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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION EST. 1954 SPRING 88
VOLUME 6 NUMBER I
FEATURES COVER BOOK REVIEWS
Texas' Treasured Island
by Richards E. Bushnell
Today as you stroll along this peaceful
beach, it's hard to imagine the island
possesses such a rich and turbulent past.
Angel in the House:
Victorian Women of
by Carolyn E. Fasel
During the Victorian Era, there was a
clear distinction between the public
and private spheres: males were in
charge of public affairs and women of
by Ellen N. Murray
Bathing has had different meanings
throughout history, from a symbolic rite
to a social duty.
Walking Tour Focuses on
Submitted by Magnolia Homes Tour
Inc. of Columbus, Texas 28
In some towns, folks sit and wait for
things to happen. But not in Columbus!
The latest happening in this historic
town along the banks of the Colorado
River is "First and Third Thursdays."
Hueco Tanks: Treasure
House of Yesterday
by Alex Apostolides
The tanks attracted people in the days
before history,even as they do now. And
water is the key. Why do we find water
here, when most of the land around is
dry? The huecos.
The Butterfield Overland Mail established a
stage coach station at Hueco Tanks in 1858. It
was the next-west stage stop from Alamo
Mountain. The route swung Southwest from
Alamo and curved around Cerro Alto down an
almost-staircase that was cursed by everyone
who had to rope the coaches down. This view is
southwest from Alamo Mountain to Cerro
Alto. Photo by Patti Apostolides.
The Hasinais: Southern Caddoan as
Seen by the Earliest Europeans
By Herbert Bolton
The Frontier People: The Greater
Southwest in the Protohistoric Period
By Carroll L. Riley
A Narrative of the Life of David
Crockett, by Himself
With an introduction by
Paul A. Hutton
The Recollections of Early Texas:
The Memoirs of John Holland Jenkins
Edited by John H. Jenkins, III 24
The Dictionary of Texas Misinformation
By Anne Dingus 25
Reviews by John Peterson
Generations: A Genealogy Game
Created by Le Earl Bryant
Review by Elizabeth J. Vair
Echoes of the Past:
The Cowboy Poetry of Melvin Whipple
By Melvin Whipple
Review by Jocelyn Eckerman 26
Museum Listings Around the State
Points of Interest
Natural Preserves & Wildlife
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation, 603 W. 13th St., Suite culture, and preservation activities will he given highest priority. All manuscripts should be typed and
I -A- 170, Austin, Texas 78701. 1988. The opinions expressed by contributing writers do not necessarily double-spaced and photos or artwork accurately labeled. All submissiMns become the property of the Texas
reflect those of the Texas Historical Foundation. The Texas Historical Foundation is a private, nonprofit Historical Foundation unless accompanied by a self-addressed envelope for return of either documents or
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EDITORIAL STAFF: Editor-in-Chief, J. P. Bryan; Assistant to Editor-in- CONTRIBUTORS: Richards E. Bushnell, Ellen N. Murray, Alex Apostolides,
Chief, Mary S. Stewart; Managing Editor, Elizabeth Vair; Assistant Editor, Magnolia Homes Tour, Inc. of Columbus, Jocelyn Eckerman, Peter Nichols,
Carolyn E. Fasel; Book Review Editor, John Peterson; Production Assistant, Patti Apostolides, Austin Public Library's History Center, University of Texas
Joni Mundey; Advertising & Circulation, Select Marketing. Barker History Center, Texas A&M University Center for Historic Resources
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