Texas USA

Ode to Parker Motel

A grandfather’s investment yields vivid memories

Footnotes in Texas History

Empowering Every Vote

Activist Jessie Daniel Ames took on women’s suffrage and lynching

Texas History

A Town Tormented

The 1927 Rocksprings tornado ranks among the state’s deadliest

Observations

Another Culture

An author studied family histories and perspectives of the Hill Country community known as the cedar choppers

Texas USA

The Legend of Old Rip

Eastland horny toad was famous for allegedly living 31 years entombed in a courthouse cornerstone

Texas History

An Alternate Reality

John Howard Griffin darkened his skin to try to understand racial attitudes in the South

Texas History

Horses’ Roundabout Trail

How today’s noble steeds follow in the footsteps of their prehistoric ancestors

Feature

Cultural Accounting

19th-century drawings offer insight into Plains perspective

Texas History

Death on Tiny Wings

Mosquito-borne yellow fever terrorized Texas multiple times in the 1800s

Observations

The Sneed-Boyce Violent Feud

Love triangle involving wealthy ranching families erupts in bloodshed


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