Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 22, Number 02, Fall 2010

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 22, Number 02, Fall 2010

Date: 2010
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 "More Forgotten Stories."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
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
The Dallas Journal, Volume 48, 2002

The Dallas Journal, Volume 48, 2002

Date: June 2002
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 151.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
The Dallas Journal, Volume 56, 2010

The Dallas Journal, Volume 56, 2010

Date: October 2010
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 95.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
Rocket Lounge, Ben Blackledge, Mayor for 27 years

Rocket Lounge, Ben Blackledge, Mayor for 27 years

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Ben Blackledge, the mayor of Kemah, Texas for 27 years, and the interior of Rocket Lounge. Three men sit on stools at the bar counter, and a man stands behind the bar. Cigars and beer are vended behind the bar, and several tables, chairs, and booths are placed throughout the lounge. A table shuffleboard is also visible.
Contributing Partner: Kemah Historical Society
[Dr. Carolyn Salter]

[Dr. Carolyn Salter]

Date: 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Carolyn Salter was elected in 2005 as the first female Mayor of Palestine. Photograph of a woman in a suit in front of a governmental seal and an American Flag.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[J. J. Word]

[J. J. Word]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: J.J. Word, son of Col T.J. Word, a congressman from Mississippi, was a lawyer, and was considered a lovable character around town. He was born on April 20, 1843 and married C.A. Sterne’s daughter, Katherine. He was elected Mayor of Palestine in 1889 and served until 1891. He passed away on October 19, 1909 and is buried in the Old section of the Palestine City Cemetery.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Man in Costume

Man in Costume

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Mayor Coombes in costume. He is wearing a patterned shirt with leggings and dress shoes. A robe is draped across one shoulder.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 24, Number 01, Spring 2012

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 24, Number 01, Spring 2012

Date: Spring 2012
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 "Leadership": "The Life and Work of Judge Thomas Fletcher Nash," R. L. Thornton: Embodying the Spirit of Dallas," and "Breaking the Color Bar at SMU."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to Olivia C. Herrera - August 24, 1939]

[Letter from Oscar Holcombe to Olivia C. Herrera - August 24, 1939]

Date: August 24, 1939
Creator: Holcombe, Oscar, 1888-1968
Description: Letter to Mrs. Olivia C. Herrera, wife of John J. Herrera, from Houston Mayor Oscar Holcombe. Holcombe acknowledges Mrs. Herrera's letter concerning her husband, whom Holcombe refers to as "Johnny," and informs Mrs. Herrera that he had written to Mr. Herrera two days before suggesting that Mr. Herrera meet with City Secretary H. C. Jacobs.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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