Since 1924, these papers served the Lavaca County seat and South Texas. Printed in both English and Czech, they show the area's deep connections to Czech immigration. Funding provided by a Rescuing Texas History grant.
Materials related to Hays' life and multifaceted career. She served 22 years in the Department of State's Foreign Service Office with postings in Latin America, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. Later she returned to Texas, establishing the Cooke County Historical Society, heading the Cooke County Mental Health Hospital, and serving as mayor of Gainesville.
From 1939 to 1968, editor Othello Ontje Miller and his wife Elna published this paper. They were the sole owners of the newspaper; he was the publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.
Henderson County was established in 1846 with its county seat in Athens. Its first courthouse was built in 1850. This collection houses historic legal documents and court cases from the 1850s to the early 1900s.
First published by Frank Vanderburgh in 1901 in "The Beef Capital of the World," this paper has documented Hereford's prosperity from its 1898 founding and railroad and cattle booms to a healthy, ethanol-based economy.
Correspondence and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.
This book provides researchers with an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene. Its bulk was assembled in 1927 by O. K. Hobbs and J. P. McKean, and was revised by Hobbs in May 1930.
Photos from the Cutting Horse Photography Collection, the Don Shugart Photography Collection, and the Ray and Joyce Bankston Dalco Photography Collection, depicting horses, their riders, and competitions.
Officially formed in 1886, the Daily Post established itself as the premier paper in Houston and one of the leading daily publications in Texas. Digitization funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
These issues of the significant Houston title succeeded the The Houston Daily Post. This collection adds new issues, after 1903, to the Houston Daily Post run in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and continues to 1923.
This collection contains sixty issues of Howard Payne Monthly, the literary magazine of Howard Payne College (now Howard Payne University), from 1902 through 1915. The magazine includes essays, original short stories, editorials, local news items, current events pieces, church news, literary society notes, and advertisements.
Hudspeth County was formed in 1917 from El Paso County, and while Sierra Blanca was chosen as the county seat, Dell City has long served as an equally prominent city in Hudspeth County. It is in Dell City where the county newspapers have been published since 1956, first as the Dell Valley Review, and since 1964 as the Hudspeth County Herald.
Selection of letters and telegrams regarding Judge Hughes administering the presidential oath of office to Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and regarding her nomination for United States District Judge.
Humble Bee and Baytown Briefs were publications of Humble Oil and Refining Company, and later Exxon/ExxonMobil. The magazines were produced for employees, and featured safety tips, company news, and social events employees could enjoy or share. Both publications feature the Baytown area prominently, and Baytown Briefs was published specifically for employees at the Baytown plants. This collection includes a range of issues dating from 1921-1999.
Aerial photographs taken by Abilene, Texas commercial photographer Don Hutcheson (1926-2004) and donated to Hardin-Simmons University upon his retirement in 1989. These images record the architecture, business development, and land use of the Texas Rolling Plains Region and elsewhere in the second half of the twentieth century.