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RECEPTION & EXHIBIT VIEWING 6 P.M. | PROGRAM 7 P.M. - 9 P.M. $15 FREE TO EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS WITH CURRENT SCHOOL-ISSUED ID - STILL MUST REGISTER FOR A TICKET! Join us in our final program in support of the temporary photography exhibit, Rebel Spirits: Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., which closes on September 3, 2018. The program includes a film screening of the one-hour documentary, A Ripple...
 June 1, 3:00 pm, Old Oak Cliff Cemetery in Dallas. Marker for Roscoe C. Chittim, Cherokee Texan who served in Army, 1918-1919. THC and DHS are on board, re-enactors will be there along with local dignitaries, descendants, and media
The San Felipe de Austin was a colony founded by Stephen. F. Austin in 1823 about 50 miles west of what is now Houston. The town was early hub of commerce and governance for American settlers in Texas and played a significant role in the Texas Revolution, though not as deeply recognized by the public as other historic sites in Texas. To expand the public interest and knowledge of San Felipe de Austin, the Texas...
Texas Storytime is a program organized by Humanities that promotes childhood literacy and the support of parents and caregivers. The program partners with community libraries across the state and features works from Texas authors that celebrate the diverse cultures around the state. The program will occur for six weeks at the Centennial Branch of the Midland County Public Library beginning February 8,...
Not Even Past presents the spring film series, Faces of Migration. Each film will be introduced by a faculty member and will be followed by an audience discussion about the themes and questions raised by each film. Specifically, the films will examine the needs, desires, and challenges that migrants face around the globe. Sharing stories and experiences will be encouraged. The films may provide relevence to...
Join the The Texas Independence Trail Region in conjunction with the Texas Historical Commission on February 21st, 2018 for the Texian Rally Workshop in Brenham, TX. At the event, updates on the future development of the Alamo will be anounced and international speaker Alyssa Cook will provide best practices for managing your own organizations. The Texas Indpendence Trail Region program helps Texas communities...
Author Mike Cox is slated to speak to the Austin History Center Sunday Jan. 14th on his new book titled "Legends & Lore of the Texas Capitol". The book tells the story behind the construction, mysteries, and significant events that have taken place at the iconic Texas State Capitol. Light refreshments will be offered. Parking is free on Sunday afternoons in the old library parking lot and on nearby streets....
In 2018, San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary. In participation with the celebration, the Alamo will be presenting the Alamo Tricentennial Lecture Series. The series will feature talks and lectures by different experts each month. Each speaker will shed light on the people, events, and themes that have shaped the history of the Alamo, San Antonio, and Texas. The first lecture will be...
The staff at the Starr Family Home State Historic Site will host An Evening of Caroling on December 16th from 6PM-8:30PM. The event will include an abbreviated version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the 3rd annual Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long, candy cane crafts, and hot cider and cookies. The event is an opportunity to sing old holiday favorites and new ones. Please come dressed for the weather...
The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures presents the Winter Celebrations around the World event. The event will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM. The Winter Celebrations Around the World event highlights the winter holiday experience in cultures around the globe. AYUSA Global Exchange students will showcase displays on winter celebrations in their home countries. At 2:00PM, the Our Lady...
Join the Star of The Republic Museum for their annual Night at the Museum program where the exhibits will come to life and you can tour the museum by flashlight. Activities include taking a night time wagon ride by Barrington Farm to see the Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Site and visiting the local Tavern where you can encounter some "residents" from the Old Washington Cemetery. Admission is $8 for adults and $...
This online multimedia project documents the the thousands of black Texan men who served as commissioned and non-commissioned officers, infantrymen, cavalrymen, military policemen, mechanics, doctors, dentists, veterinary assistants, lumbermen, chauffeurs, laborers and stevedores, and in a variety of other roles. It also seeks to tell the stories of African Americans on the home front: tales of patriotism, anti...
 This digital collection contains over one hundred posters that illuminate the lived experience of the war from the point of view of its participants and observers worldwide
This link provides military records of Texan World War I Draft Registration Cards.
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material related to World War I, including photographs, documents, newspapers, films, sheet music, and sound recordings. This guide compiles links to World War I resources throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, this guide provides links to external Web sites focusing on World War I and a bibliography containing selections...
This digital collection features materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection also includes modern studies and commemorative works about the era.
This online archival collection includes personal papers, manuscripts and photos related to Texas and World War I.
The Texas Historical Commission provides a list of primary and secondary educational resources regarding Texas' involvement in WWI.
This website provides a rich photo archive of the WWI famous USS Texas (BB-35) battleship.
This online magazine publication provides researched pieces detailing different aspects of Texas' involvement in WWI.
This is a collection of stories and photos of Texans or Americans who trained in Texas and their involvement in the Great World War.
This is an association that provides information and resources from partners across the state and nationally dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness of Texas' role in WWI. Along with resources, the site provides a calendar of events along with forums to discuss topics related to the WWI Centennial.
Join the Texas State Historical Commission in a screening of “The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle,” a musical about the lives of the famed dancing duo, Vernon & Irene Castle, of the WWI era. (1939, 93 minutes)The screening will take place at the Tandy Lecture Hall in Fort Worth’s Central Public Library (500 W. Third St...
 Join the Texas State Historical Commission in a screening of “Gallipoli,” a story of two Australian sprinters who learn about the horrific realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during WW1. (198, 110 minutes) The screening will take place at the Tandy Lecture Hall in Fort Worth’s Central Public Library (500 W. Third St. Fort Worth, Texas 76102-7305) on Tuesday,...
This collection represents three titles: the Stephenville Empire and Stephenville Tribune, which were competing publications, and a third title created upon merger of the two in 1929. Editorials in these newspapers offer information of special interest, as they provide an important means for gauging local opinions on historical events. Availability of this newspaper collection on The Portal to Texas History means...
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