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This article provides an overview of the History of Public Education in Texas from the Texas Education Agency.
Through archeology, archival records, and oral history, the Ransom and Sarah Williams farmstead project has revealed the story of one African American family’s transition from slavery to freedom. In a larger sense it represents thousands of other African American families whose stories cannot be told.
Cabeza de Vaca’s accounts of life among the native peoples of Texas and Mexico in the early 1500s have long piqued the imagination and curiosity of scholars and lovers of history. Much attention has been directed to fleshing out details of the explorer’s life and trying to pinpoint the route he and his companions traveled from the Gulf shores through south Texas and deep into Mexico. In this multi-section essay,...
This is an eye witness to history article about the death of Captain Henry T. Waskow during World War II. Captain Waskow was from Belton, Texas.
This is an eye witness to history article about the battle at the Alamo in 1836.
This is an eye witness to history account of the Galveston, Texas Hurricane of 1900.
This is an eye witness to history article about the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963.
This is an eyewitness to history article that tells of an encounter with the Texas Rangers in the year 1876.
Photo and description of harvesting and uses of candelillia wax (past and present).