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Today Is Texas Independence Day, Y'all! (Check Out Our Texas Bucket List) - KERA News

TSHA - 9 hours 1 min ago

KERA News

Today Is Texas Independence Day, Y'all! (Check Out Our Texas Bucket List)
KERA News
Happy Texas Independence Day, y'all! We'll let the experts at the Texas State Historical Association explain: “On this day in 1836, Texas became a republic. On March 1, delegates from the 17 Mexican municipalities of Texas and the settlement of Pecan ...

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Today Is Texas Independence Day, Y'all! - KERA News

TSHA - 9 hours 33 min ago

KERA News

Today Is Texas Independence Day, Y'all!
KERA News
Happy Texas Independence Day, y'all! We'll let the experts at the Texas State Historical Association explain: “On this day in 1836, Texas became a republic. On March 1, delegates from the 17 Mexican municipalities of Texas and the settlement of Pecan ...

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Bell County schools slow to integrate; Killeen among earliest to adopt policy - The Killeen Daily Herald

Handbook of Texas - 14 hours 57 min ago

The Killeen Daily Herald

Bell County schools slow to integrate; Killeen among earliest to adopt policy
The Killeen Daily Herald
In 1956, for example, the voters approved a referendum that opposed compulsory attendance in integrated schools and another that prohibited intermarriage,” said historians Arnoldo De Leon and Robert A. Calvert in the “Handbook of Texas.” The 1957 ...

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HAILE: Lynch mobs bring shame to prominent pair of Texas towns - Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

Handbook of Texas - March 1, 2015 - 12:11am

HAILE: Lynch mobs bring shame to prominent pair of Texas towns
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
According to the Handbook of Texas, the last word on all things Texan, there were 492 lynchings in Texas between 1862 and 1930. Most were carried out in the dead of night far from prying eyes, but more than a few illegal “executions” took place in ...

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Texas History Columnist Houston Community Newspapers - Your Houston News

Handbook of Texas - February 27, 2015 - 9:21pm

Texas History Columnist Houston Community Newspapers
Your Houston News
The March 3, 1910, trial of Allen Brooks, a black man in his 60s charged with molesting a 3-year-old white girl, was interrupted by a Dallas lynch mob hell-bent on dispensing its own barbaric brand of justice. According to the Handbook of Texas, the ...

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