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Links to Other Sites

The external Internet links provided on this page have been selected because they provide information or resources related to Texas or Texas history. These sites are not under the control of the Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division. Inclusion of a link here does not constitute an endorsement or promotion by the department, the Dallas Public Library, or the City of Dallas. As with all Internet content, users should assess for themselves the accuracy and value of their content.

Archives and Records Management


Dallas Guides



General Interest



JFK Assassination






Preservation and Digitization

Archives and Records Management


Dallas Building Inspection Central Files Office

Dallas County Public Records -- includes deeds, plats, marriage licesnse, assumed name filings, and other types of records. Current data 1964 to present, but earlier data is being added.

Dallas Municipal Archives and the Municipal Archives' Online Exhibits (under construction)

Irving Archives

Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO)



Books and Book Collecting

The Books Blog at the Dallas Morning News

Gutenberg Digital

International League of Antiquarian Booksellers

A Simple Book Repair Manual


Dallas Guides

Dallas/Fort Worth Jobs

Dallas/Fort Worth Black Business Directory



Border Cultures: Conjunto Music

The Gaelic League

North Texas Scottish Country Dancers

Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein

The Texas Czech Storyteller



Family Search's Record Search Site

Free People of Color of Texas

Legacy.com ObitFinder

Obituary Daily Times

Obituary Registry

Public Records Databases - Texas


Texas Genealogy: The TexGenWeb Project


General Interest

Around Texas

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Dallas Zoo

DFW Blogs

East Texas Tourism Association

Festivals of Texas Online

Living With the Trinity: A River's Story

Metro Blogs page


Texas Blog Notes

Texas Cooking

Texas Lodging

Texas Mileage Guide

Texas Online

Texas State Fair

Texas Travel Web

Wild Texas

Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern and Mexican Photography



Johnson Space Center

State and Local Government (Texas)

State Of Texas Government Information

Statutes of Texas

Texas Census Profiles

Texas County Information

U.S. Census Bureau: State and County Demographic and Economic Profiles (Formerly U.S. Maps Interactive)

U. S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency (USDA-FSA) Aerial Photography Field Office

U.S. Postal Service Zip Code



Adjutant General Service Records

Austin History Center

Bank Histories, from the Texas Department of Banking

Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

Cabeza de Vaca's Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

Cabeza de Vaca's La Relacion

Conquistadors (PBS)

Dallas Heritage.net

Dallas Historical Society

Dallas History Forum blog

Dallas Medical History, 1890-1975: A Digital Collection (at UT Southwesten Library)

Documenting the American South

Gammel's Laws of Texas (Volumes 1-10)

Humanities Interactive: Texas History, Texas Culture

Jim Wheat's Dallas County (Texas) Archives

Land Grant Database - Texas General Land Office

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas

Little Mexico and St. Ann's School

Lone Star Junction

PBS P. O. V.: Two Towns of Jasper

Portal to Texas History

Portraits of Texas Governors

San Antonio Missions: Spanish Influence in Texas

Texas Beyond History: Uncovering Our Cultural Heritage

The Texas Constitutions Digitization Project

Texas Physicians Historical Biographical Database

Texas State Historical Association (Includes the New Handbook of Texas and the Southwestern Historical Quarterly)

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Online Exhibits

Texas Tides - Tides in Early Texas History

U.S. - Mexican War (1846-1848)


JFK Assassination

The Academic JFK Assassination Site

AfroCubaWeb: JFK Assassination News

Assassination Archives and Research Center (AARC)

The Assassination of JFK

Assassination Records Review Board Testimonies

Baylor University, Colections of Political Materials, JFK Materials

City of Dallas, John F. Kennedy Collection

CTKA (Citizens for the Truth About the Kennedy Assassination)

Cuban Information Archives

Discovery Channel: JFK Death at Dealey Plaza

Fair Play Magazine (back issues archive)

Harvey and Lee: John Armstrong's Documented Study of Two Oswalds

History Matters

It Was Johnson: The US media's greatest betrayal of the public trust

JFK Lancer Productions and Publications

JFK Accountability

JFK Link

JFK Murder Solved

JFK Online: JFK Assassination Resources Online

JFK Video: The Dallas Tapes. Vintage and exclusive reports from KDFW Dallas Archives


John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Kennedy Assassination Homepage

Last Hurrah Bookshop

Mary Ferrell Foundation

The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection

Reopen JFK Case

Research on the Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Sixth Floor Museum

Warren Report


Libraries (And Related Information)

Archival Services At Texas State Library (Records)

Dallas Medical History, 1890-1975: A Digital Collection (at UT Southwesten Library)

George Bush Presidential Library

Legislative Reference Library

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

National Archives

Repositories of Primary Sources

Texas Library Association

Texas State Library



Images of Early Maps on the Web

Map Collections: 1500-2004

Maps of the Pimeria: Early Cartography of the Southwest

Texas Bird's-Eye Views

Texas Freeway's Old Road Maps -- The link is for the Dallas/Fort Worth page; maps for other cities available via the menu on the left.

Texas General Land Office Map Collection


University of Texas/Perry Castañeda Library Map Collection

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Map Service Center



Amon Carter Museum

Dallas Museum Of Art

Fort Worth Museum Of Science & History

The History Center in Diboll, Texas

Houston Museum of Fine Arts

Houston Holocaust Museum

Old City Park

Old Red Courthouse

Sixth Floor Museum

Texas Association Of Museums

The Women's Museum



Austin American Statesman

Dallas Business Journal

Dallas Examiner

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News Archives

Dallas Observer

Dallas Post Tribune

Dallas Voice

Denton Record Chronicle

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Historic American Newspapers, in the Chronicling America collection of the Library of Congress

Index to Texas Magazines and Documents

Internet Public Library Texas Newspapers

Newsdirectory.com Texas News

Oak Cliff Online

Texas Almanac

Texas Monthly

Texas Observer



Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance

Dallas Historical Society

Dallas Independent School District

Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber Of Commerce

Greater Dallas Chamber

League of Women Voters Of Texas

North Central Texas Council of Governments

Southwest Regional Humanities Center

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC)


Preservation and Digitization

Albumen Photographs: History, Science and Preservation

Colorado Digitization Project

Conservation Online

Moving Theory Into Practice: Digital Imaging Tutorial

Northeast Document Conservation Center Preservation Leaflets

Preserving My Heritage

Regional Alliance for Preservation


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