The Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship, as Revealed in The Portal to Texas History

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This week’s blog post was researched and written by the Digital Newspaper Unit’s student assistant, Sarah Cunningham. Sarah is a dual-Masters student in History and Information Science.  In History, she has studied under Drs. Todd Moye and Andrew Torget, researching civil rights and Texas History.  The Denton Women’s Interracial Fellowship began in 1964 at the… Read more »

Historical Treasures in the Texas Borderlands

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This blog post features work written by Redd Howard about the Oklasodak newspaper. Originally from McKinney, Texas, Redd is one of our student assistants in the Digital Newspaper Unit, studying as an Art History major and French minor. Redd is also an undergraduate research fellow in Art History at UNT, working with Dr. Jennifer Way…. Read more »

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Receives a Second Borderlands Newspaper Award

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In September 2017, UNT Libraries’ Digital Newspaper Unit was awarded a newspaper digitization grant through TexTreasures, the competitive grant program supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and made available through the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission. This grant, the Texas Borderlands Newspaper Digitization Project II, serves as a continuation of the… Read more »

Congratulations to our awardees of the 2017 cycle of the Rescuing Texas History program!

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We are proud to announce awardees for the 2017 Rescuing Texas History Program, offered to provide new and existing partner institutions with $1,000 worth of in-kind materials digitization.  We never know what’s hiding in a storage building or library, and we’re proud to offer digital access to materials from these 2017 awardees: Beth-El Congregation Archives… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, September 6, 2017

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September 6th, 2017   News from the Portal UNT releases more than 100 free e-books on Texas and Oklahoma history The University of North Texas Libraries has released more than 100 free e-books for those wanting to learn more about Texas and Oklahoma history. A $95,599 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities under… Read more »