Heritage, Volume 14, Number 4, Fall 1996 Page: 3
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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
EST. 1954 FALL 1996
VOLUME 14 NUMBER 4
FEATURES COVER CORNERSTONE
A High Tech Primer 6
By Mary S. Carroll
If trying to understand the jargon of the
high tech world has left you shaking
your head with confusion, this guide
may be just what you need.
National Center Offers a
Look at the Future
By John Robbins 8
Local and state historians now have a
national partner as the three-year-old
NCPTT promotes and enhances the
preservation of historic resources
through technology and training.
Historic Markers Along the
By Kevin Jolly 12
Curbside service with access to literally
thousands of maps and photographs, in
addition to historic site information,
will soon be available to Internet users,
thanks to the Texas Historical
Commission's new Atlas resource
Technology Brings Underwater
Artifacts to the Surface 16
Archaeologists excavating a 1686 shipwreck
near Matagorda Bay used cuttingedge
technology to recover priceless
Students Document Korus/
Rakowitz Rural Farmstead
in Atascosa County 18
Graduate architecture students from the
University of Texas at Austin, working
under a grant from the Texas Historical
Foundation, are recognized nationally for
their preservation work on an 1867 Texas
farmstead in Atascosa County.
ON THE COVERS
Front and back covers: The Korus/
Rakowitz Farmstead, near Leming, site of
preservation work by University of Texas
students. Photographs by Julie Klump.
Institute Hosts New Deal
Post Office Murals Exhibit 22
Dallas Museum Acquires and
Moves Railroad Tower 22
Foundation Approves Two
Grants at July Meeting
Nominations Being Accepted
for Historical Book Award 22
History Teaching Aids
Available from Park Service 22
Spur Exhibit Opens at
Dickens on the Strand Set
for Early December
Preservationist Faith Bybee
Dies in Houston
The Harry Ransom Humanities
Research Center, Austin 26
Texas Museum Listing
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EDITORIAL STAFF Humanities, Kevin Jolly, Mike Judrez, Julie Klump, Gene Krane,
Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson John Peterson, John Robbins, Dr. R. Lee Rode, Texas Historical
CONTRIBUTORS Commission, The University of Texas at Austin School of
Roy B. Brown, Mary S. Carroll, The Harry Ransom Center for Architecture
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