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Ferguson was first Texas governor to be indicted - mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Handbook of Texas - 1 hour 46 min ago

mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Ferguson was first Texas governor to be indicted
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
According to the Handbook of Texas, the charges had been investigated before, but it wasn't until “he vetoed practically the entire appropriation for the [University of Texas]” over the refusal of the board of regents to remove faculty members he didn ...

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Answer Line: A trip down August memory lane - Longview News-Journal

Handbook of Texas - 5 hours 48 min ago

Answer Line: A trip down August memory lane
Longview News-Journal
A: I've always liked this story, and I got a refresher from the Handbook of Texas Online. Longview was established in the 1870s when what was then the Southern Pacific Railroad extended track from Marshall into Gregg County and set up a city on land ...

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Fourth Annual Houston History Conference October 11th - Freestonecountytimesonline

TSHA - August 20, 2014 - 4:41am

Fourth Annual Houston History Conference October 11th
Freestonecountytimesonline
In addition, generous sponsorship has been received from the Port of Houston Authority and Texas Historical Foundation. Other partners without whose help the conference could not take place are: Texas State Historical Association, Houston Public ...

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Pages past — Aug. 20 - Clovis News Journal

TSHA - August 19, 2014 - 8:20pm

Pages past — Aug. 20
Clovis News Journal
The Texas Panhandle ranch covered 3 million acres and took 36 days to survey, according to the Texas State Historical Association. Farwell, whose business career focused on wholesale dry goods in Chicago, spent some time on the XIT as its managing ...

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Pages past — Aug. 20 - Clovis News Journal

TSHA - August 19, 2014 - 8:20pm

Pages past — Aug. 20
Clovis News Journal
The Texas Panhandle ranch covered 3 million acres and took 36 days to survey, according to the Texas State Historical Association. Farwell, whose business career focused on wholesale dry goods in Chicago, spent some time on the XIT as its managing ...

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Herbert Marcus Sold Luxury, Quality, Customer Service - Investor's Business Daily

TSHA - August 19, 2014 - 5:41pm

Herbert Marcus Sold Luxury, Quality, Customer Service
Investor's Business Daily
Soon he moved to Hillsboro, Texas, and worked as a janitor and a clerk, according to the Texas State Historical Association. By 1899, he was in Dallas, selling life insurance and wholesale pants, on the way to finding his calling. Soon he joined the ...

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Herbert Marcus Sold Luxury, Quality, Customer Service - Investor's Business Daily

TSHA - August 19, 2014 - 1:58pm

Herbert Marcus Sold Luxury, Quality, Customer Service
Investor's Business Daily
Soon he moved to Hillsboro, Texas, and worked as a janitor and a clerk, according to the Texas State Historical Association. By 1899, he was in Dallas, selling life insurance and wholesale pants, on the way to finding his calling. Soon he joined the ...

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Crop outlook looks excellent - Brownsville Herald

TSHA - August 18, 2014 - 2:29pm

Crop outlook looks excellent
Brownsville Herald
Cotton drapes a crop field on Farm to Market Road 511 Saturday afternoon. According to the Texas State historical Association cotton was first grown in Texas by Spanish missionaries. Buy this photo. Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:15 am. Crop ...

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