October 23, 2015 Collections … Danish Heritage Preservation Society The Danish Heritage Preservation Society contributes their collection of over 300 photographs to the Portal. These images date back to the 1800’s and portray a variety of events, organizations, people, and places that relate to the Danish culture in Texas. Explore in visula detail how… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: October 2015
Beyond the Bytes, October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015 recently added Collections … The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) features two of its extensive collections: The John J. Herrera Papers and The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection. The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is part of the Houston Public Library System’s Special Collections Division which also includes the Clayton Library… Read more »
Extra! Extra! Chronicling America Reaches 10 Million Pages!
On October 7th, Chronicling America, the website through which the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) content is hosted, reached a huge milestone in its history. “The site now features more than 10 million pages – 74 terabytes of total data – from more than 1,900 newspapers in 38 states and territories and the District of… Read more »
Congratulations to New Partner Libraries!
In Fall 2015 multiple new partner institutions have received digitization grants to preserve their area newspapers by making them available in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. We are very excited for these libraries, and we look forward to digitizing and uploading their newspapers. Here is a sneak peek so you can keep your eyes peeled… Read more »
Beyond the Bytes, October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015 recently added Collections … Bellaire Historical Society Through a collaboration between the Bellaire Historical Society and the Friends of the Bellaire Library, the Bellaire Area Newspaper collection has been made available on The Portal to Texas History. It is the purpose of the Bellaire Historical Society to preserve, maintain, restore and… Read more »