New Texas Borderland Newspapers Added to TDNP

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The Junction Eagle Masthead

This TDNP post was written by our own Project Coordinator, Sarah Lynn Fisher. Having just celebrated her ninth year working in the UNT Digital Libraries Division, she has served in the Digital Newspaper Unit for seven of her nine years as a coordinator for multiple newspaper grant projects. Currently, Sarah Lynn is working on a… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, April 5, 2017

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April 5, 2017   New to the Portal Texas & Pacific Railway Collection The Texas and Pacific Railroad Collection is comprised of historic photographs of Abilene, clippings from the WWII era “Camp Barkeley News”, and archives (including photographs, maps, timetables, and correspondence) from privately donated Texas and Pacific Railway archives… (more).   Denton Municipal CollectionFeatures… Read more »

Spring Updates

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On March 28, we updated the Portal with a number of incremental changes and improvements based on the feedback of our users and observations of how the site was both performing and being used. Many of the changes are cosmetic, but we’ve introduced a couple of requested features worth noting.

Beyond the Bytes, March 22, 2017

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March 22, 2017   What’s new?   Chicken Baseball at the State Fair of Texas Was a Thing – D Magazine “I’m not entirely sure how I ended up down the chicken baseball rabbit hole. I was on UNT’s Portal to Texas History, a cool site with more than 800,000 rare and historical items that have been… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, March 8, 2017

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March 8, 2017 Want to help The Portal to Texas History out? Interested in giving a bit of your time to meet with some researchers? The Portal to Texas History is currently recruiting participants from the Dallas / Fort Worth area for a usability study to examine the new design interface.  Your participation in this… Read more »