Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.

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Accessibility Features

This site has been created with special accessibility features that allow it to be used by a wide audience. Some special features to note are:

  • Alternative text has been used for all important images. This feature is used for text-to-speech browsers and all-text browsers.
  • All links leading to pages outside of this Web site will open in a new browser window. The attributes of these windows can be controlled by the user.
  • Descriptive hyperlinks have been used along with titles attached to each link.
  • "Skip to Main Content" and "Skip to Navigation" links have been added to the top of every document to allow users of text-to-speech browsers easy navigation.
  • Font sizes can be adjusted using browser settings.
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) have been used to control much of the site’s layout.

Increasing text size in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

  • On the “Page” menu select “Text Size”
  • Choose the font size you require

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

  • Click the settings icon in the upper right-hand corner
  • Hover over Zoom and choose the zoom level you desire

Safari 2.x and 3.x

  • Click “View” on the menu
  • Select “Make Text Bigger” or “Make Text Smaller”

Safari 4.x

  • Click “View” on the menu
  • Select “Zoom In” or “Zoom Out”

Increasing text size in Mozilla Firefox

  • If you have the menu bar enabled, click View the hover over Zoom and choose the zoom level you desire.
  • If you do not have the menu bar enabled, click Ctrl and the plus key (+) or minus key (-) to zoom in or out.

Increasing text size in Opera

Opera 9.x

  • On the “View” menu, click “Zoom”
  • Select zoom percentage

Increasing text size in Google Chrome

  • Click settings icon in the upper right-hand corner
  • Under the Zoom section, choose the zoom level you desire

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Site Credits

Company: TradeMark Media: a web design firm in Austin, TX
Strategy Director: Nick Weynand
User Experience Director: Andrea Richeson
Project Manager: Carly Hohl
Art Director: Jeff McAllister
Designer: Polly Thurston
Developers: Kristine Fernandez, Danny Lufkin, Stephen Tidmore