Who makes the Texas Digital Newspaper Program possible?Encompassing 912,623 newspaper issues, the TDNP collection is built by partners from across Texas. The top three most contributing partners of newspapers, in order, are:
- The Abilene Library Consortium, who have supported digitization of 44,753 newspaper issues from titles across Texas.
- The Denton Public Library, with Denton-area newspapers contributed, mostly from the Denton Record Chronicle, totaling 15,763 issues.
- The Cuero Public Library, adding The Cuero News, have contributed 14,671 issues.
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
- Texas State Library & Archives Commission
- Tocker Foundation
- Ladd & Katherine Hancher Foundation
- Summerlee Foundation
Fun and Interesting Highlights
|Searching for “St. Antonio” on the Portal locates 1813 issues of the National Intelligencer, documenting the Mexican revolt from Spanish authority, such as this June 10, 1813 clipping.||This clipping from volume 1, number 1, highlights the mission of the first African American-owned and edited newspaper in Texas. Published by Richard Nelson, issues of The Representative available in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program span 1871-1872.|
|Weatherbird: I’m happy because I’m alive, from January 26, 1914.||Weatherbird: It’s anything for style, from January 8, 1914.|
|Weatherbird, asking the sun to “have a heart!” in this July 15, 1915 issue.||Weatherbird encourages suffrage, but it will be windy, according to this November 28, 1913 issue.|