Explore 13 Partners - G Matching
With locations in the West Texas towns of Seminole and Seagraves, the Library System gives residents of all ages the means to learn, meet their reading interests, and better understand the world around them as well as their community's heritage.Joined: May 2014.
The Center collects, preserves and organizes archival materials that document the history of Galveston and Texas. It contributes manuscripts, photos, maps, architectural drawings, genealogical materials, and reference books and city directories.Joined: August 2015.
Founded in 1871, the Foundation reincorporated in 1954. Since then, it has focused on the purchase, rehabilitation, and stabilization of endangered properties and neighborhoods as well as events that celebrate the history and culture of Galveston Island from the 19th century to the present.Joined: August 2016.
The Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library, located in the Galveston County town of Hitchcock, serves to educate, inform, entertain, and culturally enrich the community by providing library materials and information services. The library received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in the digitization of at-risk photographs and maps.Joined: May 2009.
George Everill Pierce was a lieutenant colonel who died in service to his country in 1942. His family contributed photographs he collected through his life. Digitization was made possible by a Rescuing Texas History grant.Joined: February 2016.
This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.Joined: March 2009.
Georgetown Heritage Society (GHS) is located in Georgetown, TX. As of February 2017, GHS is now known as Preservation Georgetown. We preserve and promote Georgetown’s heritage through preservation advocacy, education, and community engagement. Our organization has been working to preserve the past for future generations through education and information since 1977. Today, the Society enjoys a vibrant and diverse membership that is socially active, community minded and preservation conscious. Preservation Georgetown also has a fund dedicated to preservation of historic structures within the greater Georgetown area.
We decided to participate in The Portal to Texas History Digital Library because we have received several gifts of photographs to keep in our archives. We want our archives to be accessible to all who are interested in preserving Georgetown's rich past, even if they are unable to personally visit our library.Joined: June 2017.
Located in northeastern Limestone County, the Library has served the people of Mexia since 1949. The Mexia Public Library first came to fruition in 1903. In its current state, the Library provides access to resources and Mexia's history as a center for the oil and gas industries during the early 20th century.Joined: February 2013.
The Gillespie County Historical Society exists to preserve and make accessible the history of Gillespie County. Many of the materials collected by the society come from the county seat of Fredericksburg, which has a deep connection with its German roots. The society is located within the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg.Joined: November 2011.
Housed in the restored historic 1909 Grace Hotel building, the Grace Museum provides residents with access to art exhibits, events, and classes. As downtown Abilene has grown in the 21st century, so has the city's arts district, recognized by the Texas Commission for the Arts as one of the five most important in the state.Joined: March 2015.
The Grand Prairie Genealogical Society is an Educational and Cultural organization whose purpose is the fostering of education in genealogical research, encouraging new interest in research and compiling, collecting and encouraging the preservation of research materials.Joined: October 2018.