• The Sharecropper Cabin

    The Sharecropper Cabin

    Nov 08, 2021

    Tending the Soil is a collaborative project between The Institute of Texan Cultures and UTSA Libraries and UTSA Special Collections. Through combined efforts, expertise and collection resources, Tending the Soil is a pilot project that exemplifies the dynamic nature of [...]

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  • Celebrando Más Allá De La Vida

    Celebrando Más Allá De La Vida

    Oct 21, 2021

    In collaboration with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, students in Professor Alegra Lozano’s Day of the Dead course created a virtual exhibit, taking visitors on a journey through a pueblito—or little town—explaining the history, traditions and cultural significance of [...]

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  • Lightnin’ Hopkins and Texas Blues

    Lightnin’ Hopkins and Texas Blues

    Feb 10, 2021

    Sam Hopkins was born in Centerville, Texas, in 1912. When he was eight years old, a chance meeting with foundational bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson at a church social was the beginning of a decades-long career. With his mentor, Hopkins began [...]

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