Fancy yourself an archivist? We need your help!
Hello from The Texas Observer! We are excited to announce that this week we will receive in the mail the digitized archive files from the scanning company in Minnesota... Read more
We did it!
Y'all are amazing. Seriously. Thank you for your support, your generosity and your technological enthusiasm.
We made our initial goal, we made our stretch goal, and we even made... Read more
What if we include the archive smell?
Our Kickstarter campaign ends this Friday. And we made our initial goal. Thank you. But now we are reaching for more...
We were talking yesterday in our staff meeting about... Read more
We made it - thanks to you!
We made it!
Thanks to each of you who donated to help fund our archives! After a bit of celebration, we made a serious decision... With nine days yet to... Read more
Ralph Yarborough in 1955
Bill Brammer, author of The Gay Place, wrote a 1955 cover article for The Texas Observer about the unstoppable Ralph Yarborough. In the story, Brammer describes a man that... Read more
1979: A victorious - and young - Sarah Weddington
When digging around to find the last missing issues to send to the scanner, I found this amazing Observer Molly Ivins cover story from February of 1973. On the cover... Read more
I was digging around to see what we might be able to post on the website once we get these archives digitized. This is an issue of the Observerfrom... Read more
Well, the mags are now all packed up and ready to send. Because we are kicking butt on kickstarter, I was able to go ahead and buy a bunch of... Read more
And we are off...
This week we have hired Liza to come help us find and pack up 1 of every copy of the magazine so that we know we have every issue from... Read more