UNT on the Square exhibition features photographs of family living in unique East Texas community

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-07-26 10:25

What: The Upshaws of County Line, an exhibition of photographs taken by Richard Orton of a family that lived in an East Texas community that was formed in the 1870s as a safe place for newly freed slaves during Reconstruction and Jim Crow Texas.
When: July 7 (Friday) – Aug. 12 (Saturday). A reception, which will include an artist’s talk, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 (Friday).