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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

[Portrait of Girl]

Description: Portrait of a young African-American girl, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a lighter pattern printed on it. A handwritten note on the back says "Milam Aunt, 1995 Living in LA over 100 yrs."
Date: 1900~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Portrait of Couple]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman seated on a wooden bench together. The man is wearing a dark suit and patterned bow tie; the woman is wearing a light-colored dress and has her hands folded in her lap.
Date: 1978-10~
Creator: McAdams, Arthur C.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.
Date: [1921 - 1922]
Creator: Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association