HENRY D. MCCALLUM, "Barbed Wire in Texas," talked on
the subject at the 1956 Association meeting. At the time he ex-
hibited his unique barbed wire collection and created consider-
able interest among those in attendance. McCallum is Assistant
Division Geologist for the Humble Oil & Refining Company at
EMMIE GIDDINGS W. MAHON, "George H. Giddings and the
San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line," is a granddaughter of George
H. Giddings. An active member of the El Paso Historical Society,
Mrs. Mahon took her M.A. degree at Texas Western College and
is a history teacher in the El Paso Public Schools.
CHESTER V. KIELMAN, "George H. Giddings and the San An-
tonio-San Diego Mail Line," is a staff member of the Association
and graduate student in the University of Texas history depart-
ment. Last year he held the Clara Driscoll Scholarship for Re-
search in Texas History.
SALLIE M. LENTZ, "Highlights of Early Harrison County," is
the recognized authority on Harrison County history. A great-
granddaughter of Dr. James Harper Starr, Mrs. Lentz has collected
a wealth of material on Harrison County and is presently compil-
ing a bibliography on the subject.
RAYMOND E. WHITE, "Cotton Ginning in Texas to 1861," is a
recent M.A. graduate at the University of Texas and has begun
work toward the Ph.D. degree in history. He holds membership
in Phi Alpha Theta, national honorary history fraternity.
FRANK H. DUGAN, "The 1850 Affair of the Brownsville Separa-
tists," has ranked as one of the top Junior Historian sponsors in
the state for the past decade at Edinburg. Dugan's historical in-
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 61, July 1957 - April, 1958. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101164/. Accessed July 6, 2015.