Monument and Memory in Texas History: From Sacred Site to Marital Symbol - April 7, 2020

Updated: Nov 13, 2020

Description: Since the late nineteenth century, monuments have helped Texans celebrate their state’s past. But like any cultural artifact, the historical monument can be seen in different ways. This lecture will examine the gendered dimensions of commemoration and memory, focusing on the ways in which women’s organizations, such as the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and male business leaders used monuments to create their own distinct interpretations of the state’s heritage.

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Texana Room, Fondren Library 6404 Robert S Hyer Lane Dallas, TX 75205

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