July 5th, 2017
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New Collections on the Portal

Civil Rights in Black and BrownCovering the period since the onset of civil rights era, the Civil Rights in Black and Brown oral history interviews with African American, Mexican American, and white activists located throughout the large, diverse state adds new depth to the study of “black/brown” and multicultural relations past and… (more).


Edward A. Clark Texana CollectionOne of the largest special collections in the nation among schools of Southwestern’s size, the Edward A. Clark Collection was a gift of more than 2,400 volumes donated in 1965 from the private collection of Ambassador Edward A. Clark. It is rich in printed materials for the period… (more).


News from the Portal
Fellowship Lecture Series: Dr. Stacey Jocoy
Please join us on June 23, when 2017 Fellow Dr. Jocoy will talk about her project Helen Hewitt: a musicological pioneer. Jocoy’s project is a biographical, historiographical inquiry into… (more).


Call for Submissions: The Portal to Texas History

Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grants 2017

The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas is accepting applications for its Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grant program. Each approved applicant will be provided up to $1,000 of digitization services all of the materials will be scanned at UNT Libraries and hosted on The Portal to Texas History.  Both newspapers and archival collections are considered for digitization.

Find more information about the mini-grants here.


From the UNT Digital Library
[Operator Posing for Picture]

Photograph of an operator named Bob Denton posing for a picture. Written to the right of the image is “Operator – Bob Denton at [sic] Gorden Texas Ft.W.-Whitesboro Subdivision Taken 1919*Note six gun.” Read more here!








[Page 26 of Byrd Williams III scrapbook]

Scrapbook page featuring 4 photos taken around Fort Worth with Byrd’s Argus camera. Read more here.



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