Texas Pecos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Del Rio: Rural Texas Women at Work, 1930-1960

March 4, 2016 (All day) to March 31, 2016 (All day)

Rural Texas Women at Work, 1930-1960, exhibiting at the Whitehead Memorial Museum in Del Rio TX (1308 S. Main) March 4-31. Details the story of industrious and enterprising women in Texas who, in addition to performing common tasks, raised large gardens, tended flocks of poultry, canned and preserved food for their families, made and repaired furnishings, picked cotton, drove tractors, and took over men's work during World War Two. This exhibit was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Contact (830) 774-7568 and also visit


  • Whitehead Memorial Museum
  • 1308 S. Main
  • Del Rio, Texas
  • 78840



  • Free

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