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October 2013

Vol No.: 
CXVII

On the cover: Young men pose for a photo at a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at Pineland, in Sabine County, Texas. Photograph by Connie Ford McCann courtesy of University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books and found at The Portal to Texas History. In this issue of the Southwestern History Quarterly, Mary L. Wilson explores the effects this Depression-era program had on the lives of young Texas men in “Texans and the Civilian Conservation Corps: Personal Memories.”

Table of Contents: 

HOME REMEDIES, FOLK MEDICINE, AND MAD STONES
By Watson C. Arnold

TEXANS AND THE CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS: PERSONAL MEMORIES
By Mary L. Wilson

Notes and Documents
A TEXAN IN THE TRENCHES: MIKE HOGG’S WORLD WAR I LETTERS, PART 2
Edited By Virginia Bernhard

Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

Book Reviews
T. Lindsay Baker, More Texas Stories I Like To Tell My Friends: The Tales of Adventure and Intrigue Continue from the History of the Lone Star State.
BY LONN TAYLOR

Alan Govenar, Everyday Music.
BY JOE W. SPECHT

Alexander Mendoza and Charles David Grear, eds., Texans and War: New Interpretations of the State’s Military History.
BY JAMES W. POHL

Mary L. Scheer, ed., Women and the Texas Revolution.
BY RAÚL A. RAMOS

Alan Barber, David Kokernot: Rogue Solider of the Texas Revolution.
BY JAMES C. KEARNEY

Andrew W. Hall, The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou.
BY BARTO ARNOLD III

Gary W. Gallagher and Rachel A. Shelden, eds., A Political Nation: New Directions in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Political History.
BY KANISORN WONGSRICHANALAI

Edward B. Williams, Hood’s Texas Brigade in the Civil War.
BY BRIAN CERVANTEZ

Charles W. Deaton, The Great Texas Stamp Collection: How Some Stubborn Texas Confederate Postmasters, a Handful of Determined Texas Stamp Collectors, and a Few of the World’s Greatest Philatelists Created, Discovered, and Preserved Some of the World’s Most Valuable Postage Stamps.
BY JAMES P. BEVILL

Paul Lee Johnson, The McLaurys in Tombstone: An O.K. Corral Obituary.
BY MITCHELL G. KLINGENBERG

Peter Boag, Re-Dressing America’s Frontier Past.
BY KELLY KING

Rick Miller, Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874–1881.
BY DEBBIE LILES

Bruce A. Glasrud and Harold J. Weiss Jr., eds., Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century.
BY RICHARD DUNCAN

Miguel Antonio Levario, Militarizing the Border: When Mexicans Became the Enemy.
BY ANDREW R. GRAYBILL

Jason McDonald, Racial Dynamics in Early Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas.
BY DWONNA GOLDSTONE

Richard D. White Jr., Will Rogers: A Political Biography.
BY STEVEN L. DAVIS

Alan J. Kania, Wild Horse Annie: Velma Johnston and Her Fight to Save the Mustang.
BY ANDREW C. BAKER

Tai Kreidler and H. Allen Anderson, The Last of the Wildcatters: The Life and Times of Harvey Rhoads in His Own Words.
BY KAY GOLDMAN

C. Timothy McKeown, In the Smaller Scope of Conscience: The Struggle for National Repatriation Legislation, 1986–1990.
BY TIMOTHY K. PERTTULA

Matthew Liebmann, Revolt: An Archaeological History of Pueblo Resistance and Revitalization in 17th Century New Mexico.
BY GREGSON SCHACHNER

Arturo Madrid, In the Country of Empty Crosses: The Story of a Hispano Protestant Family in Catholic New Mexico.
BY RON BRILEY

David V. Holtby, Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood.
BY CAMERON L. SAFFELL

Ben Fallaw and Terry Rugeley, eds., Forced Marches: Soldiers and Military Caciques in Modern Mexico.
BY MICHAEL M. SMITH