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 County: Cherokee County, TX
 Collection: Texas History Collection
Cherokee County History

Cherokee County History

Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
The Early Settlers Life in Texas

The Early Settlers Life in Texas

Date: 1963
Creator: Kirkpatrick, A. Y.
Description: This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Prisoners Working on the Texas State Railroad]

[Prisoners Working on the Texas State Railroad]

Date: 1913~
Creator: unknown
Description: Vintage postcard of prisoners from the East Texas Penitentiary performing maintenance work on the Texas State Railroad, circa 1913. Armed guards supervise the prisoners, who are digging ditches along the sides of the track and roadbed.
Contributing Partner: The History Center
The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Description: This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Two Hundred and Fifty Years: History of Alto, Texas, 1686-1936

Two Hundred and Fifty Years: History of Alto, Texas, 1686-1936

Date: 1976
Creator: Cole, Nell M.
Description: This text is a compilation of research regarding the history of Alto, Texas and creative poetry about the town. It includes biographical information about pioneers and influential people in the history of the town; the origins of Alto and development of schools and churches; historic notes about the Cherokee Indians and fighting that took place in the area; and other historical aspects of the area. A postscript, including a glossary, starts on page 37.
Contributing Partner: Cherokeean Herald