The Taylor Public Library, the Williamson Museum and the TxDOT Travel Information Division Photo Library partnered to create a collaborative project consisting of historic photographs and two-dimensional items representing the history and development of transportation and the travel industry. Included in the collection, but not limited to are: railroads, vehicles, roads and road construction in the Central Texas area.
This collection from the Weslaco Museum features photographs from Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show, which debuted in 1929. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Area organizations, individuals, and women's clubs would donate ...
LGBT Collections features publications of interest to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.
The first issue of The Jewish Herald appeared on September 24, 1908, but the paper had its origins in a news bulletin that the editor Edgar Goldberg sent to the Jewish community in April 1908. At that time, Houston could count approximately 1,700 Jewish residents and two Jewish congregations. The Jewish Herald was a weekly publication, devoted to matters ...
KXAS was the first television station to sign on the air when it first signed on as WBAP-TV on September 28, 1948. It is an NBC owned station in Fort Worth which serves the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Presented by the UNT Archives, this collection features scripts from news stories produced by the station during its early years.
The University of Texas-Pan American images include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include panoramic photographs of the Southwestern Land Excursion Company and glass plate negatives documenting the history of Hidalgo County.