The Portal to Texas History has recently announced the call for submissions for its most recent round of the Rescuing Texas History program. Rescuing Texas History 2018 is the eleventh year of the program, which has brought to light over 45,000 items from 225 partnerships. Since the beginning of the program there have been over… Read more »
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Have you ever seen an image on the Portal and said in the back of your mind: “I know where that photo was taken.” Well, you might be the only one who does and if so, we have a way you could help folks all over the world find it with only a few clicks on a Google map and a few minutes of your time.
The University of North Texas Libraries invite applications for the 2018 Research Fellowships in UNT Special Collections and The Portal to Texas History. Research in our collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history, film making, photography, and American studies. We encourage applicants to think… Read more »
This blog post features work written by Redd Howard about the Oklasodak newspaper. Originally from McKinney, Texas, Redd is one of our student assistants in the Digital Newspaper Unit, studying as an Art History major and French minor. Redd is also an undergraduate research fellow in Art History at UNT, working with Dr. Jennifer Way…. Read more »
In September 2017, UNT Libraries’ Digital Newspaper Unit was awarded a newspaper digitization grant through TexTreasures, the competitive grant program supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and made available through the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission. This grant, the Texas Borderlands Newspaper Digitization Project II, serves as a continuation of the… Read more »