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    • Post-War Texas; David Crockett

    • General Sam Houston; Texian Loan; San Antonio; Clarence J. Crockett; Davy Crockett; Texas Trivia; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • Articles ranging in topic from General Houston's order; a "Texian Loan" advertisement; post-war Texas; and David Crockett's great-grandson.
    • "Frontier Town"; Chapter 6; "The Fightin' Parson"

    • "Frontier Town"; C.L. Douglas; "Fightin' Parson"; Fighting Parson; Reverend Andrew Jackson Porter; Methodist Circuit Rider; Mexican War; Civil War; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • "Frontier Town," a news column by C.L. Douglas, recounts the history of the Texas frontier. Chapter 6 tells the story of the "Fightin' Parson", Rev. Andrew Jackson Porter, a Methodist circuit rider in the Texas frontier who had fought in the...
    • Casino-Diners

    • Dallas; Texas Pan-American Exposition; Fair Park; World's Fair; Casino
    • A couple dining during a show in the Casino at the Texas Pan-American Exposition. Caption states, "She's more interested in her sandwich than the blues singer while he gives the lady the once over." From an album titled, "Texas Centennial Dallas,...
    • Casa Manana-Men in Tophats

    • Fort Worth Frontier Centennial; Casa Manana; Amphitheater; Casa Manana Revue; Amphitheatre; Tophat
    • Five men in tophats with ballons from a performance at the Casa Manana amphitheater during the Fort Worth Frontier Centennial celebration. This image is from the Fox photo album titled, 'Story in Pictures of the Fort Worth Frontier Centennial...
    • Gone To Texas

    • "The Flavour of Texas"; J. Frank Dobie; Colonial Texas; Stephen F. Austin; Correspondence; Eugene C. Parker; Gone to Texas; G.T.T.; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • Chapter 5 of "The Flavour of Texas" explains the meaning and attempts to separate fact from fiction behind the cultural phenomena of early Texas settlers as fugitives. This chapter draws from sources in "The Austin Papers" edited by Eugene C....
    • Centennial Scrapbook Contest

    • Texas Centennial Scrapbook Contest; Fort Worth Public School; Centennial Women's Division; Fort Worth, Texas; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • The rules for the Texas Centennial Scrapbook contest in Fort Worth public schools including the subject fields as required by the Centennial Women's Division for the Centennial Scrapbook entries.
    • Circular Theater for "Jumbo"

    • Fort Worth Frontier Centennial; Billy Rose; Jumbo; Construction; Theatre; Will Rogers Coliseum
    • This circular theater was built for the performance of "Jumbo" produced by Billy Rose for the Fort Worth Frontier Centennial celebration. It was to the right of the Will Rogers Memorial Center. This image is from the Fox photo album titled "Story...
    • Continental D.A.R. House

    • Dallas Fair; Texas State Fair; Fair Park; Daughter of the American Revolution; D.A.R.; Conoco Travel Bureau Hospitality House
    • The Continental Daughters of the Revolution House (Previously the Conoco Travel Bureau Hospitality House) at the Dallas Fair. From an album titled, "Texas Centennial Dallas, 1936-1937 and Dallas Fair 1938-39-40."
    • "Frontier Town" Chapter 1; Adobe Walls

    • "Frontier Town"; C.L. Douglas; Adobe Walls; Buffalo Trading Post; Quanah Parker; Texas Panhandle; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • "Frontier Town," a news column by C.L. Douglas, recounts the history of the Texas frontier. The first chapter tells the story of Adobe Walls, a buffalo trading post that fought off an attack by Quanah Parker.
    • Casino Building

    • Dallas; Texas Pan-American Exposition; World's Fair; Fair Park; Casino; Texas Centennial
    • The Casino at the Texas Pan-American Exposition. From an album titled, "Texas Centennial Dallas, 1936-1937 and Dallas Fair 1938-39-40."
    • Peace Pact, Palo Pinto, Yellow Bear, and Captain Denton

    • North Texas; Palo Pinto County; Joseph C. Eldridge; Chief Yellowbear; Comanche; Quanah Parker; Captain John B. Denton
    • A collection of stories about the signing of a peace treaty between the Texas government and several North Texas Indian tribes, the history of Palo Pinto County, the death of Comanche Chief Yellowbear, and the three burials of Captain John B....
    • Pioneer Palace-Bottle Performance

    • Fort Worth Frontier Centennial; Pioneer Palace; Dance Hall; Dancers; Bottles; Burlesque
    • Dancers performing with bottles in the Pioneer Palace, a restaurant and dance hall that featured burlesque shows, built for the Fort Worth Frontier Centennial celebration. This image is from the Fox photo album titled "Story in Pictures of the...
    • Peter Ellis Bean; Proposals From a Married Woman

    • "The Flavour of Texas"; J. Frank Dobie; Peter Ellis Bean; Filibuster; Salamanca, Mexico; Memoir; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
    • "The Flavour of Texas" a newspaper column by J. Frank Dobie focused on Texas History from the ground up. The second part of chapter 3 continues the story of Filibuster Peter Ellis Bean who served under Philip Nolan, refused the proposals of a...

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