The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 107
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35. San Antonio.-Good road, with plenty of wood, water, and
grass along the road. The Cibello is fordable at ordinary
stages. The traveler can procure any thing he may need at
Victoria and at San Antonio.
The Texas Education Agency has issued a helpful pamphlet,
Books and Related Materials about Texas (1957). The pam-
phlet lists books for use in grades one through twelve. Ten cate-
gories are used in a breakdown of the books recommended. The
pamphlet recommends the Handbook of Texas, the Southwestern
Historical Quarterly, and the Junior Historian. It will be helpful
to many teachers of Texas history.
The newsletter of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee
for March 2, 1958, gives the following news concerning new
members, officers, and action of the legislature concerning his-
The 55th Legislature, with only one dissenting vote, made the
Texas State Historical Survey Committee a permanent state agency.
... The law provides that the Committee "shall give direction and
co-ordination to the state historical marker program."
New members of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee are:
Mr. Lincoln Borglum of Beeville, Mrs. George A. Hill, Jr., of Hous-
ton, Mr. Walter Malec of Hallettsville, Mr. Tom B. Medders of
Wichita Falls, Mr. Joseph Wearden of Victoria, and one appointee
that will probably be announced by the Governor's Office by the
time this newsletter reaches you.
Other members continuing to serve are: Mrs. Mike Butler of Austin,
Mr. Millard Cope of Marshall, Mrs. L. E. Dudley of Abilene, Miss Ima
Hogg of Houston, Mr. Stuart McGregor of Dallas, Mrs. E. A. Peden
of Houston, Dr. R. N. Richardson of Abilene, Mrs. Lane Taylor of
San Antonio, Colonel C. R. Tips of Dallas, Mrs. Max Weinert of
Seguin, Mr. Robert C. Wells of Kingsville, and Judge James E.
Wheat of Woodville.
Officers are: Judge James E. Wheat, President; Colonel C. R. Tips,
Vice President; Mrs. Max Weinert, Secretary; and Mrs. Mike Butler,
The members of the Survey Committee constitute the board of the
Texas Historical Foundation and the officers for the Foundation are
the same as for the Survey Committee.
The Tyler County Dogwood Festival was held this year on
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