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Archive of Texas History, 1817-1977

150 years of the history, people and news of the Lone Star State
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From the Mexican American War to the Kennedy assassination and beyond, the Archive of Texas History is ideal for exploring the history, culture, politics and daily life of Texans for more than a century and a half. The Archive of Texas History features digital facsimiles of historical Texas newspapers as well as hundreds of government documents about the Lone Star State. Together, these carefully selected, fully searchable primary documents comprise an essential resource for students and teachers alike.

Extensive newspaper coverage of local, state and national history
With more than 30 important historical newspapers from across Texas, the Archive of Texas History offers extensive local, regional and national coverage dating back to the mid-19th century. Also included is the complete Dallas Morning News Archive, a valuable resource of more than 33,500 issues from 1885 to 1977 that supports coursework in a wide range of subject areas.

A unique collection of historical government reports
The government documents in the Archive of Texas History provide students with authoritative information from the U.S. Congressional Serial Set. Covering the Brownsville Affair, Constitution of the Republic of Texas, El Paso Salt War, Galveston Hurricane, Texas and the Civil War and more, these important primary documents are often supplemented with maps, charts, tables and illustrations.

Supports TEKS
Ideal for K-12 students, the Archive of Texas History provides essential information for teaching and studying Texas history and supporting Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). With convenient, Web based access, students can compare and contrast perspectives on border conflicts, cattle drives, railroads, labor issues, oil and gas discoveries, the Space Age and much more.

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