Browse Collections (16 total)

20th Century Texarkana


Items illustrating everyday life in the Texarkana area during the early decades of the 20th Century.

African-American Portraits


A collection of unidentified portraits from the Texarkana Museums System photograph collections, 1890-1940.

Cilvil War Era


Items from the TMS collections that depict some aspect of the Civil War.

Downtown Texarkana, 1873 -1973


General images of downtown Texarkana USA from founding to the cities' 100th birthday. Streets include Front, Broad and Third Streets as well as State…

Fifth War Loan Drive


The Fifth War Loan drive started in Texarkana with the broadcast of a radio play written by Orson Welles and performed by his Mercury Theatre troop.…

Lyman S. Roach & W. A. Smith Families

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Images from the scrapbooks of Wilbur Smith, grandson of Lyman S. Roach and son of W.A. and Leila Roach Smith.

News Reels and Media Presentations

Vintage news reels, home movies, audio and visual presentations from the 1930s to 1950s.

Oral History Files

Clips from the Texarkana Museums System Oral History collection, 1971 - 2006.

Post Cards


Post Cards and Greeting Cards from the Texarkana Museums System Archives.

Texarkana Businesses


Receipts, letterhead, logos and bills from Texarkana, AR-TX businesses. 1874-1940