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 Digital Newspaper Program on The Portal to Texas History. 

These awardees include: 

  • Allen Public Library: Allen American
  • Cleburne Public Library: The Cleburne Times Review
  • Cooke County Public Library: The Gainesville Daily Register
  • Fort Worth Public LIbrary: The Fort Worth Press
  • Patrick Heath Public Library: The Boerne Star

In addition, Drs. Ana Krahmer and Mark Phillips have received an FY23 $25,000 TexTreasures Grant to digitize issues of the Jewish Herald-Voice, a Houston-based newspaper covering the Jewish community in Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast as well as national and international events involving and affecting Jewish peoples. 

Each award will result in the addition of 24,000 pages per title to the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection on The Portal to Texas History. For further information about this award and recipients, see – https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ldn/grants/recipients 

Texas Digital Newspaper Program