The J. L. Patton Collection presents images from materials at the Dallas Historical Society collected by legendary African-American Dallas educator, J. L. Patton. Patton began working for the Dallas Independent School District in 1926 as a teacher at J. P. Starks Elementary. He became principal of Booker T. Washington High School in 1939 and led the school until 1969, when ...
An attorney general opinion is a written interpretation of existing law. The Texas Constitution and section 402.042 of the Texas Government Code grant the attorney general authority to issue attorney general opinions.
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.
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 photographic archives of the Ellison Photo Company were donated to the Austin History Center by Russell Chalberg, on December 9th, 1969. In 1981, an additional 1,277 prints and glass-plate negatives from the Jordan-Ellison Company were donated.
Stonewall County Library presents 89 volumes of yearbooks from the county's three schools: Aspermont, Old Glory and Peacock. This project was funded entirely by donations from interested parties and funds received from the Loan Star Libraries Grant, a direct state aid program for Texas Public Libraries to Stonewall County Library.