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[News Script: Queens crowned]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about celebrations marking the start of summer beach season in Galveston, along with a brief story about beauty contests in Dallas.
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Q 1/2 avenue]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about confusion among postal workers in Dallas over a package sent to a mysterious address in Galveston.
Date: January 7, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Oklahoma City Indians]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Oklahoma City Indians beginning their Texas League spring training in Galveston.
Date: March 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: New refining unit dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication of a new oil refinery unit within the Pan American Refining Corporation in Texas City.
Date: November 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Miss Texas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Miss Texas beauty contest in Galveston.
Date: July 28, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: New hospital is dedicated]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the dedication ceremony for a new hospital at the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston.
Date: December 16, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Photographers select queen]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Splash Day in Galveston where close to 100,000 people came out for the opening of Galveston beach and the National Press Photographers Queen Contest.
Date: May 5, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Model Study of Galveston Harbor Entrance, Texas: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Report discussing the results of a series of tests in Galveston Bay to: "(a) develop plans for relocation and stabilization of the jetty channel on an alignment and at a depth suitable fro the safe passage of supertankers; (b) determine means for protecting the north jetty from the undermining action of tidal currents; (c) determine the shoaling characteristics of the relocated and deepened jetty (inner bar) channel and develop plans for minimizing shoaling in the relocated channel; and (d) determine the best locations for additional anchorage areas adjacent to the jetty channel or in Bolivar Roads" (p. ix).
Date: February 1969
Creator: Simmons, Henry B. & Boland, Robert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cap

Description: Cap of black velvet and feathers. Styled somewhat as a "newsboy cap", or a pillbox with a brim, the cylindrical black velvet crown bulges slightly at sides. At front, extending slightly to sides, is black visor of same velvet, angled downwards, edged with black grosgrain ribbon. The visor is covered with fan sprays of multicolored small feathers in browns, tans, and creams, with black edging. Centered with a black grosgrain ribbon bow. Crown is lined in multicolored brocade fabric with scrolling foliate and floral forms. Inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label at inside hatband: "Christine / Original" Received in a period hatbox labeled "Levy's".
Date: 1955~
Creator: Christine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David S. Kennard to his sister, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from David S. Kennard from Eagle Grove, Galveston County, to his sister discussing a fire in Houston and his regiment's plans to march to Arkansas. He is not sure if he will get to go home on the way. He received a letter from John Hawthorp saying their relations were well. Also mentioned in the letter is that three or four of the boys have measles.
Date: March 24, 1862
Creator: Kennard, David S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from D. S. Kennard to A. D. Kennard Jr., February 2,1862]

Description: Letter from D.S. Kennard to his father regarding his health and the weather. He also discusses the battle where a hundred Yankees died. He mentions the prices of food, shoes, and books. He comments on the poor food they are eating, but is willing to suffer as long as he can fight for independence.
Date: 1862-02-22~
Creator: Kennard, D. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Splash day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the annual Splash Day celebration at Galveston beach.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ship]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the British Royal Navy flagship Kenya visiting Texas ports as part of an international relations event between countries.
Date: March 16, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Splash Day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Splash Day, a celebration and beauty pageant marking the beginning of vacation season for Galveston's beaches.
Date: May 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Galveston

Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from Galveston Texas from the years 1849 to 1897. Titles included in this dataset include: Galveston Weekly News, and The Galveston Daily News. In all there are 8,136 issues comprised of 56,953 pages of text.
Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries