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Cover: Workers are employed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) clear an airfield at El Paso in 1937. In their article "Bringing the Texas New Deal into Focus: Record Group 69's Photographic Collection," Cynthia Brandimarter and Jennifer Carpenter discuss important resources, such as this striking photograph, related to the WPA at the National Archives that are available to reasearchers. Projects in Texas and Other States, ca. 1937-ca. 1941, Record Group 69: Records of the Work Projects Administration, 1922-1944 (National Archives, College Park, Maryland).
Table of Contents:
Making Texas Our Texas: The Emergence of Texas Women’s History, 1976–1990
By Nancy Baker Jones
What’s Amiss in Tejano History?: The Misrepresentation and Neglect of West Texas
By Arnoldo De León
Notes and Documents
Bringing the Texas New Deal into Focus: Record Group 69’s Photographic Collection
By Cynthia Brandimarte and Jennifer Carpenter
Locating the Site of the Battle of Medina
By Robert P. Marshall
Kenneth Hafertepe, A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.
By Cynthia Brandimarte
Kenneth Hafertepe, Material Culture of German Texans.
By Lonn Taylor
Darwin Payne, One Hundred Years on the Hilltop: The Centennial History of Southern Methodist University.
By Clarence L. Mohr
Deborah Lawrence and Jon Lawrence, Contesting the Borderlands: Interviews on the Early Southwest.
By Jennifer Koshatka Seman
Julie M. Fenster, Jefferson’s America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed America.
By Francis X. Galán
Richard Bruce Winders, Panting for Glory: The Mississippi Rifles in the Mexican War.
By William S. Kiser
Jesús F. de La Teja, ed., Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas.
By Angela Boswell
Kassia Waggoner and Adam Nemmers, eds., Yours in Filial Regard: The Civil War Letters of a Texas Family.
By William C. Yancey
James Carson, Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army.
By Ariel Kelley
Jason E. Pierce, Making the White Man’s West: Whiteness and the Creation of the American West.
By Michael Phillips
Karen R. Jones, Epiphany in the Wilderness: Hunting, Nature, and Performance in the Nineteenth-Century American West.
By Joe Schiller
Bob Alexander, Whiskey River Ranger: The Old West Life of Baz Outlaw.
By Chuck Parsons
Bill Neal, Skullduggery, Secrets, and Murders: The 1894 Wells Fargo Scam That Backfired.
By Bob Cavendish
Alexander Z. Gurwitz, Memories of Two Generations: A Yiddish Life in Russia and Texas.
By Hollace Ava Weiner
Laura Lyons McLemore, Adele Briscoe Looscan: Daughter of the Republic.
By Paula Mitchell Marks
Light Townsend Cummins, Allie Victoria Tennant and the Visual Arts in Dallas.
By Michael Grauer
Will Guzmán, Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism.
By Merline Pitre
Kemp Dixon, Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds: Texas Ranger Norman K. Dixon.
By Paul N. Spellman
Stacy B. Schaefer, Amada’s Blessings from the Peyote Gardens of South Texas.
By Teresa Palomo Acosta
Robert L. Gulley, Heads above Water: The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program.
By Charles Porter
Eliot Tretter, Shadows of a Sunbelt City: The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy in Austin.
By Dwonna Goldstone
Marti Corn, Ground on Which I Stand: Tamina, A Freedmen’s Town.
By Dan K. Utley