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Annotated concept sketch for Space-ette uniform for the Astrodome drawn by Evelyn Norton Anderson.
Annotated concept sketch of the Trail Blazer cashier and waitress uniforms for the Astrodome.
Hughes Tool Company scene: employees at working in production of Hughes Products: machines; blast furnaces; lathes; valves; tools; workmen; laboratory and shipping departments. Many of the workers are women.
Governor Price Daniel signing an official proclamation for LULAC Week. Also in the photograph are (in order from left to right) Tony Campos, Felix Tijerina, and Felix Salazar Jr.
President John F. Kennedy with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy at Houston LULAC banquet. Also pictured are Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson.
Oveta Culp Hobby is standing at a podium in Washington D.C. giving a speech on February, 1955 as the First Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Biography of Audie Murphy, by Arlington National Cemetery.
Article from the Handbook of Texas Online on Dorie Miller
A bio about Doris "Dorie" Miller from the National Geographic site, Beyond the Movie.
Information on Doris "Dorie" Miller from the Doris Miller Memorial in Waco, Texas.
The story of Doris Miller has been glamorized in motion pictures, but few know the real story of the Black cook who became a hero during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Photograph collection from the Naval History and Heritage Command of Doris "Dorie" Miller.
Doris Miller, known as "Dorie" to shipmates and friends, was born in Waco, Texas, on 12 October 1919, to Henrietta and Conery Miller. He had three brothers, one of which served in the Army during World War II. While attending Moore High School in Waco, he was a fullback on the football team. He worked on his father's farm before enlisting in the U.S Navy as Mess Attendant, Third Class, at Dallas, Texas, on 16...
Doris "Dorie" Miller World War II Poster
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,...
DELGADO V. BASTROP ISD. Until the late 1940s the public education system in Texas for Mexican Americans offered segregated campuses with often minimal facilities and a curriculum frequently limited to vocational training. The 1950 United States census showed that the median educational attainment for persons over twenty-five was 3.5 years for those with Spanish surnames and, by comparison, 10.3 years for other white...
Handbook entry on the court case, Hernandez v. State of Texas
The Boys Scouts of America asked the UNT Digital Libraries Division to digitize a full run of Scouting Magazine to celebrate the magazine’s centennial anniversary. Reading through 100 years of issues provides an interesting reflection of social and political changes in the country. The magazine helped promote rationing and victory gardens during both World Wars and encouraged assisting the poor during the Depression...
Primary and secondary teachers will especially appreciate the Texas Folklife Festival collection belonging to the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures. More than 4,000 photographs capture traditional customs, foodways, and folk dancing of a range of ethnic groups in Texas that include the Czech-Moravians, Lebanese, Koreans, Poles, Germans, Scandinavians, Mexican Americans, Irish, and...
With the generous support of the Amon Carter Foundation, the UNT Libraries completed their latest, large-scale digitization project titled Texas Cultures Online, which features more than 16,000 historical items that showcase Texas’ diverse cultural heritage. Seventeen institutions, consisting of large and small public libraries, universities, private family collections, museums, and historical societies participated...
Bio and burial information on Ann Richards from the Texas State Cemetery. Links to related primary sources can be found on this page.
A bio and burial information for Stephen F. Austin at the Texas State Cemetery. Links to related primary sources can be found on this page.
Bio and burial information on Barbara Jordan at the Texas State Cemetery. This page includes links to related primary sources.
Bio and burial information on Governor John B. Connally from the Texas State Cemetery. This page includes links to related primary sources.
Bio and Burial information on Albert Sidney Johnson at the Texas State Cemetery. This page includes links to related primary sources.