The Jackson Area Newspaper Collection represents multiple title iterations of the same newspaper, starting with the the Edna Herald, originally begun on November 22, 1906, and moving up to the Jackson County Herald-Tribune.
The Jasper Newsboy was founded by E. I. Kellie and has been continuously printed since 1865, serving one of the original 23 Texas counties when the Republic of Texas was created. Funding was provided by a TexTreasures grant.
First published by 1900, this was one of Marion County's most influential publications and survives today as Texas's fifth oldest newspaper. Digitization sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Started more than 106 years ago in Houston, this paper is the longest-running Jewish newspaper in the Southwest. It provides local and national news to enrich the lives of the Texas Gulf Coast Jewish residents.
Started in 1914 by Fort Worth Rabbi George G. Fox, this regional weekly paper was designed to connect local rabbis and congregations. Digitization was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation of the John F. Kennedy assassination and the events that followed. The collection includes photos taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers.
Images of businesses, educational institutions, and land in the semi-arid West Texas Region around Abilene, Texas. Primarily commissioned by oil drilling companies and land developers, these aerial photographs by commercial photographer Lloyd Jones (1919-1992) document the development of Abilene after 1950.
Mary Anson Jones' personal letters from 1866 to 1882 discuss local affairs, family, and friends. The bulk of the letters is to her son, Cromwell Anson Jones. After her death, issues relating to land claims and taxes on family land arose.
Photographs from the Barbara C. Jordan Archives. Barbara Jordan ran for the Texas House twice (1962, 1964). She won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African American since Reconstruction to do so.