The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963

Southwestern Historical Quarterly

IV. STATE MONUMENTS ON HIGHWAY 83
19. (1) Mission San Agustin de Laredo (Camargo) 1749-Three
miles west of Rio Grande City.
(2) Camp Site Mier Expedition 1842. One mile North West of
Roma.
(3) Mission de Mier-1852. Four miles North West of Roma.
20o. Falcon International Dam-Twelve miles North West of Roma.
Edna Perry Deckler, 2528 University Drive, South, Fort Worth
9, Texas, a tremendously staunch member of the Association, was
re-elected president and editor for the 'Texas State Genealogical
Society at the time of the group's annual meeting at Fort Worth.
James Day spoke on "The Citizens of the Republic of Texas,"
and Fred Cotten spoke on the "Texas State Historical Association
-The Oldest Learned Society in Texas, 1897-1962."
R. Clay Bailey, 3714 Westermor, Houston, Texas, long time
member of the Association and assistant district director of United
States Steel, was awarded the Italian Cultural Medal by the Cul-
tural Department of the Italian government for his outstanding
interest in Italian opera and theatre.
Prairie View: A Study in Public Conscience, 1878-1946 (New
York, Pageant Press, 1962) by George Ruble Woolfolk, head of
the history department at Prairie View University, is a study of
the growth of the university from the date of its founding.
Under the leadership of H. W. McDade, president, the West
Texas Genealogical Society of Abilene, Texas, has published Early
Cemetery Records of Abilene, Texas. The records, covering the
period from 188o to 1960, consist of about 15,ooo names of early
day Texas. All soldiers of every war since Abilene was founded
have been named and identified, giving the war in which the
soldier participated.
Texas Heroes: Mosaics by James B. Mason is a twenty-eight
page folder of twenty-four carat rendition of mosaic form of un-
questionably distinguished Texans. Portrayed with page sum-
maries are: Stephen Fuller Austin, James Bowie, David Crockett,

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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101196/. Accessed July 22, 2014.