Texas Heritage, Winter 1985

On The Cover...
Pine Forests of East Texas, in the area known as "The Big Thicket." Virgin stands of long-leaf pine are
no longer found, and the trees in this photograph are larger than those grown in the area today. Circa
1880, Photo courtesy of John Henry Faulk with permission from Steven F. Austin State University.
Departments
News From Around the State 6
History: The El Paso Salt War of
1854
"Go west, young man, there's salt in those
hills..." 8
Exhibitions: "Creating Tomorrow's
Heritage" 23
Book Profile
The Architecture of John F. Staub:
Houston and the South 7
Sawdust Empire: The Texas Lumber
Industry 7
Texas: A Sesquicentennial
Celebration 7
Preservation
Pining Away
An interview with Henry Steinmann and John
Henry Faulk on Longleaf Pine and the timber
industry. 11
Texas Folklife Resources: Preserving
Texas' Folk Cultural Heritage 15
Feature
Texas Architectural Treasures
The numerous traditions within Texas' cultural
heritage have produced a multitude of building
forms that are uniquely distinct from one
another. 19
Conservation
Caring for Your Paintings 33
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Caring for Historic Samplers
Two intensive reviews on the care and maintenance
of both paintings and samplers by two
Texas conservators. . .29
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Texas Historical Foundation. Texas Heritage, Winter 1985. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45443/. Accessed April 18, 2014.