Southwestern Historical Quarterly: Vol. CXXIII, No. 4, April 2020

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Southwestern Historical Quarterly

Published since 1897, Southwestern Historical Quarterly is the oldest continuously published scholarly journal in Texas, bringing the latest research in Texas history to a wide audience of history lovers and scholars. The Quarterly also regularly publishes edited and annotated historical documents.


Refuting History Fables: Collective Memories, Mexican Texans, and Texas History
By Omar Valerio-Jiménez

A Failed Venture in the Nueces Strip: Misconceptions and Mismanagement of the Beales Rio Grande Colony, 1832–1836
By Kyle B. Carpenter

Jim Crow and Freedom of Expression in Post-World War II East Texas: The Legal Battle to Show Pinky in Marshall, 1950
By David Lacy

Book Reviews

Guadalupe Mountains National Park: An Environmental History of the Southwest Borderlands by Jeffrey P. Shepherd
By Glen Sample Ely

‘Horses Worn to Mere Shadows’: The Victorio Campaign 1880 by Robert N. Watt
By Jerry Thompson

Prairie Imperialists: The Indian Country Origins of American Empire by Katharine Bjork
By Catharine R. Franklin

A Diné History of Navajoland by Klara Kelley, Harris Francis
By Jon Reyhner

Painting Culture, Painting Nature: Stephen Mopope, Oscar Jacobson, and the Development of Indian Art in Oklahoma by Gunlög Fur
By Hadley Jerman

Adolphe Gouhenant: French Revolutionary, Utopian Leader, and Texas Frontier Photographer by Paula Selzer, Emmanuel Pécontal
By Jonathan Beecher

The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble by James E. Sherow
By Deborah Liles

Billy and Olive Dixon: The Plainsman and His Lady by Bill O’Neal
By Chuck Parsons

Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory by Cynthia Culver Prescott
By Kelly McMichael

They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
By Jeff Forret

Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen’s Bureau in Texas by Christopher B. Bean
By Carl H. Moneyhon

Football at Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Texas by Robert C. Fink
By Alan C. Atchison

Black Man in the Huddle: Stories from the Integration of Texas Football by Robert D. Jacobus
By Charles H. Martin

From Santa Anna to Selena: Notable Mexicanos and Tejanos in Texas History since 1821 by Harriett Denise Joseph
By Valerie A. Martínez

Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and its Legacy by Katherine Benton-Cohen
By Jeanne Petit

Amon Carter: A Lone Star Life by Brian A. Cervantez
By Jacob Wayne Olmstead

McCarthyism vs. Clinton Jencks by Raymond Caballero
By Ellen Schrecker

Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration by Ana Raquel Minian
By Jensen Branscombe

Mexican Waves: Radio Broadcasting Along Mexico’s Northern Border, 1930–1950 by Sonia Robles
By Aaron W. Navarro

The Open-Ended City: David Dillon on Texas Architecture ed. by Kathryn E. Holliday (review)
By Joel Barna

Published: April 2020