The East Texas Family Records was a quarterly publication that includes cemetery, Bible, Confederate, church, family, and military records for the East Texas counties of Anderson, Gregg, Henderson, Panola, Rusk, and Smith.
From Wichita County comes the Electra Area Newspaper Collection, serving the city of Electra and its surrounding area with five titles available in The Portal to Texas History, including the Electra Daily News, Electra News, The Electra Star-News, and the Harrold Howler.
Elm Fork Echoes is the journal produced by the Peters Colony Historical Society of Dallas County. The Society was chartered in 1971 in order to preserve the history of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, and northwest Dallas County, and to promote genealogical research among its members. The area of North Central Texas ultimately known as the Peters’ Colony land grant was a large expanse of terrain granted to the Texas Emigration and Land Company, organized by William C. Peters in Kentucky. The settlers who came to northwest Dallas County were primarily from the Ohio River Valley. Claiming their land under the Republic’s generous terms, they established farms and small businesses; eventually, numerous settlements sprung up around their farms, their businesses, their churches, and their schools.
Legal documents, correspondence, a press release, newspaper articles, a press kit, photographs, and a video related to Mica England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department (DPD): England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. On July 10, 1989, England was denied employment with the DPD because she was a lesbian.
Audio recordings of poetry written by Harold Epstein (1950-2005), a Dallas based writer. Only the born digital materials received with the collection are currently available in a digital format. Non-digital materials listed in the collection's finding aid may be viewed in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room.