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This article provides an overview of the History of Public Education in Texas from the Texas Education Agency.
This book, includes transcriptions of original documents containing Mexican Col. Juan N. Almonte's 1834 report concerning the measures necessary to prevent the loss of Texas, as well as fifty of his letters, and the journal he kept while at the side of Santa Anna during the Texas rebellion in 1836. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas State Historical Association Monographs and was provided by Texas...
This is a database for Texas Newspapers that date back to the early 19th century. The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of Texas newspapers and to make them freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History. Through continual outreach visits across Texas combined with advanced technological infrastructure and...
On January 24, 1888, William W. Ford patented what he called a new and improved voting-machine. His design consists in "the combination, with the transverse bridge, through the opening of which are fulcrumed by means of a pin two parallel keys, said keys having pivotally connected to their fulcrumed ends to parallel pawls, the free ends of which mesh with teeth in two ratchet-wheels carrying hands indicating on a...
Presented by the UNT Archives, this collection features photographs, video, and scripts from news stories produced by the station during its early years. KXAS was the first television station in Texas and the Southwest when it signed on as WBAP-TV on September 27, 1948. It is an NBC owned station in Fort Worth which serves the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
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.