The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 44, July 1940 - April, 1941 Page: 264

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The Association will hold a meeting at Fort Worth on Novem-
ber 22 in connection with the Texas State Teachers Association.
The Junior Historians and sponsors will meet at 9:00 a. m. at
the Fort Worth Public Library.
The program is not yet complete, but a part of it will be
reports from the various chapters of their plans and activities.
There will be a second meeting for members of the Associa-
tion and history teachers at the Texas Hotel. The time of this
meeting is 10:00 p. m. The program will be followed by refresh-
ments and conversation. The Fort Worth Historical Society will
cooperate with the Association. Members of all regional and
local historical societies are invited to participate.
More than two hundred Texas high schools are now members
of the Association and receive the Quarterly.
In November the Association will issue The Junior Historian,
a publication which will serve as an outlet for young people
who wish to write about Texas. The first issue will be mailed
to all members who reside in Texas. The editors will welcome
brief bits of local history and historical lore and tradition for
future copy. To individuals subscription for the school year will
be one dollar. To chapters of Junior Historians and to Texas
History clubs there will be a reduction for groups of five or
The Junior Historian is an experiment based on the belief
that Texas boys and girls can write about the history of their
own community and about Texas in a way worthy of publi-
The summer conference on Texas history was held at the
University of Texas on August 12. Speakers for the occasion
were E. C. Barker, D. B. Hardeman, W. H. Kittrell, H. B. Car-
roll, J. D. Williamson, Jac. L. Gubbels, and W. W. Freeman.

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