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The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) provides images of campus events and significant leaders who have shaped the development of the largest undergraduate institution in the state of Texas. DCCCD consists of seven colleges - Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland - plus the R. Jan LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications. Since 1965, DCCCD has served more than 1.5 million people.
The Dallas Firefighters Museum features its photograph collection of the early history of the fire department which was established by the City of Dallas in the 1870s.
The Dallas Genealogical Society presents its annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area.
Dallas Heritage Village contributed large format images of early Dallas citizens such as Dan F. Sullivan, George M. Dallas, and the Carr family for the Rescuing Texas History project.
The Dallas Historical Society provides stunning images from two photographic collections: the J. L. Patton Collection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collection. The Patton Collection features family photographs and images of Dallas County schools collected by J. L. Patton, a legendary African-American educator, and includes an anthology of poetry compiled by J. Mason Brewer, Heralding Dawn. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Collection includes photographs of early lock and dam projects throughout Texas, dating from 1913 to the 1920s.
Dallas Municipal Archives partnered with the Portal to provide access to several collections, one of which is the John F Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection. Oher collections include Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs; Dallas Water Utilities Records and Photographic Series, 1882-1990; Dallas Farmers Market - Henry Forschmidt Collection 1938-1986; Clyde Barrow Gang Collection; and the Love Field Album and Photographs Collection.
The Dallas Museum of Art Archives was established to preserve and administer the Museum's permanent institutional records and special collections. The mission of the archives is to support the goals of the Dallas Museum of Art by identifying, collecting, preserving, and making available for staff the public records of enduring value created or received by the Museum and its employees.
The Dallas Public Library contributes rare books from its Texas/Dallas History & Archives, including a 1910 history of the Dallas Police Department, an 1896 Official directory, taxpayers for Dallas County, Texas, and a Memorial and biographical history of Dallas County, Texas.
The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides over 1,000 items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860's to present day.
The Deaf Smith County Library collections include the Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection, consisting of photographic negatives documenting the history, people, businesses, and ranches of Deaf Smith County. Also included are two local history books: Deaf Smith County: The Land and Its People and A History of Deaf Smith County, featuring Pioneer Families, as well as local souvenir guides. This project is supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Denton Independent School District has served Denton students since 1884. Our collection provides historical documents, pamphlets, programs, yearbooks and other pertinent documents chronicling the history of the school district.
The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.
The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History features a number of collections on the Portal: the Huth Papers, Lorenzo de Zavala writings and correspondence, the Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers, the Winkelmann Photograph Collection and a vast store of early Texas newspapers.