The town’s first newspaper, the Mathis Informer, began in 1912. It was later replaced by The Mathis_News. In January 2018, The Mathis News, along with San Patricio County News and Portland News, merged to create The News of San Patricio.
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.
The McMurry Chieftain is the alumni newsletter from McMurry University in Abilene. The newsletter features information about events at the school and news about the university's students, staff, and alumni.
The Council Fire is the student handbook of McMurry University in Abilene. It includes information about the school's rules and regulations as well as general information about student governance, campus life, and activities.
The McMurry University Library presents their collection of University catalogs that range from 1923 to present day. The catalogs describe the governance, faculty, course offerings, and campus life of McMurry College.
This annually published yearbook for McMurry College presents a record of student and campus life during the previous academic year. It includes photographs, formal and candid, of students, faculty, events and more.
Dewey Gerald Mears was a noted architectural photographer based in Austin, Texas from the 1940s through 1990s. Photographs from his collection document the architecture, commercial businesses and people of Austin and Central Texas during the mid-to-late 20th century.
The Megaphone reflects Southwestern University campus life as well as Georgetown and Williamson County events and activities, especially during the early years when "town and gown" were indistinguishable.
Newspapers serving Mercedes and Hidalgo County. The first paper, The Enterprise, was published by Isadore Moritz from 1908 to 1914. A series of English- and Spanish-language papers have since been published.
With the earliest paper issued in 1886, these papers were preserved through a Tocker Foundation grant. Founded in 1854 in Bosque County, the town was named for the 98th meridian, which was incorrectly believed to pass nearby.
These photographs depict Mexican American families, individuals, business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements within the scope of Texas history.
Spanning multiple titles, these materials depict the rich center of publishing that was Mineola at the turn of the century. Digitization of this collection was generously supported by the Tocker Foundation.
The Cedar Hill Citizen was digitized in tribute to its former publisher, James Mobley. Mobley published the paper with his wife, Pat, who was a strong supporter of public access to educational research materials for the greater good of the community. This collection commemorates their contribution to historic preservation.
Dr. Edwin D. Moten (1875-1955) was an African American physician who lived in Denton from 1907 to 1919. This collection contains family photographs along with personal and business correspondence from Dr. Moten.
Several newspapers have covered news in this crossroads between Caddo Land and pioneer settlement since the 1830s. Digitization of these papers was funded by a Ladd and Katherine Hancher Foundation grant.
The oldest business in Franklin County is the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald. It began in 1874 when W. J. Johnson of Mount Pleasant established the Franklin Herald at Mount Vernon about a year before the Texas Legislature cut Franklin County from Titus County.