History of Armstrong County, Volume 1

Description:

The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."

Creator(s): The Woman's Development Club
Location(s): United States - Texas - Armstrong County
Creation Date: 1939
Partner(s):
Armstrong County Museum
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
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Creator (Compiler):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1939
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Armstrong County
Era
European Explorers in Texas, 1519-1689
Spanish Texas, 1690-1821
Mexican Texas, 1821-1835
The Republic of Texas, 1836-1846
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1541~ to 1939
Description:

The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."

Note:

"Volume I."

"Bound for the Warner Memorial Through the Courtesy Amarillo Times."

This volume includes pages for the history of the Gorin Community which are listed on the table of contents, but which were bound into the third volume. Photocopies of those pages were scanned to supplement the information in this volume.

Physical Description:

[273] p. ; 29 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): People - Individuals | histories | biographies | pioneers | family stories
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Armstrong County Museum
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth182365
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text