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The online resource illustrates a variety of ways to bring the scale of American involvement in World War I home to students through a resource easily accessible by classroom teachers, American Armies and Battlefields in Europe, also known as the Blue Book,by ABMC. Using maps, statistics, and written sources referenced in the Blue Book and other ABMC materials that are easily accesible on the site...
This project crowdsources the research of and storytelling about World War I service members buried in American cemeteries abroad. The project's website features blogposts, interactive maps, and archives which document the life stories of specific service members buried around the world.
This online museum resource provides a detailed history and account of the Texas National Guard's involvement in the 36th Division of America's troops serving in WWI.
This is a collection of stories and photos of Texans or Americans who trained in Texas and their involvement in the Great World War.
Texas Time Travel provides interactive travel resources to explore the histroy of Texas' involvement in WWI. The website features maps and links to explore WWI historic sites in Texas and mobile tours are available for access on your cellphone featuring images, videos, first-person interviews, maps, and useful visitor information for exploring historical sites across Texas relating to the Great War.
This is an association that provides information and resources from partners across the state and nationally dedicated to spreading knowledge and awareness of Texas' role in WWI. Along with resources, the site provides a calendar of events along with forums to discuss topics related to the WWI Centennial.
Join the Texas State Historical Commission in a screening of “The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle,” a musical about the lives of the famed dancing duo, Vernon & Irene Castle, of the WWI era. (1939, 93 minutes)The screening will take place at the Tandy Lecture Hall in Fort Worth’s Central Public Library (500 W. Third St...
 Join the Texas State Historical Commission in a screening of “Gallipoli,” a story of two Australian sprinters who learn about the horrific realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during WW1. (198, 110 minutes) The screening will take place at the Tandy Lecture Hall in Fort Worth’s Central Public Library (500 W. Third St. Fort Worth, Texas 76102-7305) on Tuesday,...
This collection represents three titles: the Stephenville Empire and Stephenville Tribune, which were competing publications, and a third title created upon merger of the two in 1929. Editorials in these newspapers offer information of special interest, as they provide an important means for gauging local opinions on historical events. Availability of this newspaper collection on The Portal to Texas History means...
This collection hosts the newspaper history of Stephenville, including the Stephenville Empire, the Stephenville Tribune, the Stephenville Empire-Tribune, and the weekly student newspaper from Tarleton State University, the J-TAC. This collection is a part of the Portal to Texas History.
Lonesome Dove, a new traveling exhibition created by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University, and presented in partnership with Humanities Texas features fifty-five framed and matted sepia tone photographs of the Lonesome Dove miniseries, which first aired on CBS in 1989. This miniseries is based off Lonesome Dove- Larry McMurty’s epic novel of two...
This exhibit covers the history of Texas brewing from the 1840s to today offering interactive content highlighting the state’s earliest breweries, the impact of prohibition, Texas beer memorabilia, home brewing, and today’s rich tapestry of modern craft breweries. This exhibit is guest-curated by longtime journalist and beer writer Travis E. Poling who offers a statewide view of the role beer has played in shaping...
This exhibit provides children hands-on activities and demonstrations interested in tinkering, creating, engineering, and inventing things. This exhibit will be on display at the Bob Bullock Museum from December 28th to December 30th 2017. 
The Bullock Texas State History Museum will remain open late for their annual Halloween Celebration on October 27th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. This year’s theme is “video games”, and attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite video game character and join the gaming fun with activities and demonstrations inspired by the exhibit Pong to Pokemon: The Evolution of Electronic...
The Dallas Heritage Village, in conjunction with their temporary exhibit, “Neighborhoods We Call Home,” is providing a historic outing for home school families and co-ops to learn about their families during their annual Homeschool Day. There will be fun activities throughout the village as participants answer questions such as “Where did our families come from?” “How did our ancestors get to America?” and “Is there...
The Central Texas Historical Association encourages the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Central Texas. One way in which they do this is throgh their Fall Educational Symposium. Information on the latest symposium can be found on their site.
The Alamo has created a multi-media tool to bring you a timeline beginning with Mexican Independence in 1821 and ending n 1837. This timeline can be used to trace the sequence of events of the Texas Revolution. This a great tool to use in the classroom!
This coloring book from Texas State Library and Archives Commission features images from the 1938 pamphlet. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program created part of the New Deal program established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. The original pamphlet comes from the Civilia Conservation Corps files of the Texas State Parks Board recordss at the Texas State Library and Archives,
The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park is hosting he premiere screening for San Jacinto, the latest title in the award-winning Birth of Texas Series, on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 in the Tea Room. It is the seventh completed film in the eight part series. Reservations for the $10 event must be made to mvance@HeritgaeSociety.org. For more information, visit The Heritage Society wesbsite.
TSHA hosts the Exploring Texas Workshop Series every year. Teachers in attendance can receive professional development credit for attending sessions with accessible historical content and pedagogoical advice from renowned scholars, respected classroom practicioners, and organizations with expertise in the fields of history, geography, economics, civics, and skill building.2017-2018 ScheduleAmarillo - July 21,...
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a proud partner of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.From Memorial Day, May 29, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017 the Bullock Museum will offer free admission to the nation’s active...
Join the Bullock for a FREE screening and conversation of What Was Ours as part of the Texas Focus film series, a cinematic exploration of the Texas narrative. Like millions of indigenous people, many Native American tribes do not control their own material history and culture. For the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes living on the isolated Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, new...
Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming explores the past and future of electronic gaming through the player's experience. In living rooms and arcades, on the internet and mobile devices across the globe, players of electronic games continue to influence the astounding success of an ever-growing industry.Visitors will discover the scope and impact of the electronic gaming industry as a cultural and...
Enjoy FREE exhibition admission all day during Austin Museum Day. Families can explore The Story of Texas through three floors of exhibitions that showcase artifacts from around the state.Experience the past, present, and future of video games in the Bullock’s exhibit Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming. Rare gaming artifacts, playable video games, and family-friendly activities inspired by your...
Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Persepolis, co-directed and co-written by Marjane Satrapi, as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in front of the camera. This second season's theme is 'Identity'.A Q&A will follow the screening with Dr. Jeannette Okur, lecturer and Turkish Studies program organizer...
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