The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 78, July 1974 - April, 1975 Page: 340
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
( 1836)," by Nicholas Canaday, Jr., CLA Journal (December, 1973).
Evaluates antislavery novels preceding Uncle Tom's Cabin.
"Poverty in Texas," Texas Town and City (August, 1974). Examines
manifestations of poverty and makes recommendations.
"The Erotic South: Civilization and Sexuality in American Abolition-
ism," by Ronald G. Walters, American Quarterly (May, 1973). Probes
shift in abolition movement.
"Nativism and the Western Myth: The Influence of Nativist Ideas on
the American Self-Image," by Bronwen J. Cohen, Journal of American
Studies (April, 1974). Analyzes importance of the West to Americans'
"Redneck," by Larry L. King, Texas Monthly (August, 1974). Tells
about redneck life from an insider's vantage point.
TOWNS AND COUNTIES
"Bill Leftwich's Curious Collection," by Bill Leftwich, Southwest Heri-
tage (Summer, 1974). Includes place name information and pictures of
Llano Estacado region.
"Continental Crossroads: El Paso in History," by W. H. Timmons,
Nova [The University of Texas at El Paso] (June, 1974). Sketches history
of El Paso.
"From Mudflats 1836," by Mary M. Midkiff, Houston (August, 1974).
Describes Houston's development.
"First There Were Seven," by Michael Wallis, Southwest Art (Septem-
ber, 1974). Notes first seven members of Taos, New Mexico's art colony.
"Willacy's Big Birthday Fiesta," Tip-O-Texan (July-August, 1974).
Notes towns built along St. Louis, Brownsville, and Mexican Railway.
"Texas Gets out of the Mud," by Ruth Ann Overbeck, East Texas His-
torical Journal (Spring, 1974). Offers history of highway-building efforts.
"Waiting for the Train," by Griffin Smith, Jr., Texas Monthly (August,
I974). Investigates the situation of Amtrack in Texas.
"The Last Five Miles," by Dottie Binnion, Fort Worth (September,
1974). Reviews Fort Worth's efforts to get a railroad.
"Rails onto Galveston Island," drawings by Don Davis and Emil Bunjes,
Port Galveston (Vol. 27, No. 9, 1974). Gives historical sketch of seven
railroads that operated in Galveston.
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