The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 51, July 1947 - April, 1948 Page: 176
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
James Taylor, formerly professor of history at the Texas State
Women's College, Denton, is head of the Social Science Division
at the Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos.
W. R. Hogan, former member of the history staff at the Uni-
versity of Oklahoma, has accepted a chair of history at Louisiana
State, Baton Rouge. His recent book, The Texas Republic, is
now accepted as a standard work on social life in the Republic.
William C. Pool, who has been pursuing graduate work at the
University of Texas, has accepted a position in the History Depart-
ment at the Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos.
John R. Whittaker, who took his degree in history at the Uni-
versity in June, has gone to Syracuse University as associate
professor of journalism. Hamilton P. Easton also holds a position
in a branch of Syracuse University at Endicott, New York.
Easton wrote for his doctorate the history of the Texas forests,
beginning with the majestic primeval and ending with the
cut-over wastes which must now be rebuilt through conservation.
Time magazine published on August 12 a brief article on the
Junior Historian movement in Texas. This article brought a
small flurry of letters from various parts of the country. From
Georgetown, Delaware, James B. Owen wrote: "I should like to
form such a group within our school here and later have it
expand throughout the other two counties of the state. Much
of the history of this section of Delaware has never been written,
and I believe the Junior Historians might be able to uncover
the sources of some of it . "
Mr. Shirley Walker, 544 Market Street, San Francisco, was
moved to inquire about Samuel Pike Hall. I quote from Mr.
My family lived for a number of years at Marshall, Texas, leaving
it in 1853 to cross the plains and settle in California. We descendants
in California are very proud of Texas. My grandfather, Samuel Pike
Hall, and his wife, Jacqueline Anne Hall (nee Bland), came to
Texas from North Carolina. He was a stock raiser and had quite a
plantation or ranch at Marshall.
In 1853 he freed his slaves and started for California. My mother
Maggie Hall Walker in later years (about 40 years ago) wrote a
history of their crossing, and because I feel that the Hall relationship
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 51, July 1947 - April, 1948, periodical, 1948; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101119/m1/218/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.