Abilene Library Consortium

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.



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Abilene Library Consortium in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/ABCM/ accessed May 18, 2021.


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Counties (expand list)

Taylor County, TX
46,287
Washington County, TX
10,321
El Paso County, TX
9,163
Galveston County, TX
8,140
Brown County, TX
7,405
Shackelford County, TX
6,790
Bexar County, TX
6,098
Coleman County, TX
5,896
Bell County, TX
5,399
Cooke County, TX
2,288
Dallas County, TX
1,636
Nolan County, TX
1,568
Guadalupe County, TX
1,538
Travis County, TX
1,399
Denton County, TX
743
Eastland County, TX
686
Midland County, TX
557
Jones County, TX
494
Harris County, TX
388
Callahan County, TX
357
Christian County, KY
319
Tarrant County, TX
304
Stephens County, TX
221
Runnels County, TX
210
Pecos County, TX
209
Reagan County, TX
209
Brazos County, TX
174
Ward County, TX
156
Caddo Parish, LA
153
Harrison County, TX
150
Haskell County, TX
136
Anderson County, TX
130
Knox County, TX
123
Wayne County, MI
122
Howard County, TX
121
Los Angeles County, CA
117
Tom Green County, TX
116
Delaware County, PA
110
Victoria County, TX
107
Mitchell County, TX
106
McLennan County, TX
104
Reeves County, TX
104
Crockett County, TX
100
Madison County, IL
99
Hemphill County, TX
96
Mohave County, AZ
88
Young County, TX
88
Sterling County, TX
87
Cook County, IL
85
Lubbock County, TX
85
Denver County, CO
83
Kane County, IL
81
El Paso County, CO
80
Grayson County, TX
79
Wichita County, TX
77
Winkler County, TX
77
Orleans Parish, LA
74
San Diego County, CA
74
Duval County, FL
73
Lamar County, TX
72
Comanche County, TX
70
Fisher County, TX
69
Davidson County, TN
68
Ector County, TX
67
La Plata County, CO
66
Ochiltree County, TX
66
Fulton County, GA
65
Schleicher County, TX
64
Sangamon County, IL
60
Cameron County, TX
58
Pima County, AZ
58
Palo Pinto County, TX
57
Scurry County, TX
54
Orange County, CA
52
Hardin County, KY
50
Concho County, TX
48
Upton County, TX
47
Oklahoma County, OK
44
Arlington County, VA
43
Erath County, TX
43
Nueces County, TX
43
Bowie County, TX
42
Coke County, TX
42
Johnson County, TX
42
Irion County, TX
41
Jefferson County, KY
41
Dickens County, TX
40
King County, WA
40
Franklin County, OH
38
Potter County, TX
37
San Jacinto County, TX
36
Buncombe County, NC
35
Parker County, TX
35
Miami-Dade County, FL
34
Sedgwick County, KS
34
Wood County, TX
34
Riverside County, CA
33
Archer County, TX
32
Orange County, FL
32
Washington County, OK
32
Sheridan County, WY
31
Winnebago County, IL
31
Walker County, TX
30
Dawson County, TX
29
Fannin County, TX
29
Hansford County, TX
29
Maricopa County, AZ
28
Cuyahoga County, OH
26
Essex County, NJ
25
Hardin County, TX
25
Jefferson County, TX
25
Seward County, NE
25
Colfax County, NM
24
Gregg County, TX
24
Hamilton County, OH
24
Hidalgo County, NM
24
Kent County, TX
24
Marion County, TX
24
Montgomery County, AL
24
Smith County, TX
24
Cochise County, AZ
23
Iberville Parish, LA
23
Pierce County, WA
23
Tillman County, OK
23
Montgomery County, TX
22
Cleveland County, OK
21
Monroe County, NY
21
New Castle County, DE
21
Borden County, TX
20
Forsyth County, NC
20
Garland County, AR
20
Jackson County, MO
20
Loving County, TX
20
Bosque County, TX
19
Clay County, TX
19
Glasscock County, TX
19
Henderson County, NC
19
Liberty County, GA
19
Rapides Parish, LA
19
Van Zandt County, TX
19
Dimmit County, TX
18
Hidalgo County, TX
18
Tulsa County, OK
18
Culberson County, TX
17
Montgomery County, MD
17
Navarro County, TX
17
Shelby County, TN
17
Webb County, TX
17
Allegheny County, PA
16
Ford County, KS
16
Jackson County, MS
16
Luna County, NM
16
Obion County, TN
16
Polk County, IA
16
Queens County, NY
16
Sherman County, TX
16
Throckmorton County, TX
16
Uvalde County, TX
16
Greene County, MO
15
Hays County, TX
15
Sacramento County, CA
15
Avoyelles Parish, LA
14
Carter County, OK
14
Douglas County, NE
14
Gray County, TX
14
Hutchinson County, TX
14
Lea County, NM
14
Maverick County, TX
14
Racine County, WI
14
Todd County, KY
14
Wilbarger County, TX
14
Zavala County, TX
14
Brevard County, FL
13
Broward County, FL
13
Grimes County, TX
13
Mills County, TX
13
Wharton County, TX
13
Yuma County, AZ
13
Bernalillo County, NM
12
Charleston County, SC
12
Eddy County, NM
12
Gonzales County, TX
12
Hopkins County, TX
12
Kerr County, TX
12
La Salle County, TX
12
Limestone County, TX
12
Martin County, TX
12
Menard County, TX
12
Presidio County, TX
12
San Saba County, TX
12
Santa Fe County, NM
12
Armstrong County, TX
11
Bee County, TX
11
Bledsoe County, TN
11
Caldwell County, TX
11
Calhoun County, TX
11
Comanche County, OK
11
Deaf Smith County, TX
11
Lee County, TX
11
Ramsey County, MN
11
Starr County, TX
11
Val Verde County, TX
11
Boulder County, CO
10
Comal County, TX
10
Cotton County, OK
10
Dallam County, TX
10
Denali Borough, AK
10
Fairfax County, VA
10
Frio County, TX
10
Hale County, TX
10
Hardeman County, TX
10
King County, TX
10
Liberty County, TX
10
Marion County, IN
10
Mecklenburg County, NC
10
Medina County, TX
10
Montgomery County, TN
10
Multnomah County, OR
10
Rusk County, TX
10
Williamson County, TX
10
Alachua County, FL
9
Atascosa County, TX
9
Baylor County, TX
9
Chaves County, NM
9
Donley County, TX
9
Edwards County, TX
9
Ellis County, TX
9
Fayette County, TX
9
Hunt County, TX
9
Jefferson County, CO
9
Lamb County, TX
9
Lavaca County, TX
9
Matagorda County, TX
9
Middlesex County, MA
9
Montgomery County, OH
9
Onslow County, NC
9
Pottawatomie County, OK
9
Roberts County, TX
9
Robertson County, TX
9
Suffolk County, MA
9
Union Parish, LA
9
Winnebago County, WI
9
Yancey County, NC
9
Bastrop County, TX
8
Brazoria County, TX
8
Brewster County, TX
8
Cass County, TX
8
Clark County, OH
8
Collin County, TX
8
Cottle County, TX
8
Erie County, NY
8
Fort Bend County, TX
8
Hall County, TX
8
Hudspeth County, TX
8
Kaufman County, TX
8
McMullen County, TX
8
Montague County, TX
8
Philadelphia County, PA
8
Pulaski County, AR
8
Tangipahoa Parish, LA
8
Torrance County, NM
8
Baltimore County, MD
7
Bandera County, TX
7
Bryan County, OK
7
Burleson County, TX
7
Cherokee County, TX
7
Clark County, NV
7
Coryell County, TX
7
Duval County, TX
7
Escambia County, FL
7
Fayette County, PA
7
Floyd County, TX
7
Foard County, TX
7
Gaines County, TX
7
Garfield County, OK
7
Grady County, OK
7
Hockley County, TX
7
Houston County, AL
7
Houston County, TX
7
Jack County, TX
7
Jeff Davis County, TX
7
Karnes County, TX
7
Kinney County, TX
7
Love County, OK
7
Nacogdoches County, TX
7
Randall County, TX
7
San Bernardino County, CA
7
San Patricio County, TX
7
Suffolk County, NY
7
Sussex County, DE
7
Terry County, TX
7
Upshur County, TX
7
Washington County, AR
7
Washoe County, NV
7
Wilson County, TX
7
Zapata County, TX
7
Austin County, TX
6
Bannock County, ID
6
Collingsworth County, TX
6
Dale County, AL
6
Gillespie County, TX
6
Hamilton County, TX
6
Kern County, CA
6
Live Oak County, TX
6
Madison County, TX
6
McCulloch County, TX
6
Moore County, TX
6
New Haven County, CT
6
Ontario County, NY
6
Otero County, NM
6
Quay County, NM
6
San Miguel County, NM
6
Stonewall County, TX
6
Swisher County, TX
6
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
6
Allen County, IN
5
Andrews County, TX
5
Aransas County, TX
5
Atlantic County, NJ
5
Bailey County, TX
5
Berks County, PA
5
Blanco County, TX
5
Bossier Parish, LA
5
Briscoe County, TX
5
Burlington County, NJ
5
Childress County, TX
5
Colorado County, TX
5
Essex County, MA
5
Goliad County, TX
5
Hennepin County, MN
5
Hillsborough County, FL
5
Imperial County, CA
5
Jackson County, OK
5
Kendall County, TX
5
Kings County, NY
5
Lampasas County, TX
5
Larimer County, CO
5
Leon County, TX
5
Llano County, TX
5
Lynn County, TX
5
Natchitoches Parish, LA
5
Niagara County, NY
5
Oldham County, TX
5
Refugio County, TX
5
Reno County, KS
5
Roane County, TN
5
Santa Barbara County, CA
5
Shelby County, TX
5
Westchester County, NY
5
Wheeler County, TX
5
Willacy County, TX
5
Wise County, TX
5
Anne Arundel County, MD
4
Calhoun County, MI
4
Chambers County, TX
4
Contra Costa County, CA
4
Crane County, TX
4
De Baca County, NM
4
DeWitt County, TX
4
Dunklin County, MO
4
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
4
Fairfield County, CT
4
Falls County, TX
4
Forrest County, MS
4
Frederick County, MD
4
Garza County, TX
4
Guilford County, NC
4
Hartley County, TX
4
Hood County, TX
4
Jim Wells County, TX
4
Kimble County, TX
4
Madison County, AL
4
Marion County, FL
4
Mason County, TX
4
Milam County, TX
4
Milwaukee County, WI
4
Montgomery County, KS
4
Montgomery County, PA
4
Morton County, KS
4
Motley County, TX
4
New Hanover County, NC
4
Otero County, CO
4
Ouachita Parish, LA
4
Parmer County, TX
4
Payne County, OK
4
Real County, TX
4
Red River County, TX
4
Richland County, SC
4
San Augustine County, TX
4
Sandoval County, NM
4
Santa Cruz County, CA
4
Shawnee County, KS
4
Socorro County, NM
4
Summit County, OH
4
Taney County, MO
4
Union County, NJ
4
Ventura County, CA
4
Yoakum County, TX
4
Alameda County, CA
3
Angelina County, TX
3
Bibb County, GA
3
Brooks County, TX
3
Buchanan County, MO
3
Burnet County, TX
3
Carson County, TX
3
Castro County, TX
3
Champaign County, IL
3
Chatham County, GA
3
Clackamas County, OR
3
Clark County, WI
3
Cochran County, TX
3
Crosby County, TX
3
Curry County, NM
3
Dane County, WI
3
De Soto Parish, LA
3
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
3
Franklin County, TX
3
Freestone County, TX
3
Grant County, KS
3
Guadalupe County, NM
3
Hampden County, MA
3
Harford County, MD
3
Harrison County, MS
3
Hartford County, CT
3
Hayes County, NE
3
Henderson County, TX
3
Hinds County, MS
3
Huerfano County, CO
3
Jackson County, TX
3
Jefferson County, AL
3
Jim Hogg County, TX
3
Kay County, OK
3
Kenedy County, TX
3
Kleberg County, TX
3
Knox County, TN
3
Lancaster County, NE
3
Leavenworth County, KS
3
Lincoln County, NM
3
Lincoln County, OK
3
Marion County, OR
3
Mercer County, NJ
3
New York County, NY
3
Norfolk County, MA
3
Okaloosa County, FL
3
Ouachita County, AR
3
Palm Beach County, FL
3
Polk County, NC
3
Polk County, TX
3
Prince George's County, MD
3
Red River Parish, LA
3
Rock Island County, IL
3
Salt Lake County, UT
3
Santa Clara County, CA
3
Somerset County, ME
3
Spartanburg County, SC
3
Spokane County, WA
3
Stafford County, KS
3
Stephens County, OK
3
Sumter County, SC
3
Sutton County, TX
3
Titus County, TX
3
Tuscaloosa County, AL
3
Vernon Parish, LA
3
Wake County, NC
3
Washington County, RI
3
Weakley County, TN
3
Yuba County, CA
3
Acadia Parish, LA
2
Albany County, NY
2
Allegany County, MD
2
Atchison County, KS
2
Athens County, OH
2
Auglaize County, OH
2
Barber County, KS
2
Beckham County, OK
2
Benton County, AR
2
Boone County, MO
2
Caddo County, OK
2
Calhoun County, AL
2
Canadian County, OK
2
Catahoula Parish, LA
2
Catron County, NM
2
Chattooga County, GA
2
Clay County, IL
2
Clinton County, PA
2
Colquitt County, GA
2
Craighead County, AR
2
Creek County, OK
2
Dallas County, AL
2
Daviess County, KY
2
Dickinson County, KS
2
Dyer County, TN
2
Emmet County, MI
2
Franklin County, AL
2
Geary County, KS
2
Grant County, NM
2
Greene County, OH
2
Greenville County, SC
2
Greer County, OK
2
Hamilton County, TN
2
Hardeman County, TN
2
Harding County, NM
2
Harmon County, OK
2
Haywood County, TN
2
Houston County, GA
2
Howard County, AR
2
Isabella County, MI
2
Jackson County, MI
2
Jasper County, TX
2
Jefferson County, OK
2
Johnson County, AR
2
Josephine County, OR
2
Kent County, MI
2
Kiowa County, OK
2
Klamath County, OR
2
Lake County, FL
2
Lauderdale County, MS
2
Leon County, FL
2
Lincoln County, CO
2
Lincoln County, NE
2
Lincoln Parish, LA
2
Lipscomb County, TX
2
Loudon County, TN
2
Lowndes County, AL
2
Lowndes County, GA
2
Lowndes County, MS
2
Lucas County, OH
2
Merced County, CA
2
Middlesex County, NJ
2
Midland County, MI
2
Mississippi County, AR
2
Monmouth County, NJ
2
New London County, CT
2
Newton County, TX
2
Okeechobee County, FL
2
Orange County, NC
2
Orange County, NY
2
Orange County, TX
2
Ottawa County, OH
2
Panola County, TX
2
Pender County, NC
2
Pinal County, AZ
2
Pinellas County, FL
2
Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
2
Polk County, FL
2
Providence County, RI
2
Prowers County, CO
2
Riley County, KS
2
Rogers County, OK
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Sabine County, TX
2
Saline County, KS
2
San Joaquin County, CA
2
Sebastian County, AR
2
Sierra County, NM
2
Solano County, CA
2
Sumner County, KS
2
Sussex County, NJ
2
Taos County, NM
2
Terrell County, TX
2
Trinity County, TX
2
Tulare County, CA
2
Tuolumne County, CA
2
Tyler County, TX
2
Valencia County, NM
2
Vanderburgh County, IN
2
Waller County, TX
2
Washington County, VT
2
Washita County, OK
2
Wayne County, NC
2
Webster Parish, LA
2
Wood County, WV
2
Ada County, ID
1
Adams County, CO
1
Adams County, MS
1
Adams County, PA
1
Apache County, AZ
1
Arkansas County, AR
1
Aroostook County, ME
1
Ascension Parish, LA
1
Autauga County, AL
1
Bay County, FL
1
Beaufort County, SC
1
Beaver County, OK
1
Bergen County, NJ
1
Blaine County, OK
1
Bradford County, FL
1
Brown County, WI
1
Butte County, CA
1
Cabell County, WV
1
Calcasieu Parish, LA
1
Camp County, TX
1
Carbon County, WY
1
Cass County, IN
1
Catoosa County, GA
1
Christian County, MO
1
Cimarron County, OK
1
Clark County, AR
1
Clark County, WA
1
Clay County, AR
1
Clay County, FL
1
Clay County, KY
1
Clinton County, NY
1
Coal County, OK
1
Cooper County, MO
1
Covington County, AL
1
Cowley County, KS
1
Craven County, NC
1
Crawford County, AR
1
Cumberland County, NC
1
Custer County, OK
1
Delta County, TX
1
Dewey County, OK
1
Dorchester County, SC
1
Drew County, AR
1
Durham County, NC
1
Dutchess County, NY
1
Edmonson County, KY
1
Edmunds County, SD
1
Edwards County, KS
1
Effingham County, IL
1
Ellis County, KS
1
Ellis County, OK
1
Essex County, NY
1
Finney County, KS
1
Flathead County, MT
1
Florence County, SC
1
Floyd County, GA
1
Fremont County, CO
1
Fulton County, KY
1
Garvin County, OK
1
Gilpin County, CO
1
Grafton County, NH
1
Grand County, CO
1
Harnett County, NC
1
Hart County, KY
1
Henry County, IL
1
Herkimer County, NY
1
Highlands County, FL
1
Hill County, TX
1
Hillsborough County, NH
1
Hitchcock County, NE
1
Horry County, SC
1
Huntington County, IN
1
Hyde County, NC
1
Indiana County, PA
1
Island County, WA
1
Jackson County, FL
1
Jasper County, MO
1
Jefferson County, PA
1
Jefferson County, WV
1
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA
1
Jefferson Parish, LA
1
Johnson County, KS
1
Juneau City and Borough, AK
1
Kalamazoo County, MI
1
Kenosha County, WI
1
Kenton County, KY
1
Kingfisher County, OK
1
Kitsap County, WA
1
Knox County, OH
1
Lafourche Parish, LA
1
Lake County, IL
1
Laramie County, WY
1
Lauderdale County, TN
1
Lee County, FL
1
Lincoln County, WV
1
Livingston County, MO
1
Logan County, KY
1
Lycoming County, PA
1
Madison County, MS
1
Madison County, NC
1
Madison County, TN
1
Malheur County, OR
1
Marion County, MO
1
Marshall County, IN
1
Marshall County, OK
1
McDowell County, NC
1
McKinley County, NM
1
Merrimack County, NH
1
Miller County, AR
1
Mineral County, CO
1
Minnehaha County, SD
1
Missoula County, MT
1
Mobile County, AL
1
Monterey County, CA
1
Montezuma County, CO
1
Montgomery County, VA
1
Moore County, NC
1
Mora County, NM
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Morris County, TX
1
Muscogee County, GA
1
Navajo County, AZ
1
Newport County, RI
1
Nome Census Area, AK
1
Nowata County, OK
1
Oglethorpe County, GA
1
Olmsted County, MN
1
Onondaga County, NY
1
Orange County, VA
1
Osceola County, FL
1
Pacific County, WA
1
Pasquotank County, NC
1
Passaic County, NJ
1
Pawnee County, KS
1
Perry County, IL
1
Pike County, MS
1
Prince William County, VA
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Rains County, TX
1
Randolph County, IL
1
Richland Parish, LA
1
Richmond County, GA
1
Richmond County, NY
1
Rockbridge County, VA
1
Rockwall County, TX
1
Roger Mills County, OK
1
Sabine Parish, LA
1
San Luis Obispo County, CA
1
San Mateo County, CA
1
Sarasota County, FL
1
Scott County, KY
1
Scotts Bluff County, NE
1
Seminole County, FL
1
Sevier County, AR
1
Seward County, KS
1
Shannon County, SD
1
Simpson County, KY
1
Smith County, TN
1
Snohomish County, WA
1
Somerset County, NJ
1
Somervell County, TX
1
Stark County, OH
1
Stephenson County, IL
1
Sumner County, TN
1
Teller County, CO
1
Texas County, OK
1
Thurston County, WA
1
Tuscarawas County, OH
1
Union County, NM
1
Utah County, UT
1
Volusia County, FL
1
Walton County, FL
1
Wapello County, IA
1
Warren County, MS
1
Washington County, OH
1
Wayne County, NY
1
Wayne County, OH
1
Weber County, UT
1
Wilcox County, AL
1
Williamson County, IL
1
Williamson County, TN
1
Wilson County, TN
1
Woodward County, OK
1
Worcester County, MA
1
Wyandotte County, KS
1
Yalobusha County, MS
1
York County, VA
1

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Temple Daily Telegram
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The Optimist
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San Antonio Express
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El Paso International Daily Times
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Coleman Democrat-Voice
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Brenham Daily Banner-Press
2,144
The Daily Bulletin
2,083
El Paso Daily Times
2,070
Brownwood Bulletin
1,873
The Daily Express
1,789
El Paso Morning Times
1,541
Charlyne Creger Collection
1,474
The Daily Hesperian
1,470
The H-SU Brand
1,465
Seguiner Zeitung
1,356
Coleman County Chronicle
1,353
Commercial Buildings
1,278
Eleanor Brown Collection
1,268
53rd Legislature of Texas
1,128
The War Whoop
1,125
The Daily Banner
1,034
The El Paso Times
1,011
Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection
974
Hellcat News
858
Lewis Fulks Theatre Department Collection
843
Brenham Evening Press
828
Residential Buildings
823
The Gainesville Daily Hesperian
816
The Democrat-Voice
813
Office Buildings
753
The Abilene Reporter
739
National WASP WWII Museum Collection
713
The Taylor County News
697
The El Paso Daily Times
657
McMurry War Whoop
624
Helen Snapp Collection
621
The Simmons Brand
614
Norton's Union Intelligencer
566
Norton's Daily Union Intelligencer
546
Hotel Buildings
525
Medical Buildings
511
Kafka Collection
483
Church Buildings
455
Julien D. Saks Collection
450
Denton County News
445
Municipal Buildings
436
Prince Collection
430
Aten White Album
390
The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter
387
The Coleman Democrat-Voice
386
The Brand of Hardin-Simmons University
385
Coleman Daily Democrat-Voice
384
Henderson (Paul Hill) Collection
379
The Collegian
377
The Temple Times
369
San Antonio Daily Express
367
Leslie A. Boone Postcard Collection
354
El Paso Sunday Times
350
Edward S. Johnson Collection
340
Range Rider
312
Military Buildings
303
Catherine Parker Collection
295
Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter
289
Herbert J. Schaff Collection
263
714th Tank Battalion Collection
251
Robert Downey Collection
236
The Weekly Temple Times
235
William Jenkins Collection
226
Suzette Van Daell Douglas Collection
221
The Coleman Voice
219
Gayle Snell Collection
213
Chieftain
212
William R. Hahn Collection
210
The American Flag
209
Henry R. Rohrbeck Papers
208
The Houston Post
203
17th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
202
Louis C. Britton Collection
194
The Link
189
Abilene Christian University: Since You Have Been Raised With Christ. 87th Annual Bible Lectureship. February 20-23, 2005
187
The Shackelford County Leader
184
Hardin-Simmons All School Sing
180
56th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
177
Record and Chronicle
176
Margins: Following Jesus at the Edge in Luke's Gospel. 107th Abilene Christian University Summit; September 15-18, 2013
175
Thomas H. Taylor Negatives
174
Seguin Zeitung
171
Corral
170