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October 2010

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Cover: An iconic image of Texas: a cowboy herding cattle. Courtesy of Abilene Photo Collection, Hardon-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.

Table of Contents: 

The Texas State Historical Association and the Future of the Past

By Walter Buenger
Over the Top: Denton County Soldiers in the Great War, 1917–1918
By Gregory W. Ball
Notes and Documents
“A Million Kisses”: Love Letters from a Doughboy in France (Part 2)
Edited by Paul N. Spellman
“Just a Continual Rumble and Roar”: A Texas Cowboy Remembers an 1884 Cattle Drive
Edited by Richard W. Slatta
Southwestern Collection
Book Reviews
Book Reviews
Alan C. Elliott, Patricia K. Summey, and Gayla Brooks Kokel, Oak Cliff.
By Jennifer S. Lawrence
Mike Cox, Historic Photos of Texas Oil.
By Jaime Olivares
Kenneth L. Untiedt, ed., Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society,
By William M. Clements
Juan Javier Pescador, Crossing Borders with the Niño de Atocha.
By William F. Manger
Rebecca Jumper Matheson, The Sunbonnet: An American Icon in Texas.
By Paula Marks
Mark Rifkin, Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National
By David E. Narrett
John Beck, Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American
By Steven L. Davis
Kevern Verney and Lee Sartain, eds., Long Is the Way and Hard: One Hundred
Years of the NAACP.
By Merline Pitre
Debra A. Reid, ed., Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for
By Carlos Kevin Blanton
Charles R. Porter Jr., Spanish Water, Anglo Water: Early Development in San
By Char Miller
Jesus F. de la Teja, ed., Tejano Leadership in Mexican and Revolutionary
By Miguel Ángel GonzÁlez Quiroga
Thomas W. Cutrer, ed., The Mexican War Diary and Correspondence of George
B. McClellan.
By Jeffrey Mauck
James P. Bevill, The Paper Republic: The Struggle for Money, Credit and
Independence in the Republic of Texas.
By Andrew Gray
Rex H. Stever, Republic Post: Texas Mail, Late 1835–Early 1846.
By Mary L. Knarr
Victoria Smith, Captive Arizona, 1851–1900.
By James A. Wilson
David H. DeJong, Stealing the Gila: The Pima Agricultural Economy and Water
Deprivation, 1848–1921.
By Ryan R. Schumacher
Jose A. Ramirez, To the Line of Fire: Mexican Texans and World War I.
By Gene B. Preuss
Cynthia E. Orozco, No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the
Mexican American Civil Rights Movement.
By Anthony Quiroz
Steven L. Davis, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind.
By David G. McComb
Jon Hunner, J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Cold War, and the Atomic West.
By Kevin M. Brady
Kevin J. Fernlund, Lyndon B. Johnson and Modern America.
By L. Patrick Hughes
George Blue Spruce Jr., Searching for My Destiny.
By Tanya Finchum
Mary Christine Morkovsky, C.D.P., Living in God’s Providence: A History of
the Congregation of Divine Providence of San Antonio, Texas, 1943–2000.
By Francis X. Galán