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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
west; Indianola Brass Band, 1865; Indianola in 186o; Charles Morgan's wharf
after the storm of 1886; site of the United States Signal Office after the storm of
1886; burned district, East Main Street after the storm of 1886; East Main Street
looking south after the storm of 1886.
Maps: (1) plat of Indian Point or Indianola; (2) harbor of Indian Point or
Contents: Indianola from its settlement to its destruction in 1886. Included are
chapters on historical background-topography of region and arrival of white men;
establishment and growth-German immigration, creation of Calhoun County,
Indianola as county seat; industrial development-transportation center, other
industries, life, and society; Civil War and Reconstruction-occupation by federal
troops, Reconstruction problems; town destroyed by plagues and storms-cholera
and yellow fever, storms of 1875 and 1886. Appendix contains "Indianola," poem
written by Jeff McLemore of Victoria in 1889; by-laws of the Indianola Brass
Band; business directory of Indianola in 1878.
Tz942/B644. Loc., GER., TRANS., NAv., C. W., REC., FD., G. C., S. TEX.
BORDEN, HENRY LEE - M.A., June, 1go3 [411
Land Transfer in Texas. Thesis missing from library.
BOWDEN, MALVIN GEORGE - M.A., August, 1940 [421
History of Burnet County. v+194 pp.
Illustrations: David G. Burnet; falls on Falls Creek; original act creating Burnet
County; Captain and Mrs. Christian Dorbandt; General Adam R. Johnson; bill of
sale for slave signed by Charles C. Kavanaugh in 1854; statements of Burnet Iron
Works; W. P. Fry home on Morgan Creek; Marble Falls factory building; Granite
Mountain quarry; Buchanan Dam; Buchanan Dam dedication plaques to James
P. Buchanan; administration building of Buchanan Dam; Buchanan Dam showing
power house; highway bridge over Inks Lake; Colorado River bridge at Marble
Falls; Burnet County's new courthouse; detail of the east entrance to the court-
Maps: (1) map of Burnet County; (2) plan of Fort Croghan; (3) mineral map
of Burnet County.
Contents: Five chapters contain geology and topography; early settlement and
organization of county (1847-1854) -Fort Croghan, coming and going of Mormons,
naming of county; political, military, and social development (1854-1939) -politi-
cal growth, military life and law enforcement, social and educational progress;
economic development and growth of towns (1854-1930) -early industries, rail-
road, mining, agriculture and ranching, and growth of towns including Bertram,
Marble Falls, Lake Victor, Briggs, Spicewood, Smithwick, and Burnet; Burnet
County from 1930 to 1940-construction of Buchanan and Inks dams. Appendix
includes muster rolls of frontier guards from Burnet County in Confederate Army;
officials of Burnet County; list of Burnet County servicemen in World War I.
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BOWLES, FLORA GATLIN - M.A., August, 1928 
The History of Trinity County, Texas. viii+193 pp.
Illustrations: early methods of hauling logs; skidder and loading crews; log pond
of Trinity Lumber Company; superintendent's home; Trinity Lumber Company's
yards; burner being repaired for Trinity Lumber Company, Groveton; cutting and
hauling wood; department store of Trinity Lumber Company and millinery, open-
ing day; two scenes from a logging camp; narrow gauge railroad engine and
trackage; corn and sugar cane grown on cut-over land; cattle on cut-over land;
big lake covering twenty acres, Willard Farm, Woodland, Texas; Jessie Kellum and
her tomatoes; Bill Rasbeary's cotton fields, Woodlake; cut-over land where Four
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