Texas

Window on State Government
http://www.window.state.tx.us
Provides numerous facts about the state, as well as links to state agencies and other resources.
 
Lone Star Junction
http://www.lsjunction.com
An almanac of Texas that is visually appealing and fun. has pictures of the capitols, San Antonio missions, money of the Republic of Texas, etc. Listed in Texas Monthly's "100 Best Texas Web Sites."
 
Daughters of the Republic of Texas
http://www.drtl.org/
Informative and designed with old photographs and period illustrations. Includes information on the organization's holdings and a chronology of the mission from 1716 to the present. Listed in Texas Monthly's "100 Best Texas Web Sites."
 
Texas State Government
http://www.texas.gov
Information on Texas, such as the state bird, flower and so forth. Job hunters and business people will find links to job banks and "doing business in Texas." The site contains travel guides, as well as links to other sites such as the Governor's Office and Texas Legislature.
 
CyberRodeo
http://CyberRodeo.com
Provides links to what the west is all about: cows, cowboys, cowgirls, and computers.
 
 

Texas Historical Information

Index of Confederate Pension Applications
http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/introcpi.html
The index provides the names, counties of residence and pension number of some 54,634 approved, rejected, and home pensions issued by the Texas goverment between 1899 and 1975.  The listing for a widow's pension includes her husband's name as it appears on her application form.
 
Index to the Republic Claims
http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/repclaims/repintro.html
The Republic Claims series includes claims for payment, reimbursement, or restitution submitted by citizens to the Republic of Texas government from 1835 through 1846.  It also includes records relating to pensions and claims against the Republic submitted as public debt claims after 1846.
Handbook of Texas Online
https://tshaonline.org/handbook
Information at the website states: "The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories. The scope is broad and inclusive, designed to provide readers with concise, authoritative, and accessible articles that provide factual, nonpartisan accounts on virtually every aspect of Texas history and culture. The online Handbook offers a full-text searchable version of the complete text of the six-volume print edition, all corrections incorporated in the second printing, and approximately 400 articles not included in the print edition due to space limitations."