The Chisholm Kid

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Presented by Institute of Texan Cultures at Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio TX

Jan 13 2018
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Apr 01 2018
The Chisholm Kid

The first black cowboy to be featured in a comic strip, The Chisholm Kid appeared from 1950 to 1954 in the Pittsburgh Courier, a storied black newspaper. Paying homage to the 5,000 to 9,000 Black cowboys who drove cattle along the Chisholm Trail from Texas to Kansas following the Civil War, as well as nodding to ongoing struggles for equality in the 1950s, this exhibition features panels from the original comic strip.

 

Known as the “Lone Fighter for Justice for All,” the namesake hero of

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ADMISSION INFO

$10 for adults (18-64)

$8 for seniors (65+) and children (6-17)

Free with membership, UTSA or Alamo Colleges identification

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Regular hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Institute of Texan Cultures

801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205

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