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Juana: A Spanish Girl in Central Texas

Description: Biographical account of Juana Cavasos, a Spanish-Italian woman who survived a Comanche raid but was taken as their captive; eventually she was traded to a white man at a Comanche trading post near Waco, Texas. This book details her journey, and includes a few maps showing the routes taken. Bibliography begins on page 133.
Date: 2007
Creator: Andrus, Pearl
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Mustangs and Cow Horses

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folktales, folk songs, ballads and other information about mustangs and horses. The index begins on page 425.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Two Documents from the Alcalde and Ayuntamiento in Laredo]

Description: Two documents from the alcalde and ayuntamiento of Laredo. The first document discusses various Indian tribes coming to make a peace treaty and troops are needed to be present . The second document is a letter to Chihuahua saying Ignacio Arispe in Saltillo has not received money intended for someone in Laredo.
Date: 1827-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library