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 »

Quick Tips for Working with Collections!

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Texas Digital Newspaper Program Did you know you can browse the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection by Location? To do this, you can visit the TDNP Collection Page and click on “Locations” in the left-hand navigation column.  When you visit the “Locations” link, you’ll see a map of Texas counties, with a list of the… Read more »

Extra! New Galveston Labor Newspapers Available!

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The Labor Dispatch, from Galveston, Texas

In 2021, the Rosenberg Library of Galveston partnered with UNT Libraries to digitize historic labor newspapers from their holdings, which will serve to seed the Texas Labor Newspaper Collection. Titles in this collection, currently focused in Galveston, chronicle international labor reform and organization efforts to improve labor conditions and pay. When the US entered the… Read more »