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Behold the People: R. C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas, 1949–1961

June 19, 2015August 15, 2015

R. C. Hickman was a Dallas photographer whose thousands of images produced from 1949 to 1961 document aspects of life in an African American community in Texas. His photographs depict a community largely invisible to white Americans—thoroughly a part of mainstream America by virtue of accomplishment and lifestyle but excluded from it because of race.

This exhibition was created by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, and is presented in partnership with the Humanities Texas traveling exhibitions program.

Humanities Texas is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Contact: Dallas Historical Society Phone: (214) 421-4500
Hall of State
3939 Grand Avenue
Dallas, TX 752`0
United States