History of Armstrong County, Volume 1

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The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."

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[273] p. ; 29 cm.

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The Woman's Development Club 1939.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Armstrong County Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 808 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Armstrong County Museum

Located in the Texas Panhandle in the town of Claude, this West Texas county has a rich history that has been preserved at the Armstrong County Museum. The museum complex contains the historic Gem Theatre, and art gallery, and the house of famous cattle rancher and "Father of the Texas Panhandle" Charles Goodnight.

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Description

The Armstrong County Histories are a compilation of biographical stories about the Armstrong County pioneers prior to 1900. According to the foreward: "Information supplied by members of these families make stories rich in romance, tragedy and humor, revealing the sturdy character of those who built our county. The book is made up of these family histories supplemented by ranch and community histories, articles of civic interest, church and cemetery stories, 'tall tales' by old timers."

Physical Description

[273] p. ; 29 cm.

Notes

"Volume I."

"Bound for the Warner Memorial Through the Courtesy Amarillo Times."

This volume includes pages for the history of the Gorin Community which are listed on the table of contents, but which were bound into the third volume. Photocopies of those pages were scanned to supplement the information in this volume.

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1939

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  • Aug. 30, 2011, 7:44 p.m.

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  • Nov. 30, 2011, 11:10 a.m.

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The Woman's Development Club. History of Armstrong County, Volume 1, book, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182365/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Armstrong County Museum.