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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION I EST. 1954 I $5 ISSUE I Volume 4 2011
8 The Moodys of Galveston
Beginning with patriarch W.L. "The Colonel"
Moody, this Texas family has quietly amassed
great wealth. They have also generously invest-
ed in the welfare of Galveston and the state
through numerous philanthropic endeavors.
By E. Douglas McLeod
On the cover: Vintage postcard
featuring the Hotel Galvez (in the
background), courtesy of the
Galveston and Texas History Center,
Rosenberg Library, Galveston.
16 Lost Galveston
While known for its collection of historic build-
ings, Galveston has also suffered the loss of
some of its most significant icons.
By Brian M. Davis
18 The Island's Historic Landscape:
Victors and Victims
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, the preserva-
tion community, heritage businesses, and home
owners faced the challenges of salvaging and
restoring surviving landmark properties.
By Pamela Murtha
22 Hotel Galvez, Queen of the Gulf
Discover the history of this Galveston treasure in
an excerpt from the first chapter of Hotel
Galvez, Queen of the Gulf by Gary Cartwright.
30 The Song is Ended, But the Melody Lingers
While Hurricane Ike permanently silenced one
of The1894 Grand Opera House's most memo-
rable voices-a beloved Steinway Concert
Grand Piano-salvaged pieces and an artist's
vision have created an enduring legacy.
By Dr. Rosa Stolz
4 Texas Families
Galveston's Maceo Family
6 President's Message
24 Teaching Texas History
Galveston's "Gateways" to Education
26 Vintage HERITAGE
Articles from past issues of the magazine.
32 This Old Gun
The Plains Rifle
By Tom Power
36 THF Grants News
7 Contributions and Special Memorials
34 New and Renewing Members
38 Texas Historical Museums
EDITORIAL STAFF CONTRIBUTORS
Editor, Gene Krane Denise Alexander, Armstrong County Historical Museum, Mark
Assistant Editor, Pamela Murtha Britain, Gary Cartwright, Bill Cherry, Brian M. Davis, Tom Doell,
Proofreaders, Betty B. Hall and Friends of Casa Navarro, Galveston Historical Foundation, Gene
Molly Brown Krane, E. Douglas McLeod, Mitchell Historic Properties, The
PRODUCTION Moody Family, Pamela Murtha, Tom Power, Rosenberg Library,
Designer, Stacey Van Landingham Dr. Rosa Stolz, The Grand 1894 Opera House
Texas HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763; 512-453-2154;
email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Opinions expressed by contributing writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Historical
Foundation. THF is a private, nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, contributions, and grants. Unsolicited articles not exceed-
ing 2,000 words will be considered by a review committee for publication. Articles pertaining to Texas heritage, culture, and preservation
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