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Library Friends hold annual banquet - Palestine Herald Press

TSHA - February 25, 2015 - 5:15pm

Library Friends hold annual banquet
Palestine Herald Press
He served in and out of politics for years and helped found the Texas State Historical Association. He spent most of his life in East Texas, and has been hailed by many as one of the greatest Texans of the late 1800s. The bust of Reagan was donated to ...

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Dallas panel of history-makers, historians to review civil rights era - Dallas Morning News

Handbook of Texas - February 24, 2015 - 11:04pm

Dallas panel of history-makers, historians to review civil rights era
Dallas Morning News
The Handbook of Texas described it as “a watershed moment” when Reed was hired as a columnist at The News in 1967. She was the first black person on The News' newsroom staff. She wrote columns about the Dallas black community as I do now. I came ...

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Joske's provokes fond memories - San Antonio Express-News

TSHA - February 24, 2015 - 1:42pm

Joske's provokes fond memories
San Antonio Express-News
Joske's had its start when Julius Joske, who immigrated to Texas from Germany in 1867, chose San Antonio as his home and opened J. Joske on Main Plaza, according to the Texas State Historical Association website. The choice was a strategic one ...

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Edinburg resident publishes pictorial narrative on Texas Citrus Fiesta - Monitor

TSHA - February 24, 2015 - 10:22am

Monitor

Edinburg resident publishes pictorial narrative on Texas Citrus Fiesta
Monitor
She was presented by the Texas State Historical Association with the Lawrence T. Jones III Research Fellowship in Civil War Texas History in 2001. When she's not busy writing or researching, Fort enjoys painting with watercolors, constructing collages ...

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Lynch mobs bring shame to two Texas towns - Plainview Daily Herald

Handbook of Texas - February 24, 2015 - 8:43am

Plainview Daily Herald

Lynch mobs bring shame to two Texas towns
Plainview Daily Herald
According to the “Handbook of Texas,” the last word on all things Texan, there were 492 lynchings in Texas between 1862 and 1930. Most were carried out in the dead of night far from prying eyes, but more than a few illegal “executions” took place in ...

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