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MENKEN, ADAH ISAACS

... Meanwhile Adah married and divorced two more husbands, Civil War satirist Robert Henry Newell (pseud. Orpheus C. Kerr), whom she ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:26 - 0 attachments

BUCKLEY, WILLIAM FRANK

... April 1914, President Woodrow Wilson offered the post of civil governor to Buckley, who indignantly refused the appointment because he ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 10:52 - 0 attachments

TEXAS COTTON ACREAGE CONTROL LAW OF 1931-32

... His decision was later upheld in the Tenth Court of Civil Appeals on March 5, 1932. Up to that time the acreage law had never ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 09/04/2013 - 20:11 - 0 attachments

NUECES COUNTY

... only for subsistence. During the early years of the Civil War , Corpus Christi was an important center for Confederate commerce. ... residents, but the number increased rapidly in the post-Civil War years, to 3,975 in 1870, 7,673 in 1880, 8,093 in 1890, 10,439 in ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:12 - 0 attachments

O'HAIR, MADALYN MURRAY

... statement of the American Atheists was to "defend the civil rights of non-believers, work for the separation of church and state, and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:23 - 0 attachments

WILEY COLLEGE

... Among Wiley’s outstanding alumni were civil rights leaders Lawrence A. Nixon , James L. Farmer Jr. , Heman ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 11/01/2013 - 08:18 - 0 attachments

HASINAI INDIANS

... ( xinesi ), a religious leader regarded as the head civil chief. Subordinate to him were the chiefs or caddis of the individual ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:10 - 0 attachments

WALKER COUNTY REBELLION

... History 18 (Winter 1984). Ricky Floyd Dobbs, `A Slow Civil War': Resistance to the Davis Administration in Hill and Walker Counties, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:31 - 0 attachments

MEXICAN-AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS

... of the Great War initiated organizations focusing on civil rights. Soldiers who returned from World War I during the high point ... such as Professor George I. Sánchez and attorney-civil leader Alonso Perales. LULAC filed desegregation suits that bore fruit ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:39 - 0 attachments

GORE, THOMAS PRYOR

... of war financing, conscription, and the subversion of civil liberties. He also took a reservationist position on the League of ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 17:40 - 0 attachments