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A. F. Weaver Collection

A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers the founding of Mineral Wells through its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town up to the present. A. F. Weaver was a photographer and local historian, and the collection includes photographs that he took as well as photographs he copied from local families and established research sources.

Aubrey Area Photographs

Aubrey Area Photographs

Aubrey Area Photographs feature the private collection of Bouncer Goin. He, his mother, and grandmother collected local history materials from their hometown of Aubrey, Texas. Materials include a 1918 Aubrey High School Yearbook; family photos; and images of local churches, businesses, and the tornado of April 1918.

Abilene Christian University Literary...

Abilene Christian University Literary Journals

This collection contains editions of The Pickwicker and The Shinnery Review, student-led literary magazines that include original short stories, essays, poems, artwork, and other creative works. The Pickwicker was published at Abilene Christian University between 1930 and 1990 and The Shinnery Review has been published since 1995.

Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts

Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts

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.

Abilene Christian University Yearbooks

Abilene Christian University Yearbooks

The Abilene Christian University Yearbooks collection features issues of the Prickly Pear from 1916 through 2007, and include text and photographs about students, professors, sports, and organizations. Notable alumni include Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope, Olympic sprinter Bobby Morrow, Pulitzer prize winning photographer David Leeson, and inspirational author Max Lucado.

Abilene Library Consortium

Abilene Library Consortium

The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene, Texas, that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC collection features thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and much more.

Abilene Photograph Collection

Abilene Photograph Collection

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.

The Abilene Reporter

The Abilene Reporter

The Abilene Reporter is a daily newspaper that was founded by Charles Edwin Gilbert. The newspaper began publishing three months after the city of Abilene was founded in 1881. This collection consists of over 7,200 issues dating between 1888 and 1923.

Abilene Christian University Catalogs

Abilene Christian University Catalogs

The catalogs and bulletins of Abilene Christian University span the years of 1906 to 2000. They describe the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.

African American Funeral Programs of San...

African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio

The San Antonio Public Library presents its collection of African American funeral programs. The collection consists of over 1,000 programs that date from 1935 to present day and depicts the African American community in Bexar County.

African American Newspapers

African American Newspapers

Written by African Americans for the African American community, this collection provides a record of the culture, daily life, and history of African Americans across the United States.

Age Index

Age Index

The Age is a monthly publication reporting current events of the Chambers County Historical Commission, the Wallisville Heritage Park, and County Historical and Genealogical Societies. The paper was established in Houston in 1871 by D. L. McGary and moved to Wallisville in 1897. It was discontinued in 1908 and then reestablished by the Wallisville Heritage Park in 1979.

Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from...

Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers

This collection from the Weslaco Museum features photographs from Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show, which debuted in 1929. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Area organizations, individuals, and women's clubs would donate hundreds of hours to create these agricultural and fashion wonders.

The Albany News

The Albany News

The Albany News, located in the small West Texas town of Albany in Shackelford County, was established as the Frontier Echo in Jacksboro (Young County) in 1875 by H.H. McConnell. Captain George W. Robson bought the Echo in 1878 and relocated to Fort Griffin in nearby Shackelford County.

Alto Herald

Alto Herald

The Stella Hill Memorial Library presents its collection of the weekly newspaper, The Alto Herald. The issues presented cover the period from 1909-1966. Hard copies and microfilm have long been a favorite research source, but digitization, funded by the Tocker Foundation, will make the material more readily available to the public.

Amarillo Daily News

Amarillo Daily News

Prohibitionists William A. Askew, Robert E. Underwood, and Jonathan W. Crudgington purchased the Amarillo Evening American. Renamed the Amarillo Daily News, the newspaper lobbied against the “licensed saloon and its attendant evils” exemplified by Amarillo’s notorious Bowery District, which was filled with bars, brothels, and violent crime.

American Lumberman Photographs of Southern...

American Lumberman Photographs of Southern Pine Lumber Company

The American Lumberman Photograph collection contains 255 scanned gelatin silver prints made by American Lumberman photographers during visits to Diboll in 1903 and 1907, documenting the lumber company’s management, logging operations, Texas South-Eastern Railroad, timber, lumber camps, sawmills, commissary, and social life.

Annotations

Annotations

The South Texas College of Law presents Annotations, a student newspaper that addresses local, state, and federal politics and issues related to the legal profession. The paper also features local advertising and a student directory.

Arlington Police Department Collection

Arlington Police Department Collection

The Arlington Public Library and Fielder House present their collection of items depicting the Arlington Police Department from the early 1900's to present day. The collection contains legal documents, clippings, and over 290 photographs of various people, places, and activities concerning the department.

Art Lies

Art Lies

UNT Libraries present Art Lies, a journal that examines contemporary art production, practice and theory in Texas. Published twice annually, the journal contains essays, commentaries, and exhibition information concerning artwork and current issues.

Aspermont Star

Aspermont Star

The Stonewall County Library presents The Aspermont Star, a weekly newspaper dating from March 10, 1911 to February 15, 1979, covering local, national and world news. The collection consists of all 2,318 newspaper issues held at Stonewall County Library.

The Atlanta Citizens Journal

The Atlanta Citizens Journal

Presented by the Atlanta Public Library, the Atlanta Citizens Journal is a weekly newspaper first published in 1879 by John Fletcher in Linden, Texas. It was moved from Linden to Atlanta, TX in 1883. The paper features local, state, and national news as well as extensive advertising.

Austin College Chromascope

Austin College Chromascope

The Austin College Yearbook has been called The Chromascope since its first appearance in 1899. This collection extends from 1899 through 1950 with the exception of 1918 when there was no yearbook published. From 1931 through 1933, the yearbook was entitled, The Chromascope and The Key, in recognition a relationship between Austin College and Kidd-Key College and Conservatory. Contained within these yearbooks are photos and information chronicling the school, student body, professors, administration, and student organizations.

Austin History Center General Collection...

Austin History Center General Collection Photographs

The Austin History Center at the Austin Public Library presents images from General Collection Photographs (also called the Austin Files) that depict the city of Austin, Texas from the 1830s to the 1970s. The photographs include a wide range of subjects, from images of the Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs, to aerial views, cityscapes, and much more.

Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers

Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers

The Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers consist primarily of the personal and official records of Moses Austin (1761-1821), and his son Stephen F. Austin (1793-1836) who carried out his father's plan for the Anglo colonization of Mexican Texas. Included is material related to the history and early peregrinations of the Austin family, especially their years in Missouri; their business activities, including the lead mines, store and banking investments; the pursuit of both men for permission to colonize and Stephen F. Austin's management of the resulting colony; the events leading up to the Texas Revolution and then the Revolution itself; and the first few months of the Republic of Texas. There is also a small cache of later family correspondence on historical topics.

The Austin Weekly Statesman

The Austin Weekly Statesman

At the Democratic State Convention in January 1871, delegates decided that Austin needed a Democratic newspaper to compete with the two Republican papers already in circulation. A committee, led by Alexander Stuart Walker, was tasked with working out details for a Democratic paper.

Cass County and Atlanta Newspapers

Cass County and Atlanta Newspapers

The Atlanta Public Library presents the Cass County and Atlanta Newspaper Collection including the Cass County Sun, the Citizens Journal, the Atlanta News, the Atlanta Times, and the Paper. The collection's publications provided news, entertainment, and advertising to the residents of Cass County for over 100 years.

Lubbock Avalanche

Lubbock Avalanche

Presented by UNT Libraries, the Lubbock Avalanche Collection spans 1908-1922, representing the growth of Lubbock, Texas, as the Hub City of West Texas. These weekly newspapers include local, state, and national news as well as advertising.