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Director's Message: January 2016

The University of Texas officially opened Sid Richardson Hall on January 12, 1971 (45 years ago this month) Unit 2 of Sid Richardson Hall houses the Briscoe Center's Research and Collections division. In 1991 (25 years ago this year) the Briscoe Center became an independent research unit of the University. Therefore, 2016 is an important anniversary year for the center. Read more...





Garner Film now Airing on PBS January 27, 2016 - Garner Film Now Airing on PBS
New Rayburn Exhibit Opens January 26, 2016 - New Rayburn Exhibit Opens
Save The Date: Winedale Quilt Exhibit January 26, 2016 - Save The Date: Winedale Quilt Exhibit
Save The Date: Winedale Quilt Exhibit January 26, 2016 - The Maxfield Memorabilia Collection
In Memoriam: Jo Anne Christian November 19, 2015 - In Memoriam: Jo Anne Christian
Diario de Navegacion November 16, 2015 - Center Acquires Revolutionary Era Naval Log
Renovation Work at the Briscoe Center November 16, 2015 - Public Service Announcement: Renovation Work at the Briscoe Center
Christmas at Winedale November 16, 2015 - Briscoe Center Presents Christmas at Winedale
Clements National Security Project October 30, 2015 - UT Centers Launch National Security Digital Resource
Home to War, detail from di_06316 October 26, 2015 - Home to War Archive and Upcoming Exhibit Shed Light on the Vietnam War
Alan Paris Photojournalism Collection, detail from photo by Jaques Lowe October 23, 2015 - Center Acquires the Alan Paris Photojournalism Collection
Dee J. Kelly Sr. October 8, 2015 - In Memoriam: Dee J. Kelly Sr.
Paul Stekler September 30, 2015 - Center Announces Stekler Documentary Archive
In Memoriam: Bob Johnston September 30, 2015 - Center Acquires The Jess Hay Papers
In Memoriam: Dan Burck September 12, 2015 - In Memoriam: Dan Burck
In Memoriam: Bob Johnston August 25, 2015 - In Memoriam: Bob Johnston
Al Satterwhite Photographic Archive July 30, 2015 - Center Acquires the Al Satterwhite Photographic Archive
George Peddy Papers July 30, 2015 - In Depth: The George Peddy Papers.
 John Bryson Archive May 27, 2015 - Briscoe Center Acquires Acclaimed Photographer John Bryson's Archive
In Memoriam: Howard N. Richards May 12, 2015 - In Memoriam: Howard N. Richards
Briscoe–Garner Museum April 25, 2015 - New Dolph Briscoe Jr. Exhibit Now on Display at the Briscoe–Garner Museum
Jess Hay April 20, 2015 - In Memoriam: Jess Hay
Steven Jones Archive April 15, 2015 - Stephen Jones Archive Open for Research
Dr. Don Carleton March 31, 2015 - Briscoe Center to Participate in Farenthold Conference
Dr. Don Carleton March 24, 2015 - Sounds Like Texas Music Exhibit Now Open On Campus
Dr. Don Carleton March 24, 2015 - Statesman and Governor Bill Richardson Donates Papers to UT Austin's Briscoe Center
Dr. Don Carleton March 24, 2015 - In Memoriam: Judge John Singleton
Dr. Don Carleton February 24, 2015 - FDR to JFK: Presidential Photographs from the Briscoe Center Exhibit opens at Sam Rayburn Museum
Dr. Don Carleton February 20, 2015 - March to Freedom Exhibit Opens at LBJ Presidential Library
Dr. Don Carleton February 16, 2015 - Seeing Double Quilt Exhibit at Winedale
Dr. Don Carleton January 28, 2015 - Briscoe Center Acquires the Weatherby Map Collection
In Memoriam: Ian Mclagan, photo by Tom Wiright December 18, 2014 - In Memoriam: Ian Mclagan
Clifford Irving November 14, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the archives of StudioEIS, an internationally renowned sculpture-design studio.
Clifford Irving November 14, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has launched a special digital edition of Being Rapoport: Capitalist with a Conscience by former chairman of the UT System Board of Regents Bernard Rapoport.
Clifford Irving October 16, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of controversial author and investigative journalist Clifford Irving.
Christmas at Winedale September 30, 2014 - Nineteenth-Century Folklife Christmas at Winedale on December 13, 2014
President Richard M. Nixon with bow tie on Saint Patrick's Day. Photo by Ron Bennett September 16, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the archive of Pulitzer Prize–nominated photojournalist Ron Bennett.
Alexander Cockburn July 29, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of journalist, author and polemicist Alexander Cockburn.
Winedale Quilt Collection - Sherry Cook Quilt Collection June 25, 2014 - Sam Rayburn Museum Gears Up for the 2014 Bonham Quilt Hop
Willie Nelson, detail from e_jn_0034, Newman (Jeff) Southern Lights/Northern Cross Collection May 8, 2014 - Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection
Harry McPherson April 30, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of Harry McPherson. McPherson was a White House counsel and speechwriter for President Lyndon Johnson from 1965 to 1969.
Detail from Two Minute Warning, photo by Spider Martin April 8, 2014 - Briscoe Center Opens Exhibit of Spider Martin’s Iconic Civil Rights Photographs. April 8, 2014—December 19, 2014.
Rayburn Chandelier March 20, 2014 - Rayburn Chandelier Restored to Former Glory
News to History February 25, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has begun research to learn more about Texas Star, a politically themed quilt given to U.S. Vice President-elect John Nance Garner in 1932
John Singleton and President Lyndon B. Johnson February 25, 2014 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of retired Federal Judge John V. Singleton.
News to History February 12, 2013 - The Briscoe Center is proud to co-sponsor, A Personal Look through the White House Lens, featuring David Hume Kennerly and Eric Draper at the The Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum. The program is held in conjunction with the exhibit News to History: Selections from the Briscoe Center, on display at the Nixon Library.
Forster Flag February 5, 2013 - The Forster Flag is one of 30 Revolutionary-era flags known to have survived and the only one not in a museum or institution. On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 it will be auctioned and the proceeds will be donated to the Briscoe Center.
Image of George W. Littlefield January 29, 2013 - The University of Texas at Austin's History Department's Littlefield Lecture Series will take place on Feb. 19–20 and will be given by Dr. David B. Gracy II.
Dennis Brack January 29, 2013 - On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History will host, Dennis Brack: A Career in Photojournalism.
Image of George W. Littlefield January 17, 2014 - The exhibit Red and White and a Bit of Another Color will be on display from February 10–23 at the Winedale Historical Complex, a division of the Briscoe Center located in Round Top, Texas.
T.R. Fehrenbach; Photo by Jennifer Whitney. December 4, 2013 - In Memoriam: T.R. Fehrenbach, 1925-2013.
Detail of cover of Who was Jack Ruby? by Seth Kantor November 15, 2013 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of print journalist Seth Kantor, who was deeply involved in coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy.
Whitney Smith Flag History Research Collection - detail from di_08993 October 15, 2013 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the Whitney Smith Flag Research Center Collection. This vast and unique archive documents the development of the academic discipline that seeks to understand the symbolism and significance of flags and heraldry.
Norman Birnbaum October 15, 2013 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of American sociologist Professor Norman Birnbaum. Professor Birnbaum is a renowned intellectual who has been active in politics, academia, and journalism on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean since the 1950s.
Foodways Texas Oral History Archive October 15, 2013 - The Briscoe Center has acquired the Foodways Texas Oral History Archive, a diverse collection of interviews that document the history and culture of Texas cuisine. The archive includes stories about craft breweries, barbecue restaurants, gardening and food co-ops, iconic Texas restaurants, and the Foodways project.
Cactus Jack: The Political Legacy of John Nance Garner September 11, 2013 - Cactus Jack: The Political Legacy of John Nance Garner. Documentary screening and discussion, September 19, 2013.
Detail from Transcriber webpage September 11, 2013 - Briscoe Center Launches Natchez Trace Transcription Project. Public encouraged to get involved, transcribe documents.
Red and White and a Bit of Another Color July 11, 2013 - The Briscoe Center’s exhibit Red and White and a Bit of Another Color features examples of 19th and 20th-century red-and-white quilts and redwork bedcovers from its Winedale Quilt Collection.
Texas Furniture From The Ima Hogg Winedale Collection July 13, 2013 - October 6, 2013 June 28, 2013 - The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and the Bullock Museum will present a special exhibition, Texas Furniture From The Ima Hogg Winedale Collection, beginning July 13, 2013, in the Bullock Museum’s Albert and Ethel Herzstein Hall.
Buffalo Altar logo May 29, 2013 - On June 2, the Bullock Museum, in association with the Briscoe Center, will present, Buffalo Altar; A Texas Symphony, followed by a conversation with Barry Corbin, narrator, Stephen Harrigan, writer and Todd Frazier, composer. 
Book cover for Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texa April 29, 2013 - Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, book signing and reception featuring author and Distinguished Alumna Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, May 9, 2013.
Historypin April 29, 2013 - The Briscoe Center for American History is pleased to announce its participation in the social media site Historypin.
1769 letter from George Washington April 3, 2013 - Briscoe Center Acquires George Washington Letter. The letter sheds light on Washington's views on Indian relations, his moral character and his acute awareness of the public sphere.
University of Texas Professor R. H. Bing, from the R. H. Bing Papers April 3, 2013 - Archives of American Mathematics Receives Grant Funding. The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History is pleased to announce a five-year continuation of a grant for the Archives of American Mathematics.
Register of Natchez landings, 06/20/1836, foth_0424

March 15, 2013 - The Briscoe Center is proud to co-sponsor From Civil War to Civil Rights, the 2013 Historic Natchez Conference, April 17-20, 2013. The keynote speaker, William C. Davis, will speak on the Civil War at its sesquicentennial.

Detail of the Texas Capitol

March 12, 2013 - The Legacy of the Dirty Thirty: An event sponsored by The Texas Observer. On March 28 join Sissy Farenthold and Tom Moore, legal strategist Terry O’Rourke and Observer founding editor Ronnie Dugger for a discussion about the legacy of the reform movement and its impact on Texas politics today.

Briscoe Center icon March 5, 2013 - Briscoe Center, LBJ Library present, 'An Evening with Diana Walker and Lucian Perkins'. Acclaimed photojournalists to discuss their favorite images from News to History exhibit.
News to History logo February 1, 2013 - The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and the LBJ Presidential Library are proud to announce the exhibit, News to History: Photojournalism and the Presidency. 
image of cover the Crusades Against Slavery February 1, 2013 - The recent acquisition of the papers of historian Louis Filler is an excellent example of a growing collection strength for the center: American intellectual history.
News to History logo January 29, 2013 - UT Day at the LBJ on February 17 includes free admission for UT students/faculty/staff and access to News to History: Photojournalism and the Presidency from the Briscoe Center.
Joyce Gross January 25, 2013 - In Memoriam: Joyce Gross, 1924-2012
When I Rise film poster January 15, 2013 - When I Rise featured in Texas Independent Film Network Spring 2013 program
Matthew Naythons in Egypt 1973 December 12, 2012 - Briscoe Center Acquires Archives of Renowned Photojournalist Matthew Naythons.
Thomas M. Hatfield December 10, 2012 -  Cain Foundation grant leads fundraising initiative for the Thomas M. Hatfield Seminar Room
Christmas at Winedale musicians. December 8, 2012 - Christmas at Winedale Just Around the Corner
19th Century Folklife experience set for December 8.
Jack Brooks December 5, 2012 - In Memoriam: Jack Brooks, 1922-2012

Rayburn museum new exhibit.  Photo courtesy of North Texas e-News. November 14, 2012 - The Sam Rayburn Museum reopened Sunday, November 11.
Darrell K Royal November 7, 2012 - Darrell K Royal: An Appreciation
Texas Furniture, Volume TwoThe Cabinetmakers and Their Work, 1840-1880 November 4, 2012 - Texas Furniture, Volume Two The Cabinetmakers and Their Work, 1840-1880, Book Signing and Reception
New  exhibit at the Rayburn Museum November 2, 2012 - Sam Rayburn Museum: Reimagined and Reopened
Award recipients Don Carleton (right), executive producer When I Rise, and Hamadou Djime (left), director The Adventure of Cohollyingwood Black Prince October 23, 2012 - Briscoe Center's When I Rise Honored At International Filmmaker Festival
Rayburn Museum September 27, 2012 - Sam Rayburn Museum Temporarily Closed for Exhibit Upgrades
For the Sake of the Song September 25, 2012 - Briscoe Center screens For the Sake of the Song with a live musical performance, on October 5, 2012
David Taylor Border Monument No. 221, 2007-2010. Courtesy of the James Kelly Contemporary Gallery. September 19, 2012 - David Taylor's Photos of Historic Border Monuments Donated to Briscoe Center
Robert A. Gammage September 12, 2012 - In Memoriam: Robert A. Gammage, 1938-2012
A view of the Bastrop fire from Highway 71. September 5, 2011. Photo by Lizzie Chen for KUT News and September 6, 2012 - "Forged in Flames" Making the Stories of the 2011 Labor Day Wildfires Available to the Community
Variable Star Crib Quilt. Cotton chintz crib quilt made by Mary Bartholomew Herr for her grandson Charles H. Miller born in 1866 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania; e_wqh_0222. July 10, 2012 - Bonham Quilt Hop Celebrates the Art and Tradition of Quilting
Dennis Brack prepares to photograph from the top of the Washington Monument. May 21, 2012 - Briscoe Center Acquires Archive of Photojournalist Dennis Brack
Barbara Smith Conrad & Griffin Dunne April 27, 2012 - Briscoe Center Celebrates Dunne Exhibit Opening with Documentary Screening.
Dominick Dunn. April 23, 2012 - "An Extraordinary Life": The Dominick Dunne Papers exhibit opens on April 30, 2012
Bernard Rapoport April 23, 2012 - The Briscoe Center Announces the Bernard Rapoport Legacy Project
Briscoe Center Logo April 12, 2012 - Briscoe Center announces the 2012 Summer Internships
Bernard Rapoport April 9, 2012 - In Memoriam: Bernard "B" Rapoport, 1917-2012
Walter Prescott Webb and Terrell Maverick, 1962.

April 9, 2012 - Austin History Center Association Presents "Love Story: The Letters of Terrell Maverick and Walter Prescott Webb" - Featuring Letters from the Briscoe Center's Walter Prescott Webb Papers

Briscoe Center Logo April 4, 2012 - Briscoe Center announces the 2012–2013 William and Madeline Welder Smith Research Travel Award
detail from ad for CBS documentary by Jay McMullen March 19, 2012 - In Memoriam: Investigative Journalist Jay McMullen, 1921-2012
architects rendition of Briscoe Center renovation March 13, 2012 - Briscoe Gift Kicks Off Sid Richardson Hall Renovation Project
detail from map March 13, 2012 - Briscoe Center for American History acquires Major Southern History Collection
Dustjacket. March 2, 2012 - Briscoe Center Screens Dominick Dunne Documentary with Special Guest Griffin Dunne
Dustjacket. February 26, 2012 - Briscoe Center Hosts Early Bird Explore UT Activities
Dustjacket. February 3, 2012 - Texas Furniture Book Signing, March 31
Snowball Quilt. Made by Helen G. Wade, Georgetown, Texas, 1987. Cotton: made using 1930s and 1940s cotton sack fabrics. Winedale Quilt Collection, AR 2009-144; e_wqh_0195. January 3, 2012 - 2012 Winedale Quilt Show to Feature Cotton Sack Quilts
Briscoe Center logo December 19, 2011 - Dominick Dunne's Papers Donated to the Briscoe Center for American History
Briscoe Center logo December 16, 2011 - Briscoe Center Icons of Photography Exhibit Opens at LBJ Library
Dolph Briscoe and John Nance Garner November 22, 2011 - Renaming of Briscoe-Garner Museum in Uvalde Approved by Board of Regents
Barbara Conrad November 21, 2011 - City of Fort Worth Hosts Special Screening
of When I Rise Dec. 8
November 10, 2011 - Christmas at Winedale, A 19th Century Folklife Event, to be held December 10, 2011
Briscoe Center Executive Director Don Carleton and Andy Rooney tour an exhibit in the center's Sid Richardson Hall, ca. 2000. November 7, 2011 - In Memoriam: Andy Rooney, 1919 – 2011
(di_03324) Flowers on Sam Rayburn’s desk with United States flag in background. November 2, 2011 - "Laying Down the Gavel" Exhibit Opens at Briscoe Center’s Rayburn Museum
Diamond Field quilt October 18, 2011 - Winedale Hosts McCrady Quilt Exhibit Oct. 27 – Nov. 8, 2011
Shel Hershorn taking photo of John Kennedy from detail of larger image September 20, 2011 - In Memoriam: Shel Hershorn, Photojournalist
detail of quilt September 9, 2011 - Changing the Face of Power:
Women in the U.S. Senate. An exhibition of photographs by Melina Mara.
September 12 – December 23, 2011
detail of quilt August 29, 2011 - Quilts That Helped Us Heal: The Briscoe Center’s Reflections on 9/11 Quilt Collection
scene from musical August 24, 2011 - Rappahannock County: New Music Theater Work depicts impact of the Civil War
Briscoe Center Logo June 10, 2011 - LCRA donates 75th anniversary quilt to UT Briscoe Center
Joseph Wershba (detail) May 27, 2011 - In Memoriam: Joseph Wershba, 1920–2011
Ben Sargent, a self portrait, courtesy of Ben Sargent. April 18, 2011 - Briscoe Center Opens "Always Hitting a Nerve," Exhibit of Ben Sargent's Cartoons
detail of dormitory to be renovated with Terry Foundation gift March 23, 2011 - Howard and Nancy Terry Make $1 Million Gift to Dolph Briscoe Center
Photographic protrait of Diana Walker March 23, 2011 - Diana Walker: Photojournalist — A program, exhibit, and reception featuring Diana Walker, March 31, 2011.
Winedale Spring Symposium 2011 February 24, 2011 - For the Sake of the Song: Winedale Spring Symposium, April 9, 2011.
Briscoe Center logo February 3, 2011 - Due to inclement weather, the Winedale Historical Complex and the Sam Rayburn Museum will be closed on Friday, Feb. 4.
Image of Barbara Conrad January 28, 2011 - "When I Rise" Screening and Concert Feb. 3
Pansy quilt image January 25, 2011 - Winedale Hosts Annual Quilt Exhibit, "Inspired by Nature," Feb. 13 - 26.
bookjacket images December 6, 2010 - Humanities Texas will host its second Holiday Book Fair at the historic Byrne-Reed House on Dec. 11.
Barbara Conrad at the Texas State Capitol December 6, 2010 - When I Rise Premieres on the PBS series Independent Lens on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 10 PM ET.
Christmas at Winedale poster. November 19, 2010 - Christmas at Winedale, A 19th Century Folk Life Event, to be held December 11, 2010
Barbara Conrad performing at the Texas State Capitol October 29, 2010 - "When I Rise" Nominated for 2010 International Documentary Award
book jacket of Conversations with Cronkite October 25, 2010 - Conversations with Cronkite Book Signing
two dust jackets October 11, 2010 - Briscoe Center's Books Featured at 2010 Texas Book Festival
Brenda Gunn - Janey Briscoe Archivist September 22, 2010 - Briscoe Center Names Brenda Gunn First Janey Briscoe Archivist
Barbara Conrad September 16, 2010 - The Briscoe Center for American History and The Bugle Boy Foundation present documentary film "When I Rise"
book jacket of Conversations with Cronkite September 14, 2010 - Panel Discussion and Book Signing to celebrate the release of Conversations with Cronkite
portraits of Morley Safer and Leslie Stahl September 10, 2010 - LBJ Library and Briscoe Center Present "An Evening With Morley Safer and Lesley Stahl"
Dolph Briscoe and family July 21, 2010 - Memorial Service for Gov. Dolph Briscoe to be held Aug. 1 at Texas State Capitol
Barbara Conrad July 2, 2010 - Briscoe Center Documentary "When I Rise" Selected for Indianapolis and New York City Film Festivals
Briscoe Center for American History June 29, 2010 - Briscoe Center Announces 2010-11 Smith Research Travel Awards
Photo di_03921 – Dolph and Janey Briscoe in front of the Governor’s Mansion in Austin, Texas June 28, 2010 - In Memoriam: Gov. Dolph Briscoe, 1923-2010
Barbara Conrad June 9, 2010 - Northeast Texas Gets Exclusive Preview of Documentary about Center Point’s Barbara Smith Conrad, Opera Singer Who Overcame Discrimination
President Reagan and Queen Elizabeth, M. H. DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, 1983. Walker (Diane H.) photographic Archive, DBCAH; di00409. June 2, 2010 - "Diana Walker: Photojournalist," an exhibit at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, provides a view of candid moments in the lives of President Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton, and foreign dignitaries.
Logo for Cronkite: Eyewitness to a Century May 7, 2010 - The LBJ Museum and the Briscoe Center for American History Present Cronkite: Eyewitness to a Century

New Exhibit Opens May 15 at the LBJ Library & Museum

Professor Jackie Jones. April 14, 2010 - Graduate students delve into Briscoe Center’s collections for enriching, hands-on seminar course
artwork for Winedale symposium. March 11, 2010 - Conserving Texas, Preserving History: Understanding Our Texas Landscape, the 2010 Winedale Spring Symposium.


bookjacket for The House Will Come to Order. March 4, 2010 - Briscoe Center Hosts Book Launch Event for The House Will Come to Order


Manuscript from the Bexar Archives. February 25, 2010 - Briscoe Center Awarded TexTreasures Grant for Bexar Archives


Barbara Conrad February 4, 2010 - When I Rise World Premiere at SXSW Film Festival: Documentary Focuses on Barbara Smith Conrad, Opera Singer Who Overcame Discrimination


Quilt: Snail's Trail January 20, 2010 - Plaid Pineapple, Broken Wheel, and Snail's Trail: A New Look at Old Patterns  The Annual Winedale Quilt Exhibition


Four details from images taken by the photojournalists speaking at the Behind the Lens event. January 7, 2010 - Behind the Lens: White House Photography from LBJ to Obama

stylized image for the Legacy of Quilts exhibit. November 19, 2009 - A Legacy of Quilts: The Briscoe Center's Joyce Gross Collection 
on display at the Bob Bullock Texas States History Museum
  View quilts from exhibit.
Detail from snapshot of Morley Safer November 12, 2009 - Broadcast Journalist Morley Safer Donates Papers to Briscoe Center
Briscoe Center Icon November 4, 2009 - Briscoe Center's Brenda Gunn Receives Top Honors
Briscoe Center Icon October 23, 2009 - Archives Week 2009: Briscoe Center Hosts Free Talk on "Salvaging New Orleans"
Calvin Littlejohn dust jacket October 16, 2009 - The Briscoe Center and TCU Press celebrate the publication of Calvin Littlejohn: Portrait of a Community in Black and White with two public events
Winedale Historical Complex logo. October 15, 2009 - Christmas at Winedale, A 19th Century Folk Life Event, to be held December 12, 2009
ddie Adams in Vietnam, February 1966, (detail). Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive, DBCAH; di_05310. Copyright Associated Press October 12, 2009 - Briscoe Center Hosts Oct. 28 Screening of
An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story
Governor Hogg with two ostriches, 1901 (detail). Photographed by B. B. Penkins, Hogg (James Stephen) Photographs, DBCAH; di_04993. October 6, 2009 - Sam Rayburn Museum Hosts Texas Governors Exhibit
Eddie Adams in Vietnam, February 1966. di_05310 September 23, 2009 - The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History Hosts Exhibit of Photographs by Eddie Adams
Statue of Sam Rayburn in front of library, Bonham. September 22, 2009 - Sam Rayburn Museum and Austin College Co-Sponsor Rayburn Conference
"Saigon Execution," 1968, by Eddie Adams. Adams (Eddie) Photographic Archive, DBCAH; di_05291. ©AP September 18, 2009 - Archive of Photojournalist Eddie Adams Donated to Briscoe Center
newspaper clipping from NTC collection about a ferry boat between Grand Bluff, Miss. to Louisiana shore 1860. September 16, 2009 - Briscoe Center Co-Sponsors Journey Stories, 2009 Historic Natchez Conference
Briscoe Center Icon September 10, 2009 - Briscoe Center Announces Smith Travel Award Recipients
July 20, 2009 - In Memoriam: Walter Cronkite, 1916–2009
July 6, 2009 - In Memoriam: H.G. Dulaney, 1918–2009
Creekmore Fath, circa 1960. July 1, 2009 - In Memoriam: Creekmore Fath, 1916–2009
Jack Gilford, image from film short "I Won't Sell You a Battery," ca. 1963. ExxonMobil Historical Collection, Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. June 8, 2009 - Briscoe Center Receives "Lost" Mobil Film from Johnson Controls Archives
Antique bed at Winedale April 4, 2009 - Texas Finds: New Finds, New Conclusions — Winedale Spring Symposium
Barbara Jordan addresses the Conference on Women in Public Life, 1975. Prints and Photographs Collections; di_00838. The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin. March 25, 2009 - "When Barbara Jordan Talked, We Listened," Selections from the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Homecoming from the Gulf War, as a soldier greets his family at Langley Air Force Base, Norfolk, Virginia, 1991. Margaret Sandahl Thomas Photographs; CN09945. The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin. March 16, 2009 - Sam Rayburn Museum and Creative Arts Center present Breaking In, Breaking Out: The photographs of Margaret Sandahl Thomas, 1967–1997
Center icon March 12, 2009 - Briscoe Center Announces 2009–2010 William and Madeline Welder Smith Research Travel Award
Bob Marley in concert, copyright Peter Simon. March 10, 2009 - Briscoe Center Sponsors "Reggae Bloodlines" Talk by Photojournalist Peter Simon
image of antique bed March 4, 2009 - Briscoe Center Hosts 2009 Winedale Symposium on Texas Furniture
Center icon February 25, 2009 - Briscoe Center Announces Four Smith Research Travel Awards
a quilt January 22, 2009 - Winedale's New Exhibit Features "Geometry & Botanica" Quilts
Barbara Smith Conrad during the filming of When I Rise January 21, 2009 - Briscoe Center Documents Life of Barbara Smith Conrad in "When I Rise"
Christmas at Winedale image December 13, 2008 - Center Hosts Christmas at Winedale
Governor Dolph Briscoe, Dr. Don E. Carleton, and University of Texas President William Powers Jr. December 1, 2008 - Center for American History to be Named for Former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe
book jacket for 'The Politics of Truth' November 12, 2008 - John Summers gives talk on C. Wright Mills
Danger Pay dust jacket. November 24, 2008 - Center Announces Release of Danger Pay, Memoir of Photojournalist Carol Spencer Mitchell
Dust Jacket for Dolph Briscoe book Nov. 1,  2008 - Governor Dolph Briscoe to Speak at the 2008 Texas Book Festival
Christmas at Winedale with artifacts from the collection. October 15, 2008 - Center for American History Hosts Christmas at Winedale on December 13, 2008
Center for American History Icon October 3, 2008 - Center for American History Announces Research Travel Awards
Vice President John N. Garner and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, early 1930s. John Nance Garner Papers, CAH; di_01418. August 11, 2008 - John Nance Garner on the Vice Presidency—In Search of the Proverbial Bucket
Center for American History Icon July 29, 2008 - Nuclear Control Institute Archives to be housed at the Center for American History
Roy Benavidez May 5, 2008 - Texas War Hero Roy Benavidez Honored in Exhibit at Center for American History
Center for American History Icon April 29, 2008 - The Center for American History Announces the 2008–09 William and Madeline Smith Research Travel Award
Dust jacket for Dolph Briscoe: My Live in Texas Ranching and Politics April 23, 2008 - Gov. Dolph Briscoe Shares His Life In Texas Ranching and Politics: Memoir Released by Center for American History
Pages from the diary of Stephen F. Austin, 1834. April 9, 2008 - The Center for American History Awarded Prestigious "Save America's Treasures" Grant for Conservation of the Austin Papers
Congressman Jack Brooks speaking at the announcement of the donation of his papers to the Center. Photo by Charles Bogel, March 2008. Courtesy of the LBJ Museum. March 24, 2008 - Center for American History Announces Acquisition of Congressman Jack Brooks Collection
Detail from quilt by Pine Eisfeller named The Garden March 13, 2008 - The Center for American History Announces Major Quilt History Acquisition
Part of State of Tomorrow Web page. February 25, 2008 - Center for American History Develops Curriculum Guides for UT System's State of Tomorrow
Bookjacket for Extraordinary Circumstances January 28, 2008 - The Center Announces Publication of David Hume Kennerly's Extraordinary Circumstances
Quilt image for Honoring Her Legacy exhibit. January 25, 2008 - Winedale Hosts Exhibit and Events Honoring Kathleen McCrady's Quilt History Collection
R. C. Hickman with Speed Graphic camera, 1949 December 13, 2007 - In Memoriam: R. C. Hickman, 1922-2007
Christmas at Winedale image December 9, 2007 - Christmas at Winedale
Book jacket for Eckhardt: There Once Was A Congressman from Texas November 30, 2007 - Center Celebrates Launch of Eckhardt Biography with Reception and Exhibit
November 29, 2007 - "Last Best Hope" Screening, Uvalde Opera House
Photograph of Bob Beamon's winning long jump by Darryl Heikes November 27, 2007 - Reception in celebration the exhibit "A Deadline Every Minute: Photographs from the Darryl Heikes Archive"
Christmas at Winedale image November 15, 2007 - Christmas at Winedale
Book jacket for Extraordinary Circumstances October 30, 2007 - Launch of David Hume Kennerly's new book, Extraordinary Circumstances," Austin
Center for American History Icon October 15, 2007 - Belgian Government Honors Four Austin Filmmakers.
Sam Rayburn Museum hosts Open House celebration. October 9, 2007 - Sam Rayburn Museum hosts Open House celebration.
Book jacket of From Bloodshed to Hope in Burundi October 1, 2007 - Center announces release of From Bloodshed to Hope in Burundi: Our Embassy Years During Genocide.
By Ambassador Robert Krueger and Kathleen Tobin Krueger
Logo for the UT Videogame Fundraiser September 4, 2007 - UT Videogame Archive Fundraising Event,  Austin
Dr. Thomas M. Hatfield August 25, 2007 - WWII lecture by Dr. Thomas M. Hatfield, Corpus Christi
The filming of “Last Best Hope” in Belgium, 2001. L to R: Former 1st Lt. Bill Grosvenor, wife Doris, and son David visit the site in Belgium where Grosvenor's P-47 crashed in 1943. Also pictured: Director of Photography Wilson Waggoner and Sound Mixer Mark Lutte. Photo by Rick Patrick. June 20, 2007 - Center for American History will conduct educational outreach programs in Corpus Christi
Barbara Conrad performs American spirituals at private concert, UT Austin June 5, 2007 - Barbara Conrad Concerts Promote American Spirituals Endowment
Governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., seated beneath a portrait of the late Janey Briscoe, in his Uvalde office with (left) Rick Eason, vice president of Development at UT Austin, and (right) Center Director Don Carleton. May 17, 2007 - Former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., establishes $3 million endowment at the Center for American History
Texas Map, 1843. May 8, 2007 - Early Texas History on display at Sam Rayburn Museum
Floor of the Texas House of Representatives, 1963.

April 30, 2007 - Henry B. Gonzalez honored as first Mexican American elected to the Texas Senate

Floor of the Texas House of Representatives, 1963.

April 30, 2007 - Center for American History launches Web site on history of the Speakers of the Texas House

Tom Wright

April 26, 2007 - Headliner's Club Event Celebrates the Rock and Roll Photograph Collection of Tom Wright

Listen to an "All Things Considered" news story about the Tom Wright Collection National Public Radio
Among those attending the kickoff reception for the UT Videogame Archive at the Center for America History were (left to right): Bill Bottorff, president, Austin Business Computers, Inc.; Dr. Don Carleton, director, Center for American History; Richard Garriott, executive producer, NCsoft Corp.; Warren Spector, president, Junction Point Studios; George Sanger, game music legend (The Fat Man); and Steve Jackson, president, Steve Jackson Games. April 19, 2007 - The Center for American History at UT Austin announces new Videogame Archive
"Last Best Hope" executive producers Ramona Kelly and David Grosvenor accept Hugo Award. April 15, 2007 - Center for American History co-sponsored documentary wins international 2007 Silver Hugo Television Award
Center for American History Icon March 29, 2007 - Noise from LBJ Library construction will affect Center for American History Researchers
Rare saddle in exhibit at Garner museum. March 28, 2007 - Rare Ranching Artifacts on Display at John Nance Garner Museum
Last Best Hope icon March 20, 2007 - Documentary "Last Best Hope" Airs on KLRU-TV, March 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Yarborough campaign onlookers, Mount Vernon, Texas, 1954. February 9, 2007 - Center for American History presents panel discussion and exhibition: The Documentary Photography of Russell Lee
Image of Freedom Riders February 6, 2007 - Center for American History brings James Farmer's "Freedom Ride" film to the LBJ Museum.
Portrait of Molly Ivins
February 2, 2007 - In Memoriam: Molly Ivins, 1944–2007
"Our House" by Keti Kasrashvili, Irina Lavrinenko, Nino "Chuchuka" Chargeishvili
January 12, 2007 - The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin announces the February 5 opening of a new quilt exhibit, Put a Roof Over Our Head.
Sara Funk, Seminole, Texas, © Laura Camden, from the Laura Camden Photographic Archive
January 12, 2007 - The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin presents a program and panel discussion to be held on February 1, 2007, featuring "Mennonites in Texas: The Quiet in the Land," a photo documentary exhibit.
image of the Texas Book dust jacket
November 9, 2006 - Center for American History launches The Texas Book with panel discussion and book signing on November 17
Henry B. Gonzalez
October 25, 2006 - Henry B Gonzalez: "Voice of the People"
 Last Best Hope October 30, 2006 - Belgian Resistance and U.S. P-47 Pilot featured in "Last Best Hope," a PBS documentary
Wally McNamee, Ann Richards speaking at the Democratic Convention, 1988. September 14, 2006 - In Memoriam: Ann Richards, 1933–2006
State Fair June 9, 2006 - State Fair: A Top Photojournalist's Odyssey Through Fairs in Ten States
Lloyd Bentsen with President Bill Clinton May 2, 2006 - In Memoriam Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr., 1921–2006
State Fair May 2, 2006 - Leading Photojournalist Arthur Grace Donates Archive to the Center for American History
April 6, 2006 - Photographer Peter Simon Speaks on April 18
February 27, 2006 - Newsman Walter Cronkite to be honored by NASA for his coverage of America's space program
February 21, 2006 - Winedale Features "Transcending 9/11" Quilt Exhibit
November 22, 2005 - Winedale Evokes Old World Yuletide
November 18, 2005 - 50th Anniversary Celebration Set for December 9, 2005 at the Sam Rayburn Museum
November 16, 2005 - "Are Journalists Necessary?" Maureen Dowd Lecture
November 15, 2005 - The First Texas News Barons
October 25, 2005 - Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate
September 14, 2005 - Storied Texas Football Coach Darrel Royal Featured in Unique New Oral Memoir
May 11, 2005 - Sam Rayburn Museum Receives Save Our Treasures Grant and Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration Event, December 9, 2005
May 9, 2005 - Exhibition Features Photographs of Noted Photojournalist Wally McNamee
April 28, 2005 - Halstead, Kennerly Named Among the 100 Most Important People in Photography