January 11th, 2017
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Aubrey Area PhotographsThese items come from the private collection of Bouncer Goin. He, his mother, and grandmother collected local history materials from their hometown of Aubrey, Texas. They include a 1918 Aubrey High School Yearbook; family photos; and images of local churches, businesses, and the tornado of April 1918. (more)


Heritage Magazine Collection
Heritage Magazine documents the history and culture of Texas. It contains articles related to preservation and restoration of historical sites in Texas as well as museums and collections in the state… (more)


Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection
The images in this collection consist mainly of photos of a Rock Island Railroad survey crew that traveled through Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas during 1902. In the fall of 1902, while surveying a ten-mile stretch of land between… (more)


From the web
Three Questions with Liz Carmack
1. How important are Unique Collections in your teaching, learning or research?

During the early phase of writing my book, Rodeo Austin: Blue Ribbons, Buckin’ Broncs and Big Dreams, the Portal was one of the first places I turned as I began researching… (more).


Lone Star Adventure: Log Cabin Village Fort Worth – Fox 4

“This week’s Lone Star Adventure takes us to a Living History Museum that is recreating pioneer life. And recently made national news as part of a project that puts Texas history at the world’s fingertips. With the discovery of a little known picture of Alamo hero Davy Crockett.” (more)


from the UNT Digital Library

Women With Words

The Women With Words collection features short biographies and oral histories of female journalists in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. Students in the UNT Mayborn School of Journalism conducted the interviews and wrote summary articles as part of a qualitative research class…. (more)



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