texas-history

texas history

HMNS Weekly Happenings
November 13, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Texas Genealogy – Tracing Your Texas Roots by Lynna Kay Shuffield Whether your Texas lineage goes back to an Austin colonist or an even earlier pioneer, or you are just interested in colorful Texas history, join genealogy researcher Lynna Kay Shuffield for an entertaining look at Texas genealogy. Shuffield will review tips to […]

Selections From Our Collections: Who’s Ground Are You Stomping On?
May 18, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

By Jessi Green Sometimes when we highlight selections from HMNS collections, we like to bring your attention to something small and understated, something you may not have noticed on your trips to the museum. But if you’ve been to the museum since the opening of Mapping Texas: From Frontier to Lone Star State, chances are […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
May 15, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Lecture – Rocks & Minerals of the Ancient World Fossils, minerals and rocks have been around since before human civilization, yet the sciences to study them have only been established for a couple of hundred years. Learn how the balance between natural resource abundancy and human ingenuity gave rise to the greatest monuments in […]

Home Front: Lecture examines Texas history in WWII
August 20, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

By Guest Blogger Mike Vance, Houston Arts and Media To picture the home front during World War II is to summon memories of drives for war bonds and scrap metal and rationing of sugar, meat and shoes. To be sure, it was a time that included all of those sacrifices and more. It was also, […]



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