Texas As It Was Then

Texas As It Was Then

Date: unknown
Creator: Emmett, Chris
Description: Front cover and spine of a historical book about Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: 1930?
Creator: unknown
Description: An early panoramic view of Lake Mineral Wells is illustrated here. The lake was built by the city of Mineral Wells for a municipal water supply in 1920. Rock Creek, in Parker County, was dammed to impound a lake approximately one mile wide and five miles long. An island, visible in the center of this picture, was initially accessible only by boat; but a wooden walkway eventually connected it to the concrete dam. The dam at Lake Mineral Wells was raised because of the increased need for water due to the building of Camp Wolters and its expansion into the largest Infantry Replacement Training Center in the nation in World War II. The island was thereafter covered by water. Lake Mineral Wells eventually became partially filled with silt, and another water supply was sought. Palo Pinto Creek was dammed by the city In the mid 1960's to form Lake Palo Pinto, approximately ten miles southwest of the county seat of Palo Pinto County. It became the current source of Mineral Wells' municipal water supply. Lake Mineral Wells was donated to Texas Parks and Wildlife in 1980, and became the focal point of Lake Mineral Wells State Park. Due to its ...
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
New Map of Texas, with the contiguous American & Mexican States

New Map of Texas, with the contiguous American & Mexican States

Date: 1835
Creator: Young, J. H.
Description: Hand-colored map of Texas showing adjacent territories, grants, and states. Regions are shaded in various colors. Text boxes around the map include information on "Land Grants," "Rivers of Texas," and "Remarks on Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 19, Number 02, Fall, 2007

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 19, Number 02, Fall, 2007

Date: 2007
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Dallas Pioneers."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 01, Spring, 2006

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 01, Spring, 2006

Date: 2006
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Law and Disorder."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 15, Number 02, Fall, 2003

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 15, Number 02, Fall, 2003

Date: 2003
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "People Who Shaped Dallas."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 13, Number 02, Fall, 2001

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 13, Number 02, Fall, 2001

Date: 2001
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Women Who Made a Difference."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 14, Number 02, Fall, 2002

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 14, Number 02, Fall, 2002

Date: 2002
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Historic Neighborhoods."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 02, Fall, 2006

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 02, Fall, 2006

Date: 2006
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Aftermath of a Tragedy" which looks at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 01, Spring, 2005

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 01, Spring, 2005

Date: 2005
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Sports in Dallas."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
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