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Log Cabin Village: A History and Guide

Description: Book about the historical Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth, Texas. Includes the histories of the log cabins preserved in the Village, as well as information regarding everyday life in frontier Texas such as cabin construction and milling corn. Contains numerous pictures of log cabins, tools, and furniture from the period.
Date: 1980
Creator: Jordan-Bychkov, Terry G., 1938-2003
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Golden Log

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 1962
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Built in Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folk building in Texas. This includes information about the construction of churches, cabins, sheds, barns, fences, and other folk building techniques. The index begins on page 277.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Gillespie County, no. 86

Description: Inventory of records of Gillespie County housed in the Gillespie County Courthouse as of 1941. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Coroner (Defunct), and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject indexes.
Date: October 1941
Creator: Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Diamond Bessie & The Shepherds

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including folk dramas, myths, folk music, stories about farming and agriculture, religious folk stories, and information about folk customs, dances and folk art. The index begins on page 157.
Date: 1972
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press

[The Woman's Wednesday Club History Scrapbook, Volume 5]

Description: History scrapbook for the Woman's Wednesday Club in Fort Worth, Texas. The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper articles, letters, and other materials related to the club's activities.
Date: 1978/1984
Partner: Tarrant County Archives

Texas State Travel Guide: 1993

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 256.
Date: 1993
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Heritage Travel Guide

Description: A travel guide to the Texas Historical Commission ten heritage trails areas with attraction information, photos, and maps.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Description: Book describing various tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Includes information on: the tribes' locations; dress and ornaments; tattooing; arts and industries; economic life; medicine; birth, education, and the division of labor; games; etiquette; marriage; social organization; feasts; war; funeral ceremonies; religions; and origin of the tribe.
Date: 1911
Creator: Swanton, John Reed
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas State Travel Guide: 1994

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 256.
Date: 1994
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Down Historic Trails of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

Description: Book of historic people, places, and things in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas. It includes photographs of the subjects and some line illustrations in the text.
Date: 1949
Creator: Arlington Heights Junior Historians
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Texas State Travel Guide: 1996

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 262.
Date: 1996
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas State Travel Guide: 1997

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 278.
Date: 1997
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas State Travel Guide: 2012

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 265.
Date: 2012
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas State Travel Guide: 2011

Description: Travel guide for the state of Texas containing information of interest to tourists including events, parks and historic sites, recreation opportunities, and other attractions. Index to cities and attractions starts on page 265.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

History and Business Guide of Sherman and Grayson County, Texas

Description: This text gives an overview of the histories of Grayson County, Texas and of the county seat, Sherman touching on government, business, religion, organizations, and other aspects of life. The book also contains advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1940
Creator: Anderson, Ed. H.
Partner: Austin College

D.W. Griffith Presents "The Birth of a Nation"

Description: This photograph illustrates a souvenir program from the silent motion picture, "The Birth of a Nation, the Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created in the United States. Founded on Thomas Dixon's story 'The Clansman' " The motion picture presents an early 20th-century Southern view of Reconstruction.
Date: April 1, 1924
Creator: Griffith, D.W.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations. The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts). Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.
Date: 1953
Creator: King, Dick
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Journey To Boerne, 4th Printing

Description: Booklet of the history of Boerne, Texas, including its founding members' immigration to the area and the development of Kendall County. The inside cover of the booklet has a road map of the area surrounding Boerne, Texas.
Date: 2007
Creator: Edmonds, Bettie
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

The story of old Fort Worth

Description: A history of early Fort Worth
Date: unknown
Creator: Peak, Howard Wallace
Partner: Fort Worth Public Library