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American Indian Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

American Indian Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable digital resource that provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas, History
American West, The Adam Matthew Digital Ltd More info...

American West, The


Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital Ltd

Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.

Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features.


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Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Documenting the American South University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill More info...

Documenting the American South


Publisher: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Including such topics as: First-Person Narratives of the American South -- Library of Southern Literature -- North American Slave Narratives -- The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 -- The Church in the Southern Black Community -- The North Carolina Experience, Beginnings to 1940 -- North Carolinians and the Great War.



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Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Greta's Genealogy Bog: Favorite Texas Resources Greta Koehl More info...

Greta's Genealogy Bog: Favorite Texas Resources


Publisher: Greta Koehl

Links related to Texas genealogy and Texas history research. Includes county-specific as well as state-wide information.



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Subject Coverage

Useful and Interesting, History, Texas
Handbook of Texas online State of Texas More info...

Handbook of Texas online


Publisher: State of Texas

Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.



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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
North Central Texas Council of Governments North Central Texas Council of Governments More info...

North Central Texas Council of Governments


Publisher: North Central Texas Council of Governments

Statistical and demographic information for the DFW area.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection University of Texas at Austin More info...

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection


Publisher: University of Texas at Austin

More than twenty-five thousand maps, most in the public domain, have been digitized at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas at Austin. Although there is an emphasis on Texas, maps from around the world also are available. Of special interest in the Historical Collection, which contains earlier editions of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency maps, U.S. Army maps, and U.S. Geological Surveys, among others. In the unlikely event that you can't find a suitable map for your project, the site offers advice on searching for specific maps online. These quality images are a delight to view and would enhance any presentation. --Review in Reference & User Services Quarterly, Fall 2010.



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Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Portal to Texas History University of North Texas More info...

Portal to Texas History


Publisher: University of North Texas

The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections. We hope you'll return often to discover our latest additions.



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Subject Coverage

History, Texas
State of Texas web site State of Texas More info...

State of Texas web site


Publisher: State of Texas

The State of Texas web site is intended to serve as the official compilation of Texas State Government electronic resources and an index of Texas agency web sites and services. The site is organized by subject to provide a collection of links and portals designed to allow citizens, visitors, businesses, state government, and others to quickly and efficiently locate appropriate resources.



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Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey More info...

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps


Publisher: Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey

These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of Texas towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years.



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Texas Education Agency Texas Education Agency More info...

Texas Education Agency


Publisher: Texas Education Agency


Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Education, Texas
Texas Historic Sites Atlas Texas Historical Commission More info...

Texas Historic Sites Atlas


Publisher: Texas Historical Commission

"The Atlas features nearly 300,000 site records, including data on Official Texas Historical Markers and National Register of Historic Places properties in Texas. Also included are courthouses, museums, and sawmills across the state. You can search by Historic Designation, Keyword, County, Address, or Site Name to get instant access to detailed textual descriptions, historic photographs, and interactive maps to help you discover what makes Texas and your areas of interest unique." - from Texas Historic Sites Atlas home page



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Maps

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Texas Legislature Online State of Texas More info...

Texas Legislature Online


Publisher: State of Texas

The offical website for information about the Texas Legislature. Information updates to this web site occur approximately 15 minutes to 1 hour after the information is entered into the legislature's internal computer system.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
Texas Reference Center EBSCO More info...

Texas Reference Center


Publisher: EBSCO

Texas Reference Center includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Also available in the Texas Reference Center is the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage. This EBSCOhost database is updated weekly.



Contains

E-Books, Full Text Articles, Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Texas Wesleyan on Portal to Texas History Texas Wesleyan University More info...

Texas Wesleyan on Portal to Texas History


Publisher: Texas Wesleyan University

The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections. We hope you'll return often to discover our latest additions.



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Subject Coverage

History, Texas
US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas U.S. Census Bureau More info...

US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas


Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

This is useful for research when you need to know community population statistics. You can search for statistics on individual cities or counties.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas
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