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El Paso Trails, Saving Some Bison...
This program aims to preserve the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers by providing enriching outdoor and cultural experiences to all Texans. The program hosts a variety of exciting cultural events in regions all across Texas. Texas Buffalo Soldiers bring history to life with stories, costumes and tools. This program is a travel program, check the website for dates and locations near you.
Former US Representitive talks about John F. Kennedy's final vist to Fort Worth before his death. This is a three part series of videos.
Read the following newspaper article about presidential visits to Fort Worth and the excerpt from the John Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum about President Kennedy’s visits to Fort Worth.
Analyze, individually or with a partner. the following political cartoons that appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in November 1963 by answering the following questions.
On May 29, 1964 the United States Post Office issued a commemorative stamp for President John F. Kennedy. On that day, JFK would have been forty-seven years old. Upon the death of a president, the USPS issues a stamp, usually on his birthday. It is cancelled from a town that was significant to his life. JFK’s stamp was cancelled from what was considered his "hometown," Boston, Massachusetts. The envelope, or cover,...
Analysis of the Map of President Kennedy’s Motorcade Route in Fort Worth, Texas November 21- 22, 1963
Analyzing Political Speeches: Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy Words matter and the words of the Presidents of the United States are especially important because our President serves as a symbol of the nation. From the first presidential speech to the last, the words of Presidents have the potential not only to shape policy but also to unite, challenge, and inspire citizens. A president’s first...
President John F. Kennedy and the Citizens of Fort Worth, Texas In the fall of 1963, President John F. Kennedy began to prepare for his second presidential campaign. By the end of September, he had traveled to the West, speaking in nine different states in less than a week. In November he planned a tour of Texas, a "must win" state, visiting five cities over two days. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy...
A learning and activity book which guides students through the evolution of the different tribes of American Indians. This book contains activity pages as well as information and coloring pages.
A New Deal for Texas Parks is an online exhibit and education center for teachers and students of Texas history, made possible in part through the generous support of Humanities Texas' Linden Heck Howell Texas History Grant. Humanities Texas is a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Flip through the pages of the scrapbook to explore how individuals, communities and landscapes in...
An article from the Academy of Achievement on Denton Cooley.
Guide to parks and activities in the Texas State Parks system.
Guide with comprehensive information regarding all Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Historic Sites.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the South Texas Plains Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Prairies and Lakes Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Pineywoods Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Panhandle Plains Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Hill Country Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Gulf Coast Region.
A kid-friendly guide with comprehensive information about the Big Bend Region.
A kid-friendly interactive guide of Texas symbols.
Trunks with artifacts about wildlife available for loan to teachers.
Activities and Lesson Plans to involve students in parks and wildlife adventures.
Maps of Texas (including counties, regions, rivers, rainfall, vegetation, and ecoregions).