Beyond the Bytes, August 23, 2017

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August 23rd, 2017   New from the UNT Press Texas Rangers: Lives, Legend, and Legacy Authors Bob Alexander and Donaly E. Brice grappled with several issues when deciding how to relate a general history of the Texas Rangers. Should emphasis be placed on their frontier defense against Indians, or focus more on their role as… Read more »

New Borderland Newspapers Available in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

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Masthead image of the Daily Ranchero from Brownsville

  We are pleased to announce the completion of a grant whose goal was to build newspaper content for counties that previously had little or no newspaper content in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. As a result of this award, we have digitized 25,300 newspaper pages from 13 border and near-border counties, including titles published… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, August 2, 2017

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August 2nd, 2017   News from the Portal Fellowship Lecture Series: Matthew Carr Please join us on Friday, August 4 when Fellow Matthew Carr speaks on his project Origins of the Culture War: Social Issues in State Party Platforms, 1960-2016​ from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Willis Library, Room 250H… (more).   The Virtual… Read more »