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Bibliography of Colorado County
2-26. Horton, Joel. "Columbus." Texas Co-op Power, volume 48, number 9, May
1992, pp. 8-10. Yet another promotional article, this one involving the celebra-
tion of the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus' voyages, laced with
2-27. Irvine, Laura J. "Sketch of Colorado County." The American Sketch Book,
volume 7, number 2, 1882, pp. 85-96. A brief history of the county and
information about its condition in 1882. One of the first, if not the first, published
histories of the county, this one, at least, was apparently based on the
recollections of still-living people who were interviewed by the author.
2-28. Kent, Shauna Thompson. "The Prairie Sentinel." Houston Home & Garden,
August 1978, pp. 109-113. A romantic look at the John Stafford home and its
2-29. Koliba, Bernice. "The Last Three Years of Zimmerscheidt School." Nesbitt
Memorial Library Journal, volume 2, number 1, January 1992, pp. 39-40. Brief
reminiscence of a rural school by its last teacher.
2-30. Lemann, Nicholas. "Where Have All the Young Folks Gone?" Texas Monthly,
volume 14, number 1, January 1986, pp. 236-237, 318-326. Reprint. Paul
Burka, ed. Texas, Our Texas. Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1986. Hardbound.
Nicely done piece on the decline of Garwood's economy and population. The
reprint is a hardbound version of the magazine's "Sesquicentennial Collector's
Issue" with the advertising omitted.
2-31. Leshner, William. "'The White City on the Sap.'" The Texas Magazine, April
1910, pp. 75-76. A report on Rock Island in 1910. Rock Island was referred to
as the white city because no blacks lived there at the time. The "Sap" is a
reference to the SAAP, the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad.
2-32. Leslie, Candace. "Year-round Cheer at Columbus' Santa Claus Museum." Texas
Highways, volume 41, number 12, December 1994, pp. 34-37. Well-illustrated
promotional article on a Columbus museum.
2-33. "Letter From William B. Dewees to his Mother." Nesbitt Memorial Library
Journal, volume 1, number 10, September 1991, pp. 313-316. The Columbus
pioneer's earliest days in Texas, in what may or may not be his own words. The
letter was published in the July 7, 1923 edition of the Eagle Lake Headlight, and
credited therein to the Lockhart Daily Post. Its origins are otherwise unknown.
It is not one of the so-called letters in Dewees' Letters from an Early Settler of
2-34. Leyendecker, Crockett. Translated by Sabine Hibner. "Pekan-Nisse und Lang-
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