Topic: Fourth of July

Want to Buy American? Look Beyond the Label

July 3, 2013
Want to Buy American? Look Beyond the Label

Nothing says red, white and blue like where you spend your green. But before you set out on a patriotic shopping spree, beware: "Made in USA" labels don't tell the whole story.

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Nine pounds of wool and grommets

July 1, 2011
The university's service flag made during World War I.

A 93-year-old service flag from World War I was recently uncovered in university archives. Read the story behind this precious piece of UT history.

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Education Notes: Early U.S. History and Culture Experts

June 12, 2008

Americans annually celebrate the Fourth of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with fireworks, picnics and family gatherings. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on early American history, literature and culture, as well as perspectives on contemporary Independence Day traditions.

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