Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

Materials in this collection come from multiple partners:

  • The Private Collection of T. B. Willis
  • The Austin History Center
  • Austin Public Library
  • The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
  • The Fire Museum of Texas
  • Friench Simpson Memorial Library
  • Erath County Genealogical Society
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
  • The Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
  • The Moody Medical Library, UT
  • Sam Rayburn House Museum
  • The Museum of South Texas History
  • The Private Collection of the Holbrook Family
  • Post Public Library
  • The Czech Ex-Students Association of Texas
  • The Private Collection of Rev. Andrew Stafford
  • The Private Collection of Thadious Polasek
  • The Schulenburg Historical Museum
  • Stonewall County Library.


At a Glance



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Partners

Smith County Historical Society
713
Amon Carter Museum
623
Texas State University
526
Pearce Museum at Navarro College
337
Dallas Municipal Archives
310
Fort Bend County Libraries
291
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
279
Abilene Philharmonic
273
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
260
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
257
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
247
Fire Museum of Texas
244
University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
239
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
234
El Paso Public Library
219
Dallas Firefighters Museum
203
Erath County Genealogical Society
203
Lamar University
200
St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
191
The University of Texas at Dallas
190
Historic Mesquite, Inc.
173
Denton Public Library
124
Newton County Historical Commission
89
Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
81
Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer
81
Moody Medical Library, UT
75
Pottsboro Public Library
69
Johnson County Genealogical Society
54
Kerr County Historical Commission
52
Sam Rayburn House Museum
45
Museum of South Texas History
34
Texas Medical Association
22
Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family
21
Post Public Library
13
Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
10
Rosenberg Library
10
Cistercian Preparatory School
9
UNT Libraries
7
Czech Ex-Students Association of Texas
5
Private Collection of Thadious Polasek
3
Schulenburg Historical Museum
2
Stonewall County Library
2
Private Collection of Rev. Andrew Stafford
1

Counties

Dallas County, TX
866
Smith County, TX
724
Hays County, TX
526
Bexar County, TX
443
Travis County, TX
342
Fort Bend County, TX
291
Taylor County, TX
277
Lavaca County, TX
216
Jefferson County, TX
206
El Paso County, TX
180
Galveston County, TX
160
Erath County, TX
147
McLennan County, TX
124
Denton County, TX
109
Wharton County, TX
99
Newton County, TX
91
Freestone County, TX
75
Grayson County, TX
72
Johnson County, TX
65
Tarrant County, TX
61
Kerr County, TX
52
Coryell County, TX
33
Harris County, TX
33
Hidalgo County, TX
29
Lubbock County, TX
27
Bell County, TX
25
Brazos County, TX
24
Philadelphia County, PA
24
Kings County, NY
23
Comanche County, TX
21
Navarro County, TX
19
Los Angeles County, CA
18
Queens County, NY
18
Fannin County, TX
17
Warren County, MS
16
Suffolk County, NY
15
Westchester County, NY
15
Baltimore County, MD
13
Cook County, IL
13
Eastland County, TX
13
Garza County, TX
13
Montgomery County, TX
12
Brown County, TX
11
Nassau County, NY
11
Brazoria County, TX
10
Grenada County, MS
10
Kendall County, TX
10
Waller County, TX
10
Washington County, TX
10
Bergen County, NJ
9
Burleson County, TX
8
El Paso County, CO
8
Fayette County, TX
8
Orange County, TX
8
Wayne County, MI
8
Jasper County, TX
7
Red River County, TX
7
Bronx County, NY
6
Fairfield County, CT
6
Limestone County, TX
6
Macon County, MO
6
Miami-Dade County, FL
6
Suffolk County, MA
6
Collin County, TX
5
Davidson County, TN
5
Erie County, NY
5
Hardin County, TX
5
Hemphill County, TX
5
Middlesex County, MA
5
Midland County, TX
5
Shelby County, TN
5
Webb County, TX
5
Allegheny County, PA
4
Brewster County, TX
4
Cameron County, TX
4
Ellis County, TX
4
Essex County, MA
4
Hamilton County, TN
4
Hamilton County, TX
4
Hill County, TX
4
Ramsey County, MN
4
Walker County, TX
4
Williamson County, TX
4
Barnstable County, MA
3
Bennington County, VT
3
Caddo Parish, LA
3
Chambers County, TX
3
Chemung County, NY
3
Coleman County, TX
3
Essex County, NJ
3
Falls County, TX
3
Frederick County, MD
3
Gregg County, TX
3
Hamilton County, OH
3
Hennepin County, MN
3
Jefferson County, KY
3
Lake County, IL
3
Monmouth County, NJ
3
Montgomery County, MD
3
New Castle County, DE
3
Norfolk County, MA
3
Oklahoma County, OK
3
Onondaga County, NY
3
Potter County, TX
3
Albany County, NY
2
Bee County, TX
2
Berks County, PA
2
Berkshire County, MA
2
Bucks County, PA
2
Callahan County, TX
2
Camp County, TX
2
Cherokee County, TX
2
Chittenden County, VT
2
Colorado County, TX
2
Cooke County, TX
2
Cuyahoga County, OH
2
Dickens County, TX
2
Dutchess County, NY
2
Franklin County, TN
2
Guadalupe County, TX
2
Harrison County, TX
2
Harvey County, KS
2
Litchfield County, CT
2
Llano County, TX
2
Matagorda County, TX
2
Montgomery County, PA
2
Morris County, NJ
2
New Haven County, CT
2
Nueces County, TX
2
Orleans Parish, LA
2
Ouachita Parish, LA
2
Parker County, TX
2
Passaic County, NJ
2
Polk County, TX
2
Pontotoc County, OK
2
Prince George's County, MD
2
Pulaski County, AR
2
Randolph County, IL
2
Salt Lake County, UT
2
San Diego County, CA
2
Stonewall County, TX
2
Summit County, OH
2
Tom Green County, TX
2
Tompkins County, NY
2
Union County, NJ
2
Webster Parish, LA
2
Windham County, VT
2
Wise County, TX
2
Yazoo County, MS
2
York County, PA
2
Allegany County, NY
1
Andrews County, TX
1
Aroostook County, ME
1
Austin County, TX
1
Bandera County, TX
1
Borden County, TX
1
Bosque County, TX
1
Broward County, FL
1
Calcasieu Parish, LA
1
Cameron Parish, LA
1
Cascade County, MT
1
Charleston County, SC
1
Chautauqua County, NY
1
Chelan County, WA
1
Chester County, PA
1
Childress County, TX
1
Clayton County, GA
1
Clear Creek County, CO
1
Columbiana County, OH
1
Cottle County, TX
1
Crane County, TX
1
Crosby County, TX
1
Culberson County, TX
1
Curry County, OR
1
Dallam County, TX
1
DeWitt County, TX
1
Deer Lodge County, MT
1
Delaware County, IN
1
Denver County, CO
1
Dimmit County, TX
1
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
1
Eau Claire County, WI
1
Fisher County, TX
1
Floyd County, TX
1
Forsyth County, NC
1
Franklin Parish, LA
1
Fulton County, GA
1
Gonzales County, TX
1
Grady County, OK
1
Guilford County, NC
1
Hartford County, CT
1
Haywood County, TN
1
Howard County, TX
1
Hudson County, NJ
1
Hunt County, TX
1
Jackson County, MO
1
Jasper County, MO
1
Johnson County, MO
1
Jones County, TX
1
Kanawha County, WV
1
King County, WA
1
Knox County, ME
1
Knox County, TN
1
Lafayette Parish, LA
1
Lamar County, TX
1
Lane County, OR
1
Laramie County, WY
1
Lauderdale County, MS
1
Lee County, IA
1
Logan County, WV
1
Madison County, IL
1
Maricopa County, AZ
1
Marinette County, WI
1
Marion County, IN
1
Maui County, HI
1
Maverick County, TX
1
McKean County, PA
1
Mecklenburg County, NC
1
Middlesex County, NJ
1
Milwaukee County, WI
1
Montague County, TX
1
Montgomery County, AL
1
New London County, CT
1
New York County, NY
1
Niagara County, NY
1
Nolan County, TX
1
Oakland County, MI
1
Ocean County, NJ
1
Orange County, FL
1
Orange County, VA
1
Otsego County, NY
1
Palm Beach County, FL
1
Pennington County, SD
1
Plymouth County, MA
1
Portage County, OH
1
Prince George County, VA
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Putnam County, NY
1
Riley County, KS
1
Robertson County, TX
1
Rusk County, TX
1
Saline County, AR
1
San Miguel County, NM
1
San Saba County, TX
1
Santa Fe County, NM
1
Sedgwick County, KS
1
Sheridan County, WY
1
Somerset County, NJ
1
Somervell County, TX
1
Sonoma County, CA
1
Spartanburg County, SC
1
Spokane County, WA
1
Starr County, TX
1
Steuben County, NY
1
Stevens County, WA
1
Titus County, TX
1
Trinity County, TX
1
Upshur County, TX
1
Val Verde County, TX
1
Vigo County, IN
1
Wagoner County, OK
1
Wake County, NC
1
Warren County, OH
1
Washtenaw County, MI
1
Wilbarger County, TX
1
Wood County, TX
1
Worcester County, MA
1

Titles (expand list)

The Tyler Journal
713
Roman Bronze Works Client Card Index
623
L. D. Bradley Papers, 1859-1887
299
The Normal Star
238
The Rattler
184
The College Star
92
Newton County News
89
Finders Keepers
54
San Marcos Cresset
47
Frank Lauderdale Cook Scrapbook
34
Ponsford/Trost Collection
34
McCracken Collection
33
Binion Collection
32
Texas Week
28
Harry Blumenthal Collection
27
The Texas Fireman's Newsletter
26
The Hays County Times and Farmers' Journal
23
San Marcos Free Press
21
The San Marcos Times
21
Texas Democrat
17
J. L. Halbert Collection
16
Oscar Rhineheimer Collection
15
Texas State Journal of Medicine
15
William Henry Henderson Papers, 1862-1931
14
Hilltop Happenings
11
OS Ranch Steer Roping & Art Exhibit
11
The Times-Leader
11
Kopf Collection
10
The People's Era
10
The San Marcos Leader
9
The Kyle News
8
Cresson Family Scrapbook
6
Laredo Archives Series
6
Texas Medicine
6
The Star-Vindicator
6
San Marcos Daily News
5
Texas Chautauquan
5
G. L. MacMurphy Diaries, 1862-1865
3
West Texas Free Press
3
Denton Scrapbook
2
Gatesville Messenger and Star-Forum
2
San Marcos Times
2
The People's Business
2
W. H. Robertson Papers, 1864
2
Chautauqua Circle
1
College Bulletin
1
Dana W. King Papers
1
Henry J. Durgin Papers, 1864
1
Saturday Morning Eye
1
The Buda Star
1
The Evening Democrat
1
The Fire Chief's Newsletter
1
The Hays County Herald
1
The Llano News
1
The Old Flag
1