Cover caption: Sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney poses with The Scout, her portrait of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody. Courtesy of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming, USA: P. 69.0517. In this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, historian Jacob W. Olmstead details the furor that erupted over the prominent placement of the statue at the Texas Centennial celebration in Dallas in 1936. The battles waged in newspaper editorials and the courtroom revealed some of the changing ways Texans identified themselves and their state in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Table of Contents
“Un-Southern”: Buffalo Bill, the Texas State Centennial, and Texas’s Western Turn
By Jacob W. Olmstead
Henry Schuhl: The Wayward Rabbi of Dallas’s Temple Emanu-El
By Richard F. Selcer
“Upon No Account Were They to Undertake an Invasion of Mexico”: American Troops and the Third Battle of Ciudad Juárez, June 1919
By John A. Hamilton
James Burr Harrison Macrae, Pecos River Style Rock Art: A Prehistoric Iconography.
By Timothy K. Perttula
Katherine G. Morrissey and John-Michael H. Warner, eds., Border Spaces: Visualizing the U.S.–Mexico Frontera.
By Kenneth D. Madsen
John Maley, Wanderer on the American Frontier: The Travels of John Maley, 1808–1813.
By Russell M. Lawson
James David Nichols, The Limits of Liberty: Mobility and the Making of the Eastern U.S.–Mexico Border.
By Mark A. Goldberg
A. Wilson Greene, A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg.
By Charles Marks
Kristopher A. Teters, Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War.
By Jonathan Engel
Robert M. Utley, The Commanders: Civil War Generals Who Shaped the American West.
By William A. Dobak
Tim Lehman, Up the Trail: How Texas Cowboys Herded Longhorns and Became an American Icon.
By Richard W. Slatta
Andrew Gulliford, The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes.
By Jen Corrinne Brown
Michael L. Collins, A Crooked River: Rustlers, Rangers, and Regulars on the Lower Rio Grande, 1861–1877.
By George T. Díaz
Thomas C. Bicknell and Chuck Parsons, Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter.
By Bob Cavendish
Julian Lim, Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.–Mexico Borderlands.
By Sandra I. Enríquez
John Adams Jr., Murder and Intrigue on the Mexican Border: Governor Colquitt, President Wilson and the Vergara Affair.
By Thomas Alter II
T. G. Webb, Battle of the Brazos: A Texas Football Rivalry, a Riot, and a Murder.
By Alan C. Atchison
Gabriela González, Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights.
By Sonia Hernández
S. Deborah Kang, The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the U.S–Mexico Border.
By Benjamin C. Montoya
Don Graham, Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film.
By Light Townsend Cummins
Joshua Zeitz, Building the Great Society: Inside Lyndon Johnson’s White House.
By Mark Atwood Lawrence
Kyle Longley, LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year of Upheaval.
By Mark Atwood Lawrence
J. Brooks Flippen, Speaker Jim Wright: Power, Scandal, and the Birth of Modern Politics.
By Nancy Beck Young