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 August 18, 2022.


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Counties (expand list)

Taylor County, TX
50,315
Washington County, TX
10,323
El Paso County, TX
9,200
Galveston County, TX
8,143
Brown County, TX
7,424
Shackelford County, TX
6,816
Bexar County, TX
6,196
Coleman County, TX
5,903
Bell County, TX
5,408
Travis County, TX
3,002
Cooke County, TX
2,288
Dallas County, TX
1,916
Nolan County, TX
1,707
Guadalupe County, TX
1,539
Denton County, TX
749
Eastland County, TX
707
Midland County, TX
571
Jones County, TX
545
Harris County, TX
458
Tarrant County, TX
372
Callahan County, TX
369
Christian County, KY
319
Stephens County, TX
268
Runnels County, TX
217
Pecos County, TX
211
Reagan County, TX
211
Brazos County, TX
181
Ward County, TX
164
Howard County, TX
160
Tom Green County, TX
159
Harrison County, TX
157
Haskell County, TX
156
Caddo Parish, LA
154
Los Angeles County, CA
143
McLennan County, TX
131
Knox County, TX
127
Lubbock County, TX
123
Wayne County, MI
122
Anderson County, TX
117
Mitchell County, TX
117
Delaware County, PA
111
Reeves County, TX
108
Victoria County, TX
108
Crockett County, TX
100
Madison County, IL
99
Cook County, IL
98
Hemphill County, TX
97
Fisher County, TX
96
Young County, TX
95
Denver County, CO
90
El Paso County, CO
89
Sterling County, TX
89
Mohave County, AZ
88
Duval County, FL
87
Grayson County, TX
86
Ector County, TX
83
Wichita County, TX
83
Kane County, IL
81
San Diego County, CA
81
Winkler County, TX
80
Comanche County, TX
79
Fulton County, GA
78
Orleans Parish, LA
77
Sacramento County, CA
74
Lamar County, TX
73
Ochiltree County, TX
72
Davidson County, TN
71
Palo Pinto County, TX
68
La Plata County, CO
66
Schleicher County, TX
64
Cameron County, TX
63
Erath County, TX
63
Scurry County, TX
62
Franklin County, OH
61
Sangamon County, IL
60
Pima County, AZ
59
Nueces County, TX
55
Orange County, CA
53
Hardin County, KY
50
Oklahoma County, OK
50
Concho County, TX
49
Potter County, TX
48
Upton County, TX
47
Arlington County, VA
46
Bowie County, TX
45
Coke County, TX
45
Jefferson County, KY
43
Johnson County, TX
43
Irion County, TX
42
Milwaukee County, WI
42
Walker County, TX
41
Dickens County, TX
40
King County, WA
40
Parker County, TX
40
San Jacinto County, TX
36
Buncombe County, NC
35
Miami-Dade County, FL
35
Winnebago County, IL
35
Wood County, TX
35
Orange County, FL
34
Riverside County, CA
34
Sedgwick County, KS
34
Hidalgo County, TX
33
Archer County, TX
32
Clinch County, GA
32
Jefferson County, TX
32
Washington County, OK
32
Dawson County, TX
31
Fannin County, TX
31
Hutchinson County, TX
31
Sheridan County, WY
31
Hansford County, TX
29
Maricopa County, AZ
29
Montgomery County, AL
28
Bernalillo County, NM
27
Cuyahoga County, OH
27
Essex County, NJ
27
Gregg County, TX
27
Shelby County, TN
27
Smith County, TX
27
Culberson County, TX
26
Alleghany County, VA
25
Clay County, TX
25
Colfax County, NM
25
Hamilton County, OH
25
Hardin County, TX
25
Navarro County, TX
25
Seward County, NE
25
Hidalgo County, NM
24
Kent County, TX
24
Marion County, TX
24
Tillman County, OK
24
Borden County, TX
23
Cochise County, AZ
23
Iberville Parish, LA
23
Jackson County, MO
23
Pierce County, WA
23
Cleveland County, OK
22
Forsyth County, NC
22
Montgomery County, KS
22
Montgomery County, TX
22
New Castle County, DE
22
Kerr County, TX
21
Monroe County, NY
21
Throckmorton County, TX
21
Garland County, AR
20
Glasscock County, TX
20
Loving County, TX
20
Rapides Parish, LA
20
Uvalde County, TX
20
Bosque County, TX
19
Comanche County, OK
19
Dimmit County, TX
19
Floyd County, TX
19
Hays County, TX
19
Henderson County, NC
19
Liberty County, GA
19
Van Zandt County, TX
19
Webb County, TX
19
Angelina County, TX
18
Montgomery County, MD
18
Polk County, IA
18
Suffolk County, MA
18
Tulsa County, OK
18
Houston County, TX
17
Wilbarger County, TX
17
Allegheny County, PA
16
Ford County, KS
16
Jackson County, MS
16
Luna County, NM
16
Marion County, OR
16
Mills County, TX
16
Obion County, TN
16
Queens County, NY
16
Sherman County, TX
16
Tompkins County, NY
16
Carter County, OK
15
Douglas County, NE
15
Ellis County, TX
15
Gray County, TX
15
Greene County, MO
15
Kaufman County, TX
15
Lea County, NM
15
Maverick County, TX
15
Presidio County, TX
15
Santa Fe County, NM
15
Avoyelles Parish, LA
14
Brevard County, FL
14
Deaf Smith County, TX
14
Eddy County, NM
14
Edwards County, TX
14
Grimes County, TX
14
Hale County, TX
14
Liberty County, TX
14
Limestone County, TX
14
Matagorda County, TX
14
Racine County, WI
14
Todd County, KY
14
Williamson County, TX
14
Zavala County, TX
14
Broward County, FL
13
Martin County, TX
13
Pulaski County, AR
13
San Bernardino County, CA
13
San Saba County, TX
13
Wharton County, TX
13
Yuma County, AZ
13
Bee County, TX
12
Calhoun County, TX
12
Charleston County, SC
12
Gonzales County, TX
12
Hardeman County, TX
12
Hopkins County, TX
12
Hunt County, TX
12
Jeff Davis County, TX
12
La Salle County, TX
12
Marion County, IN
12
Menard County, TX
12
Starr County, TX
12
Val Verde County, TX
12
Armstrong County, TX
11
Bledsoe County, TN
11
Brazoria County, TX
11
Caldwell County, TX
11
Hudspeth County, TX
11
Lee County, TX
11
Mecklenburg County, NC
11
Montague County, TX
11
Multnomah County, OR
11
Philadelphia County, PA
11
Ramsey County, MN
11
Stonewall County, TX
11
Terry County, TX
11
Washington County, MN
11
Andrews County, TX
10
Atascosa County, TX
10
Boulder County, CO
10
Chaves County, NM
10
Comal County, TX
10
Cotton County, OK
10
Dallam County, TX
10
Denali Borough, AK
10
Erie County, NY
10
Fairfax County, VA
10
Fort Bend County, TX
10
Frio County, TX
10
King County, TX
10
Lamb County, TX
10
Medina County, TX
10
Middlesex County, MA
10
Montgomery County, OH
10
Montgomery County, TN
10
Roberts County, TX
10
Robertson County, TX
10
Rusk County, TX
10
Swisher County, TX
10
Alachua County, FL
9
Baylor County, TX
9
Brewster County, TX
9
Cherokee County, TX
9
Cottle County, TX
9
Donley County, TX
9
Fayette County, TX
9
Gaines County, TX
9
Hall County, TX
9
Hockley County, TX
9
Jefferson County, CO
9
Jim Wells County, TX
9
Kimble County, TX
9
Lavaca County, TX
9
McCulloch County, TX
9
Nacogdoches County, TX
9
New Haven County, CT
9
Onslow County, NC
9
Pottawatomie County, OK
9
Union Parish, LA
9
Winnebago County, WI
9
Yancey County, NC
9
Bastrop County, TX
8
Cass County, TX
8
Clark County, OH
8
Collin County, TX
8
Hillsborough County, FL
8
McMullen County, TX
8
Richland County, SC
8
Rockingham County, NH
8
Tangipahoa Parish, LA
8
Torrance County, NM
8
Upshur County, TX
8
Wake County, NC
8
Washoe County, NV
8
Baltimore County, MD
7
Bandera County, TX
7
Bryan County, OK
7
Burleson County, TX
7
Clark County, NV
7
Collingsworth County, TX
7
Coryell County, TX
7
Duval County, TX
7
Escambia County, FL
7
Fayette County, PA
7
Foard County, TX
7
Garfield County, OK
7
Gillespie County, TX
7
Grady County, OK
7
Houston County, AL
7
Jack County, TX
7
Karnes County, TX
7
Kinney County, TX
7
Lampasas County, TX
7
Love County, OK
7
Randall County, TX
7
San Patricio County, TX
7
Suffolk County, NY
7
Sussex County, DE
7
Texas County, OK
7
Washington County, AR
7
Wilson County, TX
7
Wise County, TX
7
Yoakum County, TX
7
Zapata County, TX
7
Austin County, TX
6
Bailey County, TX
6
Bannock County, ID
6
Childress County, TX
6
Crane County, TX
6
Dale County, AL
6
Dauphin County, PA
6
Essex County, MA
6
Hamilton County, TX
6
Hennepin County, MN
6
Kern County, CA
6
Kings County, NY
6
Kleberg County, TX
6
Live Oak County, TX
6
Llano County, TX
6
Lynn County, TX
6
Madison County, TX
6
Moore County, TX
6
Niagara County, NY
6
Ontario County, NY
6
Otero County, NM
6
Quay County, NM
6
San Miguel County, NM
6
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
6
Wheeler County, TX
6
Willacy County, TX
6
Allen County, IN
5
Anne Arundel County, MD
5
Aransas County, TX
5
Atlantic County, NJ
5
Bergen County, NJ
5
Berks County, PA
5
Blanco County, TX
5
Bossier Parish, LA
5
Briscoe County, TX
5
Burlington County, NJ
5
Burnet County, TX
5
Cochran County, TX
5
Colorado County, TX
5
Garza County, TX
5
Goliad County, TX
5
Grafton County, NH
5
Hood County, TX
5
Imperial County, CA
5
Jackson County, OK
5
Kalamazoo County, MI
5
Kay County, OK
5
Kendall County, TX
5
Lancaster County, NE
5
Larimer County, CO
5
Leon County, TX
5
Lincoln County, NM
5
Marion County, FL
5
Natchitoches Parish, LA
5
Oldham County, TX
5
Real County, TX
5
Refugio County, TX
5
Reno County, KS
5
Roane County, TN
5
Santa Barbara County, CA
5
Shawnee County, KS
5
Shelby County, TX
5
Ware County, GA
5
Westchester County, NY
5
Alameda County, CA
4
Calhoun County, MI
4
Chambers County, TX
4
Contra Costa County, CA
4
Crosby 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
Freestone County, TX
4
Guilford County, NC
4
Harford County, MD
4
Hartford County, CT
4
Hartley County, TX
4
Jasper County, TX
4
Jefferson County, AL
4
Madison County, AL
4
Mason County, TX
4
Milam County, TX
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
Pittsburg County, OK
4
Polk County, FL
4
Red River County, TX
4
San Augustine County, TX
4
Sandoval County, NM
4
Santa Clara County, CA
4
Santa Cruz County, CA
4
Socorro County, NM
4
Solano County, CA
4
Spokane County, WA
4
Summit County, OH
4
Taney County, MO
4
Union County, NJ
4
Ventura County, CA
4
Bibb County, GA
3
Boone County, MO
3
Brooks County, TX
3
Buchanan County, MO
3
Caddo County, OK
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
Curry County, NM
3
Dane County, WI
3
De Soto Parish, LA
3
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
3
Franklin County, TX
3
Grant County, KS
3
Guadalupe County, NM
3
Hampden County, MA
3
Harrison County, MS
3
Hayes County, NE
3
Henderson County, TX
3
Hinds County, MS
3
Huerfano County, CO
3
Jackson County, TX
3
Jim Hogg County, TX
3
Kenedy County, TX
3
Knox County, TN
3
Leavenworth County, KS
3
Leon County, FL
3
Lincoln County, OK
3
Lowndes County, GA
3
Macon County, AL
3
Marin County, CA
3
Mercer County, NJ
3
New York County, NY
3
Norfolk County, MA
3
Okaloosa County, FL
3
Orange County, NC
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
Saline County, KS
3
Salt Lake County, UT
3
Schenectady County, NY
3
Sebastian County, AR
3
Somerset County, ME
3
Spartanburg County, SC
3
Stafford County, KS
3
Stephens County, OK
3
Sumter County, SC
3
Sutton County, TX
3
Teller County, CO
3
Terrell County, TX
3
Titus County, TX
3
Tuscaloosa County, AL
3
Vernon Parish, LA
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
Burleigh County, ND
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
Culpeper County, VA
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
Franklin County, NC
2
Geary County, KS
2
Grant County, NM
2
Greene County, OH
2
Greenville County, SC
2
Greer County, OK
2
Halifax County, NC
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, MO
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
Lake County, IL
2
Lauderdale County, MS
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, MS
2
Lucas County, OH
2
Merced County, CA
2
Middlesex County, NJ
2
Midland County, MI
2
Mississippi County, AR
2
Mobile County, AL
2
Monmouth County, NJ
2
New London County, CT
2
Newton County, TX
2
Okeechobee County, FL
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
Providence County, RI
2
Prowers County, CO
2
Rankin County, MS
2
Richmond County, GA
2
Riley County, KS
2
Rogers County, OK
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Sabine County, TX
2
San Joaquin County, CA
2
Sierra County, NM
2
Somervell County, TX
2
Sumner County, KS
2
Sussex County, NJ
2
Taos County, NM
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, OH
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
Blaine County, OK
1
Bolivar County, MS
1
Bradford County, FL
1
Brown County, WI
1
Burke County, GA
1
Butler County, OH
1
Butte County, CA
1
Cabell County, WV
1
Calcasieu Parish, LA
1
Camp County, TX
1
Canyon County, ID
1
Carbon County, WY
1
Cass County, IN
1
Catoosa County, GA
1
Cerro Gordo County, IA
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
Cowlitz County, WA
1
Craig County, OK
1
Craven County, NC
1
Crawford County, AR
1
Cumberland County, NC
1
Custer County, OK
1
Del Norte County, CA
1
Delta County, TX
1
Deschutes County, OR
1
Dewey County, OK
1
Dorchester County, SC
1
Douglas County, KS
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
Franklin County, MO
1
Fremont County, CO
1
Fulton County, KY
1
Garvin County, OK
1
Gilpin County, CO
1
Grand County, CO
1
Greenbrier County, WV
1
Grundy County, IL
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
Hughes County, SD
1
Huntington County, IN
1
Hyde County, NC
1
Indiana County, PA
1
Ingham County, MI
1
Island County, WA
1
Jackson County, FL
1
Jefferson County, AR
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
Kenosha County, WI
1
Kenton County, KY
1
Kingfisher County, OK
1
Kitsap County, WA
1
Knox County, OH
1
Lackawanna County, PA
1
Lafourche Parish, LA
1
Laramie County, WY
1
Lauderdale County, TN
1
Lee County, FL
1
Lee County, NC
1
Lewis and Clark County, MT
1
Lincoln County, WV
1
Linn County, IA
1
Livingston County, MO
1
Logan County, KY
1
Luzerne County, PA
1
Lycoming County, PA
1
Lyon County, KS
1
Madison County, MS
1
Madison County, NC
1
Madison County, TN
1
Malheur County, OR
1
Marion County, MO
1
Marion County, OH
1
Marshall County, IN
1
Marshall County, OK
1
McDonough County, IL
1
McDowell County, NC
1
McKinley County, NM
1
McPherson County, KS
1
Merrimack County, NH
1
Miller County, AR
1
Mineral County, CO
1
Minnehaha County, SD
1
Missoula County, MT
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
Nassau County, NY
1
Navajo County, AZ
1
Newport County, RI
1
Newton County, MO
1
Nome Census Area, AK
1
Northampton County, PA
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
Pearl River County, MS
1
Pennington County, SD
1
Perry County, IL
1
Pike County, MS
1
Plumas County, CA
1
Prince William County, VA
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Rains County, TX
1
Randolph County, IL
1
Richland Parish, LA
1
Richmond County, NY
1
Rockbridge County, VA
1
Rockwall County, TX
1
Roger Mills County, OK
1
Sabine Parish, LA
1
Sampson County, NC
1
San Luis Obispo County, CA
1
San Mateo County, CA
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1
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1
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