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African American Library of Bell County

The African American families of Bartlett were active citizens in Bartlett in the late 1800’s to the present. Many contributions have been made to society throughout the State of Texas, the United States and the World from descendants of families who received their education in the Bartlett School System and colleges and universities in the State of Texas, like Prairie View A&M University, Paul Quinn College, Temple College and many other educational institutions including the Military where families served the United States of America.

Joined: May 2024.

Badge of Pride, LLC

Badge of Pride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which aims to collect and activate artifacts from LGBTQ+ history to inform and engage the power of the contemporary Queer experience. With a strong commitment to preserving and celebrating the rich legacy of the Queer community, Badge of Pride seeks to create an inclusive and engaging environment which fosters understanding, inspiration, and progress.

Joined: May 2024.

Bandera County Library

Situated in the Bandera County seat of Bandera, the Library maintains membership as a Lone Star Digital Library to support digital downloads of reading materials for its patrons. The Library received a 2014 Tocker Foundation grant to digitize its community newspaper on The Portal to Texas History.

Joined: November 2015.

Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett

Located in Bartlett between Williamson and Bell counties, the Center and Society preserve the historical building that houses them and the history of the community. Bartlett was founded when the Katy Railroad started its survey in 1881 and became a major shipping point for cotton.

Joined: February 2011.

Bastrop Public Library

Located 30 miles southwest of downtown Austin, Bastrop established its first library in 1852. It stands today is the product of numerous renovations and expansions over the years and contains a wealth of resources relating to town genealogy, history, and more. The Tocker Foundation provided funding.

Joined: February 2012.

Baylor County Free Library

Located in Seymour, the library provides access and services to residents of the town and throughout the county. These include print and electronic resources; Internet access and training; exhibits; and events. The Friends of the Seymour Library Group assists the Library in multiple capacities.

Joined: February 2015.

Bee County Historical Commission

Bee County, located in the Rio Grande plain in South Central Texas, grew out of the early settlement of the area by Irish and Mexican settlers and the 19th-century cattle ranching that continues to this day. Bee County's history has been preserved through the work of the Commission as well as the Rescuing Texas History Project.

Joined: February 2010.

Bell/Whittington Public Library

The Library serves the Coastal Bend of Texas. It is dedicated to the free and open access to materials, programs, and services, providing these services in a friendly, timely and efficient manner to all citizens. Notable contributions include images of the 1919 hurricane and photos of a President Taft's visit to a local ranch in 1909.

Joined: July 2010.

Bellaire Historical Society

The Bellaire Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that serves the town of Bellaire near Houston in Harris County. Their purpose is to preserve, maintain, restore, and display materials from bygone eras of the town's history.

Joined: April 2014.

Bicentennial City County Library

The Bicentennial City County Library serves Cottle County from the county seat of Paducah and offers a variety of holdings to its patrons. In collaboration with its publisher, Jimmye Taylor, the Bicentennial City County Library applied for and received a 2015-2016 Tocker Foundation grant.

Joined: May 2016.

Birdville Historical Society

The Birdville Historical Society's goal is the preservation of the history of Birdville and the communities that are part of the original Birdville Settlement. These include the Cities of Haltom City, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills and Watauga. The Society is also the parent organization of the Birdville Museum in Haltom City, Texas.

Joined: January 2018.

Bonham Public Library

The evolution of the Bonham Public Library began in 1901, when a public library was established as an outgrowth of a circulating library sponsored by the Current Literature Club. One hundred and fifteen years later the Library strives to meet the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the Bonham community.

Joined: August 2017.

Bosque County Historical Commission

The Commission is the official organization for carrying out the state preservation program at the local level. Their purpose is to preserve, mark, and encourage appreciation of the history in Bosque County. Materials include photos of early businesses and citizens, maps, and documents from Texas land agent and colonizer Jacob De Cordova.

Joined: May 2009.

Bosque Museum Library

The Bosque Museum Library is located in Clifton, Texas in Bosque County. It provides research opportunities for historians, scholars, and genealogists interested in Northern European immigration in Texas and the Southwest.

Joined: June 2016.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) is an international scientific research and learning center focused on conservation and knowledge sharing. BRIT’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public understanding of the value plants bring to life.

Joined: October 2016.

Bowie Public Library

The Bowie Public Library has existed since around 1920 when it was started by the Thursday Club. In 1972, the library memorialized a local public school teacher by renaming the building the Faye Ruth Shaw Memorial Library. It continues to serve residents through materials and various programs.

Joined: November 2015.

Boy Scout Troop 65 - 1918 Foundation

The 1918 Foundation was created in 2017 to plan the celebrations for the 100th year of Boy Scout Troop 65, the oldest continuously chartered troop in Denton, Texas. The Foundation continues to operate by providing grants to scouts needing assistance with the costs of attending summer and high-adventure camps, annual dues, leadership training, and equipment.

Joined: June 2019.

Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

The National Scouting Museum is committed to preserving the rich history of the Scouting movement by collection, organizing, interpreting, and displaying some of Scouting’s greatest treasures. The Museum not only documents Scouting’s unique influence on American culture, but also tells the story of a movement that has touched millions of lives around the world.

Joined: December 2012.

Boyce Ditto Public Library

Located in Mineral Wells, the Library holds over 50,000 materials and is dedicated to providing free access and services for the community in a friendly and professional manner. Because of the work of the Boyce Ditto Public Library, residents of Palo Pinto County have access to books, online resources, events, and much more.

Joined: May 2009.

Breckenridge Library

The Breckenridge Library is a part of the Breckenridge Library and Fine Arts Foundation. It is a private library providing public services to Breckenridge, Stephens County and the surrounding area. The library occupies over 7500 square feet and containing more than 27,000 titles, staffed by two employees and many volunteers.

Joined: January 2010.

Brown County Museum of History

Since 1982, the museum has made its mission the preservation of the region's history, telling the American story of the first Native American inhabitants, early pioneers, World War II and more. Run by a volunteer board, it operates under the oversight of a state-mandated county historical commission.

Joined: August 2015.

Brownsville Historical Association

The Brownsville Historical Association manages 7 historic buildings and museums in the Mitte Cultural District and Downtown Brownsville: Stillman House Museum, Heritage Museum, Market Square Research Center, Historic Alonso Building, Historic Brownsville Museum, the Old City Cemetery and the Laureles Ranch House Museum. Through exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and archival collections, BHA shares Brownsville’s history and cultural arts with the local community.

Joined: October 2020.

Brownwood Public Library

Serving the citizens of Brownwood and Brown County, the library offers an extensive collection of materials in addition to providing public-access computers, meeting rooms, and a Local History & Genealogy Annex. The library continues to strive for ways to serve its users better.

Joined: May 2018.

Burleson Public Library

Since 1971, when the Burleson Public Library opened its doors in the historic Renfro-Clark House in Burleson, it has sought to serve as a vital community center that provides materials and services to help community residents obtain information and engage in educationally beneficial activities.

Joined: July 2016.

Burnet County Historical Commission

The Commission's purpose centers on preserving Burnet history on a local level. It makes recommendations and placements for historical markers and historically significant property acquisitions. It also accepts various museum items in the name of the county and supports programs of the Texas Historical Commission.

Joined: March 2012.

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

The Library and the Kerr Regional History Center serve as the primary information and resource centers for the city of Kerrville and the surrounding areas. These institutions provide access to the Internet and online databases including Ancestry.com, Newspaper Archive, and Family Search.

Joined: September 2016.

Historic Carnegie Library of Ballinger

The Historic Carnegie Library of Ballinger is located at 204 N. 8th Street., in Ballinger, Texas. The library strives to meet the needs of the community, as well as those of Runnels County residents.

Joined: May 2019.
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