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Women sing freedom songs during the Selma to Montgomery march, March 1965

Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography
Now on Display at the Briscoe Center

Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
November 10, 2017 — July 21, 2018
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m (SEE EXCEPTIONS)

Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography features images from the center’s vast photojournalism collections that provide compelling visual evidence of the struggles, flashpoints, and achievements of the civil rights movement—from Jim Crow to Black Power. Struggle for Justice includes images from the Spider Martin, Flip Schulke, and Charles Moore photographic archives, as well as many others.

 
Weatherby Map Collection

Highlights from the Weatherby Map Collection
Now on Display at the Briscoe Center

Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m, Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m (SEE EXCEPTIONS)

View some of the finest examples from the late T. Karman Weatherby's collection of more than 4,000 maps, engravings, and related materials, donated to the Briscoe Center by his family in 2013 and now available to researchers. The selections here show visual evidence of changing national borders and state boundaries in the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries and the growth of Texas through the Republic era and into statehood. These examples vividly illustrate ways in which nations and states viewed themselves geographically and across time, and how mapmakers and publishers chose to communicate a sense of place and population.