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Map of Mexico

Geography shapes wars and wars shape geography. Cartography, being directly concerned with geography, is affected by wars through direct association.

Exhibit Curators: Ben Huseman
Exhibit Dates:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Saturday, February 7, 2015
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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A new exhibit focuses attention on the “forgotten” U.S.-Mexico War through letters, diaries, daguerreotypes, sketches, maps, and other materials. The U.S.–Mexico War was a formative event in US and Mexican history that continues to have repercussions...

Exhibit Dates:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to Saturday, August 30, 2014
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Special Collections' fall 2013 exhibit explored his enthusiastic visit to Fort Worth on November 22, 1963, before his tragic assassination in Dallas later that...

Exhibit Curators: Cathy Spitzenberger, Brenda McClurkin
Exhibit Dates:
Monday, September 2, 2013 to Saturday, February 8, 2014
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Making Mavericks exhibit sign

From the time of its inception, UT Arlington has had a relationship with the city of Arlington and its leaders.

Exhibit Dates:
Monday, March 11, 2013 to Saturday, May 4, 2013
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Few people would argue that Caribbean islands have not played pivotal roles in American history.  From Columbus’ discoveries to the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison debate, events on islands of the West Indies have impacted our history.

Exhibit Dates:
Monday, October 1, 2012 to Saturday, February 9, 2013
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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What is politics? When you think of politics, does it apply only to certain parts of your life?

Exhibit Dates:
Friday, June 1, 2012 to Sunday, September 30, 2012
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Impressions of the West: Works of Art from Special Collections featured over 30 paintings, sculptures, and prints which showcased how the American West has been viewed by artists and popular culture.

Exhibit Dates:
Monday, August 22, 2011 to Monday, May 28, 2012
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Modeled figure from an old ride at Six Flags Over Texas.

Six Flags Over Texas. Just the mention of the theme park is enough to prompt people to giggle with delight and reminisce about the rides.

Exhibit Dates:
Monday, February 14, 2011 to Saturday, August 13, 2011
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Charting Chartered Company exhibit banner

The exhibit focuses on maps, and how they reflected and shaped the histories of chartered companies. A charter defined and limited the companies' rights, privileges, obligations, and the localities where these were in effect.

Exhibit Dates:
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 to Saturday, January 8, 2011
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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Labor union sign

For All Workers: The Legacy of the Texas Labor Movement, 1838-2010, featured the personal papers of labor and political activist John "J.W." Jackson, as well as numerous items from the Texas Labor Archives at UT Arlington. Inspired by J.W. Jackson's...

Exhibit Dates:
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 to Saturday, August 7, 2010
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
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