Texas In Focus: Early Photographs from the State Archives

Texas In Focus: Early Photographs from the State Archives
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Austin, Texas

 

 

Texas In Focus:

Early Photographs from the State Archives

 

Photography - Exhibit Brand - Oval
Photography - Exhibit Brand - Oval
Texas In Focus: Early Photographs from the State Archives
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission invites you to step back in time and develop a deeper understanding of the story of Texas and her people.
Stephen Siwinski
Communications Officer
512-463-5514
ssiwinski@tsl.texas.gov
2014
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Peter Rogers, Artist of Iconic Texas Mural, to Speak at State Library and Archives

Peter Rogers, Artist of Iconic Texas Mural, to Speak at State Library and Archives
Austin, TX

Peter Rogers, the artist of “Texas Moves Toward Statehood,” a dramatic mural of Texas history that has been a fixture in the lobby of the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building for 50 years, will return to Austin for a public talk at the Zavala Building, Thursday, July 31, at 6 p.m.

Photograph of Peter Rogers in the early 1960s with scaffolding in the background
Photograph of Peter Rogers in the early 1960s with scaffolding in the background
Peter Rogers with TSLAC lobby mural and scaffolding in the background, summer 1964. 989/029-1
We are very excited that Peter Rogers is able to be with us and to recount his experiences painting this great mural and his subsequent career in art,” said Mark Smith, Director and Librarian. “This will be a unique opportunity to hear this story.
Tracy Lash
Executive Assistant
(512) 463-5460
tlash@tsl.texas.gov
2014
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