Exhibits - Austin Public Library

They took an oath
They Took an Oath, Traveling Exhibit

June 15, 2019 – August 25, 2019
Central Library, Shared Learning Room 531, Floor 5 | 710 W. César Chávez St.


Larry Thomas’ exhibition They Took an Oath showcases the ongoing effort to commemorate the 19th Century Texas Black Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates through a traveling exhibit focusing on their 19th Century Legislation. The exhibit is part of the 19th Century Black Legislators’ Monument project unveiled at the Texas State Cemetery, March 2010 http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/monuments.asp. This exhibition is dedicated to these brave, courageous and often forgotten men of Texas and World History. This remarkable exhibit is from original legislative bills, House & Senate Journals and other legislative documents courtesy of the Texas State Library & Archives Commission and the Texas Legislative Reference Library, They Took An Oath, Traveling Exibit.

For more information, contact the exhibitor at 512-517-9458.

Images courtesy of: Texas State Library & Archives Commission