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The West Texas Digital Archives were created by the staff at the Abilene Library Consortium with the kind support of the Dodge Jones Foundation and the Dian Graves Owen Foundation. The materials here come from a range of institutions, including the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum, the Howard Payne University Library, and the Abilene Public Library. On the homepage, visitors can click on the Libraries area to browse each individual collection as they see fit. The Abilene Public Library has contributed some real gems, including oral histories of the city, city directories, and cemetery records. Educators will enjoy the Teacher's Curriculum area, as it includes teacher worksheets and classroom activities that incorporate persuasive writing lessons and interactive discussions. Visitor can use the Browse tab here to look over the entire repository and they can also browse by author, title, or subject. Finally, visitors can create their own accounts so they can save items of note for future consideration.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History
  • Social Studies > United States History

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    Keywords:

    Social studies -- State history,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies,Social Sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928105406490T,NSDL

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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