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    Local Memory, sponsored by Texas Folklife, will launch a new Digital Public History exhibit, "The Wild Side of Life: The Rise of the Honky Tonks, 1940-1950" on December 28, 2020. The exhibit documents the creation of the Western Swing scene in Austin during and after World War Two.

    The exhibit is online and free.

    This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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