Waco community members have been submitting names and locations for unidentified photographs in the Mike Cochran collection. The Portal hopes to use more crowdsourcing to preserve segments of history that would otherwise be lost.
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One of more than 12,000 maps in The Portal to Texas History, this image shows Mexico dominating the southwest and an "unexplored region" in the northwest (now San Francisco).
“Nothing has been left out of here except a brief mention of the spawning habits of the lamprey eel and a recipe for fried grits.” – Don Gillis, The Unfinished Symphony Conductor (1967)
On a university campus, "May" is nearly synonymous with "graduation" for those lucky students who have completed their programs. There is no shortage of materials in The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library documenting commencement exercises, including historical UNT ceremonies.
Nearly a hundred rare World War II-era War Department Manuals are now available in the UNT Digital Library--providing us with a snapshot of Army life and an understanding of the equipment and field techniques used during the war.
So just what is the Carpa Cubana? Basically, they were circus performers.
The Portal to Texas History Launches Redesigned Web Site
DENTON (UNT). It’s history in the making as two dynamic proponents of Texas history join
In early September, the Portal to Texas History team uploaded 67 volumes of early Texas law. The Texas Reports contain decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas beginning in