Citrus History in the Borderlands Newspaper Collection

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South Texas has been famous as a center of citrus production since the early 20th-century. From TexSun orange juice in Weslaco to Rio Grande Valley grapefruits, Texans and other Americans have enjoyed the products of the South Texas citrus industry.  The Texas Borderlands Newspaper Collection clearly documents the rise and growth of the citrus industry… Read more »

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Receives a Second Borderlands Newspaper Award

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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 »

New Borderland Newspapers Available in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

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Masthead image of the Daily Ranchero from Brownsville

  We are pleased to announce the completion of a grant whose goal was to build newspaper content for counties that previously had little or no newspaper content in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. As a result of this award, we have digitized 25,300 newspaper pages from 13 border and near-border counties, including titles published… Read more »

New Texas Borderland Newspapers Added to TDNP

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The Junction Eagle Masthead

This TDNP post was written by our own Project Coordinator, Sarah Lynn Fisher. Having just celebrated her ninth year working in the UNT Digital Libraries Division, she has served in the Digital Newspaper Unit for seven of her nine years as a coordinator for multiple newspaper grant projects. Currently, Sarah Lynn is working on a… Read more »