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Books, Guides, or Other Materials

Print materials such as fiction, non-fiction, curriculum guides, and other media intended to broaden the knowledge of educators or students.

The Journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas

This is a primary source featured by the Portal to Texas History online. This is a book of the journey of Coronado, the conquistador. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11003 times , with 59 in the last month. The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S.

Take a Virtual Water-Themed Road Trip Across Texas

This is a virtual tour sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission. Join them for a tour on swimming holes and fireworks. Road trips are a traditional part of Texas summer adventures. During July, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) will embark on a virtual road trip featuring photos of two of the state’s most iconic landmarks: windmills and water towers. The public is invited to join the virtual tour by posting their own photos of water towers and windmills to Instagram.

The Journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536

This is a primary sources located online through the Portal Of Texas History. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13817 times , with 27 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below. The book was published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1905, in the series called The trail makers and it has 253 pages.

Women Across Texas History

This is the new E-book from the TSHA. TSHA presents the first in a new series of free eBooks Women Across Texas History that highlights important contributions women have made to the history of the Lone Star State. This first FREE eBook of the Women Across Texas History series, Volume 1: Nineteenth Century and Before, features biographies of women who represented women’s public and private roles including: First Nation Indian woman, guide, and interpreter, Angelina. Free woman, former slave, and Texian landowner, Tamar Morgan. Texian matriarch, landowner, and Stephen F.

Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook

This is a free digital copy of the book Tejanos Through Time: Selections from the Handbook of Tejano History offered exclusively by the Texas State Historical Association. It highlights Tejano individuals, organizations and events. The book focuses on the special place in history that Tejanos have for having been a province of colonial Spain, a state in the Republic of Mexico, and an independent country before it became a part of the United States.

Film 4-4-43 - The Greatest Story of the War in the Pacific

This film/documentary features the story of Lt. Col. William Edwin Dyess and Albany, Texas native known as "One-Man Scourge of the Japanese." On April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners-of-war and two Filipino convicts commenced perhaps the most impossible mission of World War II – they broke out of the Davao Penal Colony, an allegedly escape-proof Imperial Japanese Army prison plantation in the Philippines. alled “the Greatest Story of the War in the Pacific” by the U.S.

The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer

A sweeping narrative history of a terrifying serial killer--America's first--who stalked Austin, Texas in 1885 In the late 1800s, the city of Austin, Texas was on the cusp of emerging from an isolated western outpost into a truly cosmopolitan metropolis. But beginning in December 1884, Austin was terrorized by someone equally as vicious and, in some ways, far more diabolical than London's infamous Jack the Ripper.