By David Ira Kagan,Edward William Sunbery
By David R. Moore
By Phillip A. Gibbs,Tracie L. Provost
By Patsy Cravens,John Boles,Bob Patten
First settled through Stephen F. Austin's colonists within the early 19th century, Colorado County has deep roots in Texas background. ordinarily rural and agrarian till past due within the 20th century, Colorado County used to be a cotton-growing zone whose inhabitants used to be approximately frivolously divided among blacks and whites. those life-long pals led separate and unequal lives, stories of which nonetheless linger this day. to maintain these thoughts, Patsy Cravens all started interviewing and photographing the older citizens of Colorado County within the Eighties. during this ebook, she offers pictures and memories of the final iteration, black and white, who grew up within the period of Jim Crow segregation.
The fogeys in Colorado County have engrossing tales to inform. They bear in mind grinding poverty and rollicking enjoyable within the nice melancholy, wasting vegetation and cattle to floods, operating for the WPA, romances long gone incorrect and love long gone correct, soiled dancing, church and religion, sharecropping, quilting, elevating childrens, racism and bigotry, or even the awful lynching of 2 African American children in 1935. The Colorado County citizens' tales show an awesome resiliency and generosity of spirit, regardless of the hardships that experience stuffed so much in their lives. additionally they trap a rural lifestyle that used to be universal around the South, yet is now long past forever.
By Dean Kirkpatrick,Andrew Kirkpatrick
The Alamo tale and Battleground travel is the 1st Alamo heritage publication that tells the tale on the locations all through San Antonio the place Alamo occasions truly occurred. This publication combines an Alamo historical past from 1685 to 1836 with a self-guided travel. The locations at the journey could be skilled during the photographs within the booklet or via following the maps and instructions the publication offers and truly strolling the floor the place the Alamo heroes walked.
masking a distance of approximately miles, a lot of it alongside the San Antonio River stroll, the written historical past and self-guided travel take you to the destinations of: Davy Crockett’s ashes, Jim Bowie’s river palace, normal Santa Anna’s dying flag, the Cos quit residence, los angeles Villita, the forbidden footbridge, the outdated Mill Ford, Jim Bowie’s marriage ceremony in 1831, and plenty of others.
By Terry Miller
By Graham Russell Hodges
By Paul W. Wang,Katherine A. Massopust
By Kate Clabough,Joe Spence
By Beech Mountain Historical Society