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ELP 384R School, Family, Community Engagement

Local History

Local History

Austin American Statesman (historical coverage) - articles from 1938 to 1975.

Dallas Morning News (historical coverage) - articles from 1885-1984

Texas Reference Center - includes Austin American Statesman articles from 1999 to 2019.

Austin Chronicle - Online archival coverage back to 1995.

Austin History Center - Our local history archives. See the the "subject guides" under the "Research" section for more about collection of interest to this project.

Google Books - Search the full text of current and historic texts.  Reference to some Texas schools might be found in local and Texas history books.

Texas Archival Resources Online -  A catalog of finding aids from archives across Texas. Most of this material hasn't been digitized, but you'll get a sense of which local archives may be worth visiting in person.


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