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  1. The Courthouses of Central Texas
    The county courthouse has long held a central place on the Texas landscape—literally, as the center of the town in which it is located, and figuratively, as the symbol of governmental authority. As a county's most important... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2015
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  2. Where Texas Meets the Sea
    A favorite destination of visitors to the Texas coast, Corpus Christi is a midsize city that manages to be both cosmopolitan and provincial, networked and local. It is an indispensable provider of urban services to South Texas,... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2015
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  3. Authentic Texas
    The Texas of vast open spaces inhabited by independent, self-reliant men and women may be more of a dream than a reality for the state’s largely urban population, but it still exists in the Big Bend. One of the most sparsely... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2013
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  4. Oil in Texas
    As the twentieth century began, oil in Texas was easy to find, but the quantities were too small to attract industrial capital and production. Then, on January 10, 1901, the Spindletop gusher blew in. Over the next fifty years,... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
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  5. Climate and Culture Change in North America AD 900–1600
    Climate change is today’s news, but it isn’t a new phenomenon. Centuries-long cycles of heating and cooling are well documented for Europe and the North Atlantic. These variations in climate, including the Medieval Warm Period... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2012
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  6. Texas State Cemetery
    Those who fought great battles, negotiated historic treaties, and wrote the laws that brought Texas into being lie at rest in the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. So do a host of writers and educators, astronauts and athletes,... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2011
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  7. The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine
    On September 28, 1863, the Galveston Tri-Weekly News caught its readers' attention with an item headlined "A Yankee Note-Book." It was the first installment of a diary confiscated from U.S. Marine Henry O. Gusley, who had been... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2010
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  8. The Amazing Tale of Mr. Herbert and His Fabulous Alpine Cowboys Baseball Club
    Back in the 1940s and 1950s, almost every small town in America had a baseball team. Most players were simply local heroes with a local following, but a few teams achieved fame far beyond their region. The Alpine Cowboys—despite... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2010
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  9. Spanish Texas, 1519–1821
    Modern Texas, like Mexico, traces its beginning to sixteenth-century encounters between Europeans and Indians who contested control over a vast land. Unlike Mexico, however, Texas eventually received the stamp of Anglo-American... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2010
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  10. Parks for Texas
    State parks across Texas offer a world of opportunities for recreation and education. Yet few park visitors or park managers know the remarkable story of how this magnificent state park system came into being during the depths... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2009
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  11. Kilgore Rangerettes

    Kilgore Rangerettes

    Written by O. Rufus Lovett, Foreword by Elliott Erwitt, Introduced by Katy Vine

    Series Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series

    University of Texas Press

    Whether she knows it or not, every girl who has ever dreamed of taking her place in a line of high-kicking dancers on a football field at halftime has been inspired by the Kilgore College Rangerettes, the world's first precision... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2008
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  12. Bob Bullock
    Renowned for his fierce devotion to the people of Texas—as well as his equally fierce rages and unpredictable temper—Bob Bullock was the most powerful political figure in Texas at the end of the twentieth century. First elected... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2008
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  13. Texas Political Memorabilia
    Texas politicians are a lively, sometimes controversial, always entertaining breed, and the ways they have chosen to put themselves and their messages before the public are equally as interesting. Anything and everything that... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2007
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  14. A Hanging in Nacogdoches
    On October 17, 1902, in Nacogdoches, Texas, a black man named James Buchanan was tried without representation, condemned, and executed for the murder of a white family—all in the course of three hours. Two white men played pivotal... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2006
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  15. Sabine Pass
    Winner, Dan and Marilyn Laney Prize, Austin Civil War Round Table, 2005In an 1882 speech, former Confederate president Jefferson Davis made an exuberant claim: "That battle at Sabine Pass was more remarkable than the battle at... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2004
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