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 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Contributing Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library
Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Contributing Partner: Panola College
A Comfort Christmas

A Comfort Christmas

Date: [1996]
Creator: Bohnert, Paula
Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Comfort Women in Comfort History

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike
Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Date: [2009]
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb
Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Date: 1997
Creator: Stewart, Mike
Description: Book containing information about the Civil War in Texas, including the story of the Nueces Massacre and oral histories from individuals living in Texas during the Civil War. The index begins on page 64.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 3

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 3

Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 10

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 10

Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
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