Beyond the Bytes, November 13, 2015

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November 13, 2015   Featured Collections … Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes  The Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes includes family photographs, as well as a fascinating array of vintage postcards covering every holiday and locations around Texas and beyond…more   Star of the Republic Museum  The Star of the Republic Museum is located… Read more »

Hopping into the Space and Time Machine

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As the world prepares for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to come out on December 18th, we in the Digital Newspaper Unit are hopping into our newspaper time machine to check into the first Star Wars movie reviews and news.  The movie was initially distributed in limited release in May 1977.  As the article appearing… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, October 23, 2015

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October 23, 2015   Collections … Danish Heritage Preservation Society The Danish Heritage Preservation Society contributes their collection of over 300 photographs to the Portal. These images date back to the 1800’s and portray a variety of events, organizations, people, and places that relate to the Danish culture in Texas. Explore in visula detail how… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, October 16, 2015

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October 16, 2015   recently added Collections … The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) features two of its extensive collections: The John J. Herrera Papers and The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection. The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) is part of the Houston Public Library System’s Special Collections Division which also includes the Clayton Library… Read more »