Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in events, exhibits, folk art, Travis County Folk Art Museum. No Comments
The Travis County Communications and Records Services Department (CARS) and the Austin Friends of Folk Art (AFFA) are proud to present new folk art exhibits now available for viewing. The exhibits are in the Hall of Government and 2nd floor lobby of the Travis County Administrative Building at 700 Lavaca St, Austin, TX, 78701. The […]
Friday, April 15th, 2016 in events, genealogy, people. No Comments
If you missed the Travis County Archives on “Who Do You Think You Are?”, you can view the full episode here: http://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/aisha-tyler/.
Friday, April 1st, 2016 in events, genealogy, people. No Comments
The Travis County Archives will be featured on an episode of “Who Do You Think You Are?” this weekend. Comedian Aisha Tyler, co-host of “The Talk,” visits the Archives and learns about an ancestor who, as a politician, struggled to keep his illegitimate son a secret. “Who Do You Think You Are?” airs at 8:00 […]
Friday, November 7th, 2014 in events, Travis County History Day. No Comments
Many thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated our 7th annual History Day and 100 years of Extension Services in Travis County! A big thank you also goes out to everyone who helped make History Day such a successful event: our committee; special speaker Dr. Doug Steele, Director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 in events, people, Travis County History Day. No Comments
We thank everyone who came out to celebrate our 6th annual Travis County History Day! Held on October 25, the event focused on the topic of Travis County law enforcement history and was a great success! The program was emceed by Commissioner Margaret Gómez and featured special speakers Doyne Bailey, Sheriff of Travis County from […]
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 in events, Travis County History Day. No Comments
Mark your calendars! Click on the poster for a larger image.
Friday, October 28th, 2011 in events, people, Travis County History Day. No Comments
The fourth annual Travis County History Day was held on Friday, October 21, 2011. The event was in celebration of all past and present county elected officials, who are an important part of our county’s history. The event was held at 700 Lavaca, in the future site of the Commissioners Courtroom. It was very well […]
Friday, October 7th, 2011 in elected officials, events, news, Travis County History Day. No Comments
Just two more weeks until this year’s big event! We hope that you can join us! Parking for History Day will be available in the 700 Lavaca parking garage. Visitor parking is located on the second floor; any other unmarked spots may also be utilized – parking tickets can be validated at the event.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 in events, Travis County History Day. No Comments
The third annual Travis County History Day was held on October 15, 2010, on the topic of Mexican land grants and the settlement of Travis County. The event featured a special presentation by Dr. Frank de la Teja, Professor and Chairman of the Department of History at Texas State University and former Texas State Historian. […]
Monday, September 20th, 2010 in events, Travis County History Day. No Comments
Please join us for our third annual Travis County History Day on Friday, October 15, 2010! Travis County History Day is sponsored by the Travis County Historical Commission and the Austin Bar Association.