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Ranching History Museum (C2C)

“ A museum in the Texas Panhandle devotes much of its collection to the history of ranching.”
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Texas Historical Foundation

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“ We are Texans preserving Texas.”
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History of the Alamo & Texas

“ Provided to YouTube by CDBaby History of the Alamo & Texas · The Ghost of Wild Bill Keilman ℗ 2004 DALE WEAVER Released on: 2004-01-01 ...”
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Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin

“ There's only one place in Texas where conquistadors, cowboys, buffalo soldiers, oil barons, and suffragists gather around a campfire to swap stories — the ...”
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Nazi POW Camp in Texas

“ A former U.S. military prison guard and a former Nazi prisoner of war both describe their experiences at Camp Hearne during World War II. This video was ...”
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World War II on the Texas Home Front

“ This slideshow presents an introduction to the history of World War II on the Texas Home Front, and was produced for our heritage travel app, Texas Time Travel ...”
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World War II Enemy Alien Internment Camps in Texas

“ This slideshow introduces the history of enemy alien internment in Texas during World War II, and was produced for our heritage travel app, Texas Time Travel ...”
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World War II Naval Legacy in Texas

“ This slideshow introduces Texas' World War II naval legacy, and was produced for our heritage travel app, Texas Time Travel Tours. The mobile app features ...”
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Texas Sets New All-Time Wind Energy Record

Texas Sets New All-Time Wind Energy Record | Texas History | Scoop.it
Wind provided 40 percent of Texas’s electricity for 17 straight hours one windy day in December
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The Handbook of Texas Online | Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

The Handbook of Texas Online | Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) | Texas History | Scoop.it
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All things Texan!

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The Portal to Texas History

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The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture in a college yearbook to a rare historical map.

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Great resource with many primary resources.

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Cinco De Mayo 2015: 6 Facts About The Holiday's History And Traditions - Tech Times

Cinco De Mayo 2015: 6 Facts About The Holiday's History And Traditions - Tech Times | Texas History | Scoop.it
“ You should know that Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Here's how the holiday came to be and why we still celebrate it today.”
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Discover the Wildlife of Texas! — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Discover the Wildlife of Texas! — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department | Texas History | Scoop.it
“ Thinking about planning a birding trip in Texas? Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has birding maps for each... http://t.co/fOgyre9ymf”
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Texas History Timeline | Texas State History Museum

Texas History Timeline | Texas State History Museum | Texas History | Scoop.it
“ The Story of Texas is a long one. Did you know that Texas people have been living in Texas since 13,000 BCE? Explore with the Texas history timeline.”
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A Gonzales Takeaway - Texas Highways

A Gonzales Takeaway - Texas Highways | Texas History | Scoop.it
“ When empresario Green DeWitt was given approval from the Mexican government in 1825 to establish a 400-family colony in south Texas, there was no evid...”
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Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin

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World War II Shipyards: Orange Texas

“ Following the attack of Pearl Harbor, the US Navy awarded shipbuilding contracts to shipbuilding yards in Orange, Texas. The population grew from 6000 to ...”
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World War II POW Camps in Texas

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World War II Airfields and Military Service in Texas

“ This slideshow introduces the history of airfields and military service in Texas during World War II, and was produced for our heritage travel app, Texas Time ...”
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The First President of Texas - Chron.com (blog)

The First President of Texas - Chron.com (blog) | Texas History | Scoop.it
“ Chron.com (blog) The First President of Texas Chron.com (blog) As president, he hoped to demilitarize Texas and was also an advocate of annexation. Since the constitution stated he couldn't serve two consecutive terms, his Vice President, Mirabeau B.”
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Map of Texas Cities (1856)

A Map of Texas cities is explored and examined in this video. Essentially we zoom in and look at various historical aspects of this 1856 map that make it so ...
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Battleship Texas: 100 Years (Narrated by Lyle Lovett)

Lyle Lovett explores the rich history of the Battleship Texas through first-hand accounts from the crew and footage of the Battleship in action. The Battlesh...
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Battleship Texas used in both WWII and WWII.

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Texas Genealogy and Family History Research Resources

Texas Genealogy and Family History Research Resources | Texas History | Scoop.it
A dynamic list of resources to help you in your Texas genealogy and family history research. (Do y'all have Texas roots?

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Research links for genealogy.

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