General Texana; Mrs. S.E. Travis; Mother Travis; O. Henry; Sidney Porter; Bell Telephone; Texas Centennial; Fort Worth
Mother Travis, Texas historian, recalls Texas heroes visiting her home; O. Henry remembers an odd staircase in the Land Office building where he worked as a clerk; and an article about the first telephones in Texas not having bells.
Fort Worth; Army Fort; WPA; Works Progress Administration; Texas Declaration of Independence; Sam Houston; Texas Centennial; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
Possible WPA projects to commemorate the site of the original Fort and the festivities on the second day of the Texas Centennial Celebration including a remembrance of the Texas Declaration of Independence and an anniversary of Sam Houston's...
"The Flavor of Texas"; J. Frank Dobie; Mustang Gray; "Reminiscences of Fifty Years in Texas"; "Mustang Gray: A Romance"; "Ballad of Mustang Gray"; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
"The Flavour of Texas" a newspaper column by J. Frank Dobie focused on Texas History from the ground up. Chapter 10 explains the legend of Mustang Gray, a Texas Cowboy who terrorized the Rio Grande rancheros. Source materials for the newspaper...
Spanish Colonization; San Antonio de Bexar; San Fernando de Bexar; Canary Islands; Dominguez de Mendoza; Big Bend; Texas; Texas Centennial
Early Spanish Colonization of Texas: the first Spanish Settlers in San Antonio; the first Spanish military presence in Big Bend; and citizens of various nationalities seek to become subjects of the Spanish Crown in Texas.