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Flip Schulke and the Berlin Wall

Flip Schulke and the Berlin Wall

Flip Schulke first visited the Berlin Wall in 1962, shortly after its first portions had been erected. "It just can't be real," he thought.

Abbie Hoffman Papers

Briscoe Center Acquires Abbie Hoffman Papers

The Briscoe Center for American History has acquired the papers of political activist Abbie Hoffman (1936—1989), which join others at the center related to social and racial justice, anti-war protest and environmental activism, as well as political organization and free speech activities across the ideological spectrum.

Greatest Hits: The Briscoe Center's Music Collections

Greatest Hits: The Briscoe Center's Music Collections

Greatest Hits features unique treasures and highlights from the Briscoe Center's extensive collections of musical primary sources, from early folk songs to stadium rock.

Ramblin' Jack Elliot: A Texas Ramble

Ramblin' Jack Elliot: A Texas Ramble

The Briscoe Center has acquired the film archives of Ramblin' Jack Elliott: A Texas Ramble. Directed by Dee Brown and Bruce Bryant, the film documents the life, travels, and stories of folk music legend Jack Elliot, who was mentored by Woody Guthrie and in turn mentored Bob Dylan.

The Rod Nordland Papers

The Rod Nordland Papers

The Briscoe Center has acquired the papers of Rod Nordland, an award-winning correspondent for the New York Times. Currently based in Afghanistan, where he serves as the Times's Kabul bureau chief, Nordland has worked as a foreign correspondent across the world.