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Outstanding Texas History
Books Recognized by THC;
1993 Competition Opens
The Texas Historical Commission has
awarded its T.R. Fehrenbach Book Award,
which recognizes outstanding books on
Texas history, to Paul D. Lack's "The Texas
Revolutionary Experience" (Texas A&M
Press), Sam DeShong Ratcliffe's "Painting
Texas History to 1900" (UT Press), and
Marilyn D. Rhinehart's "A Way of Work
and a Way of Life: Coal Mining in Thurber,
Texas 1888-1926" (Texas A&M Press).
Nominations for the 1993 competition
are now being accepted.Up to three cash
prizes of $1,000 each will be awarded to
THF Board member Bill Sibley, left, presents a check to Kay Hindes, chair of the Atascosa County
Historical Commission. The grant will help fund the Cultural Resources Survey in Atascosa
County, which will attempt to document historical sites and structures more than 50 years old.
Nominated books, which should reflect
a serious effort to add to the knowledge of
Texas history, will be judged by a panel of
Texas scholars. Books must have been published
between January 1 and December
The book award, established in the
1960s, is named for author and historian
T.R. Fehrenbach of San Antonio. The
author of 18 books, including the acclaimed
"Lone Star", Fehrenbach is considered one
of the state's leading authorities on Texas
The award is co-sponsored by The Dow
For additional information about the
book award or to request official guidelines
and a nomination form, contact the Texas
Historical Commission, Publications Department,
P.O. Box 12276, Austin, TX
78711-2276, or call the Commission at
Celebrate Scrooge's 150th
Birthday at 20th Annual
Dickens on the Strand
Dickens on The Strand, Galveston's
Victorian Christmas festival, commemorates
two very special anniversaries this
year: the 150th anniversary of Charles
Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol and the
celebration's 20th anniversary.
Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and Bob
Cratchitt all come to life as thousands of
costumed entertainers, vendors, and volunteers
recreate Dickens' London amid the
magnificent Victorian architecture of
The 20th annual Dickens on The Strand
celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 10
p.m., Saturday, December 4, and 10 a.m. to
6 p.m., Sunday, December 5, 1993, in The
Strand National Historic Landmark District
Advance tickets for the event are on
For additional information on the December
celebration or to obtain event tickets,
contact the Galveston Historical
Foundation at (409) 765-7834 or (713)
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