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Adobe Walls Bride: The Story of Billy and Olive King Dixon
Story of the lives of Billy and Olive King Dixon in the Texas Panhandle from recollections and historical research. This book covers their marriage, parenthood, home building, etc. in the Texas Panhandle. Index begins on page 275.
Alone by the Sea: The Story of Jane Wilkinson Long, Mother of Texas
Historical narrative of the live of Jane Wilkinson Long, wife of James Long who led a filibustering attempt into Texas in 1819. This work covers her early marriage life in Louisiana and her subsequent life in Texas.
Bailey's Light: Saga of Brit Bailey and Other Hardy Pioneers
Book highlighting the life and times of James Britton Bailey, who first came to Texas in 1818. This work covers his interactions with Stephen F. Austin, and his journeys through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Index starts on page 131.
Booming Mexia in the Roaring 20's
Compilation of articles published during 1955 in The Waco-Times Herald, written by Nanine Simmons about the history of Mexia, Texas and focusing on the oil boom in the 1920s. The author includes a preface regarding the sources of her information and editorial notes for some of the articles to provide more context.
Circus: Cinders to Sawdust
Book discussing the history of the circus in American history, and the contributions it made to American society. Index begins on page 262.
Comanche Texts
This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 36, Ed. 1 Sunday, November 1, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 40, Ed. 1 Sunday, November 29, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 41, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 6, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 42, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 13, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 43, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 20, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Corpus Christi Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 44, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 27, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
Cynthia Ann Parker
Book examining the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, captured at age nine by Comanche Indians. This study looks at her life during her time with the Comanches, including her marriage to Peta Nocona, and her subsequent recapture by white soldiers when she was thirty-four.
Education of Women in Texas
Study of the history of women's education in Texas. This work discusses the foundations of education in Texas and the factors that influenced the growth of women's education within the state. The index begins on page 179.
Fiesta
Book discussing with San Antonio's Fiesta de San Jacinto, held in April, and Honey Merrick's relationship with the celebration.
The Forney Messenger (Forney, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1950
Weekly newspaper from Forney, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Forney Messenger (Forney, Tex.), Vol. 72, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, May 15, 1953
Weekly newspaper from Forney, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Forney Messenger (Forney, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1955
Weekly newspaper from Forney, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Forney Messenger (Forney, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, September 9, 1955
Weekly newspaper from Forney, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Garland Daily News (Garland, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 153, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 8, 1955
Daily newspaper from Garland, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Ghost Towns of Texas
This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations. The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts). Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.
Governor's Message to the 56th legislature.
A message to Texas legislature about the economics of Texas, money issues within the government of Texas, Texas legislation, and other political issues in Texas.
Her Name Was Ann: A Pioneer Teacher in Texas
Story of Ann Thompson Morriss, born in Mississippi, who moved to Texas with her family in 1848. The book covers the family's arrival to America through Morriss's life and teaching career in the state.
A History of Collin County, Texas
This book gives an overview of Collin County, Texas. The text discusses the geography and prehistoric aspects of the county as well as the history of the people in the region (including Native American tribes and settlers). The book has a bibliography (starting on p. 279) and an index (starting on p. 283).
The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States, 1836--1865
This book gives an overview of the history of Houston, Texas told in narrative form. The history discusses the creation of the city of Houston as well as major events in Texas history between 1836 and 1865.
Huffhines Reunion, Children of C. C. "Major" & Sallie Chick Huffhines
Photograph of the Huffhines family posing together outdoors. The five women are standing in a row with four men behind them, on a riser or bench. They are identified from left to right as (front row) Vera Huffhines Pistole, Ophie Huffhines Smith, Fannie May Huffhines, Birdie Huffhines Popplewell McCollum, Cecil Clyde Huffhines and (back row) Glen Huffhines, John S. Huffhines, Royce Huffhines, Cyrus Huffhines. Text on the back of the photo says: Vera 233B - Ophie 2339 - Fannie May 2337 married Huffhines - Birdie 2334 - Clyde 2331 married Elmo Huffhines. Glen 233A - John S. 2338 - Royce 2336 - Cyrus 2332. children of C. C. 223 Major Huffhines and Sallie Chick Huffhines, Vickery Park 1957 Huffhines Reunion 6/87 donated by Shearer & Donald Huffhines to RPL
In Those Days: Memoirs of Edwards Plateau
Autobiographical account of living on a Texas ranch in the Edwards Plateau area.
Merchant to the Republic
Biographical account of the Dieterich Family's life in Texas from around 1834 to 1860, including details concerning the Santa Fe Expedition. Index begins on page 207.
Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas
Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
New Duval (San Diego, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 1956
Weekly English and Spanish language newspaper from San Diego, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
New Duval (San Diego, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, February 24, 1956
Weekly English and Spanish language newspaper from San Diego, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
North Beach Study for the City of Corpus Christi
Report discussing floods and sediments near Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, based on data gathered between 1927 and summer 1956. It includes specific measurements and analyses, broken into sections under three phase headings: (1) Floods of North Beach: Record, Causes, Types and Probability, (2) Sedimentation and Maintenance, and (3) Area Flood Protection by Strengthening Barrier Islands.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 25, 1958
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 39, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 4, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 40, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 11, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 41, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 18, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 43, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 1, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 49, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 8, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 50, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 15, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 51, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 22, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 52, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 1, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 53, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 8, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 21, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 2, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 15, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 3, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 22, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 4, Ed. 1 Sunday, March 29, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 6, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 12, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 7, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 19, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 13, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 31, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.
The Parish Post (Corpus Christi, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 14, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 7, 1959
Weekly Catholic newspaper from Corpus Christi, Texas that includes news of interest to the Corpus Christi Catholic community along with advertising.