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This week in Texas on September 1, 1969, Llerena Beaufort Friend ended her 19-year run as director and founder of the Barker Texas History Center. Friend's remarkable journey through life began on October 19, 1903, in Dublin, Texas. Born to Everest MacDonald Friend and Llerena Collinsworth (Perry) Friend, she would go on to leave an indelible mark on the world of education and historical scholarship. Her upbringing was a nomadic one, with her family relocating twenty-four times due to her father's work as a traveling salesman. Despite the challenges, her Methodist faith and passion for learning remained steadfast.
Galveston, TX – November 18, 2022 - The Bryan Museum is proud to present a new exhibition, “21st Century Cowboys: The Tintypes of Robb Kendrick.” The exhibition will be on view at the Bryan Museum from November 13, 2022 through January 15, 2023.
Robb Kendrick has been photographing cowboys for more than 25 years. Using an early photographic process called tintype, he creates one-of-a-kind photographs of modern cowboys whose 19th century appearances underscore what hasn’t changed in the last 100+ years.