The State Gazette was one of the most influential newspapers in Texas from the pre-Civil War era until Reconstruction. The paper was founded as the Tri-Weekly State Gazette and first published in Austin by William H. Cushney on August 25, 1849. This collections contains issues dated from 1849 - 1855.
Las Sabinas is a quarterly publication of the Orange County Historical Society discussing the history of the area and genealogy of residents through essays; oral histories; newspaper articles; letters; records of births, marriages, and deaths; photographs; cemetery records; court proceedings and public records; family Bible entries; and other historical documents.
J.P. Newcomb began the Alamo Star after apprenticing at the San Antonio Ledger, another prominent San Antonio newspaper, until 1854. The San Antonio Alamo Star was renamed the San Antonio Herald on April 3, 1855.
The Raba Collection consists of 246 rare photographs made or reproduced by Ernst Raba, an early San Antonio photographer and artist. The San Antonio Express-News purchased the collection of glass plate negatives from the photographer’s family in the 1950s, created film negatives and prints, and donated the entire collection to the Conservation Society in 1980. The collection includes paintings ...
John Wesley Downs established the Waco Daily Examiner in 1873; the paper ran until 1888. Each issue was four pages long with a mixture of advertisements and articles on every page. Advertising itself as the "Official Organ of the City," the Waco Daily Examiner featured an Associated Press service of about 800 words as well as other local, state, national ...
Mexic-Arte Museum features its collection of photographs, catalogs and ephemera documenting the Museum's many activities since its opening in 1984. The Mexic-Arte Museum is well-known for its longest-running Day of the Dead Festival, showcasing Latino/Tejano artists, entertainment, and educational programs in the heart of downtown Austin.