Geography shapes wars and wars shape geography. Cartography, being directly concerned with geography, is affected by wars through direct association.
Past Physical Exhibits
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...
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...
From the time of its inception, UT Arlington has had a relationship with the city of Arlington and its leaders.
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.
What is politics? When you think of politics, does it apply only to certain parts of your life?
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.
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.
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.
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...