This collection includes city directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Each directory has an index and many advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses. Many of the directories include advertisements.
The student newspaper for the University of North Texas was first published in 1916 under the title The Campus Chat. By the late 1940s the paper was distributed on a semi-weekly basis and in 1970 the name was changed to The North Texas Daily.
The Schulenburg Sticker collection represents nearly 30 years of the town's rich Czech and German heritage, with issues from 1899 to 1926. It is presented courtesy of the Schulenburg Public Library.
Southwestern University’s student newspaper began in 1907 when students came before the faculty asking for their support in starting a student newspaper. The first issues were published during the week of commencement as The Commencement Daily, and this merged into a weekly publication the next year. The Megaphone reflects campus life as well as Georgetown and Williamson County events ...
Building the African-American Community is a collection of photographs and texts largely from the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum, a museum dedicated to preserving Austin’s African-American cultural history. The museum was named for Jacob Fontaine, who was born a slave in 1808 and served the community as a minister. He established several churches, a newspaper (the Gold Dollar), taught school ...
The El Paso County Historical Society has provided the Portal to Texas History with directories of the city of El Paso, Texas and Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. The Society exists to study local El Paso and El Paso County history, to foster local research, to acquire and preserve historical documents and archives, to make collections available to the public for research and information, and to encourage historical writing and publication.