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Anthology, Volume 23, Spring 2017

Description: Anthology, the literary journal of Tarleton State University, is produced by students and sponsored by the English department. The publication provides a student forum for literary and visual expression, including original short stories, essays, poetry, artwork, musical compositions, and other creative works.
Date: Spring 2017
Creator: Tarleton State University
Partner: Tarleton State University

History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest.

Description: Book describing the causes of the Spanish American War, the incident with the Battleship Maine, African Americans in the Navy, African Americans on San Juan Hill, Roosevelt, McKinley, Buffalo Soldiers, African American officers and regiments. General themes include civil rights and prejudice.
Date: 2017
Creator: Johnson, Edward A. (Edward Austin), 1860-1944
Partner: Other

In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

Description: Memoir of Theodore 'Dot' Babb, describing his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.
Date: 2017
Creator: Babb, T. A. (Theodore Adolphus), 1852-1936
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the City of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the Buffalo Plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska

Description: Compilation of translated texts describing the explorations of Coronado and his companions as they traveled in Central American and parts of present-day United States, with some supplementary historical notes for context.
Date: 2017
Creator: Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Family Secrets

Description: This book represents the collective work of forty local writers. Texas Family Secrets is the second book of stories published by 'Telling Our Stories,' a humanities project at Austin College. Each story is preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author.
Date: 2017
Creator: Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Redshaw, Peggy A.
Partner: Austin College

Wood County, 1850-1900

Description: This text gives an overview of Wood County, Texas from roughly 1850 to 1900. It includes historical sketches of various aspects of life in the county as well as anecdotes. Genealogical information and documentation are also included for pioneer families in the area.
Date: 2017
Creator: Wood County Historical Society
Partner: UNT Libraries