Heritage, Volume 04, Number 02, Fall 1986

HERITAGE
VOLUME IV NUMBER II

The Texas Historical Foundation
gratefully acknowledges the support
of its corporate and private sponsors
for underwriting the production
costs of HERITAGE for
1986-1987.
Foundations
The Cullen Foundation, Houston
Corporate
3M Company, Austin
Mitchell Energy, Houston
Private
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Bryan, Houston
EDITORIAL STAFF
Editor-in-Chief
J. P. Bryan
Managing Editor
Mark L. Trowbridge
Editorial Assistants
Richard Pearce-Moses
Patricia L. Campbell
Production and Art Director
Elizabeth J. Vair
Production Assistant
Darryl K. Roth
Advertising Assistants
Robert V. Davis
Patricia Olvera
Mary Ellen Graf
Clyde Prestwood, Jr.
HERITAGE magazine is published
quarterly by the Texas Historical
Foundation, P.O. Box 12243
Austin, Texas 78711-2243, (512)
472-6784. Copyright January 1986.
The opinions expressed by contributing
writers do not necessarily reflect
those of the Texas Historical
Foundation. The Texas Historical
Foundation is a private, non-profit
organization supported by membership
dues, contributions, and grants.
Unsolicited articles not exceeding
3,000 words will be accepted by a
review committee for publication.
Those articles pertaining to Texas'
heritage, culture, and preservation
activities will be given highest priority.
All manuscripts should be
typed and double-spaced and photos
or artwork accurately labled. All entries
become the property of the
Texas Historical Foundation unless
accompanied by a self-addressed envelope
for return of documents,
literature, photographs or drawings
from archival storage. Printing by
Zachry Associates, Inc., Abilene.
Typesetting by the G&S
Company, Austin.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

COVER STORY
Picturing Texas: The Texas Historic Photography Project by Ken Foote
FEATURES
As Others See Us: Travelers to Houston, 1836-1984 by John B. Boles
Common Schools of Central Texas: Past and Present by Alice and James D. Fisher
Overlooking the Obvious: Women in Texas History by Bobby Duncan
PROFILE
Shooting the Breeze with C. W. Post by Andrea Beebe
CORNERSTONE
Opening of the Don D. Harrington Petroleum Exhibit by Kit Neumann
In a State of Unusual Preservation by Henry B. Moncure
The Family Land Heritage Exhibit by Valerie Crosswell
75th Anniversary of Historic Galvez Hotel by Anne Noe
BOOK REVIEW
Wild Horse Desert by Brian Robertson, review by J. P. Bryan
The Transco Tower by Ann Holmes, review by Richard Pearce-Moses
CONSERVATION
Collecting and Restoring Vintage Wicker by Lisa Perry
RECIPES
Apple Cake and Homemade Ice Cream by Robert V. Davis

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ON THE COVER
Two children in a crescent moon. Franz Carl Hoffmann(1879-1929).Collodio-chloride print.
New Braunfels, Comal County, late 1890's. Courtesy of the Sophienberg Memorial Association
Archives. The photographer's daughter has identified these children as Carol Hoffmann and Minnie
Deutsch.

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
AND AGENCIES
Texas Agriculture Department
Texas Historical Foundation
Texas Monthly Press
The Houston Public Library
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Texas State Library
Austin History Center
Texas State Archives, Homaday Collection
Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
Dan Julian
E. J. Vair
Robert V. Davis
Herbert Eling
Jim Fisher

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS
J. P. Bryan
Bobby Duncan
Valerie Crosswell
Henry B. Moncure
Kenneth E. Foote
James D. Fisher
Alice Fisher
Dr. John Boles
Lisa Perry
Andrea Beebe
Robert V. Davis
Kit Neumann
Anne Noe
Richard Pearce-Moses

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