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July 2011

Ammie Wilson poses with her Champion Hampshire ewe in Ft Worth, 1952
Vol No.: 
CXV

Cover: Ammie Wilson poses with her Champion Hampshire ewe at the Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show in Fort Worth, February 1952. Image courtesy Rhonda Raiden Hunter. Wilson’s career as a champion sheep breeder is described in this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Adrienne Caughfield and Lynda Morley in their article "One of the Boys: Ammie Wilson’s Challenge to Postwar Ideals of Femininity on the Stock Show Circuit."

Table of Contents: 

Contents 

One of the Boys: Ammie Wilson’s Challenge to Postwar Ideals of Femininity on the Stock Show Circuit
By Adrienne Caughfield and Lynda Morley
 
The Texas State Building and the Women’s World’s Fair Exhibit Association of Texas
By Jeffrey Zemler
 
Notes and Documents
 
A Curious Namesake: The Jeff Davis Post of the Grand Army of the Republic at Fort Davis, Texas, 1889–1895
By John Martin Davis Jr. 
 
Southwestern Collection
 
Book Reviews
Book Reviews
A. Ray Stephens, Texas: A Historical Atlas.  
By Gerald D. Saxon
 
Thomas R. Cox, The Lumberman Frontier: Three Centuries of Land Use, Society, and Change in America’s Forests.
By Eric L. Gruver
 
Mark R. Finlay, Growing American Rubber: Strategic Plants and the Politics of National Security.
By Jahue Anderson
 
Henry Wiencek, The Moodys of Galveston and Their Mansion.
By Francine Carraro
 
Jefferson Morgenthaler, Promised Land: Solm, Castro, and Sam Houston’s Colonization Contracts.
By James C. Kearney
 
Christopher Conway, ed. The U.S.-Mexican War: A Binational Reader.
By Raúl Ramos
 
George B. Tremmel, Pierre Fricke, and John Martin Davis Jr., Confederate Treasury Certificates: A Collector’s Guide to IDRs—Interim Depository Receipts of the Confederate States of America.
By James P. Bevill
 
Michael Bernath, The Struggle for Intellectual Independence in the Civil War South.
By Ryan McIllhenny
 
Victoria E. Bynum, The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies.
By Alwyn Barr
 
Mary Farmer-Kaiser, Freedwomen and the Freedmen’s Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation.
By Kenneth Wayne Howell
 
Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum, Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker.
By Glen Sample Ely
 
Bud Shapard, Chief Loco: Apache Peacemaker.
By James Sullivan
 
John Bossenecker, Bandido: The Life and Times of Tiburcio Vasquez.
By Victor Dominiguez Baeza
 
Frank Maynard, Cowboy’s Lament: A Life on the Open Range.
By Jeff Wells
 
Jacqueline M. Moore, Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865–1900.
By James A. Wilson
 
Bill O’Neal, The Johnson-Sims Feud: Romeo and Juliet, West Texas Style.
By Amanda Bresie
 
Kelley M. King, Call Her a Citizen: Progressive-Era Activist and Educator Anna Pennybacker.
By Rebecca Montgomery
 
R. Volney Riser, Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South, 1890–1908.
By Court Carney
 
Leonard N. Moore, Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina.
By Dwight Watson
 
Sarah Bronwen Horton, The Santa Fe Fiesta, Reinvented: Staking Ethno-Nationalist Claims to a Disappearing Homeland.
By David Rex Galindo
 
David Montejano, Quixote’s Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966–1981.
By Gilberto Hinojosa
 
Robert A. Mosbacher Sr. with James G. McGrath, Going to Windward: A Mosbacher Family Memoir.
By Gary A. Keith
 
David B. Gracy II, The State Library and Archives of Texas: A History, 1835–1962.
By Russell L. Martin III
 
Robert Perkinson, Texas Tough: The Rise of America’s Prison Empire.
By Mitchel P. Roth
Affairs of the Association