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The Archives at the Moore Memorial Public Library collects, preserves, and serves as a repository for historically significant archival material related to the rich history of Texas City.
Holdings in the Local History Collection comprise both original materials and reproductions in a variety of formats including books, ephemera, newsletters, reports, newspapers, newspaper clippings, letters, manuscripts, maps, scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, paintings, negatives, microfilm, sound recordings, oral history interviews, city directories, yearbooks, reference genealogy books, vertical files, videotapes, and films.
Featured holdings in the archive are the H.B. Moore and Helen Moore collections, the Mainland Company collection, the 1947 Disaster collection, and our Oral History collections
100 years of Texas City History
Travel through 100 years of Texas City's history online.
Collection Policies & Forms
The purpose of the Local History Collection is to collect, preserve, and make accessible to all interested patrons, information relating to the history of Texas City.
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These exhibits highlight the major events and people in the earliest days of Texas City's development.
Review referenced sources for Texas City historical information and claims.
Listen to the oral histories recorded for the World War II exhibit.
Texas City Newspapers: Preserving History One Page at a Time
Updates from our Local History department as they review the subject coverage and history of the Texas City Newspaper during the 20th century.
Historical materials related to the history of Texas City have been digitized and made available to the public.