UNT Libraries present their issues of the Weekly Herald from Weatherford in Parker County, Texas. The weekly paper began publishing in 1900, providing the residents of Parker County with news and advertising for over two decades.
The Collin County Genealogical Society presents the Frisco Journal, the first newspaper to serve Frisco, Texas. The paper began in 1902 after the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway built a line through the area. The weekly paper published until the late 1950's. Addition of the Frisco Journal to The Portal to Texas History was supported through a grant awarded ...
Presented by the UNT Archives, this series of films from the UNT Athletic Department features footage from football games shot for coaching purposes. The footage was shot between 1973 and 1978.
Presented by the Carrollton Public Library the Carrollton Chronicle was the newspaper of record for a small town during much of the 20th century. The town square was platted in 1900 with the newspaper being one of the earliest businesses to open. It provided a weekly history of a town which grew from 500 people in 1900 to nearly 90 ...
Photographing Texas consists of modern-day images taken by our staff as they travel across Texas. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, State Parks, National Parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!
Haslet Public Library features photographs of farms, schools, and churches that track the development of Haslet, Texas. The area was settled around 1883, when the tracks of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway were extended through the area. The community was named for the Michigan hometown of the railroad's contractor. In 1896 the community had a school with twenty-one students and one teacher. During the 1920s Haslet had three grocery stores as well as a hardware store, dry goods store, and cotton gin.