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Incorporated in 1982 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the City of Palacios, Matagorda County, Texas, the Palacios Area Historical Association (PAHA) operates the City by the Sea Museum. It is supported by grants and donations, as well as the generosity of volunteers who serve as docents, event organizers, exhibit designers, and collection managers.Joined: July 2018.
On June 15, 1910, 20 women organized and opened the Palacios Library. By the end of the year, it contained 104 members, 325 books, and $150 in the treasury. A narrowly framed building which was once the town box ball alley originally housed the Library. A Tocker Foundation grant aided in digitization efforts.Joined: May 2014.
Located in Anderson County, the Palestine Public Library provides access to information and various programs for the community's benefit. They received a Rescuing Texas History grant to aid in digitization of select materials, including photos taken during a Historic Resources Study in 1991.Joined: May 2009.
Palo Alto College is a publicly funded, two-year community college serving the needs of predominately Hispanic students, many of whom are from low income families and educationally underserved. Palo Alto College’s opening was the realization of a community dream to build an institution of higher learning in the historically educationally underserved south side of San Antonio. Located in the Ozuna Library, the Palo Alto College Archives ensures the access and long-term care of historically significant materials.Joined: July 2021.
The Palo Pinto County Historical Association is a nonprofit that documents and preserves materials regarding county history since 1890. It is comprised of county commissioners court members and commission-nominated delegates. The Association contains four committees: History Appreciation, Marker, Archaeology, and Oral History.Joined: November 2014.
The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum opened in 1933 to showcase the artifacts, art, and archives that document the history and culture of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding plains regions. The Museum is located at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon.Joined: March 2012.
Panola College is a community college institution located in the East Texas town of Carthage. The M.P. Baker Library at the school is dedicated to offering resources and services to enhance the development of the whole student body and to offer opportunities for students to become lifelong learners.Joined: March 2012.
Located on the Navarro College campus in Corsicana, the Pearce Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the history of the Civil War. They also contain an extensive collection depicting the unique style of Western American art. The Museum opened in 1996, growing out of the collections of Dennis and Peggy Pearce.Joined: July 2015.
In 1975, Midland community members under the leadership of George T. Abell created the Museum to tell the story of petroleum and the lives of the people in the industry through history. Today, the Museum is the largest museum dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers in the nation.Joined: October 2009.
Originally founded in 1837 by noted Texas figures including Sam Houston and Mirabeau B. Lamar, the Philosophical Society of Texas was revived in 1937 at the time of the Texas Centennial as a membership discussion group. Toward that end, the Society holds an Annual Meeting for its members to host a focused discussion on a primary topic of relevance to Texas, ranging from politics, history, and the arts to education and the natural world. Since 1937, the Proceedings of each meeting are printed and distributed to members and publicly available through university and college libraries statewide and online, fulfilling the Society's pledge to support the “collection and diffusion of knowledge.”Joined: November 2022.
The Port Arthur Public Library provides this East Texas city with access to information and various educational programs. The Friends of the Port Arthur Public Library, a nonprofit local organization, aids the library financially.Joined: October 2009.
Founded in 1876, Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. A member of the Texas A&M University System, the University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service.Joined: December 2011.
Founded in 1972 as a nonprofit membership organization, Preservation Dallas champions initiatives to protect the history and culture of neighborhoods and historic buildings throughout Dallas, enhancing the quality of life and economic development of the city.Joined: November 2017.
Born in 1927 in Wheelock, Estelle Mitchell Adams is the last surviving grandchild of Georgia slaves who came to Texas in 1895. Her private collection is meant to preserve and share her memories of the cultural and historical details of the African-American citizens who helped to develop the town of Wheelock and Robertson County.Joined: August 2015.
Photographer and commercial contractor Jim Bell traveled throughout Texas photographing county courthouses, significant historical buildings and landmarks. His photographs include interior views, architectural details, and historical markers.Joined: February 2011.
The Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer consists of 39 letters revealing the courtship of Emma Davis and John C. Brewer between 1876 and 1879. John C. Brewer was living in Rockwall County and Emma Davis was in Hopkins County at the time. The collection includes transcriptions of each letter.Joined: January 2013.
The Private Collection of Mike Cochran features photographic negatives of the African-American community of Waco, Texas. The collection consists of numerous studio portraits, marriage portraits, graduation and older family photos.Joined: February 2012.
Edith Virginia Cox Cooper, born 1909, inherited the personal and business papers of her father, Charles Claiborne Cox, who founded the town of Splendora, Texas. In turn, Edith left the papers to her daughter, Nina Ruth Cooper, who recognized their importance as a piece of early Texas history, providing insight into the settlement of early Texas. With the help of her niece (Edith’s granddaughter), Connie Cooper Henderson, Nina arranged for their preservation.Joined: November 2019.
The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.Joined: May 2009.
The Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family contributed Texas Week, the first weekly magazine devoted entirely to the State of Texas.Joined: February 2015.
The Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer consists of original, hand-written letters and other correspondence from former Texas Harvey Girls (and their families) who worked in Harvey Houses along the Santa Fe Railroad in Texas.Joined: March 2015.
The Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell includes family photographs, letters, and documents along with journals and church registers. The collection spans many Texas counties and over 150 years of Texas history.Joined: January 2015.
Letters written to and from Judge Joseph A. Carroll between 1856 through 1869. A founding Father of Denton, Carroll played a major role in the early development of North Texas and was a significant player before, during, and after the Civil War.Joined: January 2014.
The private collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards includes letters and photographs predominantly from Paris, Texas.Joined: May 2009.
The Sutherlin Family presents their collection of family letters to and from James Edgar Sutherlin, when he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He enlisted before he was 18 and served from 1943 - 1946. Official Navy documents, ship menus, Newsletters, and family photographs are included.Joined: February 2011.
The Private Collection of the Curtis Estate consists of images from the latter half of the 19th century up to about WWII. The images by professional photographers include tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet photos, real photo postcards and “modern” photographs. Snapshots from the 20th century were made by family members or friends. The photographers are identified where known.Joined: January 2022.
The Private Collection of the Ritchie family is centered around military records pertaining to Texans during World War II. A majority of the collection is made up of county service books dating to 1946-1947 that document the WWII military service of men and women from the individual counties of Texas.Joined: February 2021.
The Bahl, Wheatly, and Hessdoerfer families were residents of Waco, Texas from the 1850's. The items in this collection were found in the Elmer and Josephine (Bahl) Wheatly home after the death of Elmer and Josephine Wheatly in 2010.Joined: June 2016.
The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, photographs of historic buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and additional photograph albums which include those of his family who settled in Texas during the 19th century.Joined: April 2013.
The Private Collection of Judy Wood and Jim Atkinson contributed their book, Fort Worth's Huge Deal: Unwinding Westside's Twisted Legend. The book discusses Arlington Heights, a neighborhood in Fort Worth that was founded in the late 1880s.Joined: March 2015.
Lifelong Texan Andrew August Litzler was born and raised near Beasley, Texas and was the youngest of 14 children. Andy went on to serve during the Korean War and study engineering at The University of Houston where he met his wife, Wilma Sue Litzler née Louis. In addition to his job as an engineer at General Dynamics in Fort Worth, Texas Andy loved to spend his time woodworking and researching genealogy.Joined: October 2020.