The Abilene Photograph Collection consists of over 10,000 images that range from the early twentieth century to the present. The collection has a delightful assortment of images of community members, homes, businesses, churches and ranches. The collection details Abilene's rich history, capturing a multitude of public events in Abilene and surrounding areas.
Kerens, Texas is located in eastern Navarro County. The town, named for Judge R. C. Kerens of St. Louis, was founded in 1881 when the St. Louis Southwestern Railway of Texas built through the county. Presented by the Kerens Public Library, the Kerens Tribune is a weekly newspaper that began publishing in 1892 and continues to serve the community today.
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 Ranger thrived during the period between the Annexation of Texas and the Civil War. The columns held personal-interest stories, local, national and international news, advertisements, legal notices, local meetings, and poetry. This newspaper is part of the Early Texas Newspapers project with a partnership between the University of North Texas and the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the ...
The Eugene McDermott Library's Special Collections and Archives Division at the University of Texas at Dallas presents a selection of The History of Aviation Collection. The Collection preserves the history and legacy of aviation, with a special emphasis on aviation and Texas, the Cold War, World War I, Lighter than Air flight, and the post war papers of General James Doolittle.