Rescuing Texas History, 2022 Awards Announcement

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In May of 2022, The Portal to Texas History announced the call for submissions for its most recent round of the Rescuing Texas History program. Rescuing Texas History 2022, is the fourteenth year of the program, which has brought to light over 75,700 items from 383 projects. Since the beginning of the program there have been over… Read more »

Race and Ethnicity Keyword Thesaurus for Newspaper Research

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University of North Texas Libraries is the contributing institution for the State of Texas to the National Endowment for the Humanities’ National Digital Newspaper Program, in partnership with the Library of Congress, supporting development of Chronicling America, a nationwide newspaper database, spanning 1777-1963. As part of this work, NDNP has formed a Race & Ethnicity… Read more »

Texas Libraries Receive TexTreasures Awards for Newspaper Digitization

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TexTreasures Grant

On September 1, 2022, the Texas State Library & Archives Commission awarded its FY23 TexTreasures Grants.  The TexTreasures Competitive Grant Program is awarded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services through funds received from the Library Services and Technology Act.  Multiple libraries received awards in support of adding their local titles to the Texas… Read more »