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Program Tonight – Richard Zelade – Tuesday, July 29 – 6:30 PM
Program Sat. Aug. 9 at 2:00 PM – The film “Austin  
Revealed: Civil Rights Stories“

    

Information on both programs follow
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TONIGHT
Meet the Author – Richard Zelade for a discussion of his new book, “Guytown by Gaslight: A History of Vice in Austin’s First Ward.”

Where: Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe
~ The event is free and open to the public
~ Street and surface parking is [...]

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Posted on 29 Jul, 2014

Austin History Center & Austin History Center Association invite you to an evening of conversation with two scions of Austin politics: former Austin Mayor Carole Keeton and former State Representative Wilhelmina Delco, moderated by St. Edward’s University Professor Paula Marks.
When: Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 PM
Where: Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe
~ The event is free and open to the public
~ Street and surface parking is free on Wednesday evenings
~ Light refreshments will be served
These women will share their stories of [...]

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Posted on 06 Jun, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend the

2014 AHCA Annual Meeting & Reception
Wednesday, May 14th
Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe
6:30 PM – Event is free and open to the public
Street and lot parking is free on Wednesday nights
Featuring a presentation by Award-Winning
Austin Filmmaker Mat Hames

The event will also include Volunteer Awards & Recognition, AHC and AHCA Annual Reports, AHCA Board Election, and AHCA Bylaws Changes Ratification (Proposed slate and link to bylaws document [...]

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Posted on 14 May, 2014


Austin History Center Association invites you to support us and as many local nonprofits as you can at 2014 Amplify Austin!
Click the menu link on the left for all details and to make a donation.

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Posted on 17 Mar, 2014

It is our great joy to announce the 2014 Angelina Eberly Luncheon, to be held Friday, January 31, 2014 at Noon at The Driskill, in the Mezzanine.“When Austin, Texas became Austin…  through the eyes of journalists.”
Eberly PanelistsDrawing on their unique perspective as eyewitnesses to history, the panel of reporters will offer a behind-the-scenes look at developments that occurred in the last part of the 20th century, a time when Austin ascended in relevancy not only [...]

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Posted on 17 Dec, 2013

Event has completed. All information about this event before it occurred is at:
http://www.austinhistory.net/golfevent/
 
Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw 1972. Photo courtesy of the Tom Kite Collection; H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and SportsTom Kite and Ben Crenshaw 1972. Photo courtesy of the Tom Kite Collection; H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports

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Posted on 04 Dec, 2013

Julian Read and Book

Wednesday , December 4, 6:30 PM
JULIAN READ 
JFK’s Final Hours in Texas: 
An Eyewitness Remembers the Tragedy and Its Aftermath
Austin History Center 
810 Guadalupe St. | 512-974-7480 
This program is free and open to the public.  
Refreshments will be served. 
Metered parking is free on Wednesday nights. 

Allow yourself a few extra minutes to find a parking space as there is street construction close-by as well as in the library parking lot.

JFK’s Final Hours in [...]

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Posted on 28 Nov, 2013

Possum

Saturday, December 7, from 1 – 4 PM
EAT, DRINK, READ AUSTIN
Author Presentations and Holiday Sale 
  
Austin History Center at 810 Guadalupe St. | 512-974-7480 
This program is free and open to the public.  
Refreshments will be served. 
Metered parking is in effect on Saturdays. 
Allow yourself a few extra minutes to find a parking space as there is street construction close-by as well as in the library parking lot.

Come on over to the Austin History [...]

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Posted on 28 Nov, 2013

This weekend… Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM and Sunday 11 AM – 5PM
Waterloo Press at the Texas Book Festival, State Capitol Grounds


 Waterloo Press, the publishing arm of AHCA is in Booth 308 in Exhibitor Tent #3, close to 12th & Colorado Streets. Next to us in Booth 307 are Violet Crown Publishers, featuring Beth Fowler. Also next to us in Booth [...]

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Posted on 24 Oct, 2013

 
Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt
Southern Food Matters:
Race, Class, and Gender in Tomatoes, Biscuits, and Greens
Next Tuesday Evening
October 22 at 6:30 PM
Austin History Center
810 Guadalupe
Program is free

Refreshments will be served including biscuits and cornbread. Parking downtown or in library lot on Tuesday evenings costs $1/hour, by purchasing a sticker from a city parking kiosk, with credit card or coins.

Around the edges of the southern food story hide disorderly, collective, and communal stories: reports created by [...]

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Posted on 17 Oct, 2013
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