In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

Date: 1923
Creator: Babb, T. A.
Description: Theodore 'Dot' Babb describes his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Indian fights on the Texas frontier. A true account of the last exciting encounters with Redskins in Hamilton, Comanche, Brown, Erath and adjoining counties as recorded by E.L. Deaton, a Texan of pioneer days

Indian fights on the Texas frontier. A true account of the last exciting encounters with Redskins in Hamilton, Comanche, Brown, Erath and adjoining counties as recorded by E.L. Deaton, a Texan of pioneer days

Date: 1927
Creator: Deaton, E.L.
Description: The author came to Texas in 1843, and writes about his experiences on the frontier.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Pioneer history of Bandera County : seventy-five years of intrepid history

Pioneer history of Bandera County : seventy-five years of intrepid history

Date: 1922
Creator: Hunter, J. Marvin
Description: A history of Bandera County from 1847 to 1922.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas ranger and hunter

The adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas ranger and hunter

Date: 1870
Creator: Duval, John C.
Description: Contains biographical information on Big-Foot Wallace.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Date: 1906
Creator: Maltby, William Jeff
Description: From the title page: "Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers. Some unwritten history and facts in the thrilling experiences of frontier life. The battle and death of Big Foot, the noted Kiowa chief. The mortally wounding and dying confession of "Old Jape." The Comanchie, the most noted and bloodthirsty savages that ever depredated on the frontier of Texas. By one of the Nine, a member of Company "E" Texas Rangers."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Panhandle Pilgrimage: Illustrated Tales Tracing History in the Texas Panhandle

Panhandle Pilgrimage: Illustrated Tales Tracing History in the Texas Panhandle

Date: 1978
Creator: Robertson, Pauline Durrett & Robertson, R. L.
Description: This text covers the history of the Panhandle region of the state of Texas from prehistory through 1978. The chapters are organized chronologically and include segments devoted to the first towns, historically significant persons, and other events in the area along with photographs, maps, and other illustrations.
Contributing Partner: Canyon Area Library
A Frontier Doctor

A Frontier Doctor

Date: 1929
Creator: Hoyt, Henry Franklin
Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Henry Franklin Hoyt chronicles his family's history, his upbringing on a small farm in Minnesota, his work as a surgeon in New Mexico, Chicago, California, Texas and the Philippines, along with many other miscellaneous adventures.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Tracks on the Land: Stories of Immigrants, Outlaws, Artists, and Other Texans Who Left Their Mark on the Lone Star State

Tracks on the Land: Stories of Immigrants, Outlaws, Artists, and Other Texans Who Left Their Mark on the Lone Star State

Date: 1985
Creator: De Boe, David C. (David Cornelius), 1942- & Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter, 1917-
Description: Book containing articles by Texas high school students regarding local histories. Histories of pioneer and immigrant families, businesses, methods of travel, and development are included.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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