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1000 Student Winners Announced for the Guinness World Records Largest Published Book in the World – “I Am Texas!”

1000 Student Winners Announced for the Guinness World Records Largest Published Book in the World – “I Am Texas!”

For Immediate ReleaseMay 16, 2022 Media Contacts:Kim StinebakerDPWPR713-305-6602kim@dpwpr.com Tony AlvesThe Bryan Museum(409) 497-4209tony@thebryanmuseum.org Houston, TX – May 16, 2022 ​- ​iWRITE Literacy Organization​ and The Bryan Museum just announced the 1,000 student winners (3rd-12th graders) whose writing or artwork will be published in I Am Texas, a 7 ft. book and attempt to publish the largest book...

May 16, 2022May 16, 2022
The Children’s Home

The Children’s Home

The Galveston Children’s Home operated under several names and at different locations before being permanently moved to 1315 21st Street. It was originally founded by a Galveston journalist named George B. Dealey in 1878 as the Island City Protestant Orphans Asylum. The next year, the institution housed approximately 40 children. During this time, Dealey turned...

May 3, 2022May 3, 2022
Family Treasures

Family Treasures

This dictionary was the property of and used by Stephen F. Austin …(illegible)  his sister Emily, has been willed to and used by Guy M. Bryan. – Signed: S. F. Austin. This inscription, inside an 1828 dictionary belonging to Stephen F. Austin, will soon be on display as part of the Texas Frontier Exhibit, along...

September 2, 2021August 24, 2021
Summer Camp 2021

Summer Camp 2021

For two weeks in July, the halls of The Bryan Museum were filled with sounds of children who attended one of the two sessions of summer camp. Twenty-two children from as far away as California and as close as the next block learned all about the stories of Texas. Eight of the campers received full...

August 25, 2021August 26, 2021
The Hidden History Series

The Hidden History Series

The history of the Lone Star State is a well-worn yet ornate shawl, delicately embroidered with rich indigenous, European, and Mexican designs. Parts of it are torn, showing painstaking efforts toward liberation, and others are stained with the blood, sweat, and tears of those whose legacies toward the Texian people live on. It’s a piece...

August 18, 2021August 18, 2021
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