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October 2012

October 2012 SHQ Cover
Vol No.: 
CXVI

Seth Eastman, Corpus Christi, Texas, circa 1849. Collection of James and Kimel Baker. Author James Graham Baker discusses this image and other early depictions of Corpus Christi in "Seth Eastman's Drawing of Corpus Christi: A Military Man's Representation of the South Texas Frontier Settlement, Circa 1849."

Table of Contents: 

TEXAS AND THE MASTER CIVIL RIGHTS NARRATIVE: A CASE STUDY OF BLACK FEMALES IN HOUSTON
By Merline Pitre

“THE HOPE OF THE SOUTH”: THE NEW CENTURY COTTON MILL OF DALLAS, TEXAS, AND THE BUSINESS OF RACE IN THE NEW SOUTH, 1902–1907
By Shennette Garrett-Scott

Notes and Documents

SETH EASTMAN’S DRAWING OF CORPUS CHRISTI: A MILITARY MAN’S REPRESENTATION OF THE SOUTH TEXAS FRONTIER SETTLEMENT, CIRCA 1849
By James Graham Baker

Southwestern Collection

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Susan A. Miller and James Riding In, eds., Native Historians Write Back: Decolonizing American Indian History.
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Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint, eds., The Latest Word from 1540: People, Places, and Portrayals of the Coronado Expedition.
BY JEAN A. STUNTZ

Kathleen A. Brosnan and Amy L. Scott, eds., City Dreams, Country Schemes: Community and Identity in the American West.
BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS

Russell A. Olsen, Route 66 Lost and Found: Mother Road Ruins and Relics—The Ultimate Collection.
BY PETER B. DEDEK

Lorraine Bonney, The Big Thicket Guidebook: Exploring the Backroads and History of Southeast Texas.
BY MARK STANLEY

Jason Walker and Will Erwin with Helen Thompson, Texas State Cemetery.
BY CYNTHIA BEEMAN

T. Lindsay Baker, Gangster Tour of Texas.
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Marshall Terry, Loving U.: The Story of a Love Affair (and Some Lover’s Quarrels) with a University.
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Edwin W. Moore, To the People of Texas, an Appeal: In Vindication of His Conduct of the Navy.
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Donald S. Frazier, Thunder across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February 1863–May 1863.
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Clifford R. Caldwell, A Days Ride from Here.
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J’Nell Pate, Arsenal of Defense: Fort Worth’s Military Legacy.
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Janet Williams Pollard and Louis Gwin, Harsh Country, Hard Times: Clayton Wheat Williams and the Transformation of the Trans-Pecos.
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Brian Frehner, Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859–1920.
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Daniel S. Margolies, Spaces of Law in American Foreign Relations: Extradition and Extraterritoriality in the Borderlands and Beyond, 1877–1898.
BY JOHN MCKIERNAN-GONZALEZ

Janice Lee Jayes, The Illusion of Ignorance: Constructing the American Encounter with Mexico, 1877–1920.
BY WILLIAM MANGER

James C. Geisen, Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, Myth, and Power in the American South.
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Bruce A. Glasrud, ed., African Americans in South Texas History.
BY MATTHEW K. HAMILTON

Stephen D. Delear, March! The Fight for Civil Rights in a Land of Fear.
BY BRENT M. S. CAMPNEY

Annelise Orleck and Lisa Gayle Hazirjian, eds., The War on Poverty: A New Grassroots History, 1964–1980.
BY SEAN P. CUNNINGHAM

Wann Smith, Wishbone: Oklahoma Football, 1959–1985.
BY RON BRILEY

Floyd Collins, What Harvest: Poems on the Siege & Battle of the Alamo.
BY BOB CAVENDISH