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overdue for such a work. We have so
many famous statues that depict our heritage.
Many world famous artists such as
Frank Teich and Pompeo Coppini have
honored our heroes and preserved our
past through works of art in stone and
bronze. Our entertainers, animals, and
farm produce are also the subject of many
delightful sculptures. If you know of any
individual who might be interested in suggesting
additions for this project, I would
appreciate your advice.
Thank you for your time in considering
Did you know that the world's oldest surviving
photograph is in Texas? Do you
know where you might look for photographs
of your ancestors or pictures of
historical structures? The Historic Photography
Project of the Texas Historical
Foundation is preparing a Union Guide
to Photographic Collections in Texas, a
book that will list and describe most of the
photography collections in the state. The
Guide project has been made possible by
a generous grant of $32,825 from the
Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C.
Kleberg Foundation of San Antonio.
Watch for more information about how
you can participate in this Foundation
project to make the Guide a model for all
Texas Historical Foundation
We welcome your comments,
suggestions, and contributions.
OFFICERS OF THE
Mr. John G. Middleton
Chairman of the Board, Liberty
Mr. J. P. Bryan, Jr.
Mr. William P. Wright, Jr.
Vice President, Abilene
Dr. D. J. Sibley, Jr.
Vice President, Austin
Mrs. Catherine Knowles
Mr. Brux Austin
A special thanks to the following
individuals and businesses for their
contributions and active support for the
first annual Texas Heritage Celebration,
at Waterloo Park, June 15, 16, 1985.
Governor Mark White
Austin Mayor Frank Cooksey
Council Member Sally Shipman, Austin
Viking Fence Co., Inc.
John Michael Scott
French Smith III
Gayle and Dusty Granberry
Austin Parks and Recreation Department
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Bill Bailey, Jacksonville
Mrs. Jane Barnhill, Brenham
Mr. Percival Beacroft, Jr., Freeport
Mrs. Clare Benckenstein, Beaumont
Mr. Thomas Bentley, Richardson
Mrs. Lynn Bobbitt, San Antonio
Mrs. Charles Bybee, Houston
Mrs. Shirley Caldwell, Richardson
Mrs. Katherine Duff, Abilene
Mr. Everett Fulgham, Marble Falls
Mrs. Michelle Gunn, Marble Falls
Mrs. Joan Hataway, Beaumont
Mr. Robert Hawk, Rockwall
Mrs. Diana Hobby, Houston
Mrs. Bebe Inkley, San Antonio
Mrs. Doris Luton, Granbury
Mr. Robert Lynch, Galveston
Mr. Mitch Martin, San Antonio
Mr. Alan Minter, Austin
Mrs. Beverly Pennington, Houston
Ms. Margaret Ramage, Corpus Christi
Mrs. Jonathan Rogers, El Paso
Mr. Pierre Schlumberger, Houston
Mr. John Ben Shepperd, Odessa
Mr. Jerry Susser, Corpus Christi
Dr. Idris Traylor, Jr., Lubbock
Mr. Frank Tritico, Houston
Mrs. Mary Moody Northen, Honorary
Mr. George Christian, Ex-Officio Member,
Leon Lurie, Executive Director
Tanya Fain, Assistant Director for
Mark Trowbridge, Assistant Director
for Administration and Finance
Richard Pearce-Moses, Historic Photography
Patricia Olvera, Executive Aide
TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
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