Monthly Archives: July 2015

Looking Back at Baylor: The Campus as Playground

From bicycle polo outside Waco Hall to startling courting couples on the benches, the Baylor campus was a great place to be a kid in the 1920s and 1930s. Enjoy some of Albert Meroney’s recollections on growing up at Baylor in a “Looking Back at Baylor” post. Continue reading

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1966: The Year Waco’s ALICO Building Meets Mid-Century Modern

Ever noticed that the design of the top and the bottom of the ALICO building in Waco don’t completely match? Find out why in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Franklin Avenue, Waco

Franklin Avenue is one of the key thoroughfares in downtown Waco. Watch how it changed in the first part of the 1900s in our latest Texas over Time. Continue reading

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Research Ready: June 2015

This month’s finding aids include the research materials of a noted ceramic expert and a letter from a Civil War general. Read more in our June edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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