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.


Register Now for Digital Frontiers 2015

Registration is now open for Digital Frontiers 2015, the conference and THATCamp that brings together the makers and users of digital resources in the humanities, September 17-19, 2015 at the University of Texas at Dallas. Digital Frontiers is the largest and longest-running digital humanities conference in Texas.