The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993 Page: 214
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' NEW THIS SPRING
THE FREEDMEN'S BUREAU AND BLACK TEXANS
By Barry A. Crouch
Established in 1865 to help newly emancipated blacks
make the transition from slavery to freedom, the
Freedmen's Bureau is considered the first social welfare
agency m American history. Barry Crouch offers a
revisionist view of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas.
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WILDFLOWERS OF THE WESTERN PLAINS
By Zoe Merriman Kirkpatrick
David K. Northington, Scientific Advisor
The first field guide to focus on the little known but
stunning wildflowers of the Western Plains, the area that
includes western Texas, eastern New Mexico, Oklahoma,
Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska.
$29.95 cloth ISBN 0-292-79061-9 $14.95 paper ISBN 0-292-79062-7
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CONFEDERATE CAVALRY WEST OF THE RIVER
By Stephen B. Oates
In an engaging narrative style, Oates illuminates a
little-known theater of the Civil War-the cavalry of the
Trans-Mississippi West-a region that included lyhssouri,
Arkansas, Texas, the Indian Territory, and part of
$12.95 paper ISBN 0-292-71152-2
ROUGHNECKS, DRILLERS, AND TOOL PUSHERS
Thirty-Three Years in the Oil Fields
By Gerald Lynch
Introduction by Bobby Weaver
"Gerald Lynch, who spent all his adult life in the oil
industry, has written an informative and entertaining
autobiography Historians can only hope that other oil-
field workers will come forth with their own first-hand
accounts of life in the oil patch to enlighten and entertain
historians and the general reading public."
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