Topic: Civil war

"The Making of 'Gone With The Wind'" Exhibition Takes Visitors Behind the Scenes on 75th Anniversary of Classic Film

June 10, 2014

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

April 21, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, announces the 11th Flair Symposium, "Cultural Life During Wartime, 18611865" to take place Sept. 1820.

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Artifacts, descendants tell story of freed slaves in Texas

Sept. 20, 2010

Recovering a forgotten history of African American life was motivation enough for anthropology graduate student Nedra Lee and her peers to brave the Texas summer heat while excavating an old farmstead in southern Travis County.

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Digging up the past

Sept. 18, 2010
Digging up the past

Recovering a forgotten history of African American life was motivation enough for anthropology graduate student Nedra Lee and her peers to brave the Texas summer heat while excavating an old farmstead in southern Travis County.

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A tale of two Georges

Nov. 10, 2009

Learn the story of the Littlefield Fountain, how competing donors George Washington Littlefield and George Washington Brackenridge formed the campus' appearance and the past and present controversy behind the confederate statues in the South Mall of The University of Texas at Austin.

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