Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

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

  • Lancaster Genealogical Society
  • Private Collection of T. B. Willis
  • Dallas Municipal Archives
  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
  • Fire Museum of Texas
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Marfa Public Library
  • Texas Southern University
  • Concordia University Texas
  • Western Texas College Library
  • Carrollton Public Library
  • Palo Pinto County Historical Association
  • Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
  • Private Collection of Jim McDermott
  • Mesquite Public Library
  • Sam Rayburn House Museum
  • The Williamson Museum
  • Lubbock High School
  • Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
  • McAllen Public Library
  • Mineral Wells Heritage Association
  • Johnson County Genealogical Society
  • Jacksonville Public Library
  • Tarrant County Archives
  • Private Collection of Matta Family


At a Glance



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Counties (expand list)

Dallas County, TX
1,698
Brewster County, TX
830
Lubbock County, TX
734
Travis County, TX
603
McLennan County, TX
275
Harris County, TX
215
Palo Pinto County, TX
214
Presidio County, TX
202
Scurry County, TX
179
Tarrant County, TX
100
Williamson County, TX
79
Cherokee County, TX
74
Denton County, TX
70
Johnson County, TX
67
Lee County, TX
63
Wayne County, MI
61
Fannin County, TX
47
Bexar County, TX
38
Pike County, MO
38
Collin County, TX
31
Jeff Davis County, TX
29
Coryell County, TX
26
Gregg County, TX
23
Anderson County, TX
22
Henderson County, TX
22
Parker County, TX
22
Smith County, TX
22
Eastland County, TX
21
Panola County, TX
21
Rusk County, TX
21
Hidalgo County, TX
20
Jefferson County, TX
20
Los Angeles County, CA
19
Harrison County, TX
18
Bell County, TX
14
Wichita County, TX
14
Brazos County, TX
12
Galveston County, TX
10
Brazoria County, TX
9
Gonzales County, TX
8
Ellis County, TX
7
Hill County, TX
7
Hardin County, TX
6
Reeves County, TX
6
Somervell County, TX
6
Ashtabula County, OH
5
El Paso County, TX
5
Jasper County, TX
5
Mobile County, AL
5
Cameron County, TX
4
Fort Bend County, TX
4
Kimble County, TX
4
Lipscomb County, TX
4
Marion County, TX
4
Montgomery County, TX
4
Walker County, TX
4
Baltimore County, MD
3
Collingsworth County, TX
3
Dauphin County, PA
3
Erath County, TX
3
Falls County, TX
3
Hays County, TX
3
Kaufman County, TX
3
Limestone County, TX
3
Maricopa County, AZ
3
Nacogdoches County, TX
3
Orange County, TX
3
Shelby County, TN
3
Taylor County, TX
3
Warren County, VA
3
Wharton County, TX
3
Bastrop County, TX
2
Bryan County, OK
2
Caldwell County, TX
2
Calhoun County, MI
2
Cass County, TX
2
Clay County, MO
2
Davidson County, TN
2
Delta County, TX
2
Floyd County, TX
2
Hood County, TX
2
Hunt County, TX
2
Jackson County, MO
2
Kerr County, TX
2
Liberty County, TX
2
Navarro County, TX
2
Newton County, TX
2
Nolan County, TX
2
Nueces County, TX
2
Red River County, TX
2
Runnels County, TX
2
Upshur County, TX
2
Val Verde County, TX
2
Albany County, NY
1
Angelina County, TX
1
Armstrong County, PA
1
Ben Hill County, GA
1
Bowie County, TX
1
Brooks County, TX
1
Buchanan County, MO
1
Buncombe County, NC
1
Burnet County, TX
1
Calhoun County, TX
1
Cass County, IN
1
Chautauqua County, NY
1
Clinton County, MO
1
Colorado County, TX
1
Comal County, TX
1
Cook County, IL
1
Cooke County, TX
1
Dallam County, TX
1
Darke County, OH
1
DeWitt County, TX
1
Decatur County, GA
1
Douglas County, NE
1
Ector County, TX
1
Fayette County, TX
1
Garza County, TX
1
Gillespie County, TX
1
Grayson County, TX
1
Guadalupe County, TX
1
Hampden County, MA
1
Hancock County, IA
1
Haskell County, TX
1
Henry County, IA
1
Hopkins County, TX
1
Houston County, TX
1
Howard County, TX
1
Hutchinson County, TX
1
Jackson County, KS
1
Jackson County, TX
1
Jefferson County, AR
1
Jefferson County, KY
1
Karnes County, TX
1
Knox County, TN
1
Lamb County, TX
1
Maverick County, TX
1
McCulloch County, TX
1
Medina County, TX
1
Midland County, TX
1
Milam County, TX
1
Miller County, AR
1
Moore County, TX
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Morris County, TX
1
Multnomah County, OR
1
Niagara County, NY
1
Obion County, TN
1
Orleans Parish, LA
1
Polk County, IA
1
Polk County, TX
1
Potter County, TX
1
Randall County, TX
1
Sabine County, TX
1
San Augustine County, TX
1
San Patricio County, TX
1
Schoharie County, NY
1
Sevier County, AR
1
St. Lawrence County, NY
1
Stephens County, TX
1
Sumner County, TN
1
Tom Green County, TX
1
Tyler County, TX
1
Uvalde County, TX
1
Victoria County, TX
1
Waller County, TX
1
Wayne County, IN
1
Wayne County, NC
1
Webb County, TX
1
Wilbarger County, TX
1
Wise County, TX
1
Wood County, TX
1
York County, NE
1