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HARRINGTON, MARGARET [MOTHER ST. PIERRE]

... 1918 in Washington, D.C., to honor the nuns of the Civil War battlefields. For many years, delegates of the Grand Army of the Republic ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 18:07 - 0 attachments

WYATT, PEYTON STERLING

... Red River. On July 11, 1839, he received orders from the War Department to recruit 300 men to fight the Cherokees under Chief Bowl . ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:27 - 0 attachments

ROPESVILLE, TX

... funds in support of the project were transferred to the war effort, and participating farmers were allowed to purchase the land they ...

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HEATH, WILLIAM WOMACK

... with Sweden's strident opposition to the Vietnam War. He retired once again from public service to devote the remainder of his ...

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FOLK DANCE

... jitterbug, and fox-trot became popular. After World War II a revival of interest drew dancers back to the traditional squares, ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 18:16 - 0 attachments

MARTIN, LOUIS

... ranching, and trading and freighting business during the war years, when he shared the pro-Union sympathies of many German Texans. He ...

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FUREY, FRANCIS JAMES

... Knights of Columbus ; bishop protector of the Catholic War Veterans of the U.S.A.; and a member of the John F. Kennedy Memorial ...

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DICKENS COUNTY

... to decide the organization of their communal hunts, and war leaders made final decisions. A historian writes, "The buffalo was the ...

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NATIONAL CONVENIENCE STORES

... recession, the fall of NCS was blamed on the Persian Gulf War of 1990–91 that kept many customers at home, reduced sales at stores surrounding military bases, and caused a gasoline price war among convenience stores and major oil companies that reduced profit ...

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HOHN, CAESAR [DUTCH]

... state agent, a post he held in 1941 and 1942. When the war broke out, the extension service took over farm-labor work from the United ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 09/29/2013 - 21:49 - 0 attachments