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East Texan Lowery subject of TX Music magazine story - Tyler Morning Telegraph

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East Texan Lowery subject of TX Music magazine story
Tyler Morning Telegraph
By 7, he entered the Texas School for the Blind in Austin, according to the Texas State Historical Association website. There, his piano teacher, Peggy Richter, and a bird imitator, Ernest Nichols, encouraged the youth in his whistling career. In his ...

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Fires destroy 2 Yoakum-area structures - Victoria Advocate

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 10:26pm

Victoria Advocate

Fires destroy 2 Yoakum-area structures
Victoria Advocate
The building, which is about three miles southwest of Yoakum, was organized as a school community in June 1891 on land deeded by J.P. Morris of Coleman County, according to the Texas State Historical Association. The school operated until 1950.

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Rep to Staff: Ask Muslim Visitors to Pledge Allegiance - Gilmer Mirror

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 4:52pm

Rep to Staff: Ask Muslim Visitors to Pledge Allegiance
Gilmer Mirror
Freshman state Rep. Molly White, R-Belton, is not in Austin today to celebrate Texas Muslim Capitol Day. But she left instructions for the staff in her Capitol office on how to handle visitors who are, including asking them to declare allegiance to the ...

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Rep to staff: Ask Muslim visitors to pledge allegiance - LubbockOnline.com

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 3:53pm

Rep to staff: Ask Muslim visitors to pledge allegiance
LubbockOnline.com
Texas has the eighth largest Muslim population in the United States with more than 420,000 Muslims residing in the state, according to estimates from the Texas State Historical Association. MollyWhite-FB_jpg_312x1000_q100.jpg EnlargePost from the ...

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US crude oil stocks return to 1930s crisis levels: Kemp - Reuters

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 1:38pm

Reuters

US crude oil stocks return to 1930s crisis levels: Kemp
Reuters
3 marked the discovery of one of the largest fields the world has ever known and sparked an oil rush of epic proportions, according to the Texas State Historical Association (“East Texas Oilfield” 2010). “Unlike earlier fields ... which were controlled ...

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US oil stockpiles are at Great Depression levels - BizNews

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 1:16pm

US oil stockpiles are at Great Depression levels
BizNews
3 marked the discovery of one of the largest fields the world has ever known and sparked an oil rush of epic proportions, according to the Texas State Historical Association (“East Texas Oilfield” 2010). “Unlike earlier fields … which were controlled ...

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"Journey Stories" from the Smithsonian Institution opening Feb. 17 at UTPA - The Valley Town Crier

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 10:43am

The Valley Town Crier

"Journey Stories" from the Smithsonian Institution opening Feb. 17 at UTPA
The Valley Town Crier
"Journey Stories" has been made possible at UTPA by the Texas State Historical Association. The exhibit is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support for Museum ...

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Marking history: From the 1910 Slocum Massacre to 50 years of the... - Austin American-Statesman (blog)

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 8:18am

Austin American-Statesman (blog)

Marking history: From the 1910 Slocum Massacre to 50 years of the...
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
According to the Handbook of Texas, published by the Texas State Historical Association, Slocum's defining struggle to get its own post office back in the 19th century was a “slow come,” and it's now long gone. In 1929, Slocum was flattened by a ...

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Marking history: From the 1910 Slocum Massacre to 50 years of the... - Austin American-Statesman (blog)

Handbook of Texas - January 29, 2015 - 8:18am

Austin American-Statesman (blog)

Marking history: From the 1910 Slocum Massacre to 50 years of the...
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
According to the Handbook of Texas, published by the Texas State Historical Association, Slocum's defining struggle to get its own post office back in the 19th century was a “slow come,” and it's now long gone. In 1929, Slocum was flattened by a ...

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COLUMN-US crude oil stocks return to 1930s crisis levels: Kemp - Reuters

TSHA - January 29, 2015 - 8:18am

COLUMN-US crude oil stocks return to 1930s crisis levels: Kemp
Reuters
3 marked the discovery of one of the largest fields the world has ever known and sparked an oil rush of epic proportions, according to the Texas State Historical Association ("East Texas Oilfield" 2010). "Unlike earlier fields ... which were controlled ...

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Glacier-like exhibit opening at Texas Tech - LubbockOnline.com

Handbook of Texas - January 28, 2015 - 10:25pm

Glacier-like exhibit opening at Texas Tech
LubbockOnline.com
According to an article by H. Allen Anderson in the Handbook of Texas, Wade was named chief scientist for Byrd's 1939-40 expedition. He suffered severe frostbite and nearly fell into a crevasse. For some of the expeditions, the explorers used a kind of ...

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Glacier-like exhibit opening at Texas Tech - LubbockOnline.com

Handbook of Texas - January 28, 2015 - 5:09pm

Glacier-like exhibit opening at Texas Tech
LubbockOnline.com
According to an article by H. Allen Anderson in the Handbook of Texas, Wade was named chief scientist for Byrd's 1939-40 expedition. He suffered severe frostbite and nearly fell into a crevasse. For some of the expeditions, the explorers used a kind of ...

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