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Memorials -- Texas -- San Marcos.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Hussey, undated

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0112222278502], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Aaron Hussey was the artist chosen to design the memorial. Materials include correspondence, project descriptions, design pictures, and survey responses.

Dates: undated

Articles and ideas for crossroads, 2009-2010, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222278254], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Includes articles about and brochures from various other memorials and historic sites.

Dates: 2009-2010, undated

Artist submissions, 2011

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0112222278502], Folder: 5-6
Scope and Contents

Contains 54 CDs of artist submissions. Discs are labeled with the artists' names. Also included are emails, resumes, and other documents related to the request for artist qualifications.

Dates: 2011

Background and San Marcos history, 1950s-2014

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222278254], Folder: 1-2
Scope and Contents

Includes publications discussing the desegregation of San Marcos schools (including Texas State), the renaming of LBJ and MLK Drives, the roots of San Marcos’s historically black Dunbar neighborhood, and the life of LBJ.

Dates: 1950s-2014

City of San Marcos and Hays County support of the memorial, 2008-2012, undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222278254], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Includes letters and emails voicing support for the Memorial from local organizations, such as the San Marcos Arts Council, the LBJ Museum (San Marcos), the Calaboose Museum, the Downtown Association of San Marcos, the San Marcos Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Dunbar Heritage Association.

Dates: 2008-2012, undated

Intersection acquisition, 2008-2012, undated

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0112222278502], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, funding applications, meeting agendas, and project update summaries.

Dates: 2008-2012, undated

LBJ-MLK crossroads project collection

Identifier: 2014-002

Just south of Texas State University sits the only known intersection named after both Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) and Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK). The LBJ-MLK Crossroads Project culminated in a physical memorial installed in San Marcos, Texas in January 2014. This collection contains records regarding the creation and completion of the memorial.

Dates: 1950s-2014, undated; Majority of material found within 2008 - 2014

Planning notes, 2008 - 2014

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222278254], Folder: 4-10
Scope and Contents

Contains planning notes organized by year.

Dates: 2008 - 2014

Press coverage, 1997-2014, undated, bulk: 2008 - 2014

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0112222278502], Folder: 3-4
Scope and Contents

Includes programs from Crossroads and MLK events, city press releases, and articles related to the monument from mostly local newspapers, such as San Marcos Record, San Marcos Mercury, The University Star, and Austin American-Statesman.

Dates: 1997-2014, undated; Majority of material found within 2008 - 2014