Three Questions with Elise Clements, 8th Grade Student

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Elise Clements is an 8th grade student at Strickland Middle School. For her Girl Scout Silver Award, she wanted to have a historical marker made for Miss Beulah Ann Harriss. On October 24, 2014 she received notification that her narrative on Miss Harriss was selected to receive a Texas Historical Commission Undertold Story Marker. On October 25, 2015 a dedication ceremony will be held in the City of Denton Quakertown Park.

Three Questions with Dr. Andrew Torget, UNT Historian and Pioneer in Digital Scholarship

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Andrew J. Torget is a historian of nineteenth-century North America I the UNT history department.  A veteran of pioneering work in digital scholarship, he has been a featured speaker at Harvard, Stanford, Rice, Duke, Johns Hopkins, and the Library of Congress. 

The Portal to Texas History 2015 Research Fellowship Awardee - Evan C. Rothera

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Evan C. Rothera is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at The Pennsylvania State University. His project 'There are in Texas men who have suffered much’: Reconstruction in the Lone Star State examines how Reconstruction unfolded, at the state and local levels, in Texas.