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Detail from e_fs_0853_IMG0018 - Dr. Martin Luther King

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is home to the Flip Schulke Photographic Archive, one of the most historically important collections documenting the civil rights movement of the 1960s.


Detail from - Snowball Quilt, e_wqh_0195.

The Winedale Historical Complex hosts its annual quilt exhibition Feb. 12 - Feb. 25, 2012 with Making Do with Little: Cotton Sacks and Cotton Sack Quilts.


Photograph of Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, 02/23/1945, by Joe Rosenthal.

Etched Memory: Icons of American Photography, an exhibit of selected photographs from the Briscoe Center is on display at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum until March 25, 2012.


Detail from book cover -Texas Furniture, Volume One

Please join the Briscoe Center and authors Lonn Taylor and David Warren for a book signing in celebration of the publication of the updated Texas Furniture, Volume One.


Detail images of Nat "King" Cole by Calvin Littlejohn (e_cl_0019) and R.C. Hickman (e_rch_0367)

The Briscoe Center for American History is home to the R.C. Hickman and Calvin Littlejohn collections, two important photographic archives for the study of African American and Texas history. R.C. Hickman (1922-2007) covered Dallas, Texas; Littlejohn (1909-1993) worked in Ft. Worth.