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    Building a Community: The First Century of African American Life in Travis County

    Presented by at Austin History Center

    September 25, 2012 - March 24, 2013


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    Building a Community: The First Century of African American Life in Travis County

     The exhibit focuses on 1839 through 1940, the first century of African American life in Travis County, and explores the contributions and achievements as well as the obstacles faced in building a community and obtaining the American dream. Hundreds of documents and photographs mined from the AHC’s collections illustrate...

     The exhibit focuses on 1839 through 1940, the first century of African American life in Travis County, and explores the contributions and achievements as well as the obstacles faced in building a community and obtaining the American dream. Hundreds of documents and photographs mined from the AHC’s collections illustrate these stories and help reveal periods of this history that need documentation to complete the picture.

     For more information please call 512-974-7480


    Austin History Center

    810 Guadalupe
    Austin, TX 78741

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    General Day and Time Info:

     The Austin History Center is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. 


    Parking: Street Parking There is also a parking garage on San Antonio between 9th and 10th


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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