The Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County was compiled by Mrs. A. L. Feltenberger and the Rebecca Boyce Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution between 1954 and 1970, approximately. The twenty-two volume set includes historical and genealogical accounts and records for Ellis County, Texas, both original accounts and transcriptions. The records contain various lists of records such as births ...
Abilene Christian University presents its collection of 78 sermon charts, bed sheets hand painted with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This collection dates from the 1900's to the 1970's.
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 Lancaster Genealogical Society presents the Lancaster Herald, a weekly newspaper from Lancaster, TX. The Herald was established by Joe T. Green in 1887.
The Belton Independent was a weekly newspaper published in Belton, Texas that discussed local, state, and national news along with advertising. Known as a Whig newspaper, it was the first paper in Bell County; it openly opposed succession and strongly supported Sam Houston.
The First Christian Church of Port Arthur contributes to the Rescuing Texas History, 2007 collection and materials from their collections include two history books of their congregation, as well as photos revealing the legacy of the church. Rock star Janis Joplin sang with the youth choir in the early 1950s, and photos from that time in her life are also included.