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Texas Fact Book

Description: Pamphlet containing information on Texas State government, population statistics, state spending, contact information, and capitol maps.
Date: 2012
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Capitol visit]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about students from Tarrant County schools taking a special chartered train to Austin for a tour of the state capitol and surrounding city.
Date: April 20, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Press Release: Gays a "Security Risk"]

Description: A press release from the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force discussing activists' efforts to end discriminatory policy against LGBT persons in the pentagon. The release also covers the Pentagon refuting claims that LGBT individuals are disloyal, untrustworthy, and security risks.
Date: October 1991
Creator: National Gay & Lesbian Task Force]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa.

Description: Postcard depicting the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. it had a large dome over the center and forue smaller ones at its four corners. The correspondence reads," Hello Rosa! did you get sick in the boat? I should think a young lady of your size should keep th boat still. You had better come out and see me. Glad you are having such a grand time. Best wishes from your [not legible]". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassona, 507 E 43 street, Chicago, Ill. c/o C.J. Fleming. it is postmarked Des Moines, iowa, Aug 27, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Media Release & Legal Resolution: LGBT Veterans]

Description: A media release followed by an approved resolution. The media release from National Coming Out Day announced that the rainbow flag would fly at every state capitol from Santa Fe to Sacramento. The resolution was from National Security and Foreign Affairs that approves state departments denying homosexuals the right to serve in the military.
Date: October 16, 1990
Creator: National Coming Out Day
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Temporary Texas Capitol Building Fire]

Description: Photograph of the fire that destroyed the building that had temporarily served as the capitol building for the state of Texas while the new capitol building was being constructed. Firefighters can be seen spraying water in to the upper floors while a large number of spectators look on.
Date: August 30, 1899
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Temporary Capitol Building]

Description: Photograph of the building that served as the temporary state capitol while the current capitol building was under construction. Some horse-drawn carriages are parked in front of the building.
Date: [1881,1888]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters, November 1908]

Description: Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters with a tinted image of the state capitol building in Albany, New York. There is a note written on the reverse side of the card that discusses Harper's adventures while at the beach the past eight weeks; Harper also mentions his collection of newspapers he gathered from the ports he visited.
Date: November 1908
Creator: Harper, Raymond L.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[News Script: Governor sworn-in]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the swearing-in ceremonies for new Texas Governor Allan Shivers.
Date: January 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Crime probe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Austin proceedings of an ongoing statewide probe into organized crime in Texas.
Date: March 28, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections