Adobe Walls Bride: The Story of Billy and Olive King Dixon

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Story of the lives of Billy and Olive King Dixon in the Texas Panhandle from recollections and historical research. This book covers their marriage, parenthood, home building, etc. in the Texas Panhandle. Index begins on page 275.

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281 p. : ill. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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McCarty, John L. 1901-1974 2018.

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Story of the lives of Billy and Olive King Dixon in the Texas Panhandle from recollections and historical research. This book covers their marriage, parenthood, home building, etc. in the Texas Panhandle. Index begins on page 275.

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281 p. : ill. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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Contents: A boy's thoughts are long, long thoughts -- Into the heart of the west -- The Battle of Adobe Walls -- The Battle of Buffalo Wallow -- Bent mountain born -- In Decatur -- Gone to Texas -- Roots of love -- Life sweeter than any dream -- Never late for a wedding -- A baby comes to Adobe Walls -- The conflict between range and grange -- The record is secured -- The family held together, 1913-1954 -- The historian at work, 1913-1954.

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Historical, biographical, autobiographical, and fictional books telling the story of women living in the southwestern United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Adobe Walls Bride: The Story of Billy and Olive King Dixon

Story of the lives of Billy and Olive King Dixon in the Texas Panhandle from recollections and historical research. This book covers their marriage, parenthood, home building, etc. in the Texas Panhandle. Index begins on page 275.

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McCarty, John L. 1901-1974. Adobe Walls Bride: The Story of Billy and Olive King Dixon, book, 2018; Denton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1048167/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .