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This exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art highlights the relationship between the natural world and the environment by exploring the terminology behind nature through the use of photographs, Native American cultures, and other visual art forms. This exhibit runs from July 15 – December 10 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas.
Professor Brian Delay of the University of California will discuss the Texas borderlands and gun history as it pertains to the skirmishes along the Mexican border during that era.  Hosted in conjunction with the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. The lecture will take place in the Hazelwood Lecture Hall at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas at 7pm on October 19, 2017.
Donald Beard, superintendent of Caprock Canyons State Park, will discuss his successful program to help repopulate the southern plains bison in Caprock.  Hosted in conjunction with the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. The screening will take place in the Hazelwood Lecture Hall at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas from 7:30pm – 9:30pm on November 16, 2017.
A podcast series produced by Stevie Ray Vaughn in Conjunction with the Bullock Museum which examines the history and development of Vaughn’s own signature musical style as well as the musical culture of Texas
The Texas Historical Commission has launched a web documentary film about the Massacre at Goliad. 360* camera technology was used to be attractive and immersive for Texas history students. It can be viewed on laptop, cell phone, tablet, VR headsets or on the THC website. A Chrome browser provides the best experience. All of the sites for the Massacre were shot on location and the artifacts shown were gathered from...
An online, multimedia exhibit which highlights the struggle for Women’s Rights in Texas and the role Texan women played in the greater national struggle.  Uses a combination of interactive applications, documents, photographs, audio, and video to illustrate the progressions, setbacks, and major events in the Women’s Right’s Movement’s history in Texas.
Graduate students in the UT History Department’s Public History seminar led by Joan Neuberger examined documents in local archives and wrote a collection of historical essays on key aspects of that day’s events, as well as on the historical context, and the aftermath. In this episode, Neuberger discusses the project with four of those students: Itza Carbajal, Maria Hammack, Rebecca Johnston, and John Lisle.
This exhibit, a compilation of original projects produced and curated by University of Houston Honors College Students, examines The Great Migration of African Americans out of the south following the end of World War I.  This exhibit examines the movement from a variety of perspectives as well as its impact on the city of Houston. This exhibit will run from July 5 2017 to August 18 2017 at The Heritage...
In order to commemorate International Day of Peace, the museum will be giving out Free Admission and host a number of Holocaust survivors who will speak about their experiences to the public. This event will run on September 11 2017 from 11AM – 5PM at the Dallas Holocaust Museum in Dallas, Texas.
Author Don Graham, in conjunction with the Bullock State History Museum, will walk the audience through the cultural contexts of a variety of foreign films that take place in Texas.  He will discuss how Texan culture is being consumed worldwide, and what that says about what Texan culture values and what other cultures value within Texan culture. This event will take place on September 14 from 7pm – 8:30pm...
Based on the book Citizens at Last: The Woman Suffrage Movement in Texas and on an earlier exhibition of the same name by the Woman's Collection at Texas Woman's University Library, this freestanding exhibition uses archival photographs, newspaper clippings, cartoons, cards, and texts to display the struggle for woman suffrage in Texas. Citizens at Last is made possible in part by a We the...
Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience surveys the Alamo of the Texas imagination through illustrations drawn from historical documents, paintings, sketches, cartoons, comic books, television, and film. Alamo Images focuses, not merely on Texas history, but on the mythic power of events that helped define a community, state, and nation.This exhibition is organized by the...
Through twenty panels of photographic images and captions, Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence presents an expanded look at these fifty-nine extraordinary men who brought modern Texas into being. Signers is an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.This exhibition is available for rental with current bookings shown at the link...
A $1,000 prize will be awarded at the 2018 TSHA Annual Meeting in San Marcos for the best article length submission to the Southwestern Historical Quarterly by December 15, 2017, that deals with the contributions of Texans to the World War I effort or the effects of the Great War on Texas.  Submissions must meet all normal submission requirements outlined for the Southwestern...
Preservation Austin and Dr. Tom Barrett will discuss the “public” archaeology, its importance and relevance in the modern era, and its specific importance to the city of Austin. He will also touch upon archaeological resources in Austin and the current processes in place for historical designations and models.  This event runs on September 12 from 6pm – 7pm at 500 Chicon St, Austin, Texas.
Filmmaker Bud Force and Photographer John Langmore will discuss the making of their documentary film COWBOYS. Told in the cinematic tradition of classic westerns, COWBOYS offers the opportunity to ride alongside modern working cowboys on some of America's largest and most remote cattle ranches. COWBOYS documents the lives of the men and women working on "big outfit" cattle ranches - some of which...
This exhibit (sponsored by the Department of Animal Sciences at Texas A&M University) celebrates the historic ranches of Texas and their ability to adapt through changing natural and business environments. The commitment and innovation of the families who built these ranches have helped them to preserve their legacies. It also highlights the legacies of ranching and examines the role the livestock...
Deep in the Vaults of Texas: A Campus Collaboration brings together diverse artifacts from archives, museums, and repositories across The University of Texas at Austin campus. Displayed at the LBJ Presidential Library, the exhibit showcases items from a wide range of time periods and locations and underscores the richness and depth of the university’s holdings – from early Texas arrowheads to Renaissance paintings...
Texas Tech University, with the generous support of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, have constructed an educational digital tool that introduces Texas high school students to the story of the Holocaust, that honors the heroism of our Texas soldiers who fought in WWII, but that also continues the important work of remembering this incredibly dark time in history.  This project includes an exhibit...
“United: The War as We Remember”, is an exclusive private event held at the Austin Film Society in Austin, Texas curated to showcase the stories of World War II veterans through the film “Fading Front” and The Veteran’s Project, a live photographic essay.   These untold stories have contributed to the cloth of freedom that we embrace to this day and through our veterans we stand united.  This event...
This project is a tribute to Tom R. Chambers' grandmother, Mattie Oline (Battles) Meekins, 1899-1997. She kept a diary from 1948 through part of 1993. Chambers researched her entries over the years, and chose the ones that have significance for him and society. His grandmother rarely missed making a daily entry in her diary during 45-plus years - an astonishing 16,000-plus entries. Chambers was born in July of 1947...
One of the largest special collections in the nation among schools of Southwestern’s size, the Edward A. Clark Collection was a gift of more than 2,400 volumes donated in 1965 from the private collection of Ambassador Edward A. Clark. It is rich in printed materials for the period of the Republic of Texas, the annexation of Texas by the United States, and Reconstruction. Also included in this collection are a number...
This collection contains materials from John Goodwin Tower, a Southwestern alumnus, represented Texas in the United States Senate from 1961 through 1984. Before his retirement, he named Southwestern University as the official repository for his papers. The approximately 800 linear feet of materials primarily reflect his Senate activities and include documents, legislative files, correspondence, speeches, campaign...
This collection contains roughly 70 interviews of Baytown residents which reflect the history of Baytown. This collection was created between 1968 to the early 1980s. The Baytown Oral History Collection includes stories on the following Texas topics: History of the Humble Oil & Refinery Co., Hurricane Carla, the Great Depression, a Baytown Lynching, History of (Middletown) Pelly, History of Baytown’s...
This collection consists of approximately 100 interviews of Baytown veterans who served in wars and during peacetime. These stories highlight experiences from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Operation Desert Storm.
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