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 Housing Authority Summer Program Visits The History Center

Housing Authority Summer Program Visits The History Center

Jul 05, 2017
The History Center was happy to welcome the students from the Diboll Housing Authority's Summer Program on Friday, June 30, 2017. The students toured the Center's exhibits, learned about preservation, and visited Engine 13. The
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 July 4th Holiday Closing

July 4th Holiday Closing

Jun 30, 2017
The History Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of the July 4th holiday. We will be open for regular business hours (8:00-5:00) on Monday, July 3 and will resume regular business hours
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 SFA Forestry Summer Field Class

SFA Forestry Summer Field Class

Jun 21, 2017
On June 21, The History Center was happy to welcome Dr. McBroom's 2017 Summer Field Class from the Stephen F. Austin State University's Arthur Temple College of Forestry. Students toured the map exhibit and records
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 Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Ellen Trout Zoo

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Ellen Trout Zoo

Jun 12, 2017
In honor of the Ellen Trout Zoo's 50th Anniversary, the History Center is highlighting Jonathan Gerland's 2009 interview with Zoo director Gordon Henley. Click this link to hear Henley talk about his over 30 years
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 Diboll First Graders Visit The History Center

Diboll First Graders Visit The History Center

May 19, 2017
On May 9th, The History Center welcomed all of Diboll's First Grade students and their teachers as part of their field trip day. Students learned about Diboll history in the exhibit room and visited Engine
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 Easter Holiday Closing

Easter Holiday Closing

Apr 11, 2017
The History Center will close for the Good Friday and Easter holidays at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 and reopen on Monday, April 17 at 8:00 a.m. History Center staff wishes all of their
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 100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry to World War I

100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry to World War I

Apr 06, 2017
On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I. By the war's end, nearly 5 million American men and women would serve in the armed forces during the war and over 100,000 would
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Top Ten Bookish Destinations in Texas

Mar 14, 2017
Lonestar Literary Life, a website for Texas books and Texas readers that is committed to "connecting Texas books and Texas writers with those who most want to discover them," has named Angelina and Nacogdoches Counties
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Women’s History Resources at The History Center - Oral History

Mar 08, 2017
In honor of Women's History Month and in celebration of International Women's Day, The History Center is proud to highlight some of its Women's History resources. Oral History is one of the Center's strengths and
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 2016 Pine Bough Available for Download

2016 Pine Bough Available for Download

Mar 06, 2017
The History Center is pleased to annouce that the December 2016 issue of The Pine Bough Magazine is available for download on our website. In this 21st Issue of The Pine Bough Magazine, readers can
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African American History Month - Oral History Resources

Feb 13, 2017
The History Center's Oral History Collection is an important component of our mission to collect, preserve, and make available the history of Diboll, Angelina County, and the surrounding area. This collection includes over 50 interviews
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 Digitization of Texas South-Eastern Railroad Timebooks

Digitization of Texas South-Eastern Railroad Timebooks

Jan 20, 2017
As part of The History Center's efforts to make more of its reseources available online, volunteers and staff have been working to digitize the Texas South-Eastern Railroad's timebooks. This collection of records is a valuable
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