More than 800 items related to Abilene Christian University’s annual Homecoming Musical events from 1951 through 2008. Over 700 of the items are photographs, but the collection also contains pamphlets, letters and other written text. The collection provides a unique look into the history of Abilene Christian University and its musical efforts during this period.
The City of Abilene Ordinance Books contain the city’s ordinances over the entire history of Abilene, Texas and represent a unique wealth of local history and key city events. The Abilene City Council Minutes Books contain the minutes of council meetings dating back to 1886.
Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.
The Abilene Reporter has chronicled the events in and around Abilene since its first publication in 1881, three months after the city's founding. The more than 7,200 issues span the end of the 19th century into the 1920s.
This collection, donated to Abilene Christian University by Warren L. Hutchinson in 1980, consists of forty-four ancient coins from the Mediterranean and the Near East. The coins range in date from the 3rd century B.C. to the 6th century A.D.
Begun in 1918, this Abilene Christian University annual conference gathers thousands of attendees for lectures and workshops on religious topics connected with a biblical theme. The collection contains audio of lectures delivered after 1989.
This broad survey of historic newspapers was written for and published by African Americans. The materials provide a record of the culture, daily life, and history of African American communities across the United States.
The photographs in this collection depict Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show, an event first organized in 1929 by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley.
The Allen American is a semi-weekly local newspaper published in Allen, Texas, and founded in 1970. In 1972, it swept the East Texas Press Association Awards, judged the best publication in local news writing, general excellence, pictures, and community service
First purchased by prohibitionists and used to lobby against saloons, Amarillo Daily News recorded the lives and times of the city in the early 20th century. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Originally created by Tarleton State University professors in 1995, Anthology gives students a creative outlet. It features student-created short stories, poems, musical scores, art, photographs, and more.
Doris Appel’s sculptures appear in libraries, universities, and medical institutions across the country. This collection contains photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, documents, and speeches related to Appel's work.
The first newspaper published in Arlington, The Arlington Journal documents the city of Arlington, its people, and its institutions, including editorial comment and news reports that illustrate the city and its residents.
The Atlanta Citizens Journal is a weekly newspaper first published in 1879 by John Fletcher in Linden. It moved from Linden to Atlanta, TX in 1883, and features local, state, and national news as well as advertising.
Personal and official records of Moses Austin and his son Stephen F. Austin, also known as "The Father of Texas." They cover significant events in Texas history, from colonization and the revolution to the early Republic of Texas.
Originally a Democratic newspaper, the Statesman covered local, national, and international news in the Texas capital. These issues are from the late 19th century and provide a glimpse into a bygone era of Texas history.
The Ballinger Daily Ledger, The Banner-Ledger, and The Ballinger Ledger represent Runnels County and the county seat of Ballinger. These newspapers document a county originally settled in 1886 by railroad development, that eventually became a farming and ranching hub by the early 20th-century.
The paper began publication in 1945, documenting Bandera area history, including major flooding events from the Medina River as well 20th-century population booms. Funding provided by a Tocker Foundation grant.
Photos of show, quarter and cutting horses from the 1960s through 2004. Ray Bankston and his company, Dalco, documented these events and told the stories of many people involved, including celebrities and wealthy Texans.
Since 1886, the paper played a vital role in the community by reporting on national, state, and local news, obituaries and a record of legal notices. Funding from a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
First published as The Bastrop Advertiser and County News on March 1, 1853, The Bastrop Advertiser is the oldest continuously published weekly in Texas. Funding for its digitization was provided by a Tocker Foundation grant.
These photographs depict the evolution of the famous Battleship Texas, including its technology and appearance over time, how she contributed to war efforts, and the lives of the men who served on the ship.
Newspapers have served the Baytown area since 1919, when the Goose Creek Gasser was founded. In 1924, the Gasser became the Goose Creek Tribune, publishing twice-weekly, and in 1928 – the Daily Tribune. With the Great Depression, several area newspapers merged, and in 1931, the first Tri-Cities Sun was published.
The Bell County Democrat represents late-19th and early-20th-century life in central Texas. The semi-weekly paper features local, state, and national news as well as advertising. Funding provided by a TexTreasures grant.
Photographs of historic Texas county courthouses and their surrounding buildings, as well as historic bridges, churches, and landmarks. The photographs are all in color and were taken from 1990 to the present.
These weekly newspapers from Houston include news and information related to West University Place, Bellaire, Southside Place, Braeswood, Southampton, Southgate and adjacent areas along with advertising.
Founded on July 28th, 1860, The Bellville Countryman was a semi-weekly newspaper that served the populations of Bellville and Austin. Funding provided through a TexTreasures Early Texas Newspapers grant.
This weekly newspaper, published in Belton, discussed local, state, and national news and advertising. A Whig newspaper, it was the first paper in Bell County — it opposed secession and supported Sam Houston.
A selection of items from the family of Alexander Archer Beville, a dentist from Amelia County, Virginia. In 1870 Beville and family moved to Waco, Texas, and according to several sources, he was the first dentist to reside and have a dental practice there.
The Ralph Bickler Papers include photographs documenting the Bickler family and life in Central Texas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From a family with German roots, Ralph attended the Texas German and English Academy founded by his father. As an adult, he was active in many social organizations in Austin.
Invitations, memorabilia, and publications related to the annual Black Tie Dinner which increases awareness for GLBT issues, entertains participants, and raises funds in support of gay and lesbian organizations.
Since 1906 The Boerne Star has been the source for local news in Boerne and Kendall County, Texas. The Star is published every Tuesday and Friday, continuing the 111-year mission of documenting the history of the Boerne, Comfort, Fair Oaks Ranch and Kendall County areas for current and future generations.
The Dr. Edith Marguerite Bonnet Papers include the personal diary and correspondence of Dr. Edith Bonnet (1897-1984). Dr. Bonnet, a 1926 graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch, was one of the first two females to intern at the John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas.
These vivid and intricately illustrated bank notes, vouchers, and coupons (1915 - 1925) came from the tumultuous era of World War I and its aftermath, originating in Germany, Hungary, Russia, Italy, and Denmark.
After the discovery of oil in the West Texas town, this boomtown attracted oil men, prospectors, gamblers, and bootleggers. The paper documented the rapid growth and activity of Borger during the first half of the 20th century.
Photographer Bill Bradly documented the people and businesses of the Deaf Smith County area, represented here. Funding provided in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In 1916, Mildred Paxton, Raymond Foy and Horace Blackwell started this weekly student paper at Hardin-Simmons University. The paper covered topics relating to student life and happenings at the university.
Situated in the Gulf Coast region of Texas, Brazoria County has seen publication of some of the earliest newspapers published in Texas. One of the earliest titles in this collection, the Texas Gazette and Brazoria Commercial Advertiser, began publication in 1832 and documents Texas' history when it was still a part of the United Mexican States, in the state of Coahuila y Tejas.
Out-of-print books related to Texas and Oklahoma history, made available as ebooks thanks to a Humanities Open Book Program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence.
Correspondence to and from William J. Bryan (1859-1948), a West Texas rancher and Texas legislator. Some letters and clippings relate to Bryan's activities in the legislature. Others are personal letters from friends.
This collection of photographs and texts are part of an effort to preserve Austin’s African-American cultural history. Includes images of church parishioners, families, students, weddings, church groups, and more.
One of the oldest continuously published archeological journals in the US, the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society (BTAS) publishes serious research on prehistory, archeological theory, and history.
The Calhoun County Area Newspaper Collection hosts rare, early Texas newspapers, starting in 1848, with scattered issues covering Texas settlement, post-revolution history, and pre-Civil War History. Moving into the twentieth-century, The Port Lavaca Wave documents more recent events.
This weekly paper served the people of Cameron, Milam County. The community formed in 1846 and named for Scottish Highlander Ewen Cameron, who participated in the Texas Revolution and the Mier Expedition.
Once located near present-day Dyess Air Force Base, this was among the largest U.S. military installations in Texas. These newspapers published by personnel provided news and information to soldiers and their families.
This collection of photographs documents life at Camp Bowie, featuring photos of troops at the camp in Fort Worth during WWI, and of troops, tents, and aerial views of the camp in Brownwood during WWII.
The Canadian Advertiser ran from1938 until 1939, published by Othello Ontje Miller. Miller and his wife Elna were the sole owners of the newspaper; he served as publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.
"Devoted to the interests of Canadian and the Surrounding Country", as its masthead once declared early in the publication's history, The Canadian Record continues to serve the town of Canadian, Texas as it has since 1893.
Originally published in 1896, this weekly covered stock raising. In 1903, attorney George A. Brandon bought the paper, which included local, state, and national news as well as advertising and items promoting the community.
Joseph A. Carroll played a major role in the early development of North Texas as was a founding father of Denton. These more than 80 letters (approx. 129 pages) were written to and from Carroll during the 19th century.
For much of the 20th century the Carrollton Chronicle was the newspaper of record for the small town. It provided a weekly history of a town which grew from 500 people in 1900 to nearly 90,000 in the early 1990’s.
The Cedar Hill Newspaper Collection is a selection of weekly newspapers from Cedar Hill and Duncanville in Dallas and Ellis Counties. The newspapers include local, state, and national news as well as advertisements.
The Celeste Courier served the city of Celeste and wider Fannin County until 1979, when it merged under The Leonard Graphic, the neighboring city's newspaper of record. The Celeste Courier was published from 1951-1979, after which the Courier archives were combined with those of The Leonard Graphic.
Videos and photos that document people, programs, and events on the University of North Texas campus. Additional materials in tangible format are available for use in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room.
The Central Texas Library System, Inc., is one of the ten original library systems serving public libraries in Texas from 1972 to 2012. It is still in operation as a non-profit, serving 192 libraries across the state.
A state historical marker designates the Rusk newspaper as the state's oldest, continuously published weekly. Its rich roots planted in 1850, when Texas was a young state. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.
Audio recordings of UNT history professor, Donald E. Chipman, interviewing members of the Dallas Cowboys franchise. Dr. Chipman coauthored The Dallas Cowboys and the NFL with Dr. Randolph Campbell and Dr. Robert Calvert.
Materials from the Association include photographs and schedules from the annual conference, along with newsletters that present news of service in libraries that support faith groups, reviews of books and media, public relations techniques used by successful congregational libraries, and aids in the cataloging and classification of religious materials.
City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and ads from local businesses and includes names, addresses, and phone numbers for residents and businesses.
Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
This seminal work of visual storytelling represents the extensive Clark family archives from the golden age of American photography. Their work has featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.
Claude and Armstrong County history features on these issues from the turn of the 20th century to 1965. Funding for "The Oldest and Best Read County Seat Weekly in the Panhandle" provided by the Tocker Foundation.
This collection contains personal and professional materials related to Henry R. Clay, Jr., documenting his time in the military as a pilot during WWI while receiving his training in England and during his deployment in France.
Published in the rural town of Clifton in Bosque County, the Record depicts the influence of the Scandinavian and German immigrants that settled the area. A Tocker Foundation grant provided funding for digitization.
Digitized via a Rescuing Texas History grant, these issues depict The Colony's history. The municipality began in 1969 with planned development of a new city modeled after Dallas and consisted primarily of single family homes.
The Comanche Area Newspapers represent a collection of newspaper titles from Comanche County, Texas. The bulk of this collection comes from The Comanche Chief, which is owned and operated by the Wilkerson family and is now in its third generation of newspaper publishing.
Howard and Clara Caver started The Bulletin in 1967 as a service to the community of black churches in Abilene. It reported on church and community events, civil rights, political races, education, and the job market.
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress beginning with the Forty-Third Congress in 1873, published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record is more comprehensive than its predecessors, the Annals of Congress, Register of Debates, and Congressional Globe.
The Conroe Courier was a weekly newspaper "Published in the interest of Conroe and Montgomery County". The paper was founded by 1896 by H. P. Jones and featured local, state, and national news as well as advertising.
Items pertaining to the career of Dr. Gloria Contreras along with materials she collected on teaching social studies through a multicultural and global perspective. Contreras was a professor of secondary education and served as the first Director of the Office of Minority Affairs at the University of North Texas.
The Parish Post, later known as The Corpus Christi Post, was a privately owned weekly newspaper covering news and events in the Corpus Christi area Catholic community. It operated from the early 1950s until the end of 1966 and was owned, edited, and published by Allen Baca.
The first weekly newspaper began publication on January 7, 1909, and covered local, national, and world news. This collection consists of newspaper issues held on microfilm and digitized via a Tocker Foundation grant.
A quarterly report addressing economic conditions across the United States, Texas, and Erath County. This data is compiled from statistics and information from government agencies and includes summaries and commentary.
Newspapers serving Cuero and DeWitt County. Famed for turkey ranching, this is known as the "Turkey Capital of the World," reinforced by the Cuero High School mascot, the Gobbler. Funded by the Tocker Foundation.
The Christian Chronicle was founded by journalist and Bible scholar Olan Hicks as a newspaper with the primary goal of providing information about Churches of Christ, modeled after publications that served other denominations such as the Deseret News. Hicks launched the Chronicle in Austin, Texas, and soon moved the operation to Abilene.
This Brownsville paper started in 1879. Because editor W.P. Guirey was fluent in Spanish, he specialized in reporting on Matamoros, Mexico, and nearby border towns. Funded by the TexTreasures Early Texas Newspapers program.
The Daily Herald began publication in 1892 in Brownsville, and served a vital role in the community. The paper is part of the "Chronicling America" project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This annual publication contains genealogical information about families in Dallas and the surrounding areas. Includes family histories, lists of records, correspondence, and other documentation from the mid-1990s through 2010.
Dallas Museum of Art Exhibition Records Collection contains published catalogs for exhibitions held by the museum between 1903 and 1983. This project is made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Oblique, aerial images of City of Dallas parks taken between 1945 and 1997 also show surrounding neighborhood growth and development, and changes in park facilities. The photographs are an invaluable chronicle of urban growth, land management, and the history of Dallas and North Texas.
This was the first newspaper to serve the LGBT community in Dallas. It has provided news; commentary; and television, theater, and film critiques for over 30 years. Digitization was funded by a TexTreasures grant.
Materials from small collections associated with The Dallas Way archive include clippings, publications, papers, photographs, photo albums, buttons, and other artifacts from a variety of individuals and organizations.
Catalogs and bulletins of Daniel Baker College from the early 1900s to the 1980s. They describe the governance, history, admission, course offerings, and campus life of Daniel Baker College in Brownwood.
Daniel Baker College began as a small Presbyterian school in 1889 in Brownwood. Issues of the paper provide a wealth of information on campus life and the values at the small college in the 20th century.
Yearbooks for Daniel Baker College from the early 1910s to the 1950s. These issues feature songs, yells, student writings and artwork, and photos, including early photographs of Brownwood buildings and homes.
Correspondence, newsletters, and grant reports related to art education and the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts (NTIEVA), headquartered at the UNT. Materials were scanned by the donor, D. Jack Davis, and provided in a digital format to UNT Special Collections. Additional materials in an analog format can be viewed in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room.
Lisa Davis was a photojournalist who resided in Austin, Texas, for much of her life. The Lisa Davis Photograph Archive documents the politics, protests, sports, music, and events of Austin and surrounding cities from 1978 to 1995. Davis was active in Austin's LGBTQ+ community, which is also documented in this collection.
Founded in 1870, Delta County is in northeastern Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,231. Delta County is formed by two forks of the Sulphur River on its northern and southern boundaries, which meet at its easternmost point to create the Greek letter-delta shape.
This newspaper was published by Justo Cardenas in Laredo, Webb County from 1896 to 1920. It features news as well as advertising and news from Mexico. Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Denison Daily Herald is a daily newspaper from Denison, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising. This collection contains over 100 issues from the years 1906 and 1907.
Documenting the history of Denton County and its county seat from 1892-1911, the Denton County Newspaper Collection offers a detailed view into the growth and expansion of the county as an agricultural and educational hub.
News and viewpoints related to the Fracking Referendum passed in the city of Denton, Texas on November 4, 2014. Materials include a compilation of web pages crawled in late 2014 and a collection of oral histories conducted in Fall 2015 by UNT students.
While Denton has had many newspapers, the Denton Record-Chronicle has had the longest history and is considered the city's paper of record. The Denton Chronicle was established in 1882 as a weekly newspaper. In 1899, the paper became the Denton Record and Chronicle, when the Denton Chronicle combined with another local newspaper, the Denton County Record.
Documents related to the planning of the DFW Archives Bazaar, a recurring community outreach and education event focused on resources available at cultural heritage institutions in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Photographs and videos of the event are also included.
These materials document the activities of former President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family, taken by notable Texas newsman and photographer. The photos also feature historical figures, the Texas Hill County, and Fredricksburg.
Photojournalist Neal Douglass worked for Austin American-Statesman and had his own studio. These photos represent specific events, cultural aspects of life, former buildings and customs in Austin during the 20th century.
The East Texas Family Records was a quarterly publication that includes cemetery, Bible, Confederate, church, family, and military records for the East Texas counties of Anderson, Gregg, Henderson, Panola, Rusk, and Smith.
From Wichita County comes the Electra Area Newspaper Collection, serving the city of Electra and its surrounding area with five titles available in The Portal to Texas History, including the Electra Daily News, Electra News, The Electra Star-News, and the Harrold Howler.
Legal documents, correspondence, a press release, newspaper articles, a press kit, photographs, and a video related to Mica England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department (DPD): England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. On July 10, 1989, England was denied employment with the DPD because she was a lesbian.
Audio recordings of poetry written by Harold Epstein (1950-2005), a Dallas based writer. Only the born digital materials received with the collection are currently available in a digital format. Non-digital materials listed in the collection's finding aid may be viewed in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room.
Located in central Texas, Fayette County’s first Anglo settlers arrived in the early 1820s. The county was organized January 18, 1838, with La Grange as the county seat. Beginning in the mid-1840s, a series of short-lived newspapers were published at La Grange.
The Ferris Wheel documents the history of Ferris from 1896 to 1897. The weekly newspaper contains news, stories, illustrations, poetry, jokes, and advertisements. Funding provided by the Northeast Texas Library System.
Larry Jene Fisher's images reflect his work as a photographer, filmmaker, environmental activist, musician, pilot, and traveler. These photos illustrate the richness and diversity of life in Texas, including the Big Thicket of East Texas.
Historical newspapers published in Hereford from 1901 to 1908. Provided by donations to the Deaf Smith County Friends of the Library in memory of Mrs. Formby, who was dedicated to the preservation of Texas history.
Documentation on the politics of gay rights during George W. Bush's presidential election and the first four years of the Bush administration. Includes correspondence, articles, clippings, photographs, and video.
The Freestone County Area Newspaper Collection spans eleven decades and represents five newspaper titles, include The Fairfield Recorder, The Teague Chronicle, The Wortham Journal, The Bi-Stone Weekly Review, and The Streetman News.
August Siemering and Company published the first issue of Freie Presse für Texas in San Antonio, Texas on July 15, 1865. After a run of eighty years, the final issue of the Freie Presse was published on October 28, 1945.
This was the first newspaper to serve Frisco after the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway built a line through the area, published from 1902 to the 1950s. Funding provided by a grant to the Collin County Genealogical Society from the Collin County Historical Commission.
As one of only two sovereign nations to join the U.S., the Republic of Texas occupies a unique place in American history. These materials relate to this volatile era. Funding provided by a TexTreasures grant.
This weekly newspaper served the people of Jacksboro in Jack County. The Frontier Echo was published by G. W. Robson between 1875 and 1878. It features local, state, and national news along with some advertising.
William Fuller played a pivotal role in the development of the aviation and airport industry in the DFW area. These photos document his illustrious career as well as the growth of aviation and non-aviation topics in North Texas.
Galveston’s rich history is filled with stories of achievement, tragedy and recovery that are still studied today. Its port of entry has given the city a unique position in Texas history. News from Galveston was noteworthy to people across the United States. Cities such as Richmond, Virginia regularly included sections on Galveston in their newspapers.
The Galveston Weekly News began publication in 1843 by George French. The newspaper contains international, national and local news as well as advertising, and is among the first 20 newspapers published in Texas.
H. P. N. Gammel's The Laws of Texas charts Texas law from colonization to statehood, revealing Texas history during crucial times in its development. Of 33 volume set, the first 10 were funded by the TexTreasures program.
Often known as "session laws", this complete set of bills is passed into law during each session of the Texas Legislature. They are assigned a chapter number by the Secretary of State and published as a bound set.
This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton, and oil.
Maps from the 19th and 20th centuries showing original surveys, usually made via a land grant within a particular county in Texas. Formats include manuscripts, lithographs, some early photographs, and blueprints/bluelines.
Major Jonathan Webb Graves, a printer, founded The Graham Leader in 1876, serving as its first editor. The paper’s first issue was published Aug. 16, 1876, and it has been printed continuously and without interruption ever since.
This paper documented Greenville history. Topics include agricultural and international news as well as racial tension in the town during the 20th century. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Since 1924, these papers served the Lavaca County seat and South Texas. Printed in both English and Czech, they show the area's deep connections to Czech immigration. Funding provided by a Rescuing Texas History grant.
From 1939 to 1968, editor Othello Ontje Miller and his wife Elna published this paper. They were the sole owners of the newspaper; he was the publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.
Henderson County was established in 1846 with its county seat in Athens. Its first courthouse was built in 1850. This collection houses historic legal documents and court cases from the 1850s to the early 1900s.
First published by Frank Vanderburgh in 1901 in "The Beef Capital of the World," this paper has documented Hereford's prosperity from its 1898 founding and railroad and cattle booms to a healthy, ethanol-based economy.
Correspondence and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.
This book provides researchers with an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene. Its bulk was assembled in 1927 by O. K. Hobbs and J. P. McKean, and was revised by Hobbs in May 1930.
Photos from the Cutting Horse Photography Collection, the Don Shugart Photography Collection, and the Ray and Joyce Bankston Dalco Photography Collection, depicting horses, their riders, and competitions.
Officially formed in 1886, the Daily Post established itself as the premier paper in Houston and one of the leading daily publications in Texas. Digitization funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
These issues of the significant Houston title succeeded the The Houston Daily Post. This collection adds new issues, after 1903, to the Houston Daily Post run in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and continues to 1923.
This collection contains sixty issues of Howard Payne Monthly, the literary magazine of Howard Payne College (now Howard Payne University), from 1902 through 1915. The magazine includes essays, original short stories, editorials, local news items, current events pieces, church news, literary society notes, and advertisements.
Hudspeth County was formed in 1917 from El Paso County, and while Sierra Blanca was chosen as the county seat, Dell City has long served as an equally prominent city in Hudspeth County. It is in Dell City where the county newspapers have been published since 1956, first as the Dell Valley Review, and since 1964 as the Hudspeth County Herald.
Selection of letters and telegrams regarding Judge Hughes administering the presidential oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and regarding her nomination for United States District Judge.
Aerial photographs taken by Abilene, Texas commercial photographer Don Hutcheson (1926-2004) and donated to Hardin-Simmons University upon his retirement in 1989. These images record the architecture, business development, and land use of the Texas Rolling Plains Region and elsewhere in the second half of the twentieth century.
The Ingleside Index serves San Patricio County along with its sister publication, the Aransas Pass Progress. The first edition of the Aransas Pass Progress was printed on April 9, 1909, and much later the Ingleside Index went into print, in 1952.
The Jackson Area Newspaper Collection represents multiple title iterations of the same newspaper, starting with the the Edna Herald, originally begun on November 22, 1906, and moving up to the Jackson County Herald-Tribune.
The Jasper Newsboy was founded by E. I. Kellie and has been continuously printed since 1865, serving one of the original 23 Texas counties when the Republic of Texas was created. Funding was provided by a TexTreasures grant.
First published by 1900, this was one of Marion County's most influential publications and survives today as Texas's fifth oldest newspaper. Digitization sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Started more than 106 years ago in Houston, this paper is the longest-running Jewish newspaper in the Southwest. It provides local and national news to enrich the lives of the Texas Gulf Coast Jewish residents.
Started in 1914 by Fort Worth Rabbi George G. Fox, this regional weekly paper was designed to connect local rabbis and congregations. Digitization was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation of the John F. Kennedy assassination and the events that followed. The collection includes photos taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers.
Images of businesses, educational institutions, and land in the semi-arid West Texas Region around Abilene, Texas. Primarily commissioned by oil drilling companies and land developers, these aerial photographs by commercial photographer Lloyd Jones (1919-1992) document the development of Abilene after 1950.
Mary Anson Jones' personal letters from 1866 to 1882 discuss local affairs, family, and friends. The bulk of the letters is to her son, Cromwell Anson Jones. After her death, issues relating to land claims and taxes on family land arose.