Rescuing Texas History, 2017

The 2017 edition of Rescuing Texas History is a compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials that give a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

Materials in this collection come from a wide variety of partners:

Flower Mound Public Library

Smith County Historical Society

Fort Worth Public Library

Humble Museum

Mesquite Public Library

Weatherford High School

Flower Mound Public Library

Fort Bend History Association

Texas Lutheran University

East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society

The University of Texas at Dallas

Temple College

Kerr County Historical Commission

San Jacinto College

Smith County Historical Society

Round Rock Public Library

Westbank Community Library District

Denton Public Library

Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Tarrant County Archives

Jennie Trent Dew Library

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Mexic-Arte Museum

Castroville Public Library

Birdville Historical Society

Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Private Collection of Jane Henry



At a Glance



Cite This Collection

Here is our suggested citation. Consult an appropriate style guide for conformance to specific guidelines.

Rescuing Texas History, 2017 in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/SG17/ accessed July 6, 2020.


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Partners

Fort Worth Public Library
2,080
UNT Libraries
1,133
Smithville Heritage Society
604
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
402
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
353
Humble Museum
322
Mesquite Public Library
315
Denton Public Library
279
Weatherford High School
278
Cattle Raisers Museum
266
Flower Mound Public Library
251
Fort Bend History Association
231
Birdville Historical Society
224
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
208
University of Dallas
204
Mexic-Arte Museum
202
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
201
Jennie Trent Dew Library
182
Texas Lutheran University
176
East Parker County Genealogy and Historical Society
168
The University of Texas at Dallas
167
Dallas Genealogical Society
165
Temple College
153
The Thanks-Giving Foundation
140
Kerr County Historical Commission
109
Abilene Library Consortium
103
San Jacinto College
92
Smith County Historical Society
73
Round Rock Public Library
66
Westbank Community Library District
62
Dallas Firefighters Museum
58
Friench Simpson Memorial Library
50
Tarrant County Archives
50
Boy Scout Troop 65 – 1918 Foundation
35
Sinton Texas Historical Museum
31
Girl Scouts Cross Timbers Council
23
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
22
Castroville Public Library
8
Lena Armstrong Public Library
8
Fannin County Historical Commission
2
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
1
Private Collection of Jane Henry
1

Counties (expand list)

Tarrant County, TX
2,365
Dallas County, TX
736
Grayson County, TX
705
Denton County, TX
574
Bastrop County, TX
504
Crockett County, TX
482
Harris County, TX
454
Parker County, TX
413
Travis County, TX
281
Fort Bend County, TX
232
Bell County, TX
229
Guadalupe County, TX
187
Mills County, TX
179
McLennan County, TX
161
Taylor County, TX
111
Kerr County, TX
109
Los Angeles County, CA
103
Smith County, TX
75
Williamson County, TX
72
Lavaca County, TX
50
Randall County, TX
46
Palo Pinto County, TX
39
San Patricio County, TX
32
Armstrong County, TX
26
Kitsap County, WA
25
Ector County, TX
20
Midland County, TX
20
Bexar County, TX
16
Labette County, KS
13
Eastland County, TX
11
Galveston County, TX
11
Medina County, TX
8
San Diego County, CA
8
Wichita County, TX
7
Crane County, TX
6
Howard County, TX
6
Hutchinson County, TX
6
Pecos County, TX
6
Santa Cruz County, AZ
6
Sutton County, TX
6
Tom Green County, TX
6
Victoria County, TX
6
Winkler County, TX
6
Anderson County, TX
5
Brazos County, TX
5
Jefferson County, TX
5
Lea County, NM
5
Limestone County, TX
5
Trinity County, TX
5
Ward County, TX
5
Comanche County, TX
4
Eddy County, NM
4
Falls County, TX
4
Gillespie County, TX
4
Grimes County, TX
4
Hays County, TX
4
Kendall County, TX
4
Motley County, TX
4
Reagan County, TX
4
Collin County, TX
3
Colorado County, TX
3
Coryell County, TX
3
El Paso County, TX
3
Ellis County, TX
3
Gregg County, TX
3
Hardeman County, TX
3
Hill County, TX
3
Ingham County, MI
3
King County, WA
3
Mitchell County, TX
3
Nueces County, TX
3
Robertson County, TX
3
San Saba County, TX
3
Socorro County, NM
3
Stephens County, TX
3
Suffolk County, MA
3
Allegheny County, PA
2
Andrews County, TX
2
Anne Arundel County, MD
2
Austin County, TX
2
Baylor County, TX
2
Clay County, TX
2
Colfax County, NM
2
Cowley County, KS
2
Fulton County, GA
2
Greene County, OH
2
Hamilton County, TX
2
Hooker County, NE
2
Irion County, TX
2
Jack County, TX
2
Knox County, TX
2
Lamar County, TX
2
Lee County, TX
2
Navarro County, TX
2
Orleans Parish, LA
2
Peoria County, IL
2
Pierce County, WA
2
Reeves County, TX
2
Terrell County, TX
2
Alameda County, CA
1
Archer County, TX
1
Ashtabula County, OH
1
Beaver County, OK
1
Big Horn County, MT
1
Blanco County, TX
1
Brooks County, TX
1
Cameron County, TX
1
Campbell County, WY
1
Cheshire County, NH
1
Clallam County, WA
1
Comal County, TX
1
Cook County, IL
1
Cooke County, TX
1
Creek County, OK
1
Custer County, MT
1
Cuyahoga County, OH
1
Dallam County, TX
1
Davidson County, TN
1
DeWitt County, TX
1
Deaf Smith County, TX
1
Delta County, TX
1
Dimmit County, TX
1
Dougherty County, GA
1
Edwards County, TX
1
Fannin County, TX
1
Fayette County, TX
1
Frio County, TX
1
Goliad County, TX
1
Greer County, OK
1
Hampshire County, MA
1
Hardin County, TX
1
Harrison County, TX
1
Harvey County, KS
1
Henderson County, TX
1
Hidalgo County, NM
1
Houston County, TX
1
Hunt County, TX
1
Jeff Davis County, TX
1
Jefferson County, AL
1
Jim Hogg County, TX
1
Johnson County, TX
1
Kings County, NY
1
Knox County, ME
1
La Salle County, TX
1
Lawrence County, SD
1
Maricopa County, AZ
1
Miami County, OH
1
Midland County, MI
1
Milam County, TX
1
Milwaukee County, WI
1
New Haven County, CT
1
Newport County, RI
1
Newton County, TX
1
Nowata County, OK
1
Ohio County, WV
1
Pike County, MO
1
Potter County, TX
1
Ramsey County, MN
1
Reno County, KS
1
Ross County, OH
1
Runnels County, TX
1
Rusk County, TX
1
Scurry County, TX
1
Sherman County, TX
1
Stephens County, OK
1
Summit County, CO
1
Sumner County, KS
1
Uvalde County, TX
1
Vanderburgh County, IN
1
Whatcom County, WA
1
Wright County, IA
1

Titles (expand list)

Fort Worth Daily Democrat
897
The Daily Fort Worth Democrat
538
The Ozona Stockman
482
The Howe Enterprise
401
The Humble Echo
322
The Texas Mesquiter
312
Daily Fort Worth Standard
280
The Grass Burr
277
The Howe Messenger
250
The Texas Steer
208
The Lone Star Lutheran
176
Fort Worth Daily Democrat and Advance
169
The Fort Worth Democrat
168
Denton Municipal Collection
167
Leopard Tales
153
Double Oak Gazette
148
Weatherford Democrat
108
Betty Orbeck Collection
104
Lone Star State Philatelist
102
The Cross Timbers Gazette
101
Day of the Dead
94
Abell-Hanger Foundation Collection
92
South Belt Leader
92
The Quarterly
81
The Fort Worth Press
78
The Tyler Leader
73
John V. Webel Collection
65
Stamp-Itis
58
Halletsville Herald
50
The Dallas Quarterly
46
Tom Meador Collection
41
Local History & Genealogical Society
37
Abilene Fire Department Annual Report
30
North Texas Star Storyteller & Rambler
30
The Doings
27
This Week in Denton
23
Ira M. Porter Collection
19
65 Minutes
16
Fred T. Hogan Collection
9
Young Latino Artists
9
The New Texas Philatelist
7
Willard Classen Collection
7
Community News
6
Doings in Denton
6
Lee Jones Jr. Collection
6
Thanks-Giving Square Newsletter
6
Bob Shuler's Free Lance
5
Mineral Wells Index
5
The Daily Herald
5
University of Texas Archives Collection
5
Louise Williams Howle Collection
4
The Coyote
4
Tom Russell Collection
3
Walter Rundell Collection
3
Don Landers Collection
2
Lois G. Ivy Collection
2
Mitch Mayborn Collection
2
Roy Gardner Collection
2
Texas Pythian News Nuggets
2
The Cross Timbers/Double Oak Gazette
2
The Parker County News
2
The Skeeter
2
C. A. Robie Collection
1
Fiscal Year 1950
1
Fiscal Year 1951
1
Fiscal Year 1952
1
Fiscal Year 1953
1
Fiscal Year 1954
1
Fiscal Year 1955
1
Fiscal Year 1958
1
Fiscal Year 1959
1
Fiscal Year 1960
1
Fiscal Year 1961
1
Fiscal Year 1962
1
Fiscal Year 1963
1
Fiscal Year 1964
1
Fiscal Year 1965
1
Fiscal Year 1966
1
Fiscal Year 1967
1
Fiscal Year 1968
1
Fiscal Year 1969
1
Fiscal Year 1970
1
Fiscal Year 1971
1
Fiscal Year 1972
1
Fiscal Year 1973
1
Fiscal Year 1974
1
Fiscal Year 1975
1
Fiscal Year 1976
1
Fiscal Year 1977
1
Fiscal Year 1978
1
Fiscal Year 1979
1
Fiscal Year 1980
1
Fiscal Year 1983/1984
1
Fred T. Hogan Collecton
1
John M. Hills Collection
1
Levy Collection
1
Louise Williams Howie Collection
1
M/M Roy Gardner Collection
1
Parker County Roll of Honor
1
The Aledo Leader and Willow Park Times
1
The Cat's Eye
1
The Mesquite Hi-Pockets
1
The Weatherford Republic
1
Weatherford College Coyote
1
Weatherford Coyote
1
West Kerr Current
1
Yesterday & Today
1