The First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Galveston has received a 2015 Rescuing Texas History (RTH) grant to digitize our 2 reels of micro film that are currently archived at the Rosenberg Library in Galveston!
RTH has enabled the The Portal to Texas History to be populated with a rich variety of unique materials for public access. This mini-grant program is open to institutions and individuals who own historic Texas-related materials. Grant winners, called partners, enjoy the benefits of having their materials digitized, described, and hosted on The Portal to Texas History. After digitization, the original materials are returned to partners along with digital copies for their own use.
So far, RTH has digitized over 37,000 items for 130 partners. Many partners have gone on to apply for and receive larger funding for bigger projects.
The UNT Librararies is the only non-military University to be appointed an Affiliated Archives of the National Archives. The Portal to Texas History, the Texas Library Association’s Wayne Williams Project of the Year for 2013.
FLC is currently setting up a new historical library on the second floor. If you have any photographs or documents that you would like to scanned and contributed, or if you have any questions, please visit the FLC History page on this website and contact us with the form provided there.