David C. Humphrey

Historian David C. Humphrey has written three books (including Austin: A History of the Capital City, also published by the Texas State Historical Association) and many articles on U.S. and Texas history and has won several awards, most recently from the Texas State Historical Association and the East Texas Historical Association.

TSHA Publications

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State capital and home of the University of Texas, Austin is the one city that belongs to all Texans. This finely written book, illustrated with...

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Irish-born Thomas William ("Peg Leg") Ward ventured to Texas in 1835 to fight in the Texas Revolution, but in his first day of action his right...