Frontera is a centralized guide to all EPCC's local history guides, publications and videos. If you want to learn more about a facet of local history, use the tabs on top to browse EPCC publications or view our videos. Use the search box to find sources we've written OR links to other sources for further discovery!
Your search may also pull up potential topics that we have not fully researched yet but may interest you! These are grouped under the "Other Research Topics" tab at the top. Research that person, place, or topic through the sources listed on this page and email Rachel Murphree if you have any questions!
Wondering how to research local history? Follow our steps to "Be a Detective" by taking your topic keywords through the following sources.
Especially if your person or topic is associated with UTEP or from historical Mexican-American neighborhoods or was honored by Congress.
Think carefully about the sources you are finding and using.
Check the acronym. Did your website pass the CRAAP Test?!*Criteria adapted from the CRAAP Test, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico
VERTICAL FILE (collections of newspaper articles, brochures, photos etc.) very useful to find often unpublished sources on people, businesses, topics
Go here when you know as much as you can already! Call ahead for public access.