University of Texas at Arlington

New Exhibits


"Union Shop" sign

The University of Texas at Arlington Labor Archives, housed in Special Collections, contain archival material from hundreds of union locals and labor councils, statewide labor organizations, union political groups, district and regional offices of...

Exhibit Curators: Dr. George Green, retired professor of history, Betty Shankle, university and labor archivist
Exhibit Dates:
Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Friday, December 29, 2017
Exhibit Location: Special Collections
For more information:
Betty Shankle

Digital Exhibits

Black and white image of Jim Hayes worked hard to push a track chair into a stadium.

“Building a Barrier-Free Campus” explores how UTA began to become a model accessible campus for students with disabilities starting in the mid-1960s—a time when disabled students had no right to attend K-12 schools or college. The exhibit covers a...

Exhibit Curators: Sarah Rose, Trevor Engel
For more information:
Dr. Sarah Rose
Pancho Villa comic book cover

More widely read in Mexico than any other form of cheap print, comics provide a window into the archetypes, stories, and cultural scripts that influenced generations of readers, rich and poor. A new exhibit, ¡Viva México!

For more information:
Special Collections