Miller Speaking at a reception at City Hall for the city's 175th birthday, December 9, 2014

Speakers Bureau

Do you have an interest in learning more about how to preserve Austin’s history? Are you looking for a potential speaker for your organization’s next meeting? Many AHC staff members, schedule permitting, offer presentations to local groups about the Austin History Center and the work we do here. In addition to a general presentation about the Center, staff has developed presentations on the following topics:

  • African American Genealogical Resources at the AHC
  • African American History in Travis County
  • Asian American History in Austin
  • Austin/Travis County Women's History
  • Brief tours geared toward youth groups
  • Divided City: The Civil War & Reconstruction in Austin
  • Eyewitness to an Emerging Texas: The Governor E. M. Pease Papers
  • First Chinese Families in Austin
  • Historic Austin: A Landmark Tour
  • Historic Movie Houses of Austin
  • Off the Rails: Austin's Streetcar Era
  • Preserving Your Archival Treasures
  • Property Research at the Austin History Center
  • A Tour Through 19th Century Austin
  • UT Tower Shooting/ Charles Whitman Mass Murder Case

Please contact us if you would like to request a speaker. We prefer 2-3 months notice for speaker requests, and all are contingent on staff availability.

If the AHC does not have a speaker available for your program, you can try the speakers bureaus for these organizations: