Sanborn maps, originally created for fire insurance information, provide detailed historical details about Texas cities, towns, and neighborhoods. (Proquest - TexShare) Remote Access with University Network Account
Includes information on Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business, home & garden, sports and leisure, and biographies of historical and contemporary Texans. Also provides the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage. (EBSCO - TexShare) Remote Access with University Network Account
Profiles in Power offers concise biographies of fourteen twentieth-century Texans who wielded significant political power and influence in Washington, D.C. First published in 1993 by Harlan Davidson, it has been revised and updated with new chapters on John Nance Garner and Henry Gonzalez and expanded chapters on Lyndon Johnson, Barbara Jordan, Ralph Yarborough, Jim Wright, and John Tower. Demonstrating the validity of a biographical approach to history, the book as a whole covers all the major political issues of the twentieth century, as well as the pivotal role of Texans in defining the national agenda.