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The Austin History Center proudly presents Black in the Past, one-minute vignettes depicting the stories of African Americans and the communities they built. Vignette topics highlight the events, places and people that characterize Black Austin, using historic photographs and documents from the archival holdings at the Austin History Center. Click on the link and hear the story of Adam's Apple, the 1906 Streetcar Boycott, Garland's Grove and other intriguing stories.

Austin History Center presents Black in the Past

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For transcripts of these videos, click HERE