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ACE's New Logo

ACE has a new logo–just in time for the 10th Anniversary of Salinas Chinatown’s Asian Festival on April 29th! Big thanks to Alfredo Celaya and… 73 more words


The 1840s Historic Home: Saving Precious Timbers

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We recently finished working on a small project dismantling part of an 1840s home. 318 more words

Green Mountain Timber Frames

SA Welcomes the Alabama Museums Association

This week we were honored to help welcome members of the Alabama Museums Association to Cullman, Alabama. Members of the Association gathered in Cullman for their annual conference. 350 more words

Southern Accents Architectural Antiques

An Odd Little Mercantile Store

The Home Mercantile was the oldest general store in Nazareth, Texas serving the community for 90 years in two different close proximity locations. The first store was erected in 1905. 1,747 more words

Texas History

Visiting Cuba's Barrio Chino

Cathy Chavez Miller (Co-chair of ACE) recently returned from visiting Cuba  and Havana’s Chinatown, once the largest Chinatown in Latin America. Cathy writes:

I inquired about a Cuban Chinatown to our guide, Professor Silvio, and he said we could go there for lunch.

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A Note on Historical Preservation on the 165th Anniversary of the Library of Congress Fire of 1851

On this day in 1851, a spark from a stove causes a devastating fire at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and destroys about 2/3rds of its 55,000 volumes, including most of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, sold to the institution in 1815. 590 more words

McKinley Memorial Service Pamphlet

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.

On September 14, 1901, William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States was assassinated by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz. 83 more words