During the Great Depression, Connie Ford McCann served as a company clerk for two six-month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Included are his diary, documents, and photos from his year with the CCC.
This weekly paper served the people of Cameron, Milam County. The community formed in 1846 and named for Scottish Highlander Ewen Cameron, who participated in the Texas Revolution and the Mier Expedition.
Once located near present-day Dyess Air Force Base, this was among the largest U.S. military installations in Texas. These newspapers published by personnel provided news and information to soldiers and their families.
This collection of photographs documents life at Camp Bowie, featuring photos of troops at the camp in Fort Worth during WWI, and of troops, tents, and aerial views of the camp in Brownwood during WWII.
The Canadian Advertiser ran from1938 until 1939, published by Othello Ontje Miller. Miller and his wife Elna were the sole owners of the newspaper; he served as publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.
"Devoted to the interests of Canadian and the Surrounding Country", as its masthead once declared early in the publication's history, The Canadian Record continues to serve the town of Canadian, Texas as it has since 1893.
Originally published in 1896, this weekly covered stock raising. In 1903, attorney George A. Brandon bought the paper, which included local, state, and national news as well as advertising and items promoting the community.
For much of the 20th century the Carrollton Chronicle was the newspaper of record for the small town. It provided a weekly history of a town which grew from 500 people in 1900 to nearly 90,000 in the early 1990’s.
Photographs donated by Charles Schulze, Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Images include Irving at the turn of the century, as well as the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled through the South.
The Cedar Hill Newspaper Collection is a selection of weekly newspapers from Cedar Hill and Duncanville in Dallas and Ellis Counties. The newspapers include local, state, and national news as well as advertisements.
Materials depicting the activities and career of Congressman Charles "Charlie" Wilson (District 2, 1972 to 1996), from meetings with East Texas constituents to visits to the Middle East and photos with Presidents Reagan, Clinton, George W. Bush and other dignitaries.
A state historical marker designates the Rusk newspaper as the state's oldest, continuously published weekly. Its rich roots planted in 1850, when Texas was a young state. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.
City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and ads from local businesses and includes names, addresses, and phone numbers for residents and businesses.
Archival collections reflect experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
This seminal work of visual storytelling represents the extensive Clark family archives from the golden age of American photography. Their work has featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.
Claude and Armstrong County history features on these issues from the turn of the 20th century to 1965. Funding for "The Oldest and Best Read County Seat Weekly in the Panhandle" provided by the Tocker Foundation.
Published in the rural town of Clifton in Bosque County, the Record depicts the influence of the Scandinavian and German immigrants that settled the area. A Tocker Foundation grant provided funding for digitization.
Daniel Baker College began as a small Presbyterian school in 1889 in Brownwood. Issues of the paper provide a wealth of information on campus life and the values at the small college in the 20th century.
Digitized via a Rescuing Texas History grant, these issues depict The Colony's history. The municipality began in 1969 with planned development of a new city modeled after Dallas and consisted primarily of single family homes.
Howard and Clara Caver started The Bulletin in 1967 as a service to the community of black churches in Abilene. It reported on church and community events, civil rights, political races, education, and the job market.
The Conroe Courier was a weekly newspaper "Published in the interest of Conroe and Montgomery County". The paper was founded by 1896 by H. P. Jones and featured local, state, and national news as well as advertising.
The first weekly newspaper began publication on January 7, 1909, and covered local, national, and world news. This collection consists of newspaper issues held on microfilm and digitized via a Tocker Foundation grant.
A quarterly report addressing economic conditions across the United States, Texas, and Erath County. This data is compiled from statistics and information from government agencies and includes summaries and commentary.
Newspapers serving Cuero and DeWitt County. Famed for turkey ranching, this is known as the "Turkey Capital of the World," reinforced by the Cuero High School mascot, the Gobbler. Funded by the Tocker Foundation.