Collections - C
Issues of the Caldwell News-Chronicle, The Caldwell News and the Burleson County Ledger covering the years 1897 to 1955. The weekly newspaper documented the development of Burleson County's farming and oil industries as well as local events and people.Added: August 2011.
The weekly newspaper The Cameron Herald served the people of Cameron in Milam County, Texas and includes local, state, and national news as well as advertising. The community was formed in 1846, named after Ewen Cameron, a Scottish highlander who participated in the Texas Revolution and was a member of the Mier Expedition during the war with Mexico.Added: May 2014.
Once located near the current Dyess Air Force Base, Camp Barkeley was one of the largest U.S. military installations in Texas. Named for decorated World War I veteran and native Texan David B. Barkeley, it began operations in 1941. Throughout its operation, a variety of newspapers published by personnel provided news and information to the soldiers and their families.Added: March 2015.
The Canadian Advertiser was published from 1938-1939 by Othello Ontje Miller, and was succeeded by the Hemphill County News when the Advertiser ceased publication in 1939. The sole owners of the newspaper were Othello and his wife Elna Miller. He was the publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.Added: September 2009.
This weekly newspaper began as the Canyon City Stayer in 1896 and primarily covered stock raising. Attorney George A. Brandon bought it in 1903 and, renamed Canyon City News, the newspaper included local, state, and national news as well as advertising and items promoting the community.Added: May 2014.
These photographs document the Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Active from around 1910 until the 1940s, the carpas combined traditional circus acts such as acrobats and clowns with theatrical performances such as singing, dancing, and comedy routines.Added: February 2012.
For much of the 20th century the Carrollton Chronicle was the newspaper of record for the small town. The town square was platted in 1900, with the newspaper being one of the earliest businesses to open. It provided a weekly history of a town which grew from 500 people in 1900 to nearly 90,000 in the early 1990’s.Added: December 2014.
Photographs donated by Charles Schulze, Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Charles was the nephew of J. O. Schulze, a co-founder of Irving. The photographs include images of Irving at the turn of the century, as well as many images taken by the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled throughout the South.Added: May 2009.
The Cechoslovak and Weske Noviny newspaper was a Czech language paper that served the growing Czech communities in Rosenberg and West, Texas from 1918 to 1945. The weekly paper featured local, state, national, and world news as well as advertising.Added: May 2014.
The photographic archives of the Ellison Photo Company were donated to the Austin History Center by Russell Chalberg, on December 9th, 1969. In 1981, an additional 1,277 prints and glass-plate negatives from the Jordan-Ellison Company were donated.Added: March 2011.
Charles "Charlie" Wilson was U.S. Representative from Texas's 2nd congressional district from 1972 to 1996. The collection documents Wilson's activities during his career - from meetings with his constituents in East Texas to his high profile visits to the Middle East and includes photos of Wilson with Presidents Reagan, Clinton, George W. Bush and other dignitaries.Added: December 2013.
Photographs depicting people, families, and businesses in Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.Added: May 2014.
A state historical marker designates the Cherokeean Herald newspaper in Rusk as the state's oldest, continuously published weekly. The publication's rich roots were planted in 1850, when Texas had been a state for just four years. The digitization of these issues was made possible by a Tocker Foundation grant.Added: April 2011.
City directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses.Added: September 2009.
This project consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Added: August 2011.
The issues in this collection represent a series of newspapers whose publication began in June of 1838 and continued under various names until 1886, with missing publications between 1862 and 1865 due to Civil War conflicts. This project was generously funded by the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission for the TexTreasures Early Texas Newspapers program.Added: October 2011.
Joe and Junebug Clark's photography is a seminal work of visual storytelling, representing one of the most extensive family archives from the golden age of American photography. The Clarks' work has been featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.Added: May 2014.
The seat of Armstrong County, Claude, is depicted in this newspaper collection, starting at the turn of the 20th-century and moving up to 1965. "The Oldest and Best Read County Seat Weekly in the Panhandle," the Claude News was funded through the generous support of the Tocker Foundation.Added: December 2013.
The Clifton Record was published in Clifton, Texas, a rural community in Bosque County of Central Texas. Bosque County is mostly a rural community, with Clifton as its largest city. Bosque County is a cultural center influenced by the Scandinavian and German immigrants that settled the area. A Tocker Foundation grant provided funding for digitization.Added: September 2016.
This sub-series of the Dallas Police Department Historical Records and Case Files collection contains photos, typescript documents, fingerprint cards, and police department memoranda of the activities and whereabouts of the gang. While the Dallas County Sherriff's Department headed the search, Dallas police provided intelligence on the gang's movements and associates.Added: February 2010.
Founded in 1876, Coleman sits in a region devoted to large scale farming, ranching, oil and natural gas production. Local newspaper service has been provided from 1908 to the present by the Coleman Voice, Coleman Democrat Voice,Coleman Daily Voice, Coleman County Chronicle, and the Coleman Chronicle & Democrat Voice. Funding provided by the Tocker Foundation.Added: April 2016.
The Daniel Baker College began as a small Presbyterian school, established in 1889 in Brownwood, Texas. The Collegian newspapers are a treasure of information about campus life and personalities, as well as a reflection of the values and way of life at a small college in the first half of the 20th century.Added: July 2010.
These issues of the Collin Chronicles run from 1981 and provide transcripts of historical materials, local cemetery information and general research resources. These include county history, Society members' family information, newspaper and primary source abstractions, queries, and cemetery information.Added: March 2011.
Digitized through support of a Rescuing Texas History 2013 grant, The Colony Newspaper Collection represents the history of The Colony, Texas. The municipality began in 1969 with the planned development of a new city modeled after the city of Dallas and consisted primarily of single family homes.Added: March 2014.
Materials documenting the history of Lutheran Concordia College, including faculty minutes and correspondence between the school's Board of Control and the national Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod leadership describing the campus development. Funding provided in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission through the TexTreasures program.Added: March 2015.
When Fort Hood became a large regional employer, the Copperas Cove population grew exponentially, well into the 21st Century. The Copperas Cove Leader Press originates from two titles, the Leader and the Press, both established in the late 1970s, and it has documented the growth of this crossroads community in Texas.Added: May 2016.
This newspaper was founded in 1883 and moved locations three times, with publication continuing today. It was established by Eli Merriman, Ed Williams, and W.P. Caruthers and Captain Richard King, the founder of the King Ranch, was an original stockholder. A Texas State Historical Marker commemorates the first location of the newspaper in Corpus Christi.Added: October 2011.
The Corral is the first student publication of Hardin-Simmons University beginning in 1902 and continuing to the present time. Since 1916, the Corral was dedicated to literary offerings. Beginning in the 1960s art submissions, including drawings, paintings, and photographs were included. It serves as a history of the university and a record of creative efforts of students.Added: July 2010.
The weekly newspaper The Crosbyton Review began publication on January 7, 1909, and has covered local, national, and world news. This collection consists of newspaper issues held on microfilm, and was digitized thanks to a grant from the Tocker Foundation.Added: August 2012.
A quarterly report which addresses the economic conditions across the United States, Texas, and Erath County. The Report's data are compiled from statistics and information available from government agencies and include summaries and commentary.Added: May 2014.
The Cuero Area Newspaper Collection serves the city of Cuero and DeWitt County. Famed for turkey ranching, Cuero is unofficially known as the "Turkey Capital of the World," a reputation that is substantiated by the Cuero High School mascot, the Gobblers. Funding provided by the Tocker Foundation.Added: March 2016.
Photographs from the National Cutting Horse Association Summer Cutting Spectacular, which was held at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth. Founded in 1946, the National Cutting Horse Association is an equestrian organization that strives to promote cutting horses as a competition sport.Added: May 2012.
Over 6,500 pages of architectural drawings and blue prints created primarily during the first half of the 20th century. Established in Abilene in 1915, the David S. Castle Company became an extremely successful architecture firm and was responsible for designing many building landmarks in West Texas during the 1920s and 30s.Added: August 2016.