Explore 8 Partners - J Matching
The Jackson County Memorial Library was organized and sponsored by the Eleanor Brackenridge Literary Club of Edna, Texas in the early 1900s. From its humble beginnings the library grew and eventually moved into the County Services building where it remains today.Joined: July 2016.
The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum represents the history of African American churches in the Austin area. It is named after Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded 13 Baptist churches in Travis County. The Museum received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2006 to aid in digitization of materials, mainly photographs.Joined: May 2009.
The Joe A. Guerra Laredo Public Library materials include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include photographs of the border area, Fort McIntosh and maps of early Laredo.Joined: May 2009.
Organized in 1961, the Johnson County Historical Commission operates the Courthouse Museum, provides Designated Historic Landmark plaques for sites throughout the county, assists applicants with Texas Historical Markers, maintains the Dotey House in Cleburne, and offers support for other historic preservation projects all over Johnson County.Joined: March 2020.
These materials relate to the history of the family of Sam Price, a slave whose freedom was purchased by his slavemasters' daughter. The history of the family has significant cultural and historical value for not only the State of Texas but also in various cultures throughout the United States.Joined: March 2012.