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Spotlighting Historic Black-Owned Businesses in Waco
This article was written by B.J. Thome, a graduate assistant at The Texas Collection pursuing his PhD in English. In celebration of National Black Business Month this August, The Texas Collection is spotlighting a few historic Black-owned business (More)
TEXAS OVER TIME: The Professional Building (Waco ISD Administration Building), 501 Franklin Avenue, Waco, TX.
  By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator, The Texas Collection, Baylor University.         Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those c (More)
TEXAS OVER TIME: The Praetorian Building, 601 Franklin Avenue, Waco, TX.
  By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator, The Texas Collection, Baylor University.  Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to l (More)
(Digital Collections) Bonnie and Clyde (and Pat) and The Texas Collection Artifact That Ties Them Together

(Digital Collections) Bringing Cartography, Digitization and Texana Together for a Limited Time Via Our Digital Collections [UPDATED]
If you’ve followed our blog for awhile, you may recall More)
(Digital Collections) Hucksters, Elevator Operators and Itinerant Scandinavian Pastors: A Sampling of Tidbits from the Waco City Directories
[caption id="attachment_1602" align="aligncenter" width="364"] Title page of the 1919-1920 Waco City Directory.

Last week, (More)
(Digital Collections) Hidden in Plain Sight: Deconstructing a 1912 Panoramic Photo
Our first post of 2012 featured this photograph of a train excursion taken by the Young Men’s Business League (YMBL) to the Texas town (More)
(Digital Collections) Hidden in Plain Sight: Looking Closer at the Diamond Jubilee, Baylor University, 1920
Baylor University was in the mood to celebrate in 1920, for that was the year of its diamond jubilee. Seventy-five years earlier, in the Washington County town of Independence, the university was established and named for Judge R.E.B. Baylor; the ens (More)
Over the Generations: Documenting Waco's African-American Community through the Eyes of the Cobb Family
By Paul Fisher, Processing Archivist Bosqueville School women’s basketball (More)
Research Ready: April 2020
April Finding Aids By Sylvia Hernandez, Archivist Every month The Texas Collection posts recently published finding aids for you to use. If you have any questions or would like to use these materials, please let us know and we would be happy to a (More)
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