Topic: Texas history

University of Texas Welcomes TSHA Back Home to Austin

May 8, 2015
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UT Austin is welcoming the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) back to campus, where it was founded and operated for 108 years, to support the teaching and preservation of Texas history.

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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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Barbecue state of mind

Dec. 6, 2009
Barbecue state of mind

In Texas, barbecue is serious business. Be it ribs, brisket, sausage or something more exotic, barbecue to Texans is not just foodit's a frame of mind. So what is it about barbecue that Texans hold so near and dear to their hearts?

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Center for American History to be Named for Former Governor Dolph Briscoe

Dec. 1, 2008

The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin will be named for Dolph Briscoe, former governor of Texas, following gifts totaling $15 million.

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