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Heritage Quest

Here you'll find primary sources dating back to the 1700s. Contains six core resources: U.S. Federal Censuses, genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Records, Freedman's Bank Records and the LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.

Found In: Genealogy & Local History
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Historical Newspapers: Austin American-Statesman (1871-1980)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers is considered the gold standard in historical news databases. As the leading newspaper in the capital of Texas, the historical Austin American-Statesman provides researchers with unique insights into the political, economic, cultural, and social life of this important state, as well as the southwest U.S. from the late 19th through the 20th century. The paper has strong central Texas coverage, especially for political reporting.

Found In: Magazines, Newspapers & Journals
hobbies & crafts reference center database
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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Here you'll find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.  Covers arts & crafts, collecting, home & garden, games, models, sewing, knitting, crocheting and more.

Access to this resource provided through the Texas State Library & Archives Commission's TexShare program ends 8/31/2023.

Video Tutorial: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Found In: Do-It-Yourself (DIY), Hobbies & Crafts
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Houston Chronicle (Newsbank)

Here you'll find Houston Chronicle articles from 10/29/1985 to the present. Digital image edition available from 10/24/2017 to present. To read the digital image edition click the listing on the menu with "image" as the format.  Click on "All Databases" to see other available collections from Newsbank: Houston Community Weeklies, Texas Newspaper collection, America's News, Special Reports & Hot Topics from around the nation. 

Found In: Magazines, Newspapers & Journals