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WORLD WAR II INTERNMENT CAMPS

WORLD WAR II INTERNMENT CAMPS . Although many Americans are aware of the World War II imprisonment of West Coast Japanese Americans in relocation centers, ... Alien Detention Camp housed only men. Before World War II, the site was a Civilian Conservation Corps camp; Kenedy business ...

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

PIG WAR

PIG WAR . Pig War is the name given to the dispute between Alphonse Dubois de Saligny , ... undiplomatic and short-tempered subordinate. Thus the "war" ended in a compromise. The Houston administration, which succeeded that of ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 20:50 - 0 attachments

CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY

CIVIL WAR INDUSTRY . Texas possessed few manufacturing establishments of significant ... shops ( see GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR ), (3) extant private establishments and newly chartered wartime ... producing 100,000 caps during the last year of the war. The most important manufacturing plant, the Texas State Penitentiary at ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:52 - 0 attachments

MERCHANTS WAR

MERCHANTS WAR . The so-called Merchants War of the early 1850s resulted from financial losses to merchants along the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:24 - 0 attachments

GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR

GERMAN ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CIVIL WAR . The large German community in Texas had varied reactions to secession and the Civil War . Prior to the war Germans in the state had been split over the issue of slavery. Some, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/08/2011 - 16:16 - 0 attachments

WAR PARTY

WAR PARTY . The War Party, which existed before the Texas Revolution , represented a faction ... of Mexico in the crucial time between 1832 and 1835. The War Party and its counterpart, the Peace Party , cannot be defined easily ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:13 - 0 attachments

MEXICAN TEXANS IN THE CIVIL WAR

MEXICAN TEXANS IN THE CIVIL WAR . Secession and the Civil War deeply divided the Mexican Americans of Texas (Tejanos). Accusations of subversion and disloyalty before the war resulted in a reluctance by many of them to become involved in the ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 03/03/2011 - 12:17 - 0 attachments

MASON COUNTY WAR

MASON COUNTY WAR . The Mason County War, commonly known as the Hoodoo War, was one of a number of feuds that developed over the stealing and ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 19:20 - 0 attachments

PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS

PHOTOGRAPHY IN CIVIL WAR TEXAS . The process of photography was discovered in France early in 1839 ... From 1840 to the beginning of the American Civil War , at least 118 photographers were working in Texas, and by 1860 many Texas ... other states, both North and South, in that the Civil War crisis brought about a boom in certain types of businesses, photography ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - Anonymous - 01/18/2013 - 12:28 - 0 attachments

UPSON, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

... but in 1859 he moved to San Antonio. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army as a volunteer aide with the rank of ... Pre-Civil War When See related articles by: ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:00 - 0 attachments