Our Community, Our Voice: Photographs from The Villager Newspaper (online exhibit) – a selection of photographs from The Villager Newspaper Photograph Collection that capture local community members in striking images, illustrating the vibrancy of Austin’s black population. Marching bands, community leaders, theater groups, protests, musicians, churches, and neighborhood groups portray life in black Austin through the decades.
The Rag (digitized periodical) UT student underground paper, 1966-77.
Community Archivists Program – The Community Archivist Program at the Austin History Center is dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of underrepresented and marginalized groups in Austin and Travis County.
Out of the Stacks Blog – Running list of blog posts that TSLAC has posted about Black History Month. There’s a blog post about the treaty between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Texas to suppress the African Slave Trade and a post exploring the life of an African-American enslaved girl named Louise through government records.
Note: Attorney General litigation case files regarding desegregation and labor rights are also present, although there isn’t a resource to link at present. Get in touch with TSLAC for more information.