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July 2015

Vol No.: 
CXIX

Cover: This issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly marks a significant transition for the Texas State Historical Association. After more than six years at the University of North Texas in Denton, the TSHA is returning to where it all began: Austin. Cover illustration: Abe Frank Cigar Co., publisher, Curt Teich Co., printer. The State Capitol, Austin, Texas. ca. 1920. Tinted halftone. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas.

Table of Contents: 

Black Clubwomen and the Promotion of the Visual Arts in Early Twentieth-Century Texas
By Victoria H. Cummins

The Knights of Labor and the Third-Party Movement in Texas, 1886–1896
By Matthew Hild

The Battle of the Alazán: First Texas Republic Victorious
By Robert P. Marshall

Book Reviews

Juliana Barr and Edward Countryman, eds., Contested Spaces of Early America.
By F. Todd Smith 

Gilbert C. Din, Populating the Barrera: Spanish Immigration Efforts in Colonial Louisiana.
By Bradley Folsom

Douglas A. Murphy, Two Armies on the Rio Grande: The First Campaign of the US-Mexican War.
By Christopher Menking

Donald S. Frazier, Blood on the Bayou: Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and the Trans-Mississippi.
By Bradley R. Clampitt

Walter Pitttman, Rebels in the Rockies: Confederate Irregulars in the Western Territories.
By Glen Sample Ely

Mark W. Summers, The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction.
By Brett J. Derbes

Chuck Parsons and Norman W. Brown, Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West.
By Richard F. Selcer

Chuck Parsons and Donaly E. Brice, Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds: The Intrepid.
By Kemp Dixon

Alicia M. Dewey, Pesos and Dollars: Entrepreneurs in the Texas-Mexican Borderlands, 1880–1940.
By Linda English

James Graham Baker, Julian Onderdonk in New York: The Lost Years, the Lost Paintings.
By Michael R. Grauer

Janet Schmelzer, Our Fighting Governor: The Life of Thomas M. Campbell and the Politics of Progressive Reform in Texas.
By Mark Stanley

Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler, The Great Call-Up: The Guard, the Border, and the Mexican Revolution.
By Tim Bowman

James Presley, The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders.
By John M. Dempsey

Miriam Pawel, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography.
By Joel Zapata

Neil Foley, Mexicans in the Making of America.
By Trinidad Gonzales

Lonn Taylor, Texas People, Texas Places: More Musings of the Rambling Boy.
By Richard B. McCaslin