Over 50 glass plate negatives that make up this collection include images of parade floats, families, the Bosque River Flood, and agriculture. Photographer Bill Bradly documented the people and businesses of the Deaf Smith County area, represented here.
Digitization funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funding provided by the Northeast Texas Library System. Larry Jene Fisher's images reflect his work as a photographer, filmmaker, environmental activist, musician, pilot, and traveler. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas." Added: May 2009.
These photos illustrate the richness and diversity of life in Texas, including the Big Thicket of East Texas. Historical newspapers published in Hereford from 1901 to 1908. These materials date from 1883 to 1890 and this paper reigned as the only North Texas daily west of the Trinity River.
The community formed in 1846 and named for Scottish Highlander Ewen Cameron, who participated in the Texas Revolution and the Mier Expedition. Once located near present-day Dyess Air Force Base, this was among the largest U. Miller and his wife Elna were the sole owners of the newspaper; he served as publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising. Originally published in 1896, this weekly covered stock raising. Brandon bought the paper, which included local, state, and national news as well as advertising and items promoting the community. It is still in operation as a non-profit, serving 192 libraries across the state. Russell Chalberg donated photo archives of the Ellison Photo Company on December 9th, 1969.
In 1981, an additional 1,277 prints and glass-plate negatives from the Jordan-Ellison Company were donated. A state historical marker designates the Rusk newspaper as the state's oldest, continuously published weekly. City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries.
The materials provide a record of the culture, daily life, and history of the community across the United States. The photographs in this collection depict Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show, an event first organized in 1929 by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley. is a student newspaper that addresses local, state, and federal politics and issues related to the legal profession.