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2014 Exhibits

2012 - 2013 Exhibits

A Texas Tradition: The History of Texas - Leading Ladies
March 5 - 29, 2013
Blagg-Huey Library
Curated by the Woman's Collection Staff

Celebrate Women's History Month with a panoramic stroll through history as you are introduced to Texas legendary women. This colorful exhibit will feature the stories of the famous and infamous and the bold and demure women who shaped our history and forged our future. This exhibit features photographs of Texas leading ladies and includes ephemera and memorabilia celebrating their achievements. An added feature to this year's exhibit is the Women Sharing Stories Book which is designed to educate, heal, and connect women by the power of their writing. Has your voice been silenced? Do you have a story you need to tell? Do you want other young women to learn from your words? Then take this opportunity to pen your thoughts and share your words. All entries are anonymous.


Homecoming: Celebrating the Golden Girls Class of 1962
April 4 - 30, 2012
Blagg-Huey Library
Curated by the Womanís Collection Staff

In the spring of 1962, a group of young women left the halls of Texas Womanís University to pursue their dreams. These young women were the class of 1962, who were filled with dreams of changing their communities and making a difference that would last a lifetime. This exhibit honors the class of 1962 and celebrates their 50th reunion. Peruse through this collection of photographs, books, clothing, and artifacts and celebrate the Golden Girls Class of 1962.


Celebrating Women's History Month
March 5 - 30, 2012
Blagg-Huey Library
Curated by the Womanís Collection Staff

Before the 1970s, the topic of womenís history was largely missing from the general publicís consciousness. This exhibit will feature stories of women who empower and engage the female spirit and transformed the way we think about women. Stories such as Angie Nesbitt who pulled a man twice her size from the cold waters of his submerged car or Amy Biehl who gave her life to fight against apartheid in South Africa. This exhibit will feature photographs, books, documents, and artifacts of women who revolutionized our world.


Celebrating Black History Month
February 1 - 27, 2012
Blagg-Huey Library
Curated by the Womanís Collection Staff

This informative and historical exhibit includes stories of the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the scholars of African American history, and the role models of today and yesterday. Featured in this exhibit are photographs, books, artifacts, and clothing detailing the stories of women and men who shaped a movement, transformed history, and changed our communities.


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