Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years.

The items in the collection come from a variety of partners:

  • Arlington Public Library & Fielder House
  • Austin History Center
  • Bee County Historical Commission
  • Dallas Municipal Archives
  • El Paso Public Library
  • French Legation Museum
  • Matthews Land & Cattle Company
  • LBJ Museum of San Marcos
  • Northeast Lakeview College
  • Permian Basin Petroleum Museum
  • Library & Hall of Fame
  • Port Arthur Public Library
  • River Valley Pioneer Museum
  • Stephen F. Austin Association
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Houston-Victoria Library

Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.



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Counties

Hemphill County, TX
4,191
Travis County, TX
947
Shackelford County, TX
888
Bexar County, TX
792
Jefferson County, TX
677
Dallas County, TX
445
Guadalupe County, TX
200
Bee County, TX
197
Gillespie County, TX
195
Victoria County, TX
190
Tarrant County, TX
105
Hays County, TX
98
Ector County, TX
71
El Paso County, TX
64
Nueces County, TX
56
Winkler County, TX
56
Blanco County, TX
44
Brown County, TX
44
Wheeler County, TX
37
Luna County, NM
35
Mitchell County, TX
29
Williamson County, TX
23
Midland County, TX
17
Llano County, TX
16
Dawson County, TX
14
Refugio County, TX
14
Crane County, TX
13
Gaines County, TX
12
Calhoun County, TX
11
Crockett County, TX
11
Galveston County, TX
11
Mason County, TX
10
Eastland County, TX
8
San Patricio County, TX
8
Stephens County, TX
8
Young County, TX
8
Washington County, RI
7
Wharton County, TX
7
Oklahoma County, OK
6
Brewster County, TX
5
Harris County, TX
5
Lea County, NM
5
Lipscomb County, TX
5
Potter County, TX
5
Milam County, TX
4
Wise County, TX
4
Bastrop County, TX
3
Cook County, IL
3
Culberson County, TX
3
Jackson County, MO
3
Lamar County, TX
3
Orleans Parish, LA
3
Throckmorton County, TX
3
Caddo Parish, LA
2
Cameron Parish, LA
2
Goliad County, TX
2
Howard County, TX
2
Kinney County, TX
2
Lampasas County, TX
2
Leavenworth County, KS
2
Pittsburg County, OK
2
Taylor County, TX
2
Walker County, TX
2
Webb County, TX
2
Andrews County, TX
1
Angelina County, TX
1
Atoka County, OK
1
Austin County, TX
1
Bay County, MI
1
Bowie County, TX
1
Briscoe County, TX
1
Burnet County, TX
1
Cass County, IN
1
Cochise County, AZ
1
Collingsworth County, TX
1
Colorado County, TX
1
Crawford County, AR
1
Fisher County, TX
1
Grayson County, TX
1
Gregg County, TX
1
Hill County, TX
1
Hudspeth County, TX
1
Jackson County, TX
1
Jasper County, MO
1
Johnson County, TX
1
King County, TX
1
La Salle County, TX
1
Lincoln Parish, LA
1
Los Angeles County, CA
1
Maverick County, TX
1
McLennan County, TX
1
Montgomery County, AL
1
Navarro County, TX
1
Orange County, TX
1
Parker County, TX
1
Polk County, AR
1
Polk County, IA
1
Presidio County, TX
1
Providence County, RI
1
Roberts County, TX
1
Roger Mills County, OK
1
Runnels County, TX
1
Spokane County, WA
1
Swisher County, TX
1
Tom Green County, TX
1
Webster County, IA
1
Wichita County, TX
1

Titles (expand list)

Ranch Cook Oliver Jacobs
138
Capturing Wild Turkeys Above Clear Fork River
25
Cow Work
23
Ranch Work, Time-Life Book
19
Jack Newcomb Feeding Cattle
15
Arthur Quill, Christmas 1891
14
Hog Killing Sequence
14
Mexican President Mateos' Visit at LBJ Ranch, w/ Harry Truman, Sam Rayburn
12
Negatives - Eclipse and Tornado
12
Branding Calves and Socializing
11
Johnson City Photos
11
LBJ's Visit to Lambshead During Fandangle, June 7, 1969
11
Senator Lyndon Johnson with Cattle
10
Christmas 1940
9
Sally Brittingham Wallace Collection
8
Worn Cowhide Album
8
Jack Newcomb Teaching Jake's Grandchildren How to Throw a Rope
7
Johnson at Johnson City High School
7
President Johnson, Erhard, Bethany Church
7
Transplanting an Oak to the Reynolds House
7
Bob Harding Folio
6
Senator Johnson, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy (Francis Trip)
6
Stone Ranch
6
Family Christmas
5
From a Narrow Blue Folio
5
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Lindig Anniversary
5
Johnson's Airplane Crash
4
Lambs
4
Dedication of Restored Stone Ranch
3
Lindig Lime Kiln
3
Men in Laced Shoes and Fedoras
3
President Johnson, Erhard Reception, fairgrounds, FHS Band
3
Reintroduction of Buffalo
3
Senator Lyndon Johnson at Hotel Nimitz, Joint Rotary-Lions Club Meeting
3
Senator Lyndon Johnson, Harry Truman, Sam Rayburn, Johnson Family Cemetery
3
Day at UNT
2
Dipping Cattle for Tick Eradication
2
LBJ Ranch, Barbeque, Foreign Visitors, Henry B. Gonzalez
2
Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beautification Awards
2
Mammie V. Bartholomew Album
2
Notes
2
Otto Lindig and Others at Lindig's Beer Bar
2
Otto Lindig and Sister, Family Reunion
2
Otto Lindig, Birthday Celebration w/ Trinity Lutheran Church Choir
2
President Johnson, Chancellor Erhard Reception at Vereinshirche, Press at Hermann Hall
2
President Johnson, Erhard Reception
2
President Johnson, Pierre Salinger, Misc. Ranch
2
Richard Avedon and Laura Wilson
2
Sally Brittingham - Jack Wallace Wedding
2
Spanish Gourd Fandangle Sampler
2
[LBJ Ranch with Cattle]
2
1949 Fort Griffin Fandangle
1
Gateway to LBJ Ranch Sign
1
Johnson's Vice-Presidential Birthday Cake
1
LBJ Ranch with Cattle
1
LBJ Ranch, Barbeque, Foreign Visitors, Henry B. Gonzales
1
LBJ and Lady Bird at White House Diary Autograph Party
1
NAVPERS 15165
1
Otto Lindig Autograph Party
1
[Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beautification Awards]
1