The Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center is a component of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s (TSLAC) Archives and Information Services Division (ARIS) and serves as the official regional historical resource depository for the 10 southeast Texas counties of Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, and Tyler.The Center’s collections include over 12,000 cubic feet of historical materials related to Southeast Texas, including local government records, manuscripts, fine art prints and photographs, blueprints and maps, newspapers, rare books and journals, three-dimensional artifacts, and a variety of audio-visual materials and microfilm.As an activity, birding continues to be popular among both travelers and those looking for nature in their own backyard.Whether hiking the trails of area wildlife refuges in search of birds or driving along the bayous and preserves of the region, there are a number of ways to see species such as whooping cranes, egrets, blue herons and roseate spoonbills.Check out Camp Our Way, which regularly hosts camps just outside of Austin (as well as Dallas and Houston) where you can expect giant water slides, bonfires, dance parties, beer olympics, bubble soccer, outdoor movies, and a pool party accompanied by booze-infused ice cream!Now, imagine all of this fun while sharing a bunk with your sweetie. Grab a six-pack of Hops & Grain and go to Peter Pan Mini Golf -- playing 18 incredibly kitschy (is there any other kind? Mini golf (and beer) are perfect first-date icebreakers. When you’re feeling really confident about your feelings for the person you’re seeing, and want to seal the deal, take them to Clark's for oysters and a classic Mai Tai. ) For only 10 bucks a person, you can treat yourself and your friend to an hour-long cruise on Lady Bird Lake under the stars.
The program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims and their children, educates the public, and provides training, and prevention support to various agencies. Family violence is when one family or household member physically harms or emotionally abuses another family or household member.The aphrodisiac qualities of the slippery mollusks combined with a totally Instagrammable cocktail will send him/her right over the edge and into your... It’s BYOB, and the views of glittery Downtown at night are trés romantic. We’ve all been there -- you’re at the White Horse, there’s a hoppin’ bluegrass band playing, and the dance floor is full of intimidatingly great dancers.You go out there and proceed to spin your date the wrong way, step on her feet, and almost drop her during the dip (I’ve been dropped, it’s not fun).See individual copyright statements at the item level for more information regarding copyright and publication options. Select images within this collection were created by photographers Hughes and Lane of Batson, Texas.Please include the credit “(image number, collection name,) Courtesy of Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, Texas State Library and Archives Commission” when using these images in any way. Images are of group portraits, street scenes and the surrounding area of Saratoga and Batson, Texas. Clyde and Thelma See Glass Plate Negatives Collection The Clyde and Thelma See glass plate negatives collection consists of 122 glass plate negatives and eight contact prints of Hardin County, Texas, dating about 1905-about 1920.