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The Story of Corpus Christi

The Story of Corpus Christi

Date: 1916
Creator: Sutherland, Mary A.
Description: This book describes the history of Corpus Christi through sketches of persons and events in the history of the city. According to the preface, it does focuses less on the history than on the people, "presenting in plain narrative form, a recountal of the days when Corpus Christi was young, of the trials and tribulations that fell to the lot of her residents in the war periods, and finally to emerge as a fast growing a progressive city of the Southland" (p. v).
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Ghost Towns of Texas

Ghost Towns of Texas

Date: 1953
Creator: King, Dick
Description: This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations. The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts). Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.
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Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F.
Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
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The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States, 1836--1865

The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States, 1836--1865

Date: 1951
Creator: Bartholomew, Ed Ellsworth
Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Houston, Texas told in narrative form. The history discusses the creation of the city of Houston as well as major events in Texas history between 1836 and 1865.
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Governors' Messages: Coke to Ross (Inclusive), 1874-1891

Governors' Messages: Coke to Ross (Inclusive), 1874-1891

Date: 1916
Creator: Texas State Library. Archive & History Dept.
Description: This book contains a compilation of various speeches (including inaugural addresses) and other messages (including reports and veto statements) written by governors of Texas between 1874 and 1891. Additionally, brief biographies are included for each of the governors (Richard Coke, O. M. Roberts, John Ireland, and Lawrence Sullivan Ross) with the exception of R. B. Hubbard. Index starts on page 783.
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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.
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The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

Date: 1981
Creator: H├ębert, Rachel Bluntzer
Description: This book discusses the history of the McMullen-McGloin Colony in San Patricio County, Texas. According to the table of contents (which starts on page ix), the book is divided into three major sections: Part I includes biographical sketches of original settlers, Part II includes an overview of the history of the settlement itself, and Part III includes stories and songs from the oral tradition.
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Shakelford County Sketches

Shakelford County Sketches

Date: 1974
Creator: Biggers, Don Hampton, 1869-1957
Description: This book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index starts on page 111.
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Some History of Van Zandt County, Volume 1

Some History of Van Zandt County, Volume 1

Date: 1919
Creator: Manning, Wentworth
Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Van Zandt County starting with a discussion of the Louisiana Purchase and the early history of the area before the county was formed. The history includes excerpts from autobiographies, newspaper articles, government addresses and reports, as well as other sources to illustrate major historical events in the Van Zandt county. Index starts on page 215.
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Captain John B. Denton, preacher, lawyer and soldier. His life and times in Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas by Wm. Allen.

Captain John B. Denton, preacher, lawyer and soldier. His life and times in Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas by Wm. Allen.

Date: 1905
Creator: Allen, William
Description: Book about John B. Denton
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