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Article about traditional Tex-Mex food in the Rio Grande Valley published in The Medallion, Issue Winter 2012.
Article about Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief, published in The Medallion, Issue Spring 2012.  Article starts on page 6.
Article about Texans and World War II published in The Medallion, Issue Spring 2012.  Article starts on page 4.
Article about the history of the railroad and African American Legacies in Marshall, Texas, published in The Medallion, Issue May/June 2011.
Article about heritage of El Paso, a growing Texas border city, published in The Medallion, Issue March/April 2011.
Article about personal experience in World War II published in The Medallion, Fall 2001 issue.
This featured collections page of the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials that explore President John F. Kennedy's visit to Houston on November 21, 1963.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral history clips, timelines, and other materials that explore the history of baseball in Houston.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials that explore the rich history of Hispanic Americans in Houston.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights film clips and other resources that explore the history of NASA's presence in Houston. The KHOU-TV films clips feature President John F. Kennedy and astronauts Gus Grissom, John Glenn, and Neil Armstrong.
This featured collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, film clips, oral histories, and other materials that explore the development and historial signicance of the Houston Ship Channel.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights documents and oral histories that explore the life of Gustavo "Gus" Garcia, a civil rights lawyer in Houston who represented Hispanic Americans in several landmark cases.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, film clips, and other materials that explore the impact of weather events such as hurricanes and floods in Houston.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, postcards, and other materials that explore the history of public park spaces in Houston.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials that explore the life of Houston's first librarian, Julia Ideson.
This Featured Collections page from the Houston Area Digital Archives highlights photographs, oral histories, timelines, and other materials relating to African American History month in Houston.
The Houston Public Library offers many online resources that include databases, e-books, and other educational websites that are useful to students and teachers. This guide provides links to some of the best resources across all subject areas. The guide is a downloadable and printable PDF.
The United States was rife with conflict and controversy in the years leading to the Civil War. Perhaps nowhere was the struggle more complex than in Texas. Some Texans supported the Union, but were concerned about political attacks on Southern institutions. Texas had been part of the United States just 15 years when secessionists prevailed in a statewide election. Texas formally seceded on March 2, 1861 to become...
In the decades following the Civil War, more than six million cattle were herded out of Texas in one of the greatest migrations of animals ever known. These 19th-century cattle drives laid the foundation for Texas's wildly successful cattle industry and helped elevate the state out of post-Civil War despair and poverty. Today, our search for an American identity continually leads us back to the vision of rugged and...
Battles Lost, Battles Found: The Red River War Battle Sites Project. During the 1870s, an epic struggle for control of the Southern Plains pitted Native Americans against the U.S. Army. For almost two centuries, Europeans and Euro Americans had interacted with bands of Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho. Some relations were mutually beneficial, as those involving trade. But violent conflicts intensified as...
Learn more about Fort Griffin through history, vocabulary, puzzles and other fun activities in the Fort Griffin Educator Guide (PDF).
Learn more about the Sam Rayburn House Museum and the Rayburn family through puzzles and other fun activities in the Sam Rayburn House Museum Activity Guide (PDF).
A pocket-sized guide to essential information that every good Texan must know about Texas!
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In The Hoggs of Texas: Letters and Memoirs of an Extraordinary Family, 1887-1906, Virginia Bernhard delves into the unpublished letters of one of Texas's most extraordinarily families and tells their story. In their own words, which are published here for the first time. Rich in details, the more than four hundred letters in this volume begin in 1887 in 1906, following the family through the hurly-burly of Texas...
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