Student Projects

CURRENT PUBLIC HISTORY COURSES AT TXST

(undergraduate) HIST 3368A: Introduction to Public History
(graduate) HIST 5376: Local and Community History
(graduate) HIST 5372: Museums and Material Culture
(graduate) HIST 5374: Public History Internship

GRADUATE STUDENT PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Graduate students Amber Hullum and Railey Tassin’s research on the Manhattan Club, one of the first gay bars in Austin, was featured at Texas State and on CBS Austin.
  • Graduate students Amber Hullum and Wesley Moore researched the Dodson family, whose former home will become a new Reconstruction-Era interpretive site.
  • Graduate students propose new exhibitions for Pioneer Farms, an outdoor museum in Austin, TX.
  • Graduate students Patrick Bassett and Nicole Sutton prepare a successful historical marker application for the Lydia Street Fire Station, which employed the first Black fire fighters in Texas, approved by the Travis County Historical Commission.