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Lone Star Family Trails

May 29, 2024

The Archives and Information ervices Division (ARIS) of the Texas Sate Library and Archives Comission preserves documents and important records of Texas.  They have over 200 million pages of archival documents in their collection, but only about 10 million are available digitally.  So, this library becomes a place to...


Mar 28, 2024

The National Archives located at Ft. Worth, TX holds records created by Federal agencies and courts encompassing the states of Arkansas, Louisana, Oklahoma and Texas.  Jenny Sweeney, Archivist, gave a sens of the records that could be found in Ft.Worth for genealogists and historians.


Apr 21, 2023

The African American History Research Center is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and culture of African Americans. It sits in the former elementary school building, The Gregory School, in the 4th Ward of Houston.  The school includes a restored classroom, as well as several gallery exhibits that show...


Mar 31, 2023

This episode introduces the listeners to the seven (7) courses that re being held during the Texas Institute for Genealogical Research (TIGR) being held from June 12 - 16, 2023.  Kelvin Myers discusses the courses and the instructors, and offers information on registration which is currently open.


Oct 31, 2022

This episode introduces the listener to the collection at the Family History Research Center at the Clayton Library Campus, part of the Houston Public Library System.  Clayton holds an international collection of Family history research including books microfilm, and online sources.  Their typical patron is...