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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
American Prisoners of War" includes compelling firsthand narratives from World War II POWs Robert Preston Taylor, Rufus W. Smith, and Roy Maxwell Offerle; World War I POW Pat O'Brien; Vietnam War POW Congressman Sam Johnson; and Andersonville prisoner Prescott Tracy, as well as resources on American prisoners of the Korean War and a selection of POW-related film and radio documentaries. Most of the veterans featured...
An online reference of primary and secondary sources for Texas history from Colonization through Annexation.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are sharing “Oveta Culp Hobby” from American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Countryby Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. Copyright © 2004 by Kay Bailey Hutchison. Courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.
Photo of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Galveston.
Photo of men laying telephone cable in Galveston Bay.
Photo of Hotel Galvez, interior dining room decorated for Halloween, Galveston.
Photo of Hotel Galvez, interior hall decorated for Halloween, Galveston.
Photo of Electric Park, Galveston.
Photo of Causeway Drawbridge, Galveston.
Photo of aerial view of Galveston.
Photo of Texas City Disaster, smoke and water tanks (1947).
Photo of Texas City Disaster, smoke rising over city (1947).
Photo of Texas City Disaster, damaged homes (1947).
Photo of Galveston News Building (ca. 1940).
Photo of crew of the U.S.S. Wickes on Todd’s Drydock, Galveston (1940).
Photo of Parade Honoring Douglas (Wrong Way) Corrigan, Galveston (ca. 1938)
Photo of Parade Honoring Douglas Corrigan, Galveston (ca. 1938)
Photo of Pilots Association banquet (ca. 1935).
Photo of launching the ship Seven Sisters, Galveston (ca. 1930).
Photo of first cotton bale of the 1929–1930 season, Galveston.
Photo of University of Texas Medical Branch - Old Red, Galveston (ca. 1920).
Photo of Seawall Boulevard and Crystal Palace, Galveston (ca. 1920).
Photo of Hotel Galvez and amusement park, Galveston (ca. 1920).