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.Added: August 2009.
These scanned gelatin silver prints, made by American Lumberman photographers during visits to Diboll in 1903 and 1907, cover the activities of the Southern Pine Lumber Company's work.Added: March 2012.
These materials depict the city of Austin from the 1830s to the 1970s. They include a wide range of subjects, from the Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs to aerial views, cityscapes, and more.Added: May 2012.
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.Added: January 2015.
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.Added: May 2017.
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.Added: April 2017.
Four generations of photographers, all named Byrd Williams, documented more than 100 years of North Texas history. These materials, selected from a larger collection of family items. are available in UNT Libraries' Special Collections.Added: June 2014.
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.Added: September 2009.
Photos documenting Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States.Added: February 2012.
Materials depicting the activities and career of Congressman Charles "Charlie" Wilson (District 2, 1972 to 1996), from meetings with East Texas constituents to visits to the Middle East and photos with Presidents Reagan, Clinton, George W. Bush and other dignitaries.Added: December 2013.
Photographs depicting people, families, and businesses in Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.Added: May 2014.
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.Added: August 2011.
These issues of the Collin Chronicles run from 1981 and provide transcripts of historical materials, local cemetery information, and general research resources.Added: March 2011.
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.Added: March 2014.
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.Added: February 2012.
Photos of historic parks, facilities, and activities from the early 1900s to 1970s from the Dallas Parks and Recreation Department.Added: February 2012.
Dallas Police Department case files, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other documents from the 1920s to the 1950s, including the activities of the infamous Clyde Barrow Gang.Added: May 2014.
Photographic materials of the Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990. Founded in 1881, the Dallas Water Utilities is a non-profit water and wastewater service for the City of Dallas, Texas.Added: May 2012.
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.Added: October 2014.
The Denton Independent School District provides historical documents, pamphlets, programs, yearbooks and other pertinent documents chronicling the history of the school district.Added: January 2013.
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.Added: October 2014.
These materials include historic photographs, books, maps, city directories, and records from numerous Denton women's clubs. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.Added: May 2009.
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.Added: May 2009.
Photos from George Everill Pierce during his days as a cadet in the flying schools at Randolph, Kelly, and Brooks Fields and during subsequent missions and postings. Some materials funded by a 2015 Rescuing Texas History grant.Added: May 2016.
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.Added: March 2009.
The Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation supports public libraries in Texas that serve populations of 50,000 and under.Added: April 2014.
Believed to be from the private collection of the fifth president of Childers Classical Institute (now ACU), these photos show the history of Abilene, the growth of the university, and the Churches of Christ in the area.Added: March 2015.
These photos document the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and its aftermath. They depict landmarks, people, and important events from before, on, and after November 23, 1963.Added: October 2009.
Papers of Kirvin Kade Legett and his eldest son. He came to Taylor County in 1879, founding Simmons College (Hardin-Simmons University). Legett served on the Board of Trustees, and his son farmed, raised cattle, and speculated in land, oil and natural gas.Added: October 2016.
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.Added: March 2015.
This publication, published biannually, shares the history of Dallas and North Central Texas and examines the various legacies that made the city what it is today.Added: May 2009.
LeMoine Lewis was a professor of Bible and church history at Abilene Christian University from 1949-1986. His lectures are preserved in this collection, focusing on the history of Christianity and Lewis' own interpretations.Added: December 2015.
Materials combined in a virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. Supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Added: February 2009.
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.Added: May 2012.
The Cedar Hill Citizen was digitized in tribute to its former publisher, James Mobley. Mobley published the paper with his wife, Pat, who was a strong supporter of public access to educational research materials for the greater good of the community. This collection commemorates their contribution to historic preservation.Added: January 2015.
Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.Added: October 2009.
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.Added: May 2009.
These primary source items relate to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.Added: March 2012.
This oral history collection depicts an instrumental era in American history. In these transcripts of interviews with World War II veterans are personal experiences with the war, from the Doolittle Raid and D-Day to the Battle for Bataan.Added: July 2012.
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.Added: February 2009.
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.Added: August 2012.
Ormer Locklear joined the United Army Air Service during WWI and learned to fly in Fort Worth. He performed as a barnstormer and acted in two feature movies. These materials portray Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying, his movie work, and his funeral.Added: December 2013.
These images come from individuals' travels across the state. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, state parks, national parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!Added: February 2009.
These photographs depict Pappy O'Daniel's various campaigns, his inauguration, hunting trips, and his family, as well a few of the Capitol and interior of the Governor’s Mansion.Added: December 2013.
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.Added: May 2014.