The Way Things Were: Texas Settlers and Their Buildings, 1860s–1930s

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition looks at early Texas buildings for information about settlers' visions of community and progress and their accommodation to the physical demands and economic realities of everyday life. For more information, contact the Museum of Southern History.

May 2 – 30, 2022
The Museum of Southern History
7502 Fondren Rd.
Houston, TX 77074


Map of event location
Fourteen-year-old Doris Mears planting corn, by unknown photographer, April 1942.