The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953

Cotribitors
WAYNE GARD, "The Shawnee Trail," is a well-known Texas
newspaperman and a life member of the Association. An editorial
writer on the Dallas Morning News, he is author of Frontier
Justice and Sam Bass and is currently collecting material for
books on the Shawnee and Chisholm Trails. Gard has served as
an Associated Press correspondent in India, as chairman of the
Department of Journalism at Grinnell College, and as editorial
writer on the Chicago Daily News and the Des Moines Register
and Tribune. He holds degrees from Illinois College and North-
western University.
EDWARD S. WALLACE, "General Ranald Slidell Mackenzie-
Indian Fighting Cavalryman," has completed The Pictorial His-
tory of the U.S. Cavalry for publication by Little, Brown, and
Company of Boston. A graduate of Yale, Harvard, and Boston
University, Dr. Wallace has served as historian of the Boston
Ordnance District and of the United States Air Forces Security
Service at Brooks Field. He has contributed articles on William
Jenkins Worth and John Lapham Bullis to the Quarterly and has
written on other topics of military history for the Hispanic-
American Review, the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, and Mil-
itary Affairs.
JAMES D. CARTER, "Freemasonry and Texas, 1800-1835," is a
Thirty-second Degree Mason, a Knight Templar, and a past
Master; he was District Deputy Grand Master of District 111 for
two terms and has served as Grand Junior Deacon and on various
committees of the Grand Lodge of Texas. Having received his
B.S. and M.A. degrees at North Texas State College, Carter is
now working on a Ph.D. degree at the University of Texas; his
doctoral dissertation will be a history of the influence of Free
Masonry in Texas. He has eleven years' experience as a public
school teacher and administrator and has owned and operated a
ranch in Central Texas.
BILLY BOB LIGHTFOOT, "The Negro Exodus from Comanche
County, Texas," teaches history in San Benito High School and is

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