Life and Death on the Border: 1910-1920

Exhibit at Bob Bullock Texas History Museum will open with a Symposium.

Thursday January 21, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

The Bullock is located at 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin.

The exhibit examines a pivotal period in Texas history. Rare artifacts, photographs, court documents, newspapers, and eyewitness accounts provide perspective on a little known story that shaped the Mexican American civil rights movement and continues to have lasting impact today.

Symposium panelists include — John Morán González (UT Austin), Trinidad Gonzáles (So Texas College), Sonia Hernández (TX A & M), Benjamin H. Johnson (Loyola U Chicago), Monica Muñoz Martinez (Brown).  Panelists are scholars from the Refusing to Forget Project who provided guidance for the Life and Death on the Border exhibition.

(Included among the exhibits is the saddle of General Francisco “Pancho” Villa).

The symposium is open to the public.

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