The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 106, July 2002 - April, 2003

ROCK BENEATH THE SAND
Country Churches in Texas
PHOTOGRAPHS BY CLARK BAKER
TEXT BY LOIS E. MYERS
AND REBECCA SHARPLESS
In Texas, cotton once ruled as king, and communi-
ties abundant with rural churches sprang up around
it. Larger towns and cities now dominate, but the
churches remain. Here, the authors uncover the roles
that geography, ethnicity, and family play in sustain-
ing these small churches. 66 duotone photos. $35.00 r
THE TEXAS POST OFFICE hRU IIALi
Art for the People
PHILIP PARISI
In the midst of the Great Depression, a program was
born that commissioned artists to create post office
murals to celebrate the history and dreams of ordi-
nary Americans. Parisi has gathered photos of these
stunning works and tells the story of how they came
to be. 36 color plates, 79 b&w photos. $45.00

MURDER AND MAYHEM
The War of Reconstruction in Texas
JAMES M. SMALLWOOD, BARRY A. CROUCH,
AND LARRY PEACOCK
An important chapter in the "second Civil War" of
Reconstruction played out in northeast Texas when
Unionists and former Confederates sought to even
old scores. Here, the authors examine the Lee-
Peacock feud, uncovering factors that shaped the fol-
lowing century of Southern politics. $24.95

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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 106, July 2002 - April, 2003. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101223/. Accessed December 19, 2014.