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Thursday, August 1 • 8:30am - 4:30pm
Repository Tours and Open Houses [OFFSITE]

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Your Austin-area colleagues represent a variety of diverse and exciting repositories—many of which are offering special behind-the-scenes access for ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019 attendees on Thursday, August 1, and Friday, August 2.   Register directly with the repository. 

The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture (SouthPop) | Open 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Address: 1516B South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Contact: Megan Stillman | megan@southpop.org | 512-440-8318

The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture (SouthPop) collects, conserves, and exhibits Austin music related art and ephemera, to tell the story of Austin's live music history. We have a large repository of posters, handbills, photographs, newspapers, albums and artwork, as well as a large collection of other prints, drawings, and paintings that exhibit in our gallery space throughout the year, along with on-site live music and free concerts that bring our community together to celebrate local Austin bands from yesterday and today.

TxDOT Photo Library | 9:00 am or 2:00 pm (Duration: 30 minutes)
Address: 150 Riverside Drive, Room 1C.6 , Austin, TX 78704
Contact: Anne L. Cook | anne.cook@txdot.gov | 512-486-5838
Capacity: 12 to 15 per tour. Please make reservations in advance. 

The Texas Dept. of Transportation Photo Library contains over 600,000 images on film. The majority of the still photos taken before 2005 have not been digitized but are well organized. Digital photos and scanned archival images are housed on an internal database of over 260,000 images of travel and transportation in Texas.

LBJ Presidential Library and Museum | Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Address: 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705
Contact: Laura Eggert | laura.eggert@nara.gov | 512-721-0225
Capacity: 15 per tour group. Please make reservations in advance.

Visit the LBJ Library exhibits and go behind the scenes to see the Library's Reading Room and the Johnson's Private Suite.  Tours are available on Thursday, August 1, and Friday, August 2, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and last approximately 90 minutes. Please contact Laura Eggert to schedule a tour. 

Thursday August 1, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm CDT