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[Texas Historical Commission Marker: William Whitley Wheat]

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: William Whitley Wheat]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for William Whitley Wheat in Howe, Texas. Text: William Whitley Wheat (1820-1890) was born in Alabama to Samuel and Cynthia (Stinson) Wheat. He married Cynthia Ann Maynard, and the couple came to Texas in 1842 to Peters Colony. They moved three years later to what is now Grayson County, settling and raising ten children near Farmington. Wheat was an early cattle drover to Northern markets, and he became a respected and successful farmer. He served for many years as Grayson County Commissioner in the 1870s and 1880s and was first presiding president of the Old Settlers Association of North Texas. As such, he worked to ease local tensions in the post-Civil War years. Recorded - 2002.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Younger Scott McKinney Home]

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Younger Scott McKinney Home]

Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Younger Scott McKinney Home in Van Alstyne, Texas. Text: The land surrounding this house was originally owned by Collin McKinney, a prominent early Texas statesman. In 1857 McKinney deeded the acreage to his son Younger Scott (1819-1907), who was born in Kentucky but grew up in Red River County. When Younger Scott McKinney moved to his property in Grayson County, he built this home for his wife Sarah (Janes) and their six children. In addition to being a farmer and an ordained Methodist Episcopal Minister, McKinney served as Grayson County Surveyor in 1852-53. The land remained in the family until 1928.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West
Texas Indian troubles. The most thrilling events in the history of Texas illustrated

Texas Indian troubles. The most thrilling events in the history of Texas illustrated

Date: 1905
Creator: Bedford, Hilory G.
Description: Book about conflicts between Native Americans and other settlers in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Public Library
Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895

Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895

Date: October 1895
Creator: Newning, Charles A.
Description: The Texas Industrial Review is described as "A monthly publication" that is "Devoted to the General Business Interests of the Southwest" (57). This issue has articles focusing on Austin, the International Regatta, and the cotton mill.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Texas Instruments Semiconductor Product Plant, Dallas, Texas

Texas Instruments Semiconductor Product Plant, Dallas, Texas

Date: 1958 - 1962
Creator: unknown
Description: Large room. Women (mostly) seated at 4 long rows of tables, doing product assembly. Workers have individual task lights, microscopes, and other equipment.
Contributing Partner: Richardson Public Library
Texas: its geography, natural history and topography

Texas: its geography, natural history and topography

Date: 1844
Creator: Kennedy, William, 1799-1849.
Description: A reprint of the first part of "Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the republic of Texas."/ Copy of field notes and journal of A. Le Grand, in charge of party surveying grant to New Arkansas and Texas land company: p. 105-115.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Texas Land Grant]

[Texas Land Grant]

Date: June 9, 1848
Creator: United States. Texas.
Description: Land grant for Ira Ellis signed by the governor of the state of Texas. There is a handwritten note from the clerk of Smith County regarding the grant and where it is recorded in the clerk's office about a year after the grant was issued.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas land titles : an essay (preliminary to the Texas review)

Texas land titles : an essay (preliminary to the Texas review)

Date: 1885
Creator: Sneed, Sebron Graham, jr.
Description: An essay about Texas land titles and how to correct errors.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 2, October 1910

Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 2, October 1910

Date: October 1910
Creator: Cody, C. C.
Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:History of the Texas Conference; Rev. William Monk; History of North Texas Conference; J. W. Addison; History of Northwest Texas Conference Resumed; Sketch of Rev. John W. Fields; Chauncey Richardson; The Texas Mission; The Old Pitts Family; Old Seguin Church.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 3, January 1911

Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 3, January 1911

Date: January 1911
Creator: Cody, C. C.
Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:History of Texas Conference; Old Seguin Church; Some Burial Places; The Disturbance in Texas; Soule University.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library