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"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part Ii." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 2 (Winter, 1991): 1-11., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part Ii." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 2 (Winter, 1991): 1-11., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Senator Horace Chilton's description of Tyler, Texas, from when he was a boy during the Civil War.


"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part I." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 1 (Summer 1991): 1-19., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Horace Chilton Memoirs, Part I." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 30 No. 1 (Summer 1991): 1-19., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Senator Horace Chilton's memoirs of growing up in Tyler, Texas, during secession, Civil War and Reconstruction, including an account of the emancipation of the family's slaves. His father, George Chilton, belonged to the Knights of the Golden Circle, was a delegate to the Secession Convention, and served in the Third Texas Cavalry, then as ordnance officer under Gen. Bee. He was elected to Congress after the war but was denied his seat.


"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 2." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 18 No. 1 (Summer, 1979): 11-50., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 2." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 18 No. 1 (Summer, 1979): 11-50., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

The letters of Elbridge Gerry Littlejohn, Co. G, 10th Texas Cavalry, to his wife Sallie Jefferies Littlejohn, in Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War.


"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 1." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 17 No. 2 (Winter, 1978): 8-60., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"The Civil War Letters Of Elbridge Littlejohn, Part 1." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 17 No. 2 (Winter, 1978): 8-60., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Letters between Elbridge Gerry Littlejohn of the 10th Texas Cavalry, and his wife Sallie Jeffries Littlejohn in Starrville, Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War.


"Newspaper Notes: Gleaning Smith County Happenings From Area Newspapers: Agriculture, Religion." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 27 No. 1 (Summer 1988): 45-58., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes: Gleaning Smith County Happenings From Area Newspapers: Agriculture, Religion." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 27 No. 1 (Summer 1988): 45-58., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Transportation." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 29 No. 1 (Summer, 1990): 22-34., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Transportation." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 29 No. 1 (Summer, 1990): 22-34., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1878-1879." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 38 No. 2 (Winter 1999): 19-29., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1878-1879." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 38 No. 2 (Winter 1999): 19-29., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, 1878-1879, concerning Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1874-1877.", Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1874-1877.", Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, which deal with Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1874-1877.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1872-1873." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 37 No. 2 (Winter 1998): 16-25., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1872-1873." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 37 No. 2 (Winter 1998): 16-25., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Christian Advocate, a Methodist newspaper, 1872-1873, concerning Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1851-1859." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 36 No. 1 (Summer 1997): 16-25., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: The Texas Methodist Newspapers, 1851-1859." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 36 No. 1 (Summer 1997): 16-25., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles from the Texas Wesleyan Banner and Texas Christian Advocate, both Methodist newspapers, from the years 1851-1859, that deal with Tyler and Smith County, Texas.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Newspapers." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 36-44., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Newspapers." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 36-44., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from regional newspapers concerning newspapers in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1860-1875.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Miscellaneous." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 2 (Winter 1996): 18-24, Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Miscellaneous." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 2 (Winter 1996): 18-24, Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Newspaper articles about miscellaneous activities in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War and Reconstruction, gleaned from regional papers.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Military Reconstruction." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 34 No. 1 (Summer 1995): 31-37., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Military Reconstruction." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 34 No. 1 (Summer 1995): 31-37., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Judiciary, Government." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 1 (Summer 1996): 9-14., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Judiciary, Government." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 1 (Summer 1996): 9-14., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Human Interest." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 29 No. 2 (Winter 1990): 11-16., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Human Interest." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 29 No. 2 (Winter 1990): 11-16., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Crime And Punishment." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 28 No. 1 (Summer, 1989): 35-53., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Crime And Punishment." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 28 No. 1 (Summer, 1989): 35-53., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Civil War Military." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 34 No. 2 (Winter 1995): 9-20., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Civil War Military." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 34 No. 2 (Winter 1995): 9-20., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

No abstract provided.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Business & Communications; Marriages & Deaths." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 32 No. 1 (Summer 1993): 24-36., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Business & Communications; Marriages & Deaths." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 32 No. 1 (Summer 1993): 24-36., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from regional newspapers concerning businesses, communications, marriages, and deaths in Tyler and Smith County, Texas, 1860-1875.


"Early Lindale Businesses." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 25, 31, 35., Vicki Betts Sep 2016

"Early Lindale Businesses." Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 31 No. 1 (Summer 1992): 25, 31, 35., Vicki Betts

Vicki Betts

A listing of businesses in Lindale, Texas, as rated by the Mercantile Agency Reference Book, 1880-1897.


Locations Of Black Identity: Community Canning Centers In Texas, 1915-1935, Debra Ann Reid Jan 2014

Locations Of Black Identity: Community Canning Centers In Texas, 1915-1935, Debra Ann Reid

Debra A. Reid

In 1915, African Americans in rural Texas observed communities in transition when they looked out the doors of their wood-frame houses. In that year approximately 72 percent of all blacks in the state, or 511,321 individuals, lived in rural areas. During the 1920s low commodity prices and high inflation combined to ruin many, but few left the land. Instead they rented land on the shares and struggled to earn enough of a living to keep families together. Yet the Great Depression intensified the poverty and forced many blacks to leave rural life behind. In addition, the violence and disfranchisement ...


Introduction To The Special Issue Defending Ethnic Studies In Arizona: Obama, The Rise Of The Hard Right, Arizona And Texas And The Attack On Racialized Communities Studies, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua Feb 2010

Introduction To The Special Issue Defending Ethnic Studies In Arizona: Obama, The Rise Of The Hard Right, Arizona And Texas And The Attack On Racialized Communities Studies, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua

Sundiata K Cha-Jua

Arizona’s and Texas’s recent anti-ethnic studies enactments have a long and sordid history; they represent the culmination of Eurocentric, nativist and racist initiatives begun decades ago, though their roots go back nearly two hundred years. Arizona House Bill 2281 represents rightwing responses to the current national socioeconomic crisis and the state’s failing economy. According to Duane Campbell, a progressive political economist, “with little else to offer the unemployed, scapegoating immigrants has become a substitute in Arizona for having a real solution to solving the economic needs of its residents.” Collectively, HB 2281 and the Texas State Board ...


Multigenre Report Writing: Boomtown Drill Team, Eileen Williamson, Nancy G. Mack Dec 2004

Multigenre Report Writing: Boomtown Drill Team, Eileen Williamson, Nancy G. Mack

Nancy Mack

The content from this multigenre report writing was originally created detailing the history of the Boomtown Drill Team. The multiple pages detailing history and details of the Boomtown Drill Team were captured and compiled into a single 36 page PDF. Not all of the content survived intact. Specifically the photographs from the photographs section of the site were no longer available; however the captions were intact and captured to provide some information about the original images.


"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Judiciary, Government," Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 1 (Summer 1996): 9-14. Dec 1995

"Newspaper Notes, A Continuation: Judiciary, Government," Chronicles Of Smith County, Texas 35 No. 1 (Summer 1996): 9-14.

Vicki Betts

Articles gleaned from Texas newspapers dealing with the judiciary and government in Smith County, Texas, 1860-1875.