October 23, 2015
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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 the Danish lived in Texas over the past 200 years…more


 Rescuing Texas History 2007,

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society;…more


The North Texas History Harvest

The North Texas History Harvest was a community history project conducted by the University of North Texas and the Denton County Office of History and Culture which invited the residents of Denton, Texas to bring items of historical significance to be digitized. The digitized items included photographs and text…more


From the Web…
Air & Space Magazine used Portal photos of the Huey Pilots training during the Vietnam War!

Gerald Hickey spent 17 years as a civilian in Vietnam, both before and during the U.S.-led war. While working as an ethnographer for the RAND Corporation, Hickey often rode in Army Huey helicopters, accompanying Green Berets on visits to remote villages…more

from the UNT Digital Library

Gordon Knox Film Collection

The Gordon Knox Film Collection contains over 100 films created by Texas-born filmmaker Gordon Knox (1906-1992) or Mr. Knox’s production company, The Princeton Film Archives. The collection contains short and feature-length documentaries produced between 1937 and 1964 for the United States Armed Forces, state and federal government agencies, non-profit organizations and private sector clients…more




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