The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) seeks to shed light on the achievements of Texan women through a massive initiative to expand on the nation’s oldest and most successful digital state encyclopedia, the Handbook of Texas. Texas women make Texas history, and the time has come to illuminate the stories of these women.
Digital reproductions of photographs, maps, letters, documents, books, artifacts, and more. Search by location and subject, such as education, literature, immigration, and social life and customs. Women are not a separate subject. Classroom lessons comply with TEKS standards.
Search collection of oral histories by individual name or by topics in women's history, such as teachers, women clergy, women's health, Woman's Missionary Union, family life, and family planning. Also links to a "workshop on the Web" on oral history methodology.
The Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture is dedicated to documenting the complete history of the African American experience in Texas, spanning almost five centuries. Through print and visual media, the Project seeks to make readily accessible a wide-ranging collection of information toward the establishment of a permanent repository for all things related to the Black History of Texas.
A public education service of the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with 16 other organizations, this site's purpose is to interpret and share the results of archeological and historical research on the cultural heritage of Texas. It has information and images relating to the cultural legacy of Texas, spanning 13,500 years. An interactive map allows visitor to select a site in a particular region of Texas.
Texas Historical Commission site with nearly 300,000 site records, including data on properties with official Texas Historical Markers and those designated National Register of Historic Places. Also included are courthouses, museums, and sawmills across the state. Search by historic designation, keyword, county, address, or site name to access detailed descriptions, historic photographs, and interactive maps.
University of Texas at El Paso website for teachers of social studies. Includes links to major Texas history references websites, sites for teaching resources, and lesson plans on all time periods of Texas history.