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Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library

When:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Alkek Library First floor exhibit area
Description:

This exhibit runs through May 30, 2018.

The Waco Siege occurred in February-April of 1993, when federal agents initiated a siege after a failed raid on the Branch Davidian compound. In the end, four federal agents and 82 civilians were killed. The Alkek Library holds many primary resources on the Waco Siege in The Wittliff Collections archives and in government documents. The exhibit provides background on the events, as well as direction on how to learn more about this event and other government actions using library resources. 

Ashes of Waco digital collection from The Wittliff https://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/139. 

Photo: “View of Mount Carmel from sniper’s nest,” ca. March 1993, photographer unknown. Photographs, Box 41, Folder 11. Dick J. Reavis Papers, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University.

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Lauren Goodley
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Exhibitions
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Exhibit | Researching Justice: Primary Sources at the Alkek Library