Local History

Panola College Digital Collection

  • Black Gold   Interviews about life in the 1970's of African American communities in the Panola County area.
  • The Loblolly   Gary High School students created this publication for the purpose of preserving and providing information about their community's past so that they may better understand the present world.
  • Panola Oral History Collection Collection of audio recordings and written transcripts of Interviews by students of local people and family members. Years range from 1986 to 1999.

Panola Watchman Newspapers

  • Available online from 1961-1998.
  • Microfilm for the years 1873-1881 and 1896-2016 are available at the M.P. Baker Library at Panola College.
  • Microfilm for the years 1882-1895 are unavailable.

Portal to Texas History

  • Black Gold  Interviews about life in the 1970's of African American communities in the Panola County area.
  • East Texas Register Newspaper published in Carthage, Texas. Years 1920 (vol.19) and 1921 (vol. 20) are available.
  • Loblolly Gary High School student publication available from 1973 to 2003.
  • Panola Watchman  Panola County, Texas newspaper.
  • Pony Express The student newspaper includes news of interest to the Panola College community from 1948 to 2009.
  • The Fighting Men of the Indian Wars Bill O'Neal's Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion.

Sanborn Maps

Texas Newspapers

Other Genealogy Resources

 

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