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A History of Tyler and Smith County, Texas

Description: This book describes the early history of Tyler and Smith Counties, located in Texas, including information about the geography, notable individuals, government, elections, general reminiscences, as well as other relevant information. The index begins on page 161.
Date: 1948
Creator: Woldert, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1953
Creator: King, Dick
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cynthia Ann Parker

Description: 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.
Date: 1959
Creator: Jackson, Grace
Partner: UNT Libraries

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 1939
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Merchant to the Republic

Description: 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.
Date: 1958
Creator: Bonham, Dora Dieterich, 1902-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Matches

Description: Fictional narrative featuring characters Deacon Speckham, Matilda Markham, and various historical individuals.
Date: 1937
Creator: Foster, Mary Evans
Partner: UNT Libraries

Education of Women in Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1957
Creator: Aiken, Wreathy Price
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1951
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Fiesta

Description: Book discussing with San Antonio's Fiesta de San Jacinto, held in April, and Honey Merrick's relationship with the celebration.
Date: 1951
Creator: Brassell, Georgie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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