Timeline of Austin, Texas history

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Austin, Texas, USA.

19th century

1873 map of Austin
The Goddess of Liberty on the Texas State Capitol Grounds prior to installation on top of the capitol rotunda.

20th century


Austin Dam failure
The Main Building of the University of Texas at Austin


The Armadillo World Headquarters
The Pennybacker Bridge

21st century

The Frost Bank Tower

See also


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Federal Writers' Project (1940), "Austin", Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State, American Guide Series, New York: Hastings House 
  3. ^ a b Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ J. DeCordova (1856). Texas Immigrant and Traveller's Guide Book. Austin: DeCordova and Frazier. 
  5. ^ a b c Larry Jay Gage (1960). "The City of Austin on the Eve of the Civil War". Southwestern Historical Quarterly 63. JSTOR 30240883. 
  6. ^ a b c "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ Philip A. Metzger (1986). "A Circulating Library in the Southwest: J. S. Penn in Austin, Texas". Journal of Library History 21. JSTOR 25541689. 
  8. ^ A.T. Jackson (1954). "Austin's Streetcar Era". Southwestern Historical Quarterly 58. JSTOR 30237667. 
  9. ^ "Austin, Texas". Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities. Jackson, Mississippi: Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  10. ^ Austin History Center. "Austin Chronology". O. Henry in Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  11. ^ Patterson's American Educational Directory 29. Chicago. 1932. 
  12. ^ Burnes St. Patrick Hollyman (1977). "First Picture Shows: Austin, Texas (1894 - 1913)". Journal of the University Film Association 29. JSTOR 20687375. 
  13. ^ a b c d e Kenneth B. Ragsdale (2004). "Barnstormers, Businessmen, and High Hopes for the Future: Austin, Texas, Enters the Modern Air Age". Southwestern Historical Quarterly 107. JSTOR 30239461. 
  14. ^ University of Texas Libraries. "Austin (Tex).". Texas Archival Resources Online. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  15. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Austin, TX". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  16. ^ a b c Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "Austin, Texas". Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  17. ^ Andrew Smith, ed. (2013). Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN . 
  18. ^ "Texas". Official Congressional Directory. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1968. 
  19. ^ Austin History Center. "Five Decades of Social Change: A Timeline". Desegregation in Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  20. ^ a b "History". Austin, TX: Sustainable Food Center. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  21. ^ a b c d e Pluralism Project. "Austin, Texas". Directory of Religious Centers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Texas Food Banks". Food Bank Locator. Chicago: Feeding America. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  23. ^ Austin Public Library. "Timeline of AHC History". City of Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  24. ^ American Association for State and Local History (2002). "Texas: Austin". Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada (15th ed.). p. 770+. ISBN . 
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  30. ^ "Shooter targets federal courthouse, APD"

Further reading

Published in the 19th century

  • Historical and descriptive review of the industries of Austin, Austin, Texas, 1885 

Published in the 20th century

  • Pearl Cashell Jackson (1915), Austin yesterday and today, Austin, Texs: E.L. Steck, OCLC 18393216 
  • Stuart MacCorkle, Austin's Three Forms of Government (San Antonio: Naylor, 1973).
  • Austin Human Relations Commission, Housing Patterns Study: Segregation and Discrimination in Austin, Texas (Austin, 1979).
  • Paul D. Lack, "Slavery and Vigilantism in Austin, Texas, 1840–1860," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 85 (July 1981).
  • David C. Humphrey, Austin: An Illustrated History (Northridge, California: Windsor, 1985).
  • Anthony M. Orum, Power, Money and the People: The Making of Modern Austin (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1987).
  • David C. Humphrey, "A 'Muddy and Conflicting' View: The Civil War as Seen from Austin, Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 94 (January 1991).

External links

  • David C. Humphrey. "Austin, TX (Travis County)". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. 
  • Digital Public Library of America. Items related to Austin, Texas, various dates

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