George G. Fox, rabbi of the Fort Worth congregation Beth-el, started the Fort Worth Jewish Monitor in 1914. It was a regional weekly paper designed to connect local rabbis and congregations. Rabbi Fox became the editor, while the board of directors at Beth-el helped finance the project and find investors for the Monitor Publishing Company, which printed the paper.
The Hemphill County News provides access to this newspaper from 1939-1951. The Hemphill County News began publication in 1939, and was published until 1968 by editor Othello Ontje Miller. The sole owners of the newspaper were husband and wife, Othello and Elna Miller. He was the publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.
The Texas State Historical Association is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, TSHA has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of topics, including exploration, biography, architecture, historic sites, high school football, labor unions, and suburbanization. All lovers of ...
The Fort Bend Museum Collection presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."
The Sweetwater Reporter newspaper collection is contributed by the Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library and includes local, state, and national news. There are over 700 issues from 2010 to 2012.
The Marfa Public Library materials include photographs that document their local history. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."