Texas History and Social Studies LinksState Fair of Texas-Official Website: http:// www.bigtex.com/sft/Link to SMS Online Resources (remember the Patron ID is your ID# and for students the PIN is your birth year. Teachers, it is your room extention: http://opac.dentonisd.org/TLCScripts/interpac.dll?RPRLogin&config=044&Branch=44History of the State FairDallas City Hall.com "Fair Park, TX" A Comprehensive Website with links: http://www.dallascityhall.com/FairPark/administration.htmlFair Park.org "State Fair History": http://www.fairpark.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=180Texas Historical Association "State Fair History: http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/lks02Wikipedia Article "State Fair of Texas": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Fair_of_TexasDallas Public Library Power Point in PDF File "History of The State Fair of Texas": http://dallaslibrary2.org/mbutts/assets/lessons/L12-civil+rights/Marion%20Butts%20-%20State%20Fair(PPT).pdfWatermelon Kid's "Fair Park History" with Links: http://www.watermelon-kid.com/places/FairPark/fp-history/history-intro.htmActual Historical Footage of the State Fair with Big Tex talking 4:17sec.: http://www.durangotexas.com/eyesontexas/dallas/statefairoftexasvideo.htmGeneral State Fair InformationDART Travel Info: http://www.dart.org/statefair/statefair.asp"D" Magazine State Fair of Texas Guide: http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/2013/09/26/state-fair-of-texas-guide-sept-27-oct-5/History Channel's "State Fair of Texas with Larry the Cable Guy" 2:17 sec: http://www.history.com/shows/only-in-america-with-larry-the-cable-guy/videos/texas-state-fair"D" Magazine Article on Fried Food at Fair: http://sidedish.dmagazine.com/2013/09/26/eat-up-yall-our-guide-to-new-fried-foods-at-the-state-fair-of-texas-2013/Dallas Morning News Article " Top 5 Things to do at the Fair": http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/state-fair-of-texas/headlines/20130924-our-top-5-things-to-do-for-the-one-only-state-fair-of-texas.eceArticle in Culture Map "Getting into the State Fair on the Cheap": http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/entertainment/09-24-13-state-fair-of-texas-discount-tickets-midway-rides/Spotlight on Texas E-BooksUsername: StricklandPassword: Strickland (Case Sensitive)E-Book Resources Link: http://www.rosenlessonplans.com/index.phpUsername: rthomasPassword: rthomasGeneral Information2. The Handbook of Texas Online http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook3. Portal to Texas History http://texashistory.unt.edu4. Texas Almanac Teacher's Guide http://www.texasalmanac.com/teachers-guide5. Teaching Texas http://teachingtexas.org/6. Texas State Historical Association http://www.tshaonline.org/education
7. Administered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission http://texasheritageonline.org/
Texas Native AmericansTexas History BiographiesTexas TravelThe following four sites open up in a new browser window. Just click on them then you can minimize the window or X out of it to come back to this site.The following Texas Travel & Tourism Sites open up in this same page so to come back to this page you need to use your back arrow.Roadside America: Texas- unique places to visit in TexasHouse of the Seasons- Bed & Breakfast in historic Jefferson.