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Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

Description: Compilation of essays about black leaders in Texas who made significant contributions within their communities or the state. The introduction and essays include commentary and context provided by the editors. Index starts on page 223.
Date: 2007
Creator: Barr, Alwyn & Calvert, Robert A.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Documents of Texas History

Description: Book containing 141 documents pertinent to the history of Texas. These range from reports by Spanish explorers in the sixteenth century to speeches and legal cases from the twentieth century. Each document is preceded by brief introduction by the editors.
Date: 2002
Creator: Wallace, Ernest; Vigness, David M., 1922-1979 & Ward, George B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History, 1887-88

Description: Book containing a county by county census of Texas taken in 1887-1888. Information tallied includes such things as divorces, marriages, number of workers, church affiliation, and ethnic makeup. There is also a overview of state institutions, mineral wealth, geography, and miscellaneous information from the time.
Date: 2002
Creator: Foster, L. L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Mexican Americans in Texas History: Selected Essays

Description: Book containing eleven essays from the Texas State Historical Association's "Mexican Americans in Texas History" conference. The essays discuss the history of Mexicans in Texas, their social and political culture, and conflicts with Anglo-Americans.
Date: 2000
Creator: Zamora, Emilio; Orozco, Cynthia & Rocha, Rodolfo
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Portable Handbook of Texas

Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687

Description: Book containing an annotated and edited translation of an account of Robert La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River and into Texas. Joutel recounts such things as sailing to North America, daily activities during the expedition, and the murder of La Salle.
Date: 1998
Creator: Joutel, Henri, 1640?-1735
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Lone Star Blue and Gray: Essays on Texas in the Civil War

Description: Book containing sixteen essays from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly and other scholarly journals. The essays are related to the state of Texas during the Civil War and cover such topics as military actions, Texan feelings towards the Union, and supply issues.
Date: 1995
Creator: Wooster, Ralph A.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Picturing Texas: The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Photographers in the Lone Star State, 1935-1943

Description: Book containing photographs taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information between 1935 and 1943. Subjects include men and women struggling through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, migrant workers, and the cattle industry.
Date: 1994
Creator: Reid, Robert L., 1938-
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

A Cowman's Wife

Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Women and Texas History: Selected Essays

Description: Book containing thirteen essays presented at the Texas State Historical Association's "Women and Texas History" conference. The essays relate to the role of women in the history of Texas.
Date: 1993
Creator: Downs, Fane & Jones, Nancy Baker
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Women in Early Texas

Description: Book containing biographies of fifty women who were involved with the development of Texas. The women come from a wide variety of classes and ethnic groups, and many of the authors are descended from their subjects.
Date: 1993
Creator: Carrington, Evelyn M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The History of Texas: or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution.
Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association