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Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Description: Book containing information about the Civil War in Texas, including the story of the Nueces Massacre and oral histories from individuals living in Texas during the Civil War. The index begins on page 64.
Date: 1997
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Date: 2009
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb & Funke, Patricia
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 2

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 4

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 5

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 6

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 10

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 3

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 8

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 7

Description: This book contains photographs of the Artes Graficas building, which was part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. The photographs show various interior and exterior parts of the building with maps on the back to show the location of the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 9

Description: This book documents the relocation of families and individuals that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each family, a form lists information before and after the move including number of persons and rooms in each home. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the houses.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

San Antonio Urban Renewal Project, Book 1

Description: This book documents the relocation of businesses that were part of the urban renewal project in San Antonio, Texas. For each business, a form lists information before and after the move as well as remarks from business owners about the impact of the relocation. Additionally, there are before and after photographs for most of the business locations.
Date: unknown
Creator: San Antonio (Tex.). Community Renewal Program Division.
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio