November 30, 2015
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Featured Collections…
The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Located in Abilene, Texas, the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II. Pictured is a formation of Frenchsoldiers at an American cemetery in France…(more)



KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection
KXAS was the first television station in Texas and the Southwest when it signed on as WBAP-TV on September 27, 1948. It is an NBC owned station in Fort Worth which serves the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Presented by the UNT Archives, this collection features photographs, video, and scripts from news stories produced by… (more
Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

The Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes includes family photographs, as well as a fascinating array of vintage postcards covering every holiday and locations around Texas and beyond… (more)


From the Web

Harvest  Costumes from the 1930s and 40s

Textile Ranger is a blogger who focuses on nature and textile and she chose to shine light on The Portal to Texas History’s Weslaco Collection. Textile Ranger featured photos from The Portal like the sailor uniform pictured which is made of grapefruit peels. She writes “In this season of harvest, I bring you some creative costumes from the bountiful Rio Grande Valley of Texas. They were made in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, for the annual Birthday Party in Weslaco, Texas. To promote the region’s agricultural products, each costume had to be made from fruits and vegetables”…(more)

from the UNT Digital Library

RAG Ladies visit the Texas Fashion Collection, November 21, 2013

Video of 5 members of the RAG Ladies (Retired Apparel Group) visiting the Texas Fashion Collection on November21, 2013 at the new facility at 405 S. Welch St., Denton, Texas, on the campus of the University of North Texas…(more)



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