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The Chisholm Kid

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. An homage to the 5,000 to 9,000 Black cowboys who drove cattle along the Chisholm Trail.

Jan. 13 - Apr. 1, 2018

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Regular Operating Hours

 
Monday - Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
 
Sunday
Noon to 5 p.m.
 

General Admission  

 
Adults (18-64) $10
Seniors (65 ) $8
Minors (6-17)
$8
Military w/ID $8
Children (0-5) Free
Members Free
Groups of 10 $5/person
Second Sunday of the Month
(Excludes June)
Free
 
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Location

The Institute of Texan Cultures is located at 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., at the corner of Chavez and Tower of the Americas Way (formerly Durango and Bowie). It is easiest to access from I-37, via the Chavez exit.
 

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News

Dress, Identity and Community

Student interns take on Smithsonian's The Will to Adorn project in San Antonio Find out more

Chisholm Kid - Pioneering Black Comic Book Character

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, ITC shows exhibit on Black cowboys, historic Black comic book character. Find out more

The Story of Texas Beer

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures presents "Brewing up Texas" Find out more

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