Event: The Harry Ransom Center hosts public programs. When: Various dates throughout October. Where: Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe streets Background: Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. The Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of… » Continue Reading
The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920–1925" showcases how one artifact, in this case a door from a Greenwich Village bookshop in the 1920s, can serve as a starting point to reconstruct the history of a time and place.
The Harry Ransom Center's Web exhibition "The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920–1925" uses a door from a bookshop owned by Frank Shay in Greenwich Village in the early 1920s as an entryway into the lives, careers and relationships of New York bohemians of that era.